April is here and there is still a bit of a chill in the air but, hopefully, it will eventually get warm and after a few weeks of wonderful spring weather, it is bound to get unbearably hot. Now would be a great time to take a look at your air conditioner to make sure you are prepared. Don’t sweat the small stuff though Outstanding Plumbing is here to help! Here are just a few of the issues you may encounter that we will be more than happy to fix for you.
Sealing Refrigerant Leaks
The refrigerant is a vital component of an AC system. AC systems are built with the intention of having the refrigerant contained within for the entirety of its use. Leaking refrigerant will seriously limit your air conditioners ability to produce cold, soothing, air. An expert here at Outstanding Plumbing will be able to check your refrigerant line and complete any necessary repairs to fix your broken AC before the weather gets you beat.
A Broken Fan Belt
When a fan belt becomes too worn it will inevitably break. A squeaking noise emanating from the air conditioning unit is an unmistakable sign that your fan belt has broken. Unfortunately, there may not always be a sign as obvious as a squeaking noise. If the motor is running but the air isn’t blowing the belt that connects the two components is more than likely broken.
Cleaning Condensate Lines
Clogged condensate lines will cause water to back up and leak into your home. The excess water could result in mold, so it is important to call a professional at Outstanding Plumbing as quickly as possible so we can fix the issue. The clog is formed by the buildup of debris. A leaking air conditioner would need a thorough cleaning that would be provided in our repair service.
Failure of a Major Component
Probably the most obvious to spot, because chances are your air conditioning unit will stop working completely. There are a lot of complicated moving parts involved with an air conditioner; for instance, if your AC hums but no air is blowing there is a good chance that the blower motor needs to be replaced.
Most air conditioners can last up to 10 years, or longer, if given routine maintenance. Call us here at Outstanding Plumbing, (631)892-3478, and let a professional complete your AC repair.
The last thing anyone wants is to have their AC break when it is most needed.