As temperatures heat up, we need to start cooling ourselves down. For many, an air conditioner is essential to surviving through the warmer months, and it can be devastating if your air conditioner is broken. Here are a few warning signs that your air conditioner needs to be repaired.
No Cold Air
An air conditioner’s entire job is to give you cold air. If it isn’t, you’re probably looking at a busted air conditioner.
Poor Air Flow
There are many reasons your air conditioner might not be providing you with enough air. Whether it’s an issue of blocked vents, an issue with the compressor, or something else, these issues can be repaired by a professional.
Rising Energy Bills
When appliances like heaters and air conditioners begin to break down, they need more energy to do the same amount of work. This results in your energy costs going up. If you’ve noticed that you’re spending more for energy than you ever used to, it might be time to fix your air conditioner.
Most air conditioners last about 20 years before needing to be replaced. If your air conditioner is around that age or older, it’s probably on its last legs. If you have a good home warranty, you may be able to get the air conditioner repaired without much cost at all.
Moisture and Leakage
An air conditioner is supposed to remove and evaporate household humidity, but if it’s broken, you’ll see leaking coolant or large pools of water instead. This is a serious issue and means you need a replacement or a repair.
Fix Your HVAC Unit Today
If you need to beat the heat but your air conditioner can’t keep going, it’s time to consider getting a replacement. At Birmingham Plumbing, Heating & Cooling, we understand your need for a reliable HVAC unit, and we’ll repair your old one or install a new one for you. Contact us today.