Time To Replace Your HVAC?
Below are 5 signs that your HVAC needs to be replaced.
- Strange noises
- Unpleasant odors
- High energy bills
- Frequent repairs
- Age of the system
If you think it may be time to replace your HVAC look out for the five signs above. If you are experiencing two or more of the above symptoms call an HVAC technician immediately.
The biggest reason to replace the HVAC system is age and cost of repair. If your system is old and failing it may not be worth fixing.
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Strange noises indicate that a part is broken and needs to be replaced.
One particular sound to pay attention to is a buzzing noise.
This signal may be due to unbalanced fan blades, faulty outdoor fan motors, and loose components.
If your system is old and making loud noises it might be time to have the HVAC unit replaced. Call T.byrds today for a free on-site inspection.
Unpleasant odors are an emergency sign it’s time to contact an HVAC technician.
Unpleasant odors if not caused by an old filter that needs replacing is an emergency sign to call an HVAC technician immediately.
If you smell a burning odor it might be that your electrics have burned out.
Exhaust-like odors indicate the fans are broken and need replacing immediately.
If you smell mildew it usually indicates there is a leak in the system.
If you smell any of the above 3 odors call T.Byrds immediately.
3.High Energy Bills
High energy bills due to your HVAC system indicate it’s time to replace the unit.
Dirty filters, duct leaks, failing parts, and old systems consume a lot of electricity.
If you are unsure whether it is time to replace your unit due to high electricity bills ask for a residential audit.
A residential audit will include reports on ceiling the doors and windows. More importantly, the HVAC unit’s consumption of energy will be recorded.
For a free residential audit call T.Byrd’s now.
Frequent repairs are one of the best indicators the HVAC system needs to be replaced.
If the system occasionally breaks down it’s no big problem. If however, it becomes a case of “my HVAC unit is always breaking down”.
This is when you need to contact a professional HVAC technician from T.Byrd’s.
5.Age Of The System
Your system shouldn’t be replaced just because it is old.
If the HVAC system is showing symptoms of the 4 symptoms above it may be time to replace the unit.
To check how old your system is go to the outside unit. Look at the cover, you will see a metal tag.
On the metal, tag will be the unit’s specs and manufacturer date.
If the system is older than ten years it is time to call a T.Byrd’s HVAC technician for an inspection.
All mechanical parts eventually need replacing. If your system is older than ten years the Department of Energy recommends replacing the entire system.