AC Repair: Signs that Air Conditioner Repair is Needed04/27/2015The temperatures are rising in Lake Charles and so are the chances that you’ll be flipping on your air conditioner to stay comfortable. Greater usage also means there is a greater chance for the need of AC repair. Here are a couple tips on what to look for and signs that you might need to call in a pro to take a look at your air conditioner. Air isn’t getting cold – Perhaps one of the most recognizable signs that your air conditioner isn’t working right is if the air coming out is warm. If you’ve adjusted the thermostat and aren’t feeling the results in your home, it’s a good indication that you’ll need someone to check it out. Keep in mind if it’s an extremely hot day, it might take longer for your home to cool down. Decrease in airflow – If the air coming out of your vents doesn’t seem to be coming out as fast or strong as usual, there could be something wrong. First, try to swap out your air filter and if you already have, it’s time to call in the team at ACR Air Conditioning & Heating Inc. Odd sounds/clinking – Abnormal sounds coming from your air conditioner is likely not a good sign. Listen to your air conditioner to hear if it’s putting out any unusual sounds such as clanking, buzzing or rattling. There are a lot of moving parts inside your air conditioner, which can become loose or damaged due to wear and tear When it’s functioning effectively, try and pay attention to how your air conditioner typically runs. Observe the airflow and how it sounds when running. This will be helpful and provide you with an understanding of what is typical behavior from your air conditioning system. Regular maintenance also helps reveal problems before your air conditioner is out-of-service. Arrange an appointment with ACR Air Conditioning & Heating Inc this spring to proactively make certain your air conditioner is ready to go. Before it gets too hot, test out your air conditioner to see how it works so you can make any necessary repairs. When it is hot out you don’t want to have your indoor comfort compromised as a result of a broken air conditioner. If you see any signs that your air conditioner needs repair, give ACR Air Conditioning & Heating Inc a call at 337-335-0992 to set up an appointment or schedule it online with the online scheduler.