Repair or Replace

Is it Time to Repair or Replace Your A/C?

As a homeowner, it’s inevitable that at some point you’re going to have to decide whether you should repair or replace your HVAC system. Answer two simple questions using the $5,000 rule, to make an informed decision on your course of action.

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Additional Considerations

The age of your unit and cost for repairs aren’t the only determination for whether you should repair or replace your system. Here are some additional considerations to help you decide your course of action:

Consideration Repair Replace
Warranty Active Expired
Unit Age Less than 5 years More than 5 Years
Energy Bills Reasonable High or increasing
SEER Rating 14 and above Below 14
Plan to Live In Current Home Less than 7 years More than 7 years
Refrigerant Not R-22 R-22
Number of Repairs in Last 3 Years 0-2 3+
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Consideration
Warranty
Repair
Active
Replace
Expired
Consideration
Unit Age
Repair
Less than 5 years
Replace
More than 5 Years
Consideration
Energy Bills
Repair
Reasonable
Replace
High or increasing
Consideration
SEER Rating
Repair
14 and above
Replace
Below 14
Consideration
Plan to Live In Current Home
Repair
Less than 7 years
Replace
More than 7 years
Consideration
Refrigerant
Repair
Not R-22
Replace
R-22
Consideration
Number of Repairs in Last 3 Years
Repair
0-2
Replace
3+
Disclaimer: This information is provided as general guideline only. Call Larson today to have an expert technician help you make the best decisions about your equipment.

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Talk to a Larson Expert

Now that you’ve identified whether you’re going to repair or replace your HVAC system, it’s time to contact the experts at Larson. Larson technicians are ready to help – schedule an assessment and receive an honest, haggle-free quote for repair or replacement. Start enjoying your new or improved HVAC system today!

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What you can Expect from us

From our prompt arrivals, commitment to craftsmanship, and flawless attention to detail, it’s our assurance that your customer service experience will exceed your expectations in every way. Here’s how we ensure a superior experience from beginning to end.

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Our technicians always arrive within your scheduled timeframe.

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Your technician will always walk you through the issue at hand, keeping you informed along the way.

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We provide options from the immediate issue, to cautionary components, to performance related upgrades and maintenance.

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Our technicians are repairmen, not salesmen; therefore, you’re always going to be looking at honest, upfront pricing and solutions meant to last.

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We’re committed to excellence. If you’re not satisfied with our work, your service call is free.

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