AC Repair: Signs that Air Conditioner Repair is Needed04/27/2015The temperatures are rising in Colorado Springs and so are the chances that you’ll be turning on your air conditioner to stay comfortable. An increase in use also means there is a greater chance for the need of AC repair. Here are a few tips on what to look for and signs that you could need to call in a pro to take a look at your air conditioner. Air isn’t getting cold – Potentially one of the most obvious signs that your air conditioner isn’t running right is if the air coming out is warm. If you’ve adjusted the thermostat and aren’t seeing the results in your home, it’s a good indication that you’ll need someone to check it out. Keep in mind if it’s an extremely hot day, it may take longer for your home to cool down. Decrease in airflow – If the air coming out of your vents doesn’t seem to be coming out as fast or strong as usual, there could be something wrong. First, try to replace your air filter and if you already have, it’s time to call in the professionals at Triton HVAC & Refrigeration. Odd sounds/clinking – Weird sounds coming from your air conditioner is more than likely not a good sign. Listen to your air conditioner to hear if it’s making any unusual sounds such as clanking, buzzing or rattling. There are a lot of moving parts inside your air conditioner, which can become loose or damaged after years of wear and tear When it’s functioning effectively, try and pay attention to how your air conditioner typically sounds. Observe the airflow and how it sounds when working. This will be helpful and offer an understanding of what is appropriate behavior from your air conditioning system. Scheduled maintenance also helps highlight issues before your air conditioner is out-of-service. Schedule an appointment with Triton HVAC & Refrigeration this spring to proactively make certain your air conditioner is ready to go. Before it gets too hot, test out your air conditioner to see how it operates so you can make any proper repairs. When it is hot out you don’t want to have your indoor comfort in limbo as a result of a broken air conditioner. If you see any signs that your air conditioner needs repair, give Triton HVAC & Refrigeration a call at 719-332-3458 to set up an appointment or schedule it online with the online scheduler.