Climate Experts Air and Heat Blog: Posts Tagged ‘AC Repair’

If Your AC Makes These Sounds, There’s a Problem

Monday, January 9th, 2023

It’s always good to catch air conditioner problems early so you can get repairs before the situation worsens. You definitely don’t want your air conditioner to fail completely because you didn’t notice the signs that a problem was developing! How can you tell if your air conditioner needs repair? One of the best ways is by listening to the sounds it makes.

The best way to know if your air conditioner is making a worrisome noise is to pay attention to the usual sounds it makes when it’s working well. Then, if a new sound occurs, you’ll notice it easily and pay attention. It should make quiet and consistent sounds: the hum of the compressor during cooling cycles, and the whir of the fan moving the cool air out into your home. What sounds are cause for alarm? There are several.

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Don’t Delay, Schedule AC Repair Today

Monday, October 3rd, 2022

The long, hot Florida summer is finally winding down. The day will soon come when your air conditioner gets some much-deserved rest after all its hard work. But what about your nagging concern that it hasn’t been working as it should? Will that winter rest fix the problem?

Probably not. When there’s an issue with your air conditioner at the end of the cooling season, it should be addressed promptly. Here are some signs you should not ignore that mean your AC unit needs professional AC repair in Melbourne, FL, and the key reasons why putting it off is a bad idea. 

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An AC Refrigerant Myth You Don’t Want to Believe

Monday, September 5th, 2022

Air conditioners are complex systems with many components. One of these components is refrigerant. It’s easy for people to imagine that it gets used up or depleted, but this is absolutely not the case. Refrigerant circulates between evaporator coils and condenser coils, turning into a gas and into a liquid again over and over, absorbing heat indoors and releasing it outdoors.

Your air conditioner consumes energy in the form of electricity, but it does not consume refrigerant. When it was manufactured, it was made with exactly the amount of refrigerant it needs for this purpose. But why have you heard of AC units being low on refrigerant? Why would that happen, and what should you do about it?

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