Freon: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency phased out the use of R22, or Refrigerant 22, in air conditioners in 2020. If your AC unit runs on R22, you may not be able to access freon when your unit needs a repair.
The $5,000 rule is a rule for determining whether to repair or replace an HVAC system. Multiply the age of your equipment by its estimated repair cost. If the outcome is under $5,000, you should probably repair. If over $5,000, you should replace. The $5000 rule is a general guideline only. Consult a licensed HVAC professional to help ensure that you are making the best decisions about your equipment.
Disclaimer: This info is provided by Trane.
If your warranty is active, your repairs may be covered. This will reduce repair cost.
If your systems age is less than its life expectancy repair maybe a good option. However if the system is outside its life expectancy replacement maybe the way to go.
Frequent repairs likely mean your system is on its way out and has other hidden issues that will appear after this repair.
Is yours system maintaining temperature. As your system ages it may struggle to keep your home comfortably.
Your system is a investment into your home. The longer you stay in your home, the more you benefit from a newer and more efficient system.
R22 refrigerant is being phased out as it is harmful to the ozone layer. If your system uses R22, fixing it could be costly.
Contact us now to discuss options for repairing or replacing your system. Our experts will guide you through budget-friendly solutions to ensure your comfort is not compromised.