5 Common AC problems in summer

Refrigerant Leaks:

Refrigerant is what keeps heat out of your home and prevents it from getting too humid inside. When a leak occurs, it prevents the air conditioning system from running the way it should. You’ll know if you have a refrigerant leak if your home becomes warmer and humid. If you are experiencing a leak, you must call a professional to come to fix it.

Fan issues:

Fan issues can occur for multiple reasons. It may be because of something with the motor, a broken belt, dust, dirtiness, or insufficient lubrication. In any case, if one of the fans stops working, it can shut down and break the entire air conditioning system. Hiring a professional is a sure way to know if you have a broken fan.

Loud AC Unit:

It’s normal for your AC to make some noises, but it should never be too overbearing. Most of the time, when your system starts making louder noises, it’s a sign that you need to get it checked out and cleaned. Dust and debris can clog and cause your AC to work harder than it needs, leading to a louder sound.

Clogged air filter:

A clogged air filter is typically the root of other problems within your AC system. As stated before, dirt and debris prevent the system from working at its full functionality. This leads to the AC working harder, breaking other parts of the system. AC problems can be prevented simply by regularly switching out the air filter and having it cleaned by a professional.

Thermostat problems:

Thermostats let you control the temperature of your home. However, if not installed by a professional, it can easily be installed in the wrong location and read at the wrong temperature. On top of installing it correctly and in the right place, The thermostat and its panels need to be cleaned regularly to ensure accurate readings and full functioning. If you need help with cleaning or installation, be sure to get a hold of a professional!

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