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3 Signs That You Need AC Repairs

Technician-working-on-condenserThere is no denying that the heat and the humidity in this part of the country can make for an uncomfortable summer season. Once the temperatures really start to soar, you are going to need your air conditioner to be there for you no matter what. There is no way that you can make it through the hottest time of the year without an AC that is functioning at peak performance levels.

Of course, there is no such thing as an air conditioner that is 100% reliable. At some point, you are going to run into operational problems of some kind, and you need to have those problems resolved promptly if you want to get back to living comfortably. That is where we come in. Keep these tips in mind, and contact us the moment that you suspect the need for air conditioning repairs in Cartersville, GA.

What to Look Out For

Okay, so you want to ensure that you are scheduling prompt air conditioning repair services. It helps to keep your comfort on track, and can help to minimize any adverse effects that operational problems may have on your AC system. That still begs the question, though, of how you know when your system is in trouble. After all, you aren’t going to want to wait for your system to break down entirely before you go about repairing it. That is why you should familiarize yourself with some common signs of trouble.

  • AC is blowing warm air. This is a pretty obvious indicator that something is wrong with your system. You could have forgotten to switch the thermostat back over to its cooling mode, which is a very simple fix. Or, you could have it set to fan-only. It is also possible that the outdoor unit is off because its circuit breaker tripped, while the indoor air handler is still functioning and forcing air throughout the system.
  • AC is making strange sounds. Your air conditioner is not going to function silently. You may hear the sound of air being forced through the ducts, and you can probably hear the outdoor unit kick on if you’re nearby. However, you shouldn’t be hearing new sounds or very loud sounds coming from your AC. Grinding, screeching, frequent starting and stopping — keep your ears open, and alert us to any abnormal sounds coming from your AC.
  • AC is icing over. Have you spotted water around your indoor AC unit, or peeked into your air handler and found ice? If so, you have a potentially serious problem on your hand. An iced up evaporator coil could simply mean restricted airflow due to a dirty filter. It could also mean a refrigerant leak, though, especially if the refrigerant lines themselves and the outdoor condenser coils are frosting over.

When it comes down to it, any irregularities with the operation of your AC are cause enough to have a professional check things out. It is definitely better to be safe than sorry in terms of your home cooling system. Let us help you to keep your home comfortable during the worst of the summer heat.

Contact Moody Heating and Air Conditioning for all of your AC service needs.

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