Signs that Your Air Conditioner is in Need of a Major Repair

During the warm summer months, one of the most important appliances that you can have is your air conditioner. During the warm months, an effective air conditioner will be able to keep your home cool and comfortable. While an air conditioner can last for a long time without the need for replacement, there are several signs that you should look out for that could indicate that your air conditioner could be in need of a major repair.

Signs that Your Air Conditioner is in Need of a Major Repair

Poor Air Flow

The first indication that something is wrong with your air conditioner is if you are receiving poor airflow. If you notice that your air conditioner is working, but the air coming out is low and soft, it could be a sign that you need a new compressor or that your ducts are clogged with dust and debris. In these situations, a technician will be able to either clean out the unit and ducts or even replace the compressor.

Excessive Energy Bills

One of the clearest signs that you’re A/C unit is in need of a near-term repair or replacement is if your energy bills are much higher than they were in the past. If your air conditioner is not working efficiently, it will have to work harder to produce cool air and have your home reach its desired temperature. If this is the case with your energy bills, you should have your unit inspected immediately.

Bad Smells

Finally, any bad smells from the A/C unit can be a sign for trouble.  If your A/C unit is producing a smell of smoke or mildew, it could be a cause for concern.  In these situations, you should call a technician immediately and turn the unit off until you have it fully inspected.

If you believe something is wrong with your air conditioner, you should contact us immediately to learn more about the services that we can provide to you.