When should you replace your HVAC unit?

There is a famous idiom that goes, “if it’s not broken, don’t fix it.” It basically means to leave things alone.

I have always lived by this throughout my life, and it has saved me so much money over the years.

When it comes to money, you can call me cheap, and I won’t be offended. In fact, I would rather not spend my money on frivolous things. For instance, I have had the same smartphone for 4 years now and I have gotten ridiculed for having a phone that is so old. But guess what? My phone works perfectly fine and does exactly what I need it to do. I can receive and make calls, I can receive and send messages, and I can also watch videos with no issues. So, in my head, why would I spend money on a new phone if I didn’t need to. If my phone was giving problems, then I would replace it. I use that policy with the appliances and equipment in my home. For instance, when my HVAC provider suggested that I replace my HVAC unit because it was past the expiration date, I decided to get a second opinion. At the time, there was nothing wrong with my 15-year-old HVAC unit. There were no malfunctions or breakdowns, no electrical problems, no loss in efficiency, and there were no spikes in my energy consumption. Aside from the age of the unit, there was absolutely nothing wrong with it. And the second opinion from another licensed HVAC provider confirmed this for me. So, until my HVAC unit shows signs of decline, I will not replace it because it is still functioning as efficiently as can be.

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