W.C. Butler Heating and Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Replacement’

“Is It Time to Replace My Air Conditioner?”

Monday, September 12th, 2022

No air conditioning system lasts forever, unfortunately! Here at W.C. Butler, we have no shame in being honest about that–we want our customers to be well-informed about the comfort systems in their homes, and we aim to make sure your expectations about those systems are managed.

HVAC systems are one of the biggest investments people make in their homes, so when it does come time to replace one, it makes sense that you want to make an educated decision. After all, does it really need to be replaced, or can it get by with just a repair for now?

The short answer to this question is, “it depends.” Read on to learn what the longer answer is.

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Need a New AC? Pay Attention to Sizing

Monday, July 19th, 2021

Summer isn’t going away any time soon, so if you haven’t done so already, now is the perfect time to ensure that your air conditioner is fully equipped to handle the rest of the heat this season is bringing. Of course, for some homeowners, this might mean investing in a brand new air conditioner altogether. If this is the case, you’ll want to make sure that the air conditioner you purchase is the right size, first and foremost.

We get it, when it’s this far into the season and you find yourself needing a new cooling system, it’s tempting to rush into your purchase. But we really want to encourage you to take your time and not just find the biggest system on the market that will fit your budget. Size and power matter here–not just making sure your air conditioner has enough power, but also ensuring it doesn’t have too much.

Read on to learn more about the problems with both an undersized/underpowered unit and an oversized/overpowered air conditioner.

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Is It Time to Upgrade Your Air Conditioner?

Monday, May 24th, 2021

Summer is right around the corner, which means that right now is the perfect time to check on your air conditioner. You should ensure that your system is up to the job of getting you through the season. If it really isn’t up to the job of keeping you cool over the coming months, then it’s wise to replace it now, instead of waiting for the system to break down entirely.

The last thing you need is to be stuck with an air conditioner that simply doesn’t work on one of the hottest days of the year. Read on as we uncover a few signs that it’s probably time to upgrade your air conditioner before summer gets here.

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