AC Repair: Signs that Air Conditioner Repair is Needed04/27/2015The temperatures are rising in Plainfield and so are the chances that you’ll be flipping 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 few tips on what to watch for and signs that you could 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 working properly 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 could 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 an issue. First, try to change your air filter and if you already have, it’s time to call in the experts at PWA Heating & Cooling Inc. Odd sounds/clinking – Abnormal sounds coming from your air conditioner is more than likely not a good sign. Listen to your air conditioner to hear if it’s producing 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 due to wear and tear When it’s functioning effectively, try and pay attention to how your air conditioner typically sounds. Observe the airflow and how it sounds when working. This will be helpful and offer an understanding of what is appropriate behavior from your air conditioning system. Regular maintenance also helps highlight issues before your air conditioner is out-of-service. Set up an appointment with PWA Heating & Cooling 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 operates so you can make any necessary repairs. When it is hot out you don’t want to have your indoor comfort compromised as a result of a broken air conditioner. If you see any signs that your air conditioner needs repair, give PWA Heating & Cooling Inc a call at 815-768-6656 to set up an appointment or schedule it online with the online scheduler.