5 Signs You Need Your AC Repaired

5 Signs You Need Your AC Repaired




The weather in Raleigh, NC can get quite hot. Without a working air conditioner, you may find yourself sweating through the summer months in misery. Here are some signs that you should schedule an AC repair as soon as possible.

1. The air coming from your vents smells foul.

Unusual smells coming from your air conditioner can result from a variety of causes. For example, if the air smells musty, you may have bacteria growing in your ductwork. Problems with wiring can also lead to foul odors. Because many of the problems that cause foul odors also pose health and/or safety concerns, you should contact an AC repair company immediately.

2. Air is blowing, but it isn’t as cool as it should be.

If you notice that your air conditioner isn’t cooling the air as much as it once did, it’s time to call an AC repair company. Common causes of this problem include low Freon levels and compressor failure.

3. Odd noises are coming from your unit.

All air conditioners produce a certain amount of noise, but grinding and squealing noises are not normal. While grinding may indicate problems with the motor, squealing or squeaking may indicate that some part of the unit requires lubrication. In either case, you should call a professional for assistance.

4. Air flow is weak.

If you have noticed that the flow of air coming from your vents isn’t as strong as it used to be, AC repair may be required. If the problem is the same in every room of your home, your blower may be failing. On the other hand, if some rooms are still receiving normal air flow, you may have debris inside your vents and/or ductwork.

5. You notice leakage near the unit.

Pooling liquid or moisture near your air conditioner may indicate a problem with your drain tube or a refrigerant leak. Call an AC repair specialist immediately to investigate this issue.

If you have noticed any of the signs above and live in the Raleigh, NC area, call Delta Heating & Cooling to schedule a service call.