AC Repair: Signs that Air Conditioner Repair is Needed04/27/2015 The days are getting longer and temperatures are getting warmer in Carpentersville, which means you’re going to be counting on your air conditioner to remain comfortable. The more you rely on your air conditioner, the more likely you’ll be have to depend upon AC repair. We have three warning signs to look out for and some advice to let you know when it’s time to call in the experienced technicians from Controlled Comfort HVAC Inc to arrange air conditioner service. Air from vents isn’t cold – This is probably one of the most noticeable signs that your air conditioner is in need of repair. The initial thing you’ll want to do is check your thermostat fan setting and establish that it’s set to “auto” rather than “on”. If it’s set to “on” your AC will continually blow air even if it’s not immediately being cooled. If your air conditioner is set to “auto” and it isn’t able to reach the temperature set on your thermostat, that is a sign that it’s time to call and get it checked out. Decreased air flow – This issue isn’t as apparent as the previous, but if you think the air coming from your vents isn’t flowing as strongly as it had previously, there could be an issue. If you haven’t changed your air filter in a while, that would be the first place to check, your problem could be as uncomplicated as a dirty air filter. If that’s not the case and you’re still experiencing issues, you’ll want to call the professionals at Controlled Comfort HVAC Inc. Strange sounds – Peculiar noises emerging from your air conditioner isn’t a good sign. If you hear any banging or rattling coming from your air conditioner, putting on headphones so you can’t hear the sounds isn’t going to fix the problem. The moving parts within your air conditioner are cabapble of becoming loose through wear and tear and will have to be repaired by a professional. Try to be mindful of how your air conditioner sounds and functions when it’s running well. This will make it easier to notice when things aren’t running correctly. Keeping up with regular maintenance is another way to identify any minor problems before they become major problems. If you haven’t yet scheduled your annual maintenance appointment with Controlled Comfort HVAC Inc, now is the perfect time. If you’ve noticed any signs that your air conditioner is in need of repair give Controlled Comfort HVAC Inc a call at 224-699-9229. You can also set up an appointment with us online using our online scheduler.