Choosing to replace your older heat pump is a big decision. Your heat pump may still be running fairly well, so replacement may seem like an unnecessary expense. But an older system may run into a lot of repair problems over time, and a sudden breakdown may be far more costly to replace, leaving you without any AC when you need it most.

So when is heat pump replacement the right choice? This is a decision you should discuss with a professional first and foremost. However, we’ve put together this list of some ways to say it’s time to bite the bullet and call a professional for heat pump maintenance. There may even be some benefits to it for you!

  • You have owned your system for several years. Check with your manufacturer to find the expected lifespan for your unit. While no two systems are exactly alike, a system that is ten years old has a high risk of breaking down.
  • You have to make frequent repair calls. While some HVAC repairs are expected with all AC systems, regular repair needs for your heat pump indicate your system may be too worn out to function properly.
  • You’ve noticed decreased performance or efficiency over the years. In this case, the benefits of new heat pump installation may be too good to pass up.

Benefits of Replacement

Heat pump replacement comes along with many benefits. The chances of a breakdown are reduced significantly, as is the need for repairs. Furthermore, your new heat pump may be far more energy-energy efficient than your older system. Air conditioners are required to be more efficient than they were even 5-10 years ago, and advancements in technology may mean you notice better performance from your new heat pump as well.

If you need heat pump replacement in San Antonio, the professionals at Cowboys Air Conditioning & Heating can help. Call us today to schedule an appointment!

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