Has your air conditioner been slowly accumulating ice over the last few days or weeks? No, that isn’t due to the impending arrival of fall. It’s actually a symptom of a serious problem that can cause your entire air conditioner to break down if you don’t deal with it as quickly as possible. If your air conditioner has ice on it, you need to call a professional technician to handle it for you. Let’s go over why ice forms on the air conditioner, and what you can do to stop it from happening.
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Air conditioners are sturdy systems, but they can be surprisingly vulnerable to certain issues. Many homeowners are actually doing quite a bit of damage to their air conditioners by neglecting them in a number of ways. One of the easiest issues to resolve with your air conditioner is also one of the most potentially damaging. Read on to find out more about this one simple way you could be killing your air conditioner.
Before too long, you’re going to be using your air conditioner on a regular basis to keep your home comfortable. Along with that added usage is going to come added strain on the system, which will make it more likely for problems of various kinds to develop with it. Hopefully, you have already scheduled preventive maintenance for your air conditioner to resolve any preexisting problems with the system. Even if you have, though, you still need to keep an eye out for signs that your air conditioner is malfunctioning in some way.
Low air conditioner output is not a good sign, especially in the middle of a hot summer day. If your air conditioner output seems lower than it should be, there could be a number of different problems contributing to it. All of these issues are going to require a professional to fix. However, you should at least familiarize yourself with the possible reasons why your air conditioner output might be suffering. Have a look at some common reasons for low output below.
Air conditioning problems are more likely to occur during the summer, when strain on the system is much greater. As you rely on your air conditioner to keep your home cool and comfortable during the next few months, it’s a good idea to be extra aware of any symptoms that may indicate a problem with the system. Have a look at some of the most common problems below, and their warning signs.
It’s never a good sign when your air conditioner starts to make weird noises in the middle of the hottest season of the year. There could be a number of reasons why this is the case, none of which are good. What kind of problem your air conditioner is experiencing, and how severe it is, depends on the kind of noise you’re hearing. Let’s take a look at some of the warning sounds that your air conditioner is experiencing issues, and what they mean.
Summer is not far off, now, but we still have a little time left before the temperature really starts to heat up. Before that happens, it’s a very good idea to make sure that your air conditioner is ready to handle the extra demand. You don’t want the system to break down on you in the middle of the hottest months of the year, do you? There are a number of ways to keep your air conditioner in the best possible shape over the summer, but the most effective methods are also the simplest: preventive maintenance, and prompt repairs.
We still have a few weeks of cold weather left, but summer will be here before you know it. You should schedule preventive maintenance for your system within the next couple of months, but you should also keep a careful eye on it once you start using it on a regular basis. Air conditioner issues are typically the result of increased stress on the system, and while they do not necessarily give off warning signs all the time, much of the time they will. You need to be able to identify the signs that your system is in trouble, so that you can properly address them if and when they show up.
As you use your air conditioner more and more often this summer, you may notice ice forming on the inside coil of the system. This may seem like a good thing at first, but it isn’t. Air conditioner ice is actually a symptom of a very serious problem that can lead to a full system breakdown. Read on to find out why it happens, and why it’s a threat.
Summer is almost here, and people are busy getting their homes ready for the heat. When we show up to a customer’s home to service their air conditioner, they often ask us if they need to add more refrigerant to their system. Let’s take a look at how your air conditioner actually uses refrigerant, and when you need to refill the system.