AC Repair: Signs that Air Conditioner Repair is Needed04/27/2015The temperatures are on their way up in San Dimas and so are the chances that you’ll be turning 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 obvious signs that your air conditioner isn’t running correctly is if the air coming out is warm. If you’ve adjusted the thermostat and aren’t seeing 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 might be a problem. First, try to swap out your air filter and if you already have, it’s time to call in the experts at Energy Upgrades, 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 after years of wear and tear When it’s running effectively, try and pay attention to how your air conditioner typically runs. Observe the airflow and how it sounds when working. This will be helpful and offer an understanding of what is typical behavior from your air conditioning system. Scheduled maintenance also helps identify issues before your air conditioner is out-of-service. Arrange an appointment with Energy Upgrades, Inc. this spring to proactively ensure your air conditioner is ready to go. Before it gets too warm, test out your air conditioner to see how it works so you can make any proper repairs. When it is hot out you don’t want to have your indoor comfort tested as a result of a broken air conditioner. If you see any signs that your air conditioner needs repair, give Energy Upgrades, Inc. a call at 626-478-2922 to set up an appointment or schedule it online with the online scheduler.