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How to Know if Your Aircon Needs an Upgrade

Air Conditioning Installations
  • Air Conditioning

An efficient air conditioner is an important feature of any home, without a doubt. So when it lowers the quality and comfort of your home instead of improving it, it might be time to consider upgrading. How do you know if an air conditioning upgrade is needed? Here are some signs for you to look out for.

Your Home Isn't Cool Enough


If you notice that the air conditioner is not cooling your home as it should, you should contact an expert to get an assessment.

Of course, there’s always a possibility that the lack of cleaning and maintenance is to blame. The system can accumulate a lot of dust and dirt if not cleaned regularly. Your air conditioner should also be serviced every year to maintain the performance. But if that doesn’t do the trick, it’s safe to say you should consider updating your unit.

Check the Size


If your air conditioner looks way too small for the size of your space, you may have found another reason why your air conditioner is not functioning properly. And if that’s truly the case, it will not be able to keep any desired temperatures, even if you maintain it well. An expert will help you find the right size, which will bring about the change in temperature and comfort.

Regular Visits From Repairmen


While calling an expert for an annual check-up or to repair your system once or twice is perfectly normal, you might want to start looking into an aircon upgrade if the need for repairs has become frequent. The money you will spend on recurring repairs can add up, and you might be better off with a new air conditioner that functions better.

Your Utility Bill Is Way Too High


The older the air conditioner, the more energy it uses and the more expensive it becomes to maintain. Over time, its efficiency reduces, and it has to work harder to cool your home. So if you've had the same aircon for ten years, you might want to consider getting an air conditioning upgrade.

Banhams Electrical is committed to providing Gladstone's homes and businesses with top-notch electrical services from electrical inspection, upgrades to emergency repairs.

If you're looking for local electricians in Gladstone who are also experts in air conditioning - give us a call at 07 4978 5896. To receive a free quote, fill out this form, and we’ll get in touch!