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5 Signs Your AC Needs Replacing

The saying "you don't appreciate what you have until it's gone" can certainly apply to air conditioners when they break down. As a homeowner, you know that your air conditioning unit is a welcome and necessary addition to your home; to keep your family cool and comfortable during the hot summer months, having an air-conditioned home is the ultimate in comfort.

Staying on top of regular maintenance and upkeep will keep your AC unit in top condition for those high temperatures, and it will help to reduce costly repairs that could drain your summer travel budget. How do you know that your air conditioner is working at its best, and how can you tell if trouble is on the horizon? Here are some telltale signs that your AC needs replacing:

Your air conditioner is blowing warm air

Depending on the climate you live in, having your AC unit blowing warm air could be a minor inconvenience, or it could be life-threatening. Temperatures in our great state of Texas can often soar well above 90 degrees, making living spaces almost unbearable with the combination of high heat and high humidity. Warm air coming through your vents is a sure sign that your AC is overtaxed and about to give out. Call 3C Mechanical Technologies so one of our skilled HVAC technicians can check your freon levels and inspect pipe connections to ensure that your unit is not freezing up, making it ineffective when attempting to cool your home.

You experience thermostat problems

If your thermostat is broken, your AC unit will not be able to detect temperature changes inside your home. Your unit may run less frequently. It will be ineffective in cooling, and you'll experience more problems with temperature than you normally would. Any ineffective cooling during hot summer months is not something to be desired; you deserve to have a cool and comfortable home this summer. So call our team to have your AC unit inspected.

Your AC unit makes unusual noises

If you hear strange grinding, whirring, or squealing noises when your AC unit is on, there is likely a problem that needs to be addressed. If belts in your unit are slipping or gears are grinding, there is a chance that these failing parts can damage other parts if they fail. Turn your unit off and call us for inspection as soon as possible.

Your unit isn't removing excess humidity

Humidity can be draining on your energy and your health, especially if you suffer from respiratory conditions. Part of the job of an efficient air conditioning unit is to remove excess humidity from the air; if your home seems clammy or moist, there is likely an issue with your AC unit. Contact our team to evaluate where the source of the problem is.

There is moisture leaking around your unit

Excess moisture leaking around your unit may not just be condensation, it could be freon leakage. Since you don't know where the source of the leak is, or if it is water or freon, it is best to call in professionals to get the issue looked at and possibly repaired.

3C Mechanical Technologies: Waco HVAC Maintenance At Its Finest

When your AC is on the verge of going out, you don't want the hassle of trying to find a qualified technician to take care of your problem. Waco air conditioning repair becomes easy with the help of the professionals at 3C Mechanical Technologies. We not only provide the best service on your AC unit, but we also offer valuable advice on the best products for all of your Waco HVAC needs. Whether you are looking to repair, replace, or install a new heating and cooling appliance, we assist you in obtaining the best equipment at the best price. Trust us for all of your Waco air conditioning repair and replacement needs; contact us today for more information. A cool and comfortable home is just a click or call away!

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