With the weather in Roanoke warming up, an AC repair is the last thing you want to think about as you turn your air conditioner on for the first time this season. So as air conditioner season kicks off, keep in mind a few ordinary air conditioner issues that you should be looking for when you turn on your system. These are a few of the most common AC problems we run into around Roanoke:
Letting your air conditioner operate over long periods without being looked at is likely to only cause more headaches as time passes. Whether it results in regular air conditioner service or you end up needing air conditioner replacement, issues can begin to snowball, negatively changing the efficiency and operation of your system. If air filters and coils become dirty and stay dirty, it’s likely that it will affect the compressor and fans that are a part of the unit, causing a shorter lifecycle. The resolution to all these common AC problems is to have an AC tune-up completed every spring.
When your air conditioner isn’t running efficiently, the compressor and fan controls may wear out, or a variety other crucial components may be affected. When your system cycles on and off frequently there is unnecessary stress placed on these internal components, causing improper operation or premature failure.
From a dead battery to a thermostat sensor that isn’t calibrated correctly, there are a host of thermostat issues that can also take place. If it has been a while since you last changed your thermostat batteries, it might be time to do so in order to avoid any problems with the settings you have in place. After all, your thermostat is responsible for conveying your comfort desires to the system, keeping your home comfortable for you on the hottest of Roanoke days. Another way is to upgrade your thermostat to a more energy efficient programmable or ‘smart’ model.
Understanding common air conditioner concerns can help you check a few basic items off the list if you’re having trouble with your system, helping you avoid AC repair or potential air conditioner replacement. If at any time you think you’re having air conditioner problems and need someone to take a look at your system, give the team at Service Experts a call at 540-302-8645 or schedule an appointment online.