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Signs that AC Repair is Needed

You rely on your air conditioner to keep you comfy on the warm Scottsboro 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 Southern Heating & Cooling Inc. to keep your summer days cool.

One of the most blatant signs you are in need of an AC repair is a lack of cooled air and/or poor airflow. If your home isn’t staying cool, give us a ring. Unfortunately, when your air conditioner doesn’t sustain 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 sign of a ductwork issue. Whatever the problem is, you can be sure our pros 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 often a sign that an AC repair is needed. If you notice a leak from your AC, call for a repair immediately. If you have a refrigerant leak, it could trigger 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 greater problem like mold growth.

It’s a rule of thumb that if any part of your HVAC system starts to make uncommon sounds, it’s likely a sign of trouble. When it comes to your AC, these types of troubling sounds include squealing or grinding. Ultimately, your air conditioner should run 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 signify the need for something as simple as needing lubricant in some of the moving parts to something more serious that could lead to a breakdown. Your best chances are to give us a call to help find the solution.

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

Sometimes it may seem that your air conditioner is having problems, but it’s indeed your thermostat than requires attention. If your home temperature isn’t where you’re programming it to be, the pros at Southern Heating & Cooling Inc. will be able to check if the problem is actually with your thermostat. It may 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 Southern Heating & Cooling Inc. complete 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 inevitable, but we’re just a phone call away at 256-574-1300. 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 book your AC repair appointment with us online.

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