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A Comfortable, Warm Home

Mild weather is one of the things I love the best about the southern United States. I’ve lived in this region of the country all of my life. During the winter season, I rarely see snow or sleet. In fact, I sometimes wear short sleeves during the cold weather months. However, I occasionally need to bundle up in one of my favorite, colorful coats, jackets, or sweaters. And, I also have to run my heater at nighttime. Thankfully, my husband and I scheduled an appointment with an HVAC contractor this past fall, so we are confident that our heater will last through the winter. On this blog, I hope you will discover the most common solutions to a broken heating system. Enjoy!

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Sick Of Your Air Conditioner Sucking Your Money? Time For An Upgrade

If you haven't updated the central air conditioning in your home in over a decade and it doesn't work well, odds are you are paying too much to run the machine. Updating the unit is going to provide several benefits in relation to cooling your home.

You should have an HVAC professional come to your home to do an inspection of the unit, and to test how efficient the unit is. Here are a few of the main reasons why you want to get an estimate for a new unit while the heating and cooling expert is at your home.

Conserve Energy and Money

Replacing the air conditioner with an Energy Star model that is highly efficient can save you 20-40 percent on your cooling costs throughout the year. The savings could potentially pay for the cost and installation of the unit over time, proving the energy-efficient model to be a great investment for your home. You could also qualify for a state or federal tax rebate after purchasing and installing the unit; this varies on where you live and what unit you pick out.

Improve Property Value

The property value of your home will improve if you add a new central air conditioner to the home, because central air is a huge selling feature. About 69 percent of homebuyers are willing to pay more for a home with central air, and having a great, efficient unit only makes the house even more appealing when it's time to sell.

Avoid Problems

The older the unit is, the more likely it is to break down and have complications that cost you money. With a new unit, you won't have to worry about repairs right away and you should have a manufacturer warranty with the unit. The installation company may also have a service warranty for their work.

If your air conditioner just sucks money out of your wallet every month and doesn't even get your home to a comfortable temperature so you can be cool, it's time to consider replacing the entire unit. Why stick money into repairing a unit that isn't efficient? Instead, find a new unit that is going to help you conserve energy throughout the year, and that is going to work when the weather gets warm. Find at least two different contractors to get estimates for the new air conditioning unit and for the installation work. Contact a company like Cape Fear Air Conditioning & Heating Co., Inc. for more information.