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7 Signs You Need an AC Repair

7 Signs You Need an AC Repair

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AC repair in Texas from King Air

Problems with your AC never seem to happen at a convenient time. Oftentimes it seems they only break down when they’re working hard on a very hot day. The best way to keep this from happening is to be aware of signs your AC need repairs. If you know what signs to look for, you can avoid having your home become uncomfortably hot and having a totally broken down AC. Summer is arriving soon, and King Air wants to help you with an AC repair in Texas, where the summers are long.

Here are 7 signs that you need an AC repair in Texas:

 

Increased energy bills.

Have you noticed you’re paying more for your bills than you normally do? That might be a sign your AC is becoming less efficient. As your AC gets worn down, it takes more effort on its part to get the same results. This increased effort can also reduce your AC’s overall lifespan, so it’s a good idea to get it checked out.

 

Strange, loud noises.

For the most part, ACs are very quiet when they run. Because of this, if you hear any loud scraping, rattling, or banging noises, you know there’s a problem. There are a few different things that could be causing the noise. There might be a part loose or broken, a component might need lubrication, or a belt might have slipped out of place. Whatever it is, it can be damaging and costly if not repaired. If your AC is being noisy, call us right away!

 

Moisture.

A leaky AC can be a sign of a serious repair job. If the AC is leaking water or has ice inside it, that’s just a problem with a drain tube. The water can cause some mold and mildew, but it could be worse. What you really have to worry about is your AC having a refrigerant leak. Not only is Freon poisonous, but the leak is a serious AC problem. Whatever problem you have, call one of our technicians ASAP.

 

Warm air.

Obviously, you bought an AC to cool your house, not sit around looking pretty. If it’s not keeping the house comfortable during hot weather, it’s time to give it an examination.

 

Low airflow.

A similar issue to the air being hot is the airflow not being strong enough. It might be an issue with the AC’s compressor or possibly the ducts themselves. There’s definitely some uncertainty in this issue, so it’s a good idea to call a professional to diagnose the issue.

 

Strange odors.

If the air in your home is starting to smell strange, there might be trouble. If your AC is poorly maintained, mold might be growing on the coil inside the unit. When your AC is operating, it’ll spread that mold through the air. That musty smell could be a sign of mold in either the unit or the duct work. Alternatively, the wire insulation inside your AC might be burnt out. Either way, it’s worth calling in a professional to fix the issue.

 

Thermostat not working.

Your thermostat acts as the command center for your AC. Its job is to tell the AC how much cool air to generate and constantly take measurements to make sure its working right. When the AC won’t turn on or won’t stay on for long, the thermostat might have a problem. You’ll need a trained technician to look at the thermostat, as they have plenty of complex electrical components.

 

How can King Air help keep me cool this summer?

Here at King Air, we’ve helped keep residents of the Garland area cool since 1979. We know that ignoring a small problem can lead to big issues down the road, like a noisy AC completely breaking down. That’s why we dedicate ourselves to helping people avoid facing the worst of the Texas summer by keeping them cool. When our licensed technicians fix your AC, you’re protecting yourself from major issues and costly repair bills. Stay cool, make the right choice and call King Air today!

By Brian Renadette

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