As spring approaches, chances are you’ve started to think about your heat pump and how well it will cool your home in Forsyth, IL. If you experienced problems with it during the winter, you risk experiencing problems in the summer, as well. As the hot weather approaches, keep these three factors in mind to figure out if it’s time to replace your heat pump.

Frequency and Cost of Repairs

Let’s say that you’re getting regular maintenance for your heat pump; even then, the system may need repairs once or twice a year. These repairs shouldn’t cost so much or leave you without cool air.

If you face frequent, costly repairs, even if you think your heat pump still has years of life left to it, it might actually be a good idea to look for a replacement instead of paying for repeated fixes. If your heat pump is past the 10- or 15-year mark, it’s probably time to say goodbye.

Your Heat Pump’s Performance

Repairs wouldn’t weigh so much on your conscience if your heat pump ran smoothly after them. If those repairs don’t solve issues like short-cycling or lukewarm air (or if they don’t solve them for long), you need to move on to a different system.

Your Monthly Energy Bill

Your monthly bill will, of course, rise when you run your system more because of seasonal weather, but unless you make a drastic change to your temperature settings, you shouldn’t see any additional increases. Additional increases combined with poor performance may signify something has gone irreversibly wrong.

Depend on Our Family Company

Call Tica, Inc. Heating and Cooling today, and we’ll set you up for an AC inspection or AC installation appointment here in Forsyth. Our family-owned and -operated company has been serving the area since 1967, and we’ve gathered together a team of competent technicians, all of whom are NATE certified. Trust us for professional work and friendly care.

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