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5 Signs It's Time to Repair or Replace Your Air Conditioning System April 20, 2017

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5 Signs It's Time to Repair or Replace Your Air Conditioning System, Santa Fe South, New Mexico

With spring and summer arriving across the country, it's the perfect time to turn off the heat and crank up the air conditioning. If your AC isn't working correctly, you're in a race to get it repaired or replaced before the summer heat kicks in. When you’re seeing signs that there may be something wrong with your air conditioning system, the team at Air Conditioning & Heating Service Company in Santa Fe, NM, recommends calling an HVAC repair service right away.

If you’re unsure of what to look for, here are a few clues that point toward the need for air conditioning repair or replacement.

5 Signs You Have an Air Conditioning Problem

1. Your House Isn't Staying Cool

This is the most obvious sign of an issue. If your air conditioner simply won’t do its job, there’s a problem. Either your system needs a repair, or it isn't powerful enough for your home, meaning you need a replacement.

2. Your AC Is Working Harder

Sometimes you can hear the difference when your AC is fighting a problem. It may grow louder, turn on more often to maintain a consistent temperature, or start making unfamiliar sounds. If you hear a change in your air conditioner, call a professional for repairs.

3. Ice Forms In or On the AC

air conditioningThis can range from ice on the AC's coils to a dramatic buildup of frost and icicles on the outside of the unit. If ice is forming, it's likely air isn't circulating properly through the system, either due to a blockage or broken fans.

4. The AC Smells Strange

A smell from your AC can mean anything from a dirty coil to broken or shorted components to sewage or natural gas leaking near your ducts. A mildew smell calls for a filter change, but if you notice a burning or rotting smell, it's time to call the professionals.

5. Something Is Leaking

Any noticeable dripping or puddling calls for a repair. The best case scenario is the system isn't draining condensation properly. The worst case is leaking refrigerant, which can be unsafe.

As soon as you spot any of these signs, you need to contact a professional team. Call the staff at Air Conditioning & Heating Service Company at (505) 471-1400 to schedule maintenance, or request a service visit online.

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