If you’ve ever suffered a problem with your AC unit, then you
know how important it is to find someone who can perform the repairs in
a timely fashion. While many HVAC issues require the service of a skilled
professional, there are a few problems you may be able to fix on your
own. At Del-Air, we pride ourselves on offering expert, affordable service
and advice for all your heating and cooling system needs. Here are a few
money-saving tips for DIY air conditioner repair:

My Unit Is Making Weird Noises.

It’s not uncommon for an AC unit to be a little noisy. However,
if your air conditioner is especially loud, it may indicate a problem
with your air filter. A clogged filter affects your airflow, a fact that
makes your AC unit less effective, often leading to higher electric bills.
Additionally, dirty filters can cause issues with your ductwork. If your
air conditioner is making odd sounds, try turning it off and installing
a new filter to see if that corrects the problem.

My Thermostat Display Is Blank.

While a blank thermostat display may seem like a cause for alarm, this
is one AC issue you can often correct on your own. After ensuring that
the batteries are fully charged, evaluate the unit’s breakers. You
can reset any trips by switching the thermostat from the OFF position,
to the ON position. With any luck, this will restore your AC to proper
working order.

My House Is Getting Warmer Instead of Colder.

Is your air conditioner on but failing to cool your home? You might want
to check that your AC has sufficient refrigerant. Additionally, a cooling
problem can indicate that your air filter is clogged. Check the outside
portion of your unit to ensure leaves and other forms of debris aren’t
obstructing the airflow and see if that solves the issue.

Contact Del-Air’s AC Pros

We hope that these tips will help you troubleshoot small problems with
your AC unit. However, if these or other issues persist, please don’t
hesitate to schedule an appointment with one of our technicians. Del-Air’s
AC service professionals are here to keep your family cool and comfortable
year round. Call our emergency line at (888) 831-2665 for service you
can count on.

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