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Is Your North County Home Ready for a New Air Conditioner?

Air conditioners today are more energy-efficient than cooling systems made 5 to 10 years ago. They also have advanced features such as noise reduction and indoor air quality support. Whether you are installing your first-ever AC or replacing an aging unit, enlist the help of a professional, not only to help you find the best cooling system for your home but also to ensure proper installation. Sherlock Plumbing, Heating & Air is Carlsbad’s premier HVAC company. Since 2002, we’ve assisted many homeowners like you when it’s time for a new AC unit. From selecting the right make and model of air conditioner to providing a flawless installation, we guarantee your complete satisfaction. We also have great financing options available.

We have extensive experience in the home comfort field and we are prepared to provide you with any assistance you may require.

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We understand that air conditioner replacement is a big investment, and it makes sense that you’d want to get the most from your current system until the very end. If you’re on the fence about replacing your AC system, it may help to know some of the typical signs that things are going downhill, so you can be equipped with the information you need to schedule new AC installation when the time comes. Some common indicators that your air conditioner needs to be replaced include:

  1. AC is blowing warm air. While this inherently seems counter-productive to normal AC functionality, it is also a good indication that your air conditioner needs maintenance, repairs, or even replacement.
  2. Little to no air is coming out of your vents. Weak airflow signals a failing compressor or issues within your duct system. A professional HVAC contractor can identify the problem quickly and help you decide the best steps to take for resolution.
  3. Your thermostat is not accurate. If turning your thermostat off and back on doesn’t alleviate the problem, you may have a wiring issue that should be addressed by an expert.
  4. Your system is making unusually loud noises. Strange sounds emanating from your system can indicate a variety of problems, from loose parts to busted belts. This is definitely a good time to get your air conditioner serviced to get to the root of the noise.
  5. Your AC smells bad. No one likes unpleasant odors lingering in their home. As with noises, pungent smells can have several causes, ranging from burnt wire insulation to mold. If you’re experiencing stinky smells coming from your AC system, contact your local HVAC professional immediately, as this could have potentially dangerous ramifications for you and your family.
  6. Refrigerant is leaking around your system. In the most serious cases, your system could be leaking freon, which is poisonous. However, a leak could also be backflowing water from a blocked or broken condensation tube. Either way, it’s best to let a professional take a look to determine the cause.
  7. Your system is old. If your AC system has celebrated its 10th birthday, it may be time to throw it a party and start the process of shopping for a new system. A decade is at the high end of how long air conditioners tend to live, so if you’re approaching that mark, it’s likely that repairs will begin to accumulate and new AC installation outweighs keeping your old system.

Getting a new air conditioning system is exciting but also overwhelming. How do you know which air conditioning replacement is the best one for your home? Should you get the most popular brand? Or should you just settle for the least expensive? Take advantage of the expertise of our Carlsbad cooling technicians. We take the time to survey your home and learn your preferences to find the right size, model, and brand of air conditioner.

Below are the factors we take into consideration when helping you choose a new AC replacement:

  • The size of your home
  • The number of occupants in your home
  • The number of windows in the house
  • Ventilation and insulation concerns
  • Air quality concerns
  • Your average energy cost
  • Your budget

Trust Sherlock Plumbing, Heating & Air to recommend the most energy-efficient, budget-friendly, and reliable air conditioners from trusted brands. We also offer financing options for your convenience.

Once you’ve selected a new air conditioning system, we can proceed with the installation quickly and efficiently. Our licensed, experienced technicians understand the importance of quality installation to the performance of your AC system. Rest assured we will perform a flawless installation, so you can enjoy high-performing and energy-efficient comfort for years to come. To protect your investment, we also offer AC maintenance and repair services. Our VIP Comfort Club provides the perfect way to care for your new investment. Whatever your air conditioning service needs, we pride ourselves on offering premier customer service backed by a 100% satisfaction guarantee – so you can rest assured that you are getting the best service by our industry professionals.

From AC repair to replacement, call the experts at Sherlock for trusted air conditioning around North County.

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Outstanding experience from start to finish. Neil was on time, professional, and very personable when he came the same day to assess my needs and provide an on-the-spot estimate. He didn't try and pre...

Jeff L.

Extremely pleased with the quick and professional service we received today! Our 14-year-old AC unit went out last night, i called this morning and a technician came out this afternoon. The fix was re...

Christine F.

Sherlock continues to be there for my family when we need them the most. I had a new HVAC system installed May of 2019, since then the service techs have come in for their seasonal inspections and I c...

Nick B.

Anthony, came to inspect the plumbing in my house as well as to drain and refill the water heater. I found him to be very informative and helpful, as well as professional and friendly. I was really ve...

Pam C.

Our water heater started leaking and a call to Sherlock was met with a same day response. Neil came out to explain our options of tank/tankless, gas/electric. He walked us through the pros and cons of...

Lorraine G.

This has been the best experience with a company we have ever had in our 50 plus years of marriage. From Vincent to Eric and his whole crew this was a very difficult project for everyone. They handled...

Roy S.

Hands down, these guys are the best. I had bids from three other highly rated HVAC companies in North County and none of them came close to the technical knowledge and professionalism of Sherlock. My ...

Kent C.

Sherlock is the coolest! As always, Yelpers are right on. Basing my picks on high stars and number of reviews, I called four companies. Right off the bat, I knew one company wasn't even an option due ...


This is a review not so much for Sherlock, but for Fred Radtke - the young man that came and got my heater working. He not only installed a new thermostat on the spot that is easier to read - and repl...

Barbara W.

Eric came out to fix my non-working air conditioner. He was professional, very nice, honest, knew his stuff. He had to over to Escondido to get the proper part, and returned on same afternoon, put the...

Seasides C.

Justin the sales agent, was great, very patient and responsive. The gentlemen who came in to work on the installation were great, explained everything and very respectful and clean. I had the unfortun...

M A.

Jared was our inspector and he showed up on time with a 30 min courtesy call. He was efficient and gave us an honest opinion of what was working and what needed to be repaired or replaced or serviced ...

Erica B.

Ahhh! Cool and comfortable in our house now. Thank you to the awesome guys who installed this high quality equipment. Good to have Costco stand behind them, too.

Susan F.

There is a reason this place has nothing but five stars. They earn it! I have had no AC in the house and was procrastinating on getting it fixed due to the cost and lack of need most of the year. I wa...

Wendy H.

JR, JoJo, and Eric came to my condo yesterday to install my HVAC system and Heat Pump. They were very meticulous and on task for the whole installation, and kept me informed as to what they were doing...

George M.

I had a great experience with Sherlock, from start to finish! Justin met with me and spent a few hours walking me through the current condition of my system and what Sherlock can offer. I had budget l...

Vinay R.

My experience with Sherlock Heating & Air has been amazing from the start when I first got my new heating & air conditioning system!!! They know how to deliver customer service!! They are hone...

Deborah L.

The tagline for Yelp's 5 star rating of "Woohoo! As good as it gets!" is 100% fitting for the work and professionalism of Jared and Enoch. They were courteous and upfront with the entire job. I found ...

Bryce H.

Just had an ACHP service done yesterday on the two units in my home. Their service rep was Jared Pratt. This guy was great! He took the time to do it right and to explain to me (every step of the way)...

Doug F.

I came to Sherlock by way of the Nest website--checked out the Yelp reviews and then made the call. Eric M., the technician who installed my 3rd gen Nest Learning Thermostat was courteous, knowledgeab...

Nancy S.

Buying HVAC for an entire house is not an investment to be undertaken without some research. It's probably going to cost more than $15K and will require a crew of techs working in your house for sever...

Brian G.

FINALLY an AC & heating business I can trust!!! Woo-Hoo!!!! If Sherlock Heating and Air Conditioning isn't a small family business, you would think they are! They are so kind, meticulous, honest, ...

Tanya S.

If my wife and I could give 6 stars we would! Carlos, Jojo and Joe installed our new HVAC system today, 31st October 2016. Started the day at 8AM and ending roughly around 615PM. I was impressed by th...

Nathan R.

Called Sherlock based on reviews here, as we've had less than stellar experiences with other local area HVAC companies. They scheduled an appointment within a couple days, the guy who came out could n...

Hi D.

Been using Sherlock for a couple years. Jared and Eric came out for the yearly check/tune-up. Both were super friendly, informative, timely, and put on shoe protectors whenever they came in the house!...

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