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Common AC Issues and Reasons

Top 3 Reasons Your Air Conditioner Is Not Working

Your air conditioning unit can make your home feel like THE PLACE TO BE. Movie date night? My house. Friends game night? My house, I got you. Family dinner? Definitely my house. But when your AC isn't working, it makes you want to be anywhere BUT your house. Have some questions about your air conditioning? Here are our top 3 questions and reasons answered by an A/C expert.

  1. Why is my AC blowing hot air?
    It's likely a refrigerant leak in your system, a dirty air filter, lack of electricity to the connecting outside unit, a thermostat setting error, or a frozen evaporator coil. It's important to keep your Air Conditioning system running smoothly to ensure a healthy climate in your home. All of these problems and be easily repaired by a Fire-N-Ice HVAC technician by giving us a call. 

  2. Why is my AC freezing up?
    It's likely that the filters are not being changed regularly, there is a blockage of airflow, or a malfunctioning blower fan. Easily resolve this problem, save on your energy bill, and prevent more costly repairs by scheduling your regular AC tune up. 

  3. Why is my AC leaking water?
    It's likely a clogged condensate drain, worn-down condensate pan, bad installation, or a dirty air filter. A water leak can potentially cause a lot of damage to your home and its essential to have this problem fixed right away. 


Other Common Air Conditioner Issues:

  • Clogged/Dirty Filter — Filters should be cleaned or replaced with semi-regularity. Depending on the level of use, most HVAC teams suggest cleaning the air conditioning filter every three months.

  • Leaking Refrigerant — When coolant begins to leak from the AC unit, homeowners might feel like panicking. This is one of the more problematic AC repair services as its location can alter the cost required to fix. Contact an HVAC professional to explore this issue further.

  • Motor Issues — Breakers and fuses act as safeguards for the AC's motor, preventing the machine from overheating. When a motor dies, the issue can be identified by flipped breakers or blown fuses.

To better explore our AC repair solutions and current deals/specials, contact the team at Fire-N-Ice Heating and Air Conditioning for a consultation down below!

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