A broken air conditioner may rapidly transform your house into an uncomfortable sauna during the sweltering summer heat. To prevent being caught off guard by a failed AC unit, it’s essential to identify the warning signs that your cooling system requires professional care. Here are a few telltale signs that your AC needs repair.

  1. Weak Airflow

Weak or restricted airflow from your vents may indicate ducting issues, a clogged filter, or a broken blower fan. Diminished airflow affects comfort and may indicate possible efficiency issues with your air conditioning system.

  1. Warm Air

The primary function of your air conditioner is to expel cool air. Suppose the air is blowing warm or at room temperature. In that case, a compressor problem, refrigerant leak, or other underlying problems need to be diagnosed and fixed by a professional.

  1. Strange Noises

Strange noises from your air conditioner, like screeching, grinding, or slamming, should worry you. These noises frequently point to mechanical problems, such as loose or worn-out parts requiring quick treatment to prevent more serious harm.

  1. Frequent Cycling

Short cycling, or an air conditioner that frequently goes on and off, can be caused by compressor, refrigerant, or thermostat faults. This impacts comfort, escalates energy usage, and results in system wear and tear.

  1. High Humidity Levels

If your home feels particularly humid even while the air conditioner is working, your cooling system may need to remove moisture more efficiently. This can indicate that the AC’s dehumidification unit needs to be repaired in order to resume providing adequate humidity control.

  1. Unpleasant Odors

When the air conditioner is running, musty or foul smells from your vents could indicate a burned-out wire or microbial growth. Once these problems are resolved, the air quality will be positively impacted, and possible health risks can be identified.

  1. Water Leaks

The presence of wetness or pools of water near your air conditioning unit may indicate a refrigerant leak or clogged drain tube. Water leaks must be immediately fixed because waiting will result in microbial growth and water damage.

  1. Rising Energy Bills

If you observe an abrupt increase in energy expenditures without a commensurate rise in AC usage, your air conditioning system may be operating inefficiently due to underlying problems.

Stay Cool This Summer

Avoid letting AC problems sabotage your comfort this summer. Contact us for a qualified diagnosis and dependable repairs if you’ve seen any indications that your air conditioner requires work. Our skilled technicians can get your AC operating at its best to keep you cool and comfortable throughout the season.