We’ve all been there before. One day your air conditioning unit is running just fine and the next day it shuts down, leaving you and your family sweating it out in your own home. You AC system needs repair, and you’re not sure what happens next. It’s one thing to adjust your schedule to allow an AC repairman to take a look at your system, but it’s a whole other ball game when you just don’t know what kinds of repairs are going to be needed to bring the temperature in your home back down to bearable. No need to worry, the professionals at Comfort Experts are available to bring you up to speed on the ins and outs of AC system repair. This way, you’ll know exactly what to expect when your friendly AC technician makes a stop at your house.
Easily enough, you can expect that the qualified AC service specialist is going to want to check your thermostat. Simple, right? They’re actually checking it to make sure your AC problem isn’t hiding in the settings of your home’s thermostat.
The technician is basically going to drop the temperature to check and see if your AC unit kicks on. Sometimes faulty or improperly connected wiring is the culprit and a quick fix would have you chillin’ in no time. But if this is not the case then a check of your breaker box is the next step. Sometimes simply flipping the switches can solve the problem.
Didn’t work? Well this is where your friendly AC technician is definitely going to want to inspect the AC unit itself. It’s during this inspection he will perform a series of routine troubleshooting techniques. Consider it a checklist, there are many reasons an AC unit could malfunction, and it’s up to the repairman to properly diagnose the problem. Sometimes this is a quick, 5 minute job. Fingers crossed. But sometimes this process can take upwards of an hour or more.
During the inspection they may check your air filter to make sure there is nothing blocking its path, or that it doesn’t need to be replaced. Your air conditioner’s refrigerant levels will also be checked, along with the condenser fan, safety controls, wiring and electronics. All need to be in proper working order for your AC to run efficiently and effectively.
After the AC technician has completed the visual inspection they will have most likely figured out what is wrong. Expect for them to lay it all out for you, the problem, and the various solutions available to you. Many times a well qualified AC technician in Queen Creek will explain exactly what the issue is, how it happened and how it affects your AC unit. Here is where you will hear what exactly they are able to do, should you elect to have them do it.
Sometimes just changing out a specific part will solve the problem. Other times the entire AC unit needs to be replaced. And on occasion your home’s entire HVAC system may need an overhaul, though this is the rarest of solutions. Many times when there is a good amount of AC service in Queen Creek requires to get you back up and running it can make more sense to replace the unit entirely. If your system is outdated it is more vulnerable to malfunction, meaning more costly repairs. At this time your AC service technician will break down what needs to be done, how much it will cost, and how long it will take until you’re back up and running again.
You can expect some tips on how the whole situation could have been avoided, and some helpful tips on preventing future issues as well. Many times prevention comes in the form of routine annual maintenance on your air conditioning system in Queen Creek. This will make sure you avoid future AC unit shutdowns and as a bonus: keep your AC warranty valid. Many AC repair companies have a yearly service plan and take care of setting up appointments to clean and maintain your home’s AC unit.
Finally you can expect an explanation about how they are going to fix the problem, step by step. For those of you who decide to repair their AC rather than replace it, your technician will make sure to order the parts necessary and schedule a time to come back and fix your AC. Sometimes the part needed is in the maintenance van and they can start work right away. It’s good to know you’re in good hands with the folks at Comfort Experts. All of our service technicians are highly trained, certified and have undergone a thorough background check. You can rest easy about our technicians being the best of the best.
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