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How Do I Know If I Need an AC Repair?

June 6, 2022 | Blog

When you purchase an HVAC system, you make an investment built to thrive in all kinds of conditions. As the months begin to heat up, it is essential that your air conditioner can keep up with the rising temperatures. Despite our best efforts at caring for our air conditioner, many people find themselves at a loss when their unit stops working or begins to malfunction.

Our team at Tim’s Southern Air understands that not everyone knows the tell-tale signs of a malfunctioning HVAC system. Read the list below to become familiar with some common hiccups that are signs your air conditioning system needs a repair.

Signs You Need an AC Repair

Your Air Conditioner Is Making Unusual Noises

A sure sign that you need an AC repair is any unusual noise coming from your AC. Clunking and rattling noises don’t belong in your unit. If you’re hearing something other than the fan rotation or airflow, it’s time to call a maintenance specialist to have a look.

Excessive Fluid Leaks

Air conditioners that are properly cooling can cause condensation to build up. Condensation is normal, and there is no need to worry if you see a few water drops sprayed on your vents. However, excessive fluid leaks or areas that are frozen over are a sign that your unit may need replacing.

Blowing Warm Air

Warm air blowing through your HVAC system is only a good sign in the winter. During those sweltering hot months of the year, you’ll need a functioning cooling system to keep your family comfortable! If you are experiencing warm air flow, call a professional to inspect your unit.

Slow Response From Your AC

It should take around 30 seconds to 1 minute for your AC to respond to your thermostat change. This does not mean the temperature will change quickly, but you should hear your unit fire up. An excessively slow response time from your air conditioning unit is another sign you may need an AC repair.

Lack of Air Flow

Little to no air flow coming from your air conditioning unit is a problem. Many people experience cool air coming through vents but the flow is barely enough to circulate in the room. This could be a problem with ducts or the compressor. Getting a technician out to take a look may be your best option.

Maintaining Your HVAC System

Regular maintenance on your air conditioner is an essential part of making sure it continues to function correctly. Features like filters, coils, and fins require routine cleaning to help prolong the life of your unit. Neglecting your system will ensure the slow decline of your investment.

Maintaining your unit can save you money by preventing costly breakdowns. Give yourself greater peace of mind by doing preventative maintenance now.

Need An Air Conditioner Repair?

If you’re looking for a trusted HVAC company, you’ve come to the right spot. An experienced and certified expert at Tim’s Southern Air can help you with all of your AC repair needs.

Our team of experts offers the best installation services – we even have a trusted maintenance membership program! Trust our team of technicians who have worked hard to meet the highest standards in the industry to take care of you.

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My tech was awesome. Very professional and friendly. He was prompt and helpful. He found the issue quickly and offered a maintenance contract with saved me money. Please send him back to finish the job once the part is in. His professional demeanor is hard to find these days. Thanks for the quick and timely response as well as full communication during the process. Highly recommend

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