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10 Signs That You Need AC Repair

Do you have what you need when it comes to air conditioning repair? Before you give this question a knee-jerk response, we really want you to think about your answer. Do you have someone that you know you can rely on no matter what goes wrong with your air conditioner? Unfortunately, most people don’t.

While we understand the frustrations that surround finding a new air conditioner, we want you to know that you can trust our professionals. We’re responsible for AC technicians here in our area. You can rely on us for AC repair in West Linn, OR.

When You Need Professional AC Repair

Do you know when you need to call us? Not everyone does. Here are a few signs that your home is calling out for professional AC care.

1.      Short Cycling

Does your air conditioner turn on, run for a little while, stop, and then start up again? This is what we call “short cycling” in the industry. You don’t want to notice this going on in your home. Yes, it’s not typically an issue that stops your home from getting cool, but it’s going to wear down your AC fast.

2.      Humidity Issues

Have you noticed that your humidity is all over the place? If your home feels like a swamp or it’s as dry as the desert, then you’re going to need to call our professionals.

3.      Warm Air

Have you noticed that your air conditioner expels warm air? This isn’t a good thing. Warm air makes you work harder to get the cooling that you’re used to. You don’t want this.

4.      Odd Sounds

Sounds like banging, rattling, scraping, and squealing are all problem sounds that need to be addressed.

5.      Unpleasant Odors

Does turning on your air conditioner make you scowl and grimace because of the stench? This is a bad thing. Your air conditioner shouldn’t have a smell. If it does, then you need to call us.

6.      Incorrect Thermostat Reading

If you notice that your thermostat reading is way off, then it’s time for you to call us. An incorrect thermostat reading is a bad thing across the board. You need great AC service start to finish.

7.      High Energy Bills

High energy bills without any correlation causing the high energy bill is an issue. This means that you’re dealing with inefficiency and you need professional AC care.

8.      Low Airflow

If you feel like your air conditioner is barely expelling air, then you need to call for professional air conditioning work.

9.      Comfort Issues

If you could sum up your air conditioning experience at home as “difficult” then you’re having comfort issues. You shouldn’t struggle with your comfort because your air conditioner should be perfectly equipped for the needs of your home. Anything less is an issue.

10.  Hot and Cold Spots

Have you noticed that you have hot and cool spots throughout your home? There are going to be natural temperature disparities, but there should never be a difference so stark that you feel like you’re in two different homes when you’re walking from room to room. Hot and cool spots are a bad sign.

Contact Chase Heating and Cooling for your AC repair in West Linn, OR. We’ve got the best AC repair in the area.

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