Future-Proofing Your Home: The Long-Term Rewards of HVAC Replacement

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HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning) systems are an absolute necessity in areas like Kansas City, where the summers run hot and the winters run cold. Heating and cooling systems are so essential in a home that we often don’t notice them . . . until they stop working. 

If your HVAC system has seen better days, or is showing signs of failure, you may be considering repairs to keep it going just a little bit longer. However, HVAC replacement is often the best way to go! Let’s explore the long-term rewards of HVAC replacement.

When Should You Replace Your HVAC System?

Not sure whether or not it’s a good time to replace your HVAC system? A good place to start is with an HVAC inspection. An inspection can determine if your HVAC has any issues in need of repair, as well as whether it’s time to start considering HVAC replacement.

Most HVAC systems last around ten years. But you may need to replace yours sooner if it is unusually loud, yields extremely high energy bills, doesn’t maintain temperatures well, or has already had several repairs in the past.

Eight Long-term Benefits of HVAC Replacement

Aside from situations where replacing your HVAC system is an emergency essential – such as when it breaks down in the middle of a summer heat wave – there are many benefits to replacing your HVAC system that is no longer in its prime:

1. Improved Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency is the name of the game when it comes to home improvements, and your HVAC system is a great way to boost your home’s energy efficiency. As an added benefit, a more energy-efficient HVAC system can lead to government incentives such as tax credits or utility rebates that offset the initial cost of this HVAC upgrade.

2. Reduced Utility Bills

Energy efficiency also means lower energy bills! For winter heating costs alone, Kansas City and Wichita both rank on the list of the most expensive in the entire United States for energy bills. If you have a new and improved HVAC system, your bills can be cut in half compared to your old, worn-out HVAC working overtime.

3. Reliable Heating and Cooling

You want your HVAC system to be reliable, especially when it really counts like in freezing cold weather or sweltering heat. If your HVAC breaks during an inopportune time, you’ll be stressing and rushing to get an HVAC replacement as fast as possible to restore the comfort of your home and may have to live a week or more in discomfort as you wait for the HVAC replacement company to get what you need.

Replacing your HVAC before an emergency situation means your heating and cooling will be consistently reliable for years to come.

4. Healthier Air Quality

Modern HVAC systems’ improved air filtration and ventilation techniques improve indoor air quality. Fewer allergens and contaminants in the air means healthier breathing for the entire household.

5. A Quieter System

HVAC systems can be noisy, but they don’t have to be! If your HVAC has become unbearably loud, you’re likely due for a replacement anyway, and you won’t believe the difference it can make having a brand new system that isn’t straining itself to get the job done!

6. A Boost in Property Value

An HVAC replacement can increase your home’s value by as much as 7% for a total return on investment of 30%. Boosting your property value is about more than just increasing the resale value if you’re planning to sell your home someday. It also means putting equity back into your home and investing in your future!

7. Environmental Friendliness

Reduced energy waste is good for the environment as it reduces your carbon footprint. Why? A brand new HVAC system uses fewer natural resources, cutting down on greenhouse gas emissions.

8. HVAC Upgrade Opportunities

A new HVAC system means an opportunity for HVAC upgrades to make running your A/C and heat even more efficient and streamlined. These upgrades go beyond the comfort of a modern, high-quality HVAC system (although that alone is worth the investment). For example, many homeowners opt to get a smart thermostat when they replace their HVAC system, making it easy to maximize on energy efficiency and even control your heating and cooling from your phone!

Replace Your HVAC with Rolox!

If you’re ready for an HVAC replacement, Rolox Home Service is here to help! Not only are we a trusted name in furnace and air conditioning repair, we also provide a hassle-free experience with HVAC upgrades and replacements! Don’t wait until the next temperature change – contact Rolox today for an HVAC inspection.

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