How an HVAC Parts and Equipment Shortage Could Impact Your Comfort This Summer

As we start enjoying the summer, our A/C units work harder than ever to keep us comfortable. Unfortunately, the more HVAC systems run, the sooner they’ll require repair or replacement as parts get worn out from routine cooling. And just as the pressure for repairs is set to be at its highest around mid-summer, thousands of homeowners are going to receive an unpleasant surprise. A worldwide raw materials shortage is causing issues for the HVAC industry, and that means greater wait times for thousands across North America. If you’re looking to repair or replace your air conditioning system, we suggest doing this immediately. Here’s why.

Why There’s a Shortage?

We all know how hard the past year has been, and it's impacted the supply chain. Multiple compounding factors on top of COVID-19 have created a worldwide raw materials shortage for numerous sectors, including HVAC manufacturers. These essential material shortages will impact the availability of lots of household appliances like washing machines, refrigerators and A/C units. Production has stalled for lots of HVAC manufacturers and warehouses are beginning to dwindle.

How Will the Shortage Impact You?

With less equipment in stock than in previous years, more than 125,000 HVAC contractors will be impacted. Smaller scale contractors without access to major supply networks may have inevitable issues getting needed parts for repairs. You could be without A/C for weeks while you are waiting for parts to be delivered.

That’s why we strongly encourage any homeowner who is thinking over getting a new HVAC unit to do it quickly to access the choice selection and price.

How Broad Ripple Service Experts Can Assist You

We’ve assisted you for decades. We are familiar with the neighborhoods and are proud to be an integral part of our local communities. Unlike small companies, we have access to a much bigger range of suppliers.

Even during shortages, our scale means we have better access to get what you need for repairs and replacements. Each Service Experts location is connected to a global supply network, allowing us to make it through this supply upset with fewer issues than smaller companies. We incorporate the customer service and knowledge of a local business with the ordering power and support of an industry leader.

Getting an advantage over equipment shortages? There’s an Expert for that. Reach us at 317-527-0271 to request Expert service today.

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