Ac Repair – Common Problems

Saving money on the cost of AC repair is possible by taking care of your system and maintaining it in top working condition. Often people neglect to do the simple things such as regularly changing the filters and having it serviced as needed. Suddenly it is 95 degrees and your air conditioner goes on the fritz and you are surprised. You wouldn’t expect your car to run forever without maintenance so why expect an air conditioning system to never break down?

In addition, another problem could be the air conditioner is leaking. This is normally the result of the drain being clogged, the AC unit could be frozen up or there could be an evaporator coil pan that is rusty. If you suspect the problem may be the compressor, go outside to the unit and listen. You can hear the compressor when it is running. If it is not, this is why the AC is not cooling the inside air.

In terms of choosing the right handyman service company, one should take into consideration the reputation, the rate and quality of the work they have done in the past. If you do not have the time to check on their background, at least ask for recommendations from friends or relatives and family.

It is quite typical for most people try to get by and not turn on the air conditioning. Why, it is nice to finally have the windows open after surviving those harsh winter months. Especially in the early summer when the weather is just warming up and the flowers are in full bloom. But, soon those warm balmy breezes will turn into blazing hot doldrums. Many times, there is no breeze at all. And, with many places on the map experiencing high heat plus high humidity, it can be hard to breath. Calling a professional to get your is not only a smart thing to do, but it is essential for your health.

One of the main faults with AC is the air conditioning filter. This filter is what keeps all the dust and other such particles from entering the system. However with the increasing pollution in the air, removing foreign particles completely from the AC is not possible. It is very common for the air conditioning filter to get clogged with dirt and such particles. Therefore you might from time to time give to change the filter. The fault of a filter can be easily determined through visual inspection.

1) An AC uses Freon which is pre installed inside the unit and travels through an expansion valve. This chemical evaporates and becomes a cold gas which helps to make the air cooler. When this gas leaks, the capacity of the machine to cool goes down. There may be numerous reasons behind the leakage of this gas. This is normally due to the drain being clogged or the air conditioner unit been frozen or there could even be an evaporator coil pan that has become rusty.

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