Most heating and air cooling systems have a lifetime of 10 to 20 years and a lot of factors that go into that time frame are things that you as a Chicago area homeowner can control. The best brands, including Ruud, American Standard, Rheem and Carrier, are all brands that we service and are reliable to last you a long time.
Basically, as your equipment gets older and sees more years of use, its efficiency can significantly decrease. You may notice that it gets noisier and needs repairs more often; this is where regular maintenance comes into play to help reduce instances of unexpected repair. See more info about our Comfort Club here.
To get the most life and efficiency out of your system, never wait until there is a problem to have it looked at and always follow the manufacturer’s guidelines for basic, regular maintenance.
When a heating and air conditioning system begins to show its age and you’re thinking it time to look for a new one, you have a couple choices — You can try to fix the system or invest in a new one. Because heating and cooling systems get more sophisticated and efficient improve over time, a new system designed with newer, more energy-saving equipment makes sense, especially if your system is seven or more years old.
An American Weathermakers technician can provide you with all the details you need and an in-home estimate of the cost of a new system. They can also demonstrate how much a newer, more efficient system will pay you back in lower utility bills and go over any rebates that may be available to you.
A new system will always save you money in the long run when you replace your outdated, inefficient system. You’ll be able to use and control heat and cooled air much better, and improve your indoor air quality.
Call us at 847.509.2024 now to get a new system or schedule a tune up on your existing heating and air cooling system! We service your area – including Northbrook, Skokie, Morton Grove and Evanston!