Simi Valley AC Installations
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When you purchase a new air conditioning unit, proper installation is essential. If your technician does not put your air conditioning unit in properly, it may shorten the life of the unit and restrict its effectiveness. At RR Electric, Heating, & Air, we make it our goal to do jobs right the first time.
Our family-owned company has been working with homeowners throughout Ventura County since 1995. We believe that our clients are more important than our paychecks, which is why we use no-surprise pricing. You will not be billed by the hour with our company. Instead, we will give you a quote and stick to that price, no matter how long your project takes.
Let RR Electric, Heating, & Cooling help you with your Simi Valley air conditioning installation today. Call (805) 900-0123 for more information.
Professional Technicians Are Essential for Proper Air Conditioner Installation
We recommend that you hire a professional for your installation because:
- Air conditioners are expensive and complicated machines
- Electrical wiring can be dangerous
- A shoddy installation job may shorten the life of your new air conditioner
- Removing an old AC unit is an intricate and detailed process
- Installation requires specialized tools which can cost thousands of dollars
- Air conditioners are an investment that should be properly maintained and cared for
- Refrigerant lines must be placed specifically for optimal performance
- Improper installation can reduce the efficiency of your unit
- Air conditioning units work overtime in Southern California
- You may put your life at risk by attempting installation without certification and training
We work on all residential makes and models and are qualified to handle AC units and all additional accessories. Customer service is our top priority and we maintain extremely high standards for our work.
Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Air Conditioner
During the summer, your air conditioner runs more often than any other fixture in your home, and it typically runs well into the fall and early winter months as well. As a homeowner, one of the most challenging decisions you may have to make about your AC is in regard to when it’s time to replace it.
Replacing your current air conditioner may seem like a big investment, but the costs of continuing to repair and operate the old, inefficient unit can cost just as much, if not more, in the long run. So, how do you know when it’s time to replace your air conditioner?
Here are a few signs that your old unit is actually costing you more money and should be replaced with a new air conditioner:
Your AC is more than 10 years old.
On average, a well-maintained air conditioner typically lasts between 10-15 years, but once it has reached the ten-year mark, you should consider replacement. Although they may last as long as 15 years, the older the unit gets, the less effective and efficient it is, and the more frequent and costly the repairs will be. Another problem with older air conditioning units is that they often have a significant buildup of dirt and dust, which may lead to health issues due to the poor indoor air quality.
Your energy costs are increasing.
The older an air conditioning unit is, the less energy efficient it is. Even if the air conditioner you currently own has a 10 SEER (seasonal energy efficiency rating), which was considered high ten years ago, the age of the unit can significantly affect its energy efficiency. For air conditioning units that are rated 10 SEER or less, if you have to turn the thermostat down lower than usual just to get the temperatures you are accustomed to, it can cause an increase in your energy costs.
The best way to verify this is to monitor your utility bills for 2-3 months in a row and check the energy usage. If there is a large difference in usage, but you haven’t changed the thermostat or left the unit running longer than normal, it means the air conditioner isn’t doing a great job. Replacing the unit with a new, more energy-efficient one will help to keep your home more comfortable and will significantly lower your energy bills.
Your AC is making unusual noises and needs frequent repairs.The best way to deal with unusual noises is to turn the unit off and contact a professional heating and air contractor as soon as possible. In most situations, you will save money on repairs by replacing the old unit. California weather is tough without an effective, efficient air conditioner. Not only is it important to properly maintain your air conditioner and change the filter regularly, but if your home isn’t as cool as you’d like or if the repairs are becoming more and more frequent, it’s time to consider replacing your current air conditioner with a new one.
If you notice the air conditioner is making unusual sounds, such as banging, squealing, or rumbling, it could be the result of damaged parts. In some instances, parts can be repaired, such as a broken fan belt. However, if you are frequently calling a repair company because the unusual noises have turned into more serious problems, such as a lack of cold air coming out, it’s probably due to a part that is damaged beyond repair. Over time the noises you have become accustomed to hearing, such as a belt slipping or noisy bearings, will eventually lead to more serious issues, costlier repairs, and possibly a non-working air conditioner.
Get Better, Faster Service with Our Certified AC Technicians
RR Electric, Heating & Air services clients in Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, Calabasas, Santa Clarita, Agoura, and Westlake Village. We work solely with homeowners and all of our technicians are background checked and highly trained. We also offer maintenance and repair services. Let us be your go-to company for all of your Simi Valley AC replacement needs.
In Southern California, an effective air conditioning unit is essential. Call RR Electric, Heating & Air today or contact us using our online form.
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