Find out what is wrong with the unit and make a decision from there.
Know Your Options:Do you have an R-22 air conditioner (one that uses the old R22 refrigerant that’s being phased out)? Faced with the rising costs of R22 air conditioner repairs, the decline of available refrigerant supply, and the increase in price of refrigerant, deciding what to do with your system can be a complicated choice. We’re here to help you make the best, most educated choice for your home. You have choices:Recharge with R22Repair “ask Whats broken” (evaluate whats broken not just the R-22 factor)Retrofit have the R-22 removed clean the system and add the new replacement refigerant. Replace the unit if the cost is getting high, and consider the age of the equipment. Most important get second opinion! Get 3 Quotes ASK if they do FREE estemates, if the answer is YES - ASK is it free even if I do not hire you? **its a trick to get in the door and when you say Im getting 3 estemates they hand you the bill for the estemate and say OH its only free if you hire us. Be carful.
R-22 has Available replacement refrigerant that is more environmentally friendly. • Environmentally GREEN refrigerant• Replace R22 without unit modification or replaceing the unit entirly.• Does not contain hydrocarbons, such as Butane, lsopentane or lsobutane• Replaces R22 with no change of oil• Usable in compressors designed for R22• Usable with Mineral, AB or POE oilsOnly 2-component blend to replace R22• Non-flammable; Rated A 1 by ASH RAE• Comparable to R22 performance temperature rangeUsable in a wide variety of applications