As the heat slowly begins to drop, is your Air Conditioner (AC) holding up?
Are some strange sounds coming from your outdoor AC unit? Is your AC unit not blowing cool air, or some rooms are hotter than others? Whatever may be wrong, it’s critical that you use a reputable, knowledgeable, certified technician.
All air conditioners rely on a refrigerant cycle to remove warm indoor air and send cool air through your ductwork. If your system’s components have accumulated significant amounts of dust and debris your compressor may be at risk of overheating. If there is an airflow problem in the ductwork this is another risk for overheating. The compressor engine moves pressurized refrigerant through the system and coils, but it will not work effectively if it cannot cool down.
Frozen evaporator coil
Another airflow problem can lead to a frozen evaporator coil. Your evaporator sits inside the indoor unit. As cool liquid refrigerant passes through its coils, it cools the air extracted from your home, absorbing heat in the process. However, if this cooled air cannot quickly be distributed throughout your house, then the coil may have frosted over.
Your AC unit has a certain amount of refrigerant in it, known as the “charge.” The correct level of refrigerant is necessary for many reasons. Over the course of its operation, your AC’s refrigerant level may drop due to a leak. The smallest micro-puncture can lead to a significant decrease in efficiency and performance. If your refrigerant (or Freon) level is low, you most likely have a leak. If you have a leak, it MUST be repaired by a professional.
We are here for you at BVS Home Experts. We have air conditioner technicians standing by 24/7 (yes, even on holidays!).
We’ll get everything taken care of to get your home back to normal. Make sure your home is comfortable and efficient all year long. For comprehensive air conditioning repair services, contact BVS Home Experts today to restore your comfort.
Ronald is one of the key contributors to BVS Home Experts, a family-owned and operated full-service air conditioning and heating company serving the Katy and West Houston areas. With a deep understanding of air conditioning and heating concerns, Ronald brings a wealth of knowledge to our readers.