Do you need AC repair if your AC is cold already? You may be confused by this question (because if your AC is cold then it's obviously working), but there are times when you should really consider having work done on your unit because it's not working the way it should. Here are some signs you need air conditioning repair when it's obviously still running cold.
Your air conditioner freezes up a lot
Your AC unit should not freeze up regularly with the exception of leaving it running all the time at very cold temperatures. Even then, it should only be freezing up if it's running non-stop for a very long time or if the filters are clogged and need to be replaced. If you're running your AC at normal temps (as in, not the lowest settings) and not operating it all the time, then there are zero reasons for it to be freezing over.
It needs AC repair if this is happening. You may need an AC condenser replacement or another type of work done on your unit, which you'll find out when your AC repair specialist comes to call.
Your air conditioner is costing lots of money to operate
When your air conditioner is suddenly increasing in its operating costs, then you know there is something wrong with it. You may not know what's going on yet, but your AC repair technician will soon be able to tell you. It may take a single visit to your home to find out what is causing your air conditioner to use so much energy (which in turn costs you so much money).
Your air conditioning repair will come at a cost, but the cost is most likely going to be less than replacing the unit, or else your technician will tell you to replace your AC unit. If your unit is older and in need of lots of repairs, your AC specialist will often recommend simply having the unit replaced since repairs are not the best investment.
Yes, your AC unit can run and give you reliable cold air and still be in need of repairs. This is similar to how your car can still run and also be in need of repairs. You'll want to find a great air conditioning maintenance specialist to assist you in keeping your AC unit in great condition so you can get the most out of your system and keep it running well for years to come.
For more information, contact an AC repair service near you.
My name is Maura, and I am certified in HVAC installation and repair. I have many clients who call me in a panic because they have turned on their air conditioners and nothing has happened. Your air conditioning technician will get to you as soon as possible, but there are some steps you can take while you are waiting. You might just find that you are able to fix the problem on your own, although you will still want to have a professional assess the situation. In this blog I will take you through some common reasons your air conditioner might not be working and show you some easy temporary solutions.