AC Repair: Signs that Air Conditioner Repair is Needed04/27/2015The temperatures are on their way up in Augusta and so are the chances that you’ll be flipping on your air conditioner to stay comfortable. More usage 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 could need to call in a professional to take a look at your air conditioner. Air isn’t getting cold – Perhaps one of the most recognizable signs that your air conditioner isn’t running 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 might 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 may be something wrong. First, try to change your air filter and if you already have, it’s time to call in the experts at Sig Cox Heating and Air Conditioning. 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 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 as a result of wear and tear When it’s working 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 offer an understanding of what is appropriate behavior from your air conditioning system. Scheduled maintenance also helps highlight problems before your air conditioner is out-of-service. Schedule an appointment with Sig Cox Heating and Air Conditioning this spring to proactively make certain 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 appropriate 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 Sig Cox Heating and Air Conditioning a call at 706-722-5304 to set up an appointment or schedule it online with the online scheduler.