AC Repair: Signs that Air Conditioner Repair is Needed

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The temperatures are rising in Mount Pleasant and so are the chances that you’ll be running your air conditioner to stay comfortable. More usage also means there is a greater chance for the need of AC repair.

Here are some tips on what to look for and signs that you may need to call in an expert to take a look at your air conditioner.

  • Air isn’t getting cold – Possibly one of the most noticeable signs that your air conditioner isn’t working right is if the air coming out is warm. If you’ve adjusted the thermostat and aren’t noticing the results in your home, it’s a good indication that you’ll need someone to check it out. Keep in mind if it’s an extremely hot day, it may take longer for your home to cool down.
  • Decrease in airflow – If the air coming out of your vents doesn’t seem to be coming out as fast or strong as normal, there might be an issue. First, try to change your air filter and if you already have, it’s time to call in the experts at Olde Towne Heating & Air.
  • Odd sounds/clinking – Weird sounds coming from your air conditioner is probably not a good sign. Listen to your air conditioner to hear if it’s producing any unusual sounds such as clanking, buzzing or rattling. There are a lot of moving parts inside your air conditioner, which can become loose or damaged after years of wear and tear

When it’s functioning effectively, try and pay attention to how your air conditioner typically sounds. Observe the airflow and how it sounds when running. This will be helpful and provide you with an understanding of what is appropriate behavior from your air conditioning system.

Routine maintenance also helps reveal problems before your air conditioner is out-of-service. Set up an appointment with Olde Towne Heating & Air this spring to proactively make certain your air conditioner is ready to go.  

Before it gets too toasty, test out your air conditioner to see how it operates so you can make any appropriate repairs. When it is hot out you don’t want to have your indoor comfort tested as a result of a broken air conditioner. If you see any signs that your air conditioner needs repair, give Olde Towne Heating & Air a call at 843-856-1433 to set up an appointment or schedule it online with the online scheduler.

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