3 reasons why old air conditioners need to be replaced

plugged coil

What is the life expectancy of old air conditioners? The answer: in a perfect world, most old air conditioners should operate efficiently for twenty years or more. However, since we don’t live in this “perfect” world, a lack of proper maintenance leads to shorter life of air conditioners. There are three major reasons for premature air conditioner replacement dues to lack of maintenance: Increased air resistance due to mechanical damage to coil (bent fins) or the plugging of the indoor coil (evaporator). What causes this plugging? There is an increase of dirt and airborne material that lodges deep inside the… read more