Air conditioners don’t last forever, despite the brand or quality. If you’re getting ready for air conditioning replacement in Hurricane, you could be thinking—should you also request furnace replacement too? It varies based on your situation.
Here are some points to think over, in addition to the pluses of staying away from a mismatched furnace and air conditioner.
Points to Ask When Considering Air Conditioning Replacement and Furnace Replacement at the Same Time
Here are the top questions to answer prior to making your decision:
- How old is your furnace? Furnaces can last up to 20 years, while air conditioners work for about 15 years. If your furnace is past a 15 years old, we advise replacing it along with your air conditioner. If it was installed earlier than this, you can probably delay it.
- What type of air conditioner are you installing? Many homeowners are replacing their outdated, single-stage air conditioners for variable-speed upgrades. This uses less energy and maximizes comfort by running at varying speeds. Air conditioners use the furnace blower to disperse air. So, if you have a single-stage furnace, you’ll have to install a new one to get the total comfort and advantages of a matched variable-speed system.
- Can your furnace give the appropriate air flow? Your furnace needs to provide the proper amount of air to keep your house the right temperature. A modern air conditioner could call for a different indoor coil. So, it’s critical your furnace is correctly sized for the new air conditioner. An Expert technician, like one from Teays Valley Service Experts, can figure out that static pressure of your system and make the correct advice.
- Is the installation tricky? You’ll make it easier on your tech and your budget if you get new components at the same time.
Why You Should Install a New Furnace and Air Conditioner Together
If your furnace and air conditioner are compatible and are correctly sized, there aren’t usually any major imminent drawbacks. A mismatched setup is often temporary until the other system goes out. You can avoid the temporary repair by replacing your furnace and air conditioner simultaneously. And, you’ll reap these advantages:
- Enhanced efficiency: By “matching” your air conditioner and furnace, you’ll ensure everything works at the best efficiency, making your home cozier and decreasing your monthly utility bills.
- Reduced HVAC repairs: If you install a new AC but keep the old furnace, you never know when it could malfunction for good. Meanwhile, you’ll shell out for repairs that could have paid for a new furnace.
- Potential discounts: You can save on labor by having both installed at once. And you may even be eligible for an exclusive deal since you’re installing new heating and cooling equipment.
If it’s time to replace your mismatched furnace and air conditioner, you can trust Teays Valley Service Experts. We get the cost of replacing your complete system can concern you, so we’ll make your investment reasonable through special coupons or our headache-free Advantage Program™. You can receive a new, high-efficiency system at no money down and just one low monthly expense. And all maintenance and repairs down the road are covered!*
Rest assured that our team is highly trained, experienced and NATE-certified to guarantee a job well done. Plus, we include a one-year 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.** Contact us at 304-760-5088 to request an HVAC installation estimate right away!
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