If your house or office isn’t achieving the level of coolness you want it to be at, the cause could be your air conditioning — but that’s not always the case. Follow these steps to try to identify the problem.
Davis Heating & Cooling is Flemington’s go-to HVAC expert. If, after looking for all these signs, you’re still in doubt about whether or not your air conditioner is working correctly, reach out to us to get your HVAC system inspected by the pros.
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#1: Check the Thermostat
Occasionally, the solution to your problem is as simple as replacing the batteries in your thermostat. Check for blinking lights or a symbol on it indicating the batteries need changing.
#2: Inspect Your Air Filters
If you have dirty air filters, the temperature in your house won’t be as cool as you have it set to be. Changing air filters is relatively straightforward, and usually is part of the complete AC tune-up services that we offer in Flemington. During this service, we check for all sorts of other issues as well, such as:
- Electrical issues
- Clean coils and refrigerant
#3: Look Over the Outdoor Unit
If you go outside and the blower is not working while the AC has been turned on, that’s a sign that there’s something wrong with your HVAC unit. However, if the fan is still working, the air conditioner is likely not the problem.
#4: Consider the Outside Temperature
For older units especially, when the weather outside is too extreme, the air conditioner struggles to achieve maximum efficiency. If you determine this is the cause of your issues, the most likely solution would be to upgrade your air conditioner.
Get a Home Energy Audit
Like all major appliances, your air conditioner would benefit from annual tune-ups and occasional repair. However, not always are issues associated with it going to be caused by it. After checking through the above and they all check out, the problem may lay somewhere else besides your air conditioning system. Davis Heating & Cooling can help you find out what exactly is causing your system to not be working correctly. If you are in Flemington, reach out to us today to schedule an HVAC inspection!
Davis Heating & Cooling is a family-owned and operated HVAC company, proudly serving central New Jersey and based in Flemington. We are also proud to offer locals high-quality HVAC products and services, all at the most affordable prices around. With more than 30 years working as HVAC technicians, we deliver sound recommendations and unbeatable quality of service. No matter what your HVAC system needs, we are able to determine any issues and respond appropriately. Learn more about Davis Heating & Cooling here!