Common HVAC Repair Services And How To Identify Them
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Common HVAC Repair Services For Residential And Commercial Properties

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Florida’s unpredictable weather can cause discomfort and pose safety hazards to both residential and commercial properties. Therefore, having a reliable HVAC system is important. It’s essential to know the common issues that can arise from your HVAC and to keep a lookout for warning signs to maintain comfort and safety. That’s why Art Plumbing, Air Conditioning & Electric would like to share a list of the most frequent HVAC repair services for both residential and commercial properties.

Capacitors and Contactors

Capacitors and contactors are essential components of an HVAC system. Capacitors store electrical energy that is used to power the compressor and fan motors, while contactors are responsible for turning those components on and off.

Over time, capacitors and contactors undergo wear and tear and may eventually break. So, if you notice that your HVAC system isn’t turning on or is running but not cooling properly, it may be due to a failed capacitor or contactor.

Fan Motor

In an HVAC system, the fan motor blows air over the evaporator coils to cool the air being circulated throughout your property. If the fan motor fails, your HVAC system may not be able to produce cool air anymore.

There are three main signs that your fan motor is failing:

1) There is a humming sound coming from your unit

2) There is a lack of airflow from your vents

3) There is hot air coming from your vents

If you notice any of these signs, it’s important to have your system inspected by a professional AC technician to prevent any further damage.

Compressor

The compressor is the heart of your HVAC system, compressing refrigerant gas and circulating it through your system. This means that if the compressor fails, your HVAC system will not be able to cool your property.

Signs of a failing compressor to look out for would be loud noises coming from your unit, a lack of cold air coming from your vents, or an increase in your energy bills.

Refrigerant

Refrigerant is the substance used to cool the air that is circulated throughout your property. After falling victim to leaks or other issues, it’s common for refrigerant levels to drop. Not only could these lowered levels cause your HVAC system to run inefficiently but they may even damage your compressor.

If you have warm air coming from your vents, hissing or bubbling sounds coming from your HVAC unit, or ice buildup on your evaporator coils then your refrigerant levels may be low.

Dirt

Over time, dirt and debris can collect on the evaporator and condenser coils of your HVAC system. Not only does this reduce its efficiency but it also increases the likelihood of component failure.

Having your HVAC system cleaned and maintained regularly by an experienced AC company can prevent dirt and debris buildup. This will keep your system in tip-top shape and running smoothly for longer.

Call Art Today For All Your HVAC Repair Needs

The truth is that HVAC repairs are an inevitable part of owning a residential or commercial property in Florida. However, by knowing the signs of common issues and taking preventative measures, you can help keep your system running smoothly.

So, if you’re experiencing any of these issues or would like us to inspect your system, give Art Plumbing, Air Conditioning & Electric a call today at 1-800-475-1504. Our experienced team would be happy to help keep your property comfortable and cool!

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