AC Repair: Signs that Air Conditioner Repair is Needed04/27/2015The temperatures are on their way up in Utica and so are the chances that you’ll be running your air conditioner to stay comfortable. Greater usage also means there is a greater chance for the need of AC repair. Here are some tips on what to be on the lookout for and signs that you could need to call in a professional to take a look at your air conditioner. Air isn’t getting cold – Possibly one of the most recognizable 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 you’re used to, there may be a problem. First, try to replace your air filter and if you already have, it’s time to call in the experts at Main Heating & Cooling, Inc.. Odd sounds/clinking – Strange sounds coming from your air conditioner is probably not a good sign. Listen to your air conditioner to hear if it’s putting out 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 after years of wear and tear When it’s running effectively, try and pay attention to how your air conditioner typically sounds. Observe the airflow and how it sounds when on. This will be helpful and offer an understanding of what is typical behavior from your air conditioning system. Scheduled maintenance also helps highlight problems before your air conditioner is out-of-service. Set up an appointment with Main Heating & Cooling, Inc. this spring to proactively ensure your air conditioner is ready to go. Before it gets too hot, test out your air conditioner to see how it works so you can make any necessary repairs. When it is hot out you don’t want to have your indoor comfort tested as a result of a broken air conditioner. If you see any signs that your air conditioner needs repair, give Main Heating & Cooling, Inc. a call at 586-731-0950 to set up an appointment or schedule it online with the online scheduler.