But for home owners with older systems, repairs may start getting more spendy. The EPA has started to phase out R22 refrigerant, which is harmful to the environment. This has caused the price to rise by more than 30%.
"We’re still going to have the Freon around for years, but it is going to be more expensive so the price to the customers might eventually go up," said Bluske.
As of now K & S is eating the cost, but homeowners can also switch to an alternative coolant.
With her yearly check done, Olson hopes to be comfortable all summer long.