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How Long Do Mini Splits Last?

How long do mini splits last?

How Long Do Mini Splits Last? Mini-split systems are known for their durability and longevity when properly maintained. On average, a well-maintained mini-split system can last anywhere from 10 to 20 years or more, depending on various factors such as usage patterns, maintenance practices, and environmental conditions.

Here are some factors that can affect the lifespan of a mini-split system:

  1. Quality of Installation: Proper installation by qualified professionals, such as those at Downeast Electrical Services, can significantly impact the longevity of a mini-split system. Correct sizing, appropriate placement of indoor and outdoor units, and adherence to manufacturer's specifications during installation contribute to the system's overall lifespan.

  2. Regular Maintenance: Routine maintenance, including cleaning or replacing air filters, inspecting and cleaning coils, checking refrigerant levels, and ensuring proper airflow, is essential for the optimal performance and longevity of a mini-split system. Downeast Electrical Services offers maintenance services to ensure that mini-split systems in Ogunquit, Kennebunk, Biddeford, Saco, Scarborough, Portland, and surrounding areas are well-maintained.

  3. Environmental Conditions: The climate and environmental conditions in Southern Maine can impact the lifespan of a mini-split system. Extreme temperatures, humidity levels, and exposure to salt air near coastal areas can affect the components of the system over time.

  4. Brand and Quality: The brand and quality of the mini-split system also play a significant role in its longevity. High-quality systems from reputable manufacturers, such as MRCOOL, are engineered to withstand the rigors of daily use and offer reliable performance for years to come.

  5. Proper Usage: Using the mini-split system responsibly and avoiding overworking it can help prolong its lifespan. Setting appropriate temperature settings, avoiding frequent on/off cycles, and not overloading the system beyond its capacity contribute to its longevity.

As an authorized dealer for MRCOOL in Maine, Downeast Electrical Services is committed to providing customers in Ogunquit, Kennebunk, Biddeford, Saco, Scarborough, Portland, and surrounding areas with top-quality mini-split systems and expert installation, maintenance, and support services. Our team is dedicated to ensuring that customers' mini-split systems operate efficiently and reliably for years, maximizing comfort and satisfaction.


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