Air conditioner repair is of the utmost importance in order to extend the life of your A/C unit. However, many people are unaware of when they should call a professional HVAC technician for repairs. In order to prevent costly replacements, there are a couple of signs to look out for in regards to air conditioner repair.
There Is No Cool Air
The purpose of our air conditioner is to produce cold air. If no cool air is coming out of your vents, then you may have a problem. It could be the compressor or low freon, but either way, it’s worth calling a technician about.
Inadequate Air Flow
If you turn on your A/C on full blast and barely any air is coming out, then you should call someone immediately to remedy the issue. The ducts could be clogged with dirt and other debris, causing your A/C to not only produce enough cool air but also working harder than it should.
The Thermostat Isn’t Working
The command center of the air conditioner is the thermostat. When the thermostat isn’t working it can turn off before it starts cooling a room or one part of your home is cool and the other part isn’t. The A/C itself isn’t broken, but the thermostat is no longer able to gauge whether the unit is functioning.
Strange Noise Coming From A/C
When the A/C kicks on it does make a little bit of noise, but if you are hearing grinding or squealing, that is not a normal sound an A/C makes. The belt could have slipped out of place or it needs to be better lubricated.