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Now Is The Time To Replace Your AC Unit

One of the most frequent questions we’re asked from our clients throughout North Carolina is when is the best time to replace your unit. An even easier question to answer is when is the wrong time to replace your AC unit, and that’s in the dead of summer. Having to replace your AC unit in the summertime means that for a period of time, you’re likely facing some level of discomfort.

Who wants that?

That’s why the best time to replace your AC unit is NOW! Of course, depending on when you read this post, NOW could mean just about anytime of the year, but let us explain what we mean.


Most people (heck, even us) have a habit of holding onto things for as long as possible. From shoes to furniture, cars and more, we can’t seem to let it go. But that type of behavior won’t serve you well with your AC unit. If you decided, last summer, that it’s about time to replace your AC unit, waiting another year (or “next season” as we often hear) can come with heavy consequences including:

  • The longer you delay your AC replacement, the more likely you’ll be paying extra in energy costs
  • If you roll the dice and delay your replacement, you’ll increase your likelihood of having to rush to make a purchase decision
  • If you end up replacing your AC in the summer, you face living in discomfort and paying more than you should because ACs are now in demand

That’s why we always recommend that if you’re thinking about replacing your AC, be it in February, June, or September, the time to act is NOW.


We understand that replacing your AC unit comes at a cost, but you should begin to look at it as more of an investment, rather than a loss of money. Your AC unit makes up a large portion of the value of your home, and it plays a significant role in the quality of life of your family. In fact, many people also rely on ACs to help relieve the symptoms of allergies. With so much at stake, you want to make sure that you aren’t rushed when purchasing your AC. That’s why it benefits you to take the time to work with licensed heating and cooling experts in North Carolina.


One of the reasons why we’re a highly respected cooling and heating company in and around Sanford and Fayetteville is because we don’t try to oversell our products. We want you to get the best possible AC unit for your specific needs, and those needs can vary based on a variety of factors, including:

  • The size of your home
  • The positioning of the sun
  • The type, number, and positioning of your windows
  • The size of your family
  • Your budget

We take the time to research your best options, so that you only pay for the unit you need, while still enjoying energy-saving comfort all summer long. If your AC is on its last legs, we urge you to contact us immediately. We’ll let you know if you need to replace your AC, or if we can save you money by repairing it. Contact us today to learn more.

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