Being a homeowner is stressful sometimes! I know that for me, it seems like there’s always something going wrong at one time or another. Having to repair your air conditioning unit in your home can cost you a small fortune, but not having air conditioning is simply not an option in the southern part of the country where my family and I live. If you don’t invest in regular HVAC preventative maintenance, you might have two or even three necessary air conditioning repairs to pay for every single year. If you find yourself having to call the HVAC company to set up repairs for your A/C system more than that, though, you probably are dealing with an older air conditioning system. Of course, under no circumstances should you ever have to deal with repairing your air conditioning even more than that. If you do find yourself in that situation, then I hate to tell you this, but it’s probably time for you to start shopping around for a new air conditioning system for your house! And if you have to replace parts and A/C components multiple times a year, just know that in the long run, it’s better just to buy a completely new cooling system. It ends up being way cheaper than trying to repair and replace your existing A/C system one broken part at a time. Don’t ask me how I know this! I actually had to learn this the hard way when our air conditioning died a few years ago. I’d tried to keep it going for a couple of summers but then I gave up and replaced my whole HVAC system. I only wish I had done it sooner!