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Signs that AC Repair is Needed

You depend on your air conditioner to keep you comfortable on the warm Elmhurst summer days. When it’s time for an AC repair, your air conditioner will give you a few signs to let you know you need to reach out to Alan Heating Air Conditioning, Inc. to keep your summer days cool.

One of the most clear signs you are in need of an AC repair is a reduction in cooled air and/or poor airflow. If your space isn’t staying cool, give us a ring. Unfortunately, when your air conditioner doesn’t maintain your cooling needs, it’s typically a more serious problem. Your AC unit may have condenser problems or it may be running low on Freon. Low airflow could also be a indication of a ductwork issue. Whatever the difficulty is, you can be sure our experts will be there to guide you to your best solutions, whether it’s an AC repair or investment in a new air conditioner.

Leaks from your air conditioner are almost always a sign that an AC repair is needed. If you observe a leak from your AC, call for a repair asap. If you have a refrigerant leak, it could cause health problems for your family. If it’s a leak due to condensation, the health risk decreases, but you will still want to take care of it before it turns into a bigger problem like mold growth.

It’s a rule of thumb that if any part of your HVAC system starts to make unusual sounds, it’s probably a sign of trouble. When it comes to your AC, these types of troubling sounds include squealing or grinding. Basically, your air conditioner should operate relatively quietly and you shouldn’t be able to hear more than the sound of your fan kick on or shut off. Sounds from your AC could indicate the need for a solution as simple as needing lubricant in some of the moving parts to something more serious that could lead to a breakdown. Your best move is to give us a call to help nip the problem in the bud.

If you smell any odor coming from your vents, it could point to some AC-related issues, too. You should always have a professional help you get to the root of any odors related to your HVAC system, as they could range from mold growth to tough electrical issues.

Sometimes it may seem that your air conditioner is having problems, but it’s actually your thermostat than requires attention. If your home temperature isn’t where you’re programming it to be, the experts at Alan Heating Air Conditioning, Inc. will be able to tell if the problem is actually with your thermostat. It could just be a wiring problem or a blocked sensor, or it may be time to upgrade your thermostat.

When it comes to AC repair, finding the time for routine maintenance can save you a lot of trouble, and most likely some cash too. When you have Alan Heating Air Conditioning, Inc. perform annual preventive AC maintenance, we’ll find potential problems and correct them before they become bigger, more costly problems. We’ll keep your AC system clean and running smoothly. Of course, some AC repair appointments are unescapable, but we’re just a phone call away at 630-833-1100. We will be there ASAP to take care of your problem and have your home back to cool and comfortable in no time. If it’s more convenient, you can even request your AC repair appointment with us online.

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