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Knowing When Your Air Conditioner Needs Repair

A healthy air conditioner is an air conditioner you can rely on to keep your home at a comfortable temperature. Unfortunately, air conditioners aren’t indestructible and won’t last forever. When they age, your air conditioner can start manifesting some problems, but that doesn’t mean you need to replace it right away. In most cases, a simple repair can help your AC unit get back to working great for years to come. However, you need to be able to recognize when your air conditioner needs repair.

Signs an AC Unit Needs Repair

You don’t need to wait until your air conditioning unit stops functioning completely to get it repaired. Often, if you catch a problem early by recognizing issues, it will be faster and less expensive to have fixed. If you aren’t sure your air conditioner is having problems, consider these common signs that you need a repair.

  • Your air conditioner does not put out cool air or produces no air
  • Work air conditioner turns on and off sporadically, known as short cycling
  • Your air conditioner is leaking water or has water pooling without external causes like rain
  • Your air conditioner is making any strange noises
  • Your air conditioner does not turn on at all

All the above are common signs that you need repair. However, you should also know that you can call for repair or inspection if your air conditioner simply isn’t meeting the cooling needs of your home for any reason. If you’re not comfortable in your home, then the air conditioner is not functioning as it was designed to. Furthermore, the AC unit could be working fine, but problems with temperature could be caused by problems in the ducts of your home such as holes and air leakage, which your technician can help you fix as well.

If your air conditioner is not doing its job, don’t just wait for it to fix itself. That won’t happen. Instead, contact us today so the professionals at Minnesota Heating & Air Conditioning can help you get it back in working order.