Common Air Conditioning Repair Problems: AC not Cooling
Homeowners and business owners in Chicago and throughout the suburbs, really appreciate having a working air conditioner during the hot summer months. However, if your air conditioner is old, or you have not cared for it properly over the years, you may start to experience some problems during peak operational times. If you have found that your air conditioner is not providing a comfortable level of cooling to your home or business you may be experiencing one of many common air conditioning repair problems.
Common air conditioning repair problems that can lead to a lowered level of cooling performance can be attributed to one or two different reasons. Before jumping to conclusions you will want to examine your system. First turn your thermostat to the desired temperature. If within a few hours your home has not reached that set temperature, you may be experiencing one of these common air conditioning repair problems. Secondly, go outside and examine your central air conditioner condensing unit. Place your hand over the fan and feel the air. If the air is cool or slightly warm, you are having a problem. The air coming off of your condenser should be very warm. This is the warmth of your home being transferred to the outside. If it is not very warm at all, the system is not working as designed. Also, examine the copper lineset that enters your home. If it is covered in condensation, it is not working properly.
Common air conditioning repair problems that cause these symptoms can be attributed to a leak in your central air conditioning system, or believe it or not, a dirty air filter. A leak in your system can be an expensive fix that involves refilling your system, and finding the leak and fixing it. If it is your air filter, it will simply cost you a couple of bucks.
If you are experiencing one of these common air conditioning repair problems contact the air conditioning repair experts at Polar Heating and Air Conditioning today. Before calling though, you should check to see if it is your filter. If it’s not, we offer affordable pricing on all air conditioning repairs.