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Here are some early signs that you need air conditioner repairs

Experiencing problems with your air conditioner is never ideal. But when you think about it, air conditioning systems aren’t made to last forever. Your air con might start experiencing issues or worn parts when it reaches its third or fourth year. However, it’s always better to get your air conditioner repaired rather than immediately buying a brand new system – both for the environment and your wallet.

Here are some of the signs that you need to call in an expert technician:

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Hiring a technician to fix your HVAC system is easy to do, especially when you know what to expect, and quality repair services are a worthwhile investment. They can help keep your equipment in good shape and your home’s energy efficiency high. 

Despite the fact that most aircon issues require standard troubleshooting, no two technicians will approach them in exactly the same manner. It’s important to have a chat with your technician to figure out the specific things they look for. 

Signs you might need air conditioner repairs

Sure there are issues with your aircon unit that you can fix on your own. You’ll find basic troubleshooting instructions in the manufacturer’s manual. However, you should also know when to give up and let the experts take over to avoid making things worse. You don’t want to take the unit apart only to lose a piece of screw or gear in the end, rendering the unit completely dysfunctional.

Here are some of the signs that you need to call in an expert technician:

Poor Air Flow

When your ductwork is clogged with dust and debris, it will fail to convey the cold air from your air conditioner to all the rooms in your house. You may notice the rooms closer to the aircon unit are cooler than the ones farther away from it.

Warm Air

It is strange for equipment made to produce cool air to be producing warm air instead. The usual culprit is restricted airflow or a compressor issue. When this happens, and you can’t figure out the cause, call a technician to check it out.

Short Cycling

Is your aircon kicking on and off in shorter intervals than usual? This may indicate low refrigerant level, oversized unit, iced or dirty evaporator coil, and a dirty or clogged filter. No matter the cause, short cycling must be dealt with by expert hands.

High Humidity

Abnormal levels of indoor humidity is not just uncomfortable but also dangerous to your health. It promotes the growth of mould and mildew, which produce allergy-triggering spores. Even worse, some types of mould, particularly the black mould, can be deadly.

Bad Odours

Foul smells coming from your duct system is a tell-tale sign that there’s something serious going on with your aircon. This can be caused by a number of things, but the most common is microbial growth. To verify, perform simple diagnostics using UV lights, which most types of microorganism respond to by glowing.

Unusual Noises

Rattling or buzzing noises are pretty much the most apparent signs that your aircon is acting up or in the process of breaking down. It may be the best ti

Fixing these issues usually only takes a couple of hours to finish, or sometimes longer if your technician is unfamiliar with your specific air conditioner. Also, the duration of the air conditioner repairs may be extended if there are other issues your technician discovers upon opening up your aircon unit.

In some cases, our team will need to order parts or perform repairs that take more time than we allow for in our initial diagnosis. In these cases, we will organise a time with you to come back.

 What if I need a replacement?

Most air conditioner repairs can be completed in just a couple of hours.

Any of our expert technicians can easily tell whether your air conditioning unit still has more life left in it to cool your home optimally – or whether it may not be able to hold up to the next heat wave. There are several red flags that they are watching out for and on which they base their commendation for a new unit to be installed.

Usually, they do this when the aircon unit is above 10 years old. It’s not just because old age may have taken its toll on the unit’s inner workings but also because newer units are designed to help improve a building’s energy efficiency.

If you install a new one, you will not just enjoy better air quality but you will also see a significant cut in your monthly bills.

Additionally, not only will you enjoy a free flow of ideas on how you can make the most of your new aircon unit, but they will also tell you which model and brand is the most efficient to use. For sure you’ve been asking yourself the question “what air conditioning unit should I buy?” and the failure to obtain accurate answers is the one thing stalling your decision-making down. Well, you can follow your technician’s tips throughout the purchase process.

Contact Port City Air Conditioning Today

Don’t put off repairs any longer. We’re authorised Daikin repairers, but have experience in all makes and models of air conditioner. Contact Port City Air Conditioning to get your air conditioner working in top condition again throughout the Sunshine Coast.