Tips From An Ac Technician: Three Air Conditioning Mistakes You Should Avoid (Part 1)

It’s the middle of summer and the heat is just getting to be quite unbearable especially when you stay too long outdoors. You seek refuge in your home that is cooled down by an air conditioning unit that you bought just for this purpose. The problem starts when you it suddenly conks out prompting you to search for an AC repair company to figure out what is wrong with the unit.

An air conditioner that is running on low Freon can cause more problems, such as damaging the compressor, which can end up being quite expensive to replace. Hopefully, there will not be problems severe enough to warrant replacing the air conditioner. This can be very costly.

In terms of choosing the right handyman service company, one should take into consideration the reputation, the rate and quality of the work they have done in the past. If you do not have the time to check on their background, at least ask for recommendations from friends or relatives and family.

One reason could be the compressor is not coming on due to a short in a wire. The compressor may be burnt. The start capacitor could be bad. There are a variety of reasons including the system could have been installed incorrectly. This is why unless you are certified to repair air conditioners that it should be taken to an palm harbor ac service shop.

Coolant levels– If your AC hasn’t iced over, there may be a problem with coolant levels. Checking and replacing coolant levels is a job for a professional repairman. You will need to contact an authorized service company in order to have your coolant levels checked.

Noise created by your AC can be corrected by lubricating you fan motor and blower motor bearings and the corresponding axles and also by fixing loosened fan belts.

The operative words here are “in writing.” If a repairman gives you a verbal estimate, then the quoted figure could change in the future–and you’d have to proof that the original one was given! If a repairman or his company won’t provide a written estimate, then start shopping elsewhere.