If you’re on a tight budget, you might be tempted to hold off on making repairs to your air conditioner until you’re sure that you need it. While there is some logic behind that reasoning, there are times when an AC repair is urgent. Let’s take a look at some of those scenarios.
Your AC Isn’t Working on a Dangerously Hot Day
When it is dangerously hot outside, you’ll need your air conditioner to keep your home cool. If your AC isn’t blowing cool air on a hot day, you need to have it repaired for your family’s comfort and health.
Staying cool on an extremely hot day isn’t the only concern when it comes to your AC. For example, if sparks or smoke are coming from your AC unit, shut it off immediately and contact us to have it repaired. This also applies if you smell gas coming from your HVAC system or if your unit is leaking refrigerant. These are all serious safety concerns that should be addressed as soon as possible.
A Noisy Unit
Your AC should be practically silent when it’s running. If you hear shrieking or screeching sounds coming from your unit, something is faulty and should be repaired as quickly as possible. In most cases, a screeching sound is a loose fan belt, which can be replaced relatively easily. However, the sound can also be your compressor functioning at a high level of pressure, which is dangerous. Either way, these sounds are signs that something is wrong and should be fixed quickly. Plus, you probably don’t want to live with horrible screeching sounds coming from your HVAC system.
Even if you don’t think your AC issues aren’t urgent, you should have them repaired as soon as you can. Even a minor annoyance can turn into a serious problem that could cost thousands of dollars to repair. We also offer duct cleaning, indoor air quality, WiFi thermostats and more. Contact Bryant’s Heating & Cooling in Fort Payne, AL for your emergency heating and cooling repair needs.