The warm weather is welcome after the cold of the winter. It means that you can get out more and spend time outdoors. It also means there are days off and you can go on a vacation. The other thing that you need to be ready for is that the heat will make it so that you have to use your air conditioner. The AC unit is used to cool the house down so that you have a comfortable place to be when the heat outside is overwhelming. The AC unit is something that you need to keep an eye on and make sure it is inspected and maintained. There are times through the season that you will need to call out a professional to make repairs. The great thing is that there are signs that your AC unit needs some attention. If you act fast you can ensure that you are not stuck with no AC in the heat of the day. Air Supply Heating & Air Conditioning outlines what your AC unit might be telling you.
Air Conditioner Making Loud Noise Inside Unit
One of the things you can look for when your AC might be having a problem is you can hear abnormal sounds. The air conditioning unit is supposed to run and cool the house down and it should be able to do that without making too much noise. If you start to hear any sounds when the air conditioner is running it can be a sign that the unit is not working correctly. These sounds can be anything from a scratching, squealing and more. You want to make sure that you make a call to a professional right away. This can lead to the unit stop working or it can lead to more damage as well. The sounds are abnormal and should be inspected immediately.
Thermostat Not Working
The best thing you can do is to set your digital thermostat and then the air conditioning unit can do all the work. You don’t have to worry about setting it to when you come and go. The problem can come when you set the thermostat and it starts to not get to the right temperature or that it does not seem like it is accurate. The problem can be from the thermostat is not registering that air correctly or the unit is not cooling the house properly. This might mean that your AC unit needs attention or that it has to be replaced.
Weak Air Flow from Vents
You also want to look at the flow of air that is coming from your vents. The air should be pushing so that you can feel it coming out by placing your hand near the vent. If you are not feeling the air coming out it can be a sign of several problems. One is that the ducts can be damaged but the other is that the AC unit can be damaged. You may need to have your AC unit replaced with a new unit if the damage is too substantial.