Douglas Cooling & Heating Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Repair’

5 Noises Your AC Shouldn’t Make

Monday, May 10th, 2021

FanIt’s movie night for the family and everybody is settling in to enjoy a good film. The issue is none of you are able to hear anything going on in the movie over the racket that the air conditioner is making.

You shouldn’t have to choose between being comfortable and enjoying time inside your home without an abundance of noise. An air conditioner that is making excessive noise is essentially one that is crying out for help. Those noises aren’t normal–they’re an indicator that your system needs professional air conditioning repair in Birmingham, AL.

Wondering what noises your air conditioner isn’t supposed to make? We’ve provided a list of warning sounds you shouldn’t hear from your system below.

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A Dirty Evaporator Coil is a Big Issue

Monday, September 14th, 2020

evaporator-coilLet’s be honest, there are so many different things that could possibly go wrong with your air conditioning system. From loose parts to broken fan blades to a worn-out motor belt, there is more than one repair that can impact your AC system’s operation and mess with your comfort.

Even too much dirt can impact your air conditioner if it isn’t caught early enough. This is why we also encourage you to change your AC filter every few months, to avoid this problem. If your system is struggling with excessive dirty build-up on its internal workings, you should reach out to us for air conditioning repair in Birmingham, AL.

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Do I Ever Need to Refill My AC Refrigerant?

Monday, September 12th, 2016

We get this question a lot, even late in the summer when a lot of people have already scheduled their air conditioning maintenance. Most people have no idea how refrigerant works, because it’s not really necessary to know how it works to use the air conditioner. There are times when more refrigerant is necessary, but those times are few and far between. Let’s take a look at how your air conditioner uses refrigerant, and when it needs more.

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What can Happen if Your AC Air Filter Isn’t Changed Often Enough

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Your air conditioner contains an air filter, which is designed to protect it from the dust and debris that inhabits your ducts. The air filter may be a small part, but it serves a big role in your air conditioner. The filter needs to be cleaned out every few months, in order to keep operating properly. Read on to find out what happens if you don’t have your air filter cleaned out often enough.

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Why Your Air Conditioner Output is Low

Monday, August 1st, 2016

An air conditioner that doesn’t put out enough cool air is kind of a big problem during record-breaking summers like this one. If your air conditioner is not keeping your home as cool as it should be, it could be an indication of a problem in the system. Let’s take a look at some of the reasons why your air conditioner output might be low, and when you need to call for repairs.

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Is There Water Leaking Out of My Air Conditioner?

Monday, June 20th, 2016

Because the weather in this part of the country can be so oppressively hot throughout the summer season, and because that season can sometimes seem to stretch on and on, any signs of trouble with one’s air conditioning system can be quite alarming. If you notice anything that all out of the ordinary with your AC, we strongly recommend that you schedule professional air conditioning repairs in Birmingham, AL immediately. Sometimes, the problem at hand is not precisely what it seems. Only a trained professional can determine with certainty what has gone wrong with your system. One concern we hear from time to time has to do with water leaking out of a system.

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Beware of These Air Conditioner Noises

Monday, May 16th, 2016

Time is of the essence when it comes to mitigating damage to your air conditioning system. That means being aware of the various signs that your air conditioner is experiencing a problem. The faster you can have a problem with your system repaired, the more damage you can prevent. One of the most obvious signs that your air conditioner is in trouble is strange noises coming from the system during operation. Let’s take a look at some of the noises you should be aware of this summer.

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