AC Repair: Signs that Air Conditioner Repair is Needed04/27/2015The temperatures are on their way up in Zelienople and so are the chances that you’ll be flipping on 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 an expert to take a look at your air conditioner. Air isn’t getting cold – Perhaps one of the most noticeable signs that your air conditioner isn’t operating properly is if the air coming out is warm. If you’ve adjusted the thermostat and aren’t feeling 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 you’re used to, there might be a problem. First, try to replace your air filter and if you already have, it’s time to call in the experts at Knoechel Heating Company. Odd sounds/clinking – Abnormal sounds coming from your air conditioner is probably not a good thing. 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 after years of wear and tear When it’s running effectively, try and pay attention to how your air conditioner typically runs. Observe the airflow and how it sounds when on. This will be helpful and provide you with an understanding of what is normal behavior from your air conditioning system. Regular maintenance also helps identify headaches before your air conditioner is out-of-service. Arrange an appointment with Knoechel Heating Company this spring to proactively make sure your air conditioner is ready to go. Before it gets too warm, test out your air conditioner to see how it runs so you can make any proper 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 Knoechel Heating Company a call at 724-452-6280 to set up an appointment or schedule it online with the online scheduler.