The comfort of your Sarasota, Florida, home relies on your AC unit. When your AC system goes down, you can be left battling high temperatures and extreme humidity. That can make the air in your home seem hard to breathe. What’s the best way to lower your risk of an inconvenient air conditioning breakdown? Watch for these indicators that you need an AC repair right away:

Poor Airflow

If you have noticed that the airflow coming out of your vents has weakened or ceased altogether. If so, it means that your air won’t circulate properly to cool the room. This may mean that you’re experiencing a problem in the air ducts or with your system’s compressor.

Warm Air

An obvious sign that your air conditioner is in need of repair is warm air coming out of your vents. It could be a signal that the compressor isn’t cooling the air or that your system has too little refrigerant. As a result, you could be paying for energy without benefiting from it. Another possible cause could be a crack or leak in your ductwork that’s allowing warm air to come in from the attic or crawl space.

Strange Odors

Unusual or unpleasant odors coming from your system is an indication that there’s a problem. While odors can signify multiple problems, one common problem is damage to the electrical wiring. This is a major hazard. Therefore, you should schedule an AC repair immediately.

Odd Sounds

Aside from the consistent hum when your system is running and the sound of flowing air running through your vents, your AC unit shouldn’t make noise. Clicking noises coming from outside can be a sign of obstructions in your fan. If heard from indoors, clicking may mean that there’s a an electrical issue. Squealing noises can indicate belt problems, and metal screeching sounds can mean bad bearings.

If you encounter any of the signs listed above, don’t let a small concern turn into a costly AC repair. Contact All American Heating & Cooling at 941-479-6060 today to diagnose the problem.

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