General Plumbing Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

6 Warning Sounds From a Malfunctioning AC to Listen For

Monday, October 16th, 2023

At some point in the future, we may have air conditioning systems with intricate diagnosis programs that allow them to immediately alert homeowners to malfunctions and their exact causes so they can receive the proper repairs as soon as possible. Since we aren’t at this technological point yet, homeowners need to understand the other signs ACs will send when they aren’t working right. One of the most important of these signs are unusual noises.

Since you run your air conditioning system for many hours throughout the year, you know what it sounds like under normal conditions. When some new or loud noise interrupts the gentle whir of the fans, the compressor, and the occasional drip of water, it may mean you need to call us for AC repair in Lake Worth, FL. Below we’ll go over six of the most common of these air conditioning warning sounds. 

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Was This the Last Summer for Your AC?

Monday, September 18th, 2023
An old air conditioner unit, in need of updating, sitting in tall weeds

Air conditioning in Lake Worth, FL is something we have to think about all around the year. We don’t have long winter seasons where air conditioners stay off for months at a time—and this means our ACs accumulate plenty of wear and tear. 

As we move out of the summer and you won’t need your AC running as often, you may want to consider your AC’s condition. It won’t last forever, especially in the rigors of the Florida heat, and if it’s time to replace yours, the off-season is the best time to schedule it. We’ll go over questions to ask about your AC that will help you figure out if this was its last summer of cooling.

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