8 Signs That Your A/C Needs Repair

8 Signs That Your A/C Needs Repair


There are several signs that indicate you may need air conditioner repair, today we are going to focus on the most common:

  1. Weak airflow from vents
  2. Warm air blowing from the vents
  3. Unusual noises like grinding, squealing, or banging
  4. Foul odors when the A/C is running
  5. Increased humidity levels indoors
  6. Frequent cycling on and off
  7. Visible leaks or moisture around the unit
  8. Higher-than-normal energy bills
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Repairing an AC unit normally involves diagnosing the issue, which can range from simple things like dirty filters or a tripped breaker to more complex problems like damaged compressor or refrigerant leaks. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis and repair is by contacting a professional HVAC technician. However, some simple steps you can start at are checking and replacing filters, cleaning debris around the outdoor unit, and ensuring all electrical connections are secure.

The most common and simple step you can start with is regular maintenance and filter changes. The best way to get the most out of your HVAC systems is trying to be at least one step ahead, if not more. Think less of the ‘if it ain't broke, don’t fix it’ mentality and more of the ‘if I take care of it, it’ll last’ mentality.

Steps to Preventing Repair:

  1. Change Air Filters: Regularly replace or clean air filters to ensure proper airflow and prevent dust buildup
  2. Clear Debris Around Outdoor Unit: Ensure the outdoor unit has clear space around it, free from leaves, branches, and other debris that could obstruct airflow
  3. Inspect Ductwork: Leaks or blockages in ductwork can reduce efficiency. Inspect and seal ducts to ensure proper airflow
  4. Schedule Professional Maintenance: Regular maintenance by a qualified technician can catch small issues before they become major problems.
  5. Keep Interior Vents Clear: Ensure furniture, rugs, and other items don’t obstruct airflow from interior vents
  6. Monitor System Performance: Pay attention to any unusual sounds, odors, or changes in cooling performance, and address them promptly
  7. Invest in a Maintenance Plan: Our HVAC company offer maintenance plans that include regular tune ups and discounts on repairs, making it easier on you.

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