Whether you have a home or run a business, if you have an air conditioning system it needs to be maintained to cool your space efficiently and effectively. When your air conditioning system is in need of repair, not only can it fail to properly cool your space, it can actually warm it up, which will raise your electricity bill. It’s important you’re able to identify the telltale signs that you need air conditioning repair services, and the Timothy Off experts are happy share their insight.
How to Know When You Need Air Conditioning Repair
There are several problems that can occur which will signal you need an air conditioning repair service, which means there are several different signs to look out for. Any one of these signs alone is reason enough to call our expert technicians to come and repair your air conditioning system. If you live in or around the West Chester, Pennsylvania area, Timothy Off and his team are here to help. We also offer 24/7 emergency repair services if necessary.
Blowing Hot Air
The first thing to check if there’s warm or hot air blowing out your vents is the thermostat. If it’s properly set to cooling mode and the temperature on the thermostat is lower than the actual temperature, there may be a compressor issue or restricted airflow.
Insufficient or Impeded Airflow
If there’s not enough air blowing out of your air conditioner’s vents, there may be a blockage, such as a clogged filter, which is impeding air from flowing through the ductwork. There may also be a broken motor or some other mechanical concern making the unit perform inefficiently. Either way, you’re going to need to look into an air conditioning repair and we’ll be able to tell you exactly what went wrong and how much it will cost to fix.
Moisture problems can occur in several ways. You could notice water leaks or pools of water accumulating near your air conditioner. This could indicate a problem with the cooling system or that a drain tube is broken or blocked. Alternatively, you could simply notice excessive humidity levels in the space. This could cause peeling paint, mold, rust, a sticky sensation in the air, or pooling water around windowsills.
You should not hear any squeaking, grinding or grating sounds coming from your air conditioner. If such sounds aren’t addressed, the entire unit could break down and need to be replaced which can be costly.
Unusual Odors Could Require Air Conditioning Repair Services
If you notice any foul or pungent odors coming from your air conditioner, it could mean the wire insulation inside has burned out or that there’s mold in your unit or the surrounding ductwork.
Our residential and commercial HVAC company is locally owned and operated and can provide air conditioning repair services for your home or business. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.