AC Repair: Signs that Air Conditioner Repair is Needed04/27/2015The temperatures are on their way up in Metro Atlanta and so are the chances that you’ll be running your air conditioner to stay comfortable. An increase in use also means there is a greater chance for the need of AC repair. Here are a couple tips on what to look for and signs that you may need to call in a professional to take a look at your air conditioner. Air isn’t getting cold – Potentially one of the most obvious signs that your air conditioner isn’t operating correctly 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 may 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 normal, there could be a problem. First, try to swap out your air filter and if you already have, it’s time to call in the experts at ACS Inc. Odd sounds/clinking – Weird sounds coming from your air conditioner is likely not a good signal. Listen to your air conditioner to hear if it’s making 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 as a result of wear and tear When it’s functioning effectively, try and pay attention to how your air conditioner typically runs. Observe the airflow and how it sounds when working. This will be helpful and provide you with an understanding of what is normal behavior from your air conditioning system. Regular maintenance also helps reveal problems before your air conditioner is out-of-service. Schedule an appointment with ACS Inc this spring to proactively make sure your air conditioner is ready to go. Before it gets too hot, 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 in limbo as a result of a broken air conditioner. If you see any signs that your air conditioner needs repair, give ACS Inc a call at 770-939-7500 to set up an appointment or schedule it online with the online scheduler.