AC Repair: Signs that Air Conditioner Repair is Needed04/27/2015The temperatures are going up in Longview and so are the chances that you’ll be turning on your air conditioner to stay comfortable. More usage also means there is a greater chance for the need of AC repair. Here are some tips on what to be on the lookout for and signs that you could need to call in an expert to take a look at your air conditioner. Air isn’t getting cold – Possibly one of the most noticeable signs that your air conditioner isn’t working correctly is if the air coming out is warm. If you’ve adjusted the thermostat and aren’t noticing 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 normal, there might be an issue. First, try to swap out your air filter and if you already have, it’s time to call in the team at Ben Maines Air Conditioning, Inc.. Odd sounds/clinking – Abnormal sounds coming from your air conditioner is likely not a good thing. Listen to your air conditioner to hear if it’s producing 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 running effectively, try and pay attention to how your air conditioner typically operates. Observe the airflow and how it sounds when on. This will be helpful and give you an understanding of what is appropriate behavior from your air conditioning system. Scheduled maintenance also helps reveal headaches before your air conditioner is out-of-service. Set up an appointment with Ben Maines Air Conditioning, Inc. this spring to proactively make sure your air conditioner is ready to go. Before it gets too warm, 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 Ben Maines Air Conditioning, Inc. a call at 903-758-0701 to set up an appointment or schedule it online with the online scheduler.