Why Isn't My Air Conditioner Working?

Why Isn't My Air Conditioner Working?

One of the worst things is coming home after a long, hard day at work to a home that feels like a sauna. This is one of the most common reasons homeowners call an HVAC technician. So don’t worry, chances are at least one of your neighbors has been through this before.

But what should you check before you call an HVAC professional, like us?

Is Your Thermostat Set Correctly?

Does it feel like every time you want your AC to cool your home, it blows out lukewarm air instead? Your fan setting may be set to “ON” instead of “AUTO” or “COOL.”

Having your fan setting switched to “ON” just runs the fan 24/7, instead of optimally cooling your home. Don’t forget to also set the temperature 3 degrees below the set room temperature.

Are Your Air Filters Dirty?

A dirty air filter will reduce the airflow into your AC unit, causing your AC to struggle to circulate enough air throughout your home. Also, you risk the chance of freezing the evaporator coils, which will also block air circulation.

Make sure you’re checking and changing your air filters every 1-3 months!

Is The Outdoor Unit Clean?

The outdoor unit isn’t just there for looks, it's a major proponent to cooling and heating your home. But if the unit is filled with branches, leaves, dirt, or debris, it can’t do its job properly.

Are The Breakers Turned ON?

Unless you turned the breakers off yourself, something caused them to break, which means it’s best to call a professional!

Expert Help In Walla Walla Is Just A Call Away!

At Total Comfort Solutions, we understand that a broken central air conditioner is an emergency that can't wait. That's why we work on your schedule to fix your cooling system quickly. Our air conditioner repair technicians are background checked and will treat you and your home with respect. We use shoe covers and thoroughly clean the work area when we are finished. Whatever make or model of air conditioner you have, Total Comfort Systems can help cool things down, fast!

Is your cooling system not turning on? Or is it producing odd noises? Call our Walla Walla-based AC technicians at (509) 956-4764!

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