AC Repair: Signs that Air Conditioner Repair is Needed04/27/2015The temperatures are rising in Hudsonville 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 a few tips on what to be on the lookout for and signs that you might need to call in an expert to take a look at your air conditioner. Air isn’t getting cold – Potentially one of the most obvious signs that your air conditioner isn’t running correctly is if the air coming out is warm. If you’ve adjusted the thermostat and aren’t feeling 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 might 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 you’re used to, there may be something wrong. First, try to swap out your air filter and if you already have, it’s time to call in the professionals at West Michigan Heating & Air Conditioning Services. Odd sounds/clinking – Weird sounds coming from your air conditioner is likely not a good signal. Listen to your air conditioner to hear if it’s making 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 due to wear and tear When it’s running effectively, try and pay attention to how your air conditioner typically sounds. Observe the airflow and how it sounds when working. This will be helpful and offer an understanding of what is appropriate behavior from your air conditioning system. Regular maintenance also helps identify issues before your air conditioner is out-of-service. Arrange an appointment with West Michigan Heating & Air Conditioning Services this spring to proactively make sure your air conditioner is ready to go. Before it gets too hot, test out your air conditioner to see how it works so you can make any necessary 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 West Michigan Heating & Air Conditioning Services a call at 616-669-3961 to set up an appointment or schedule it online with the online scheduler.