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Warning Signs of An Early AC Repair Need

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Have you ever found yourself in the middle of the summer, hot, sweaty, and unable to cool down because your air conditioner isn’t working? We’ve been there too. What makes this situation so unfortunate is when you start thinking back wondering all the things you could have done. Today, we want to take a moment to explore those thoughts. It’s a great idea to do a little exploration so that you can avoid these issues in the future.

Your air conditioning repair in Happy Valley, OR is much easier the earlier on you detect an issue. We’re here to make sure that you have the tools and resources necessary to recognize the problem as soon as possible.

The Signs Your AC Needs Help

Here are a few signs that your air conditioner might need help…

You’re Not Cool Enough

You’ve already noticed that you’re not cool enough in your home. Despite your best efforts, it still seems that you can’t do enough to get your home to cool off. It’s as if your best efforts always go to waste. You can tamper with your thermostat as much as you’d like, try as many tips as you can find, and you’re still not cool enough.

Efficiency is a major issue. If your air conditioner isn’t serving you well, then you need to schedule an appointment for repair services.

You’re Paying Too Much

Paying too much is paying any amount that you’re not used to. If your air conditioner cost has significantly increased this summer when compared to last summer, then you’re likely paying too much. Inefficiency costs quite the pretty penny. Make sure that you note these cost increases as early as possible in the season and address them to save yourself money.

Odd Sounds

Your air conditioner is going to make some noise, but it shouldn’t make too much. What’s the difference between enough noise and too much noise? A normal amount of noise is the sounds that you typically hear—clicking when your system turns on and off and any movement throughout the vents. Bad sounds include things like scraping, banging, rattling, whistling, and more.

Weird Smells

Any weird scent that you smell that’s associate with your air conditioner is a bad sign. You don’t want to notice scents like mold, mildew, or any other scents. These are signs that your air conditioner is holding on to excess moisture. This isn’t a minor issue. This is an issue that’s eventually going to negatively impact your personal health. Note the scents that you’re smelling and make sure that you address them as soon as possible.

Issues With Your Thermostat

Have you noticed some major issues with your thermostat? When we talk about thermostat issues, we’re talking about inaccurate temperatures, changing temperatures, and things of this nature. We’re also talking about an outdated thermostat as well. If you have a thermostat that isn’t working well for you, you should upgrade to a smart or Wi-Fi thermostat.

Contact Chase Heating and Cooling today to schedule an appointment for AC care. Keeping Homes Comfortable In All Seasons.

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