The HVAC system in your Pine Mountain, Georgia, home helps maintain a comfortable atmosphere, no matter what the weather might be like outside. An HVAC system won’t last forever, but it may give you some warning signs when it’s on its last legs. Keep an eye out for these signs of trouble, and call an HVAC technician if you notice any in your home.
Wet spots on the floor around your cooling or heating unit can indicate a leak, so these are definitely concerning. Start by checking to make sure the drainage pipe is properly connected to the air conditioner, as a disconnect in the pipe could cause some condensation to pool around your unit. If everything is properly connected, call an HVAC technician to take a closer look. No matter the size of the leak, too much moisture can damage your system and cause additional damage to flooring, drywall, and other things within your home.
Odd Noises or Odors
An HVAC system should make some noise when it turns on, but continuous screeching, grinding, or banging noises shouldn’t happen. If you notice these odd sounds, you could have a damaged component or a belt that has slipped off its track. Bad smells coming through your vents can also indicate HVAC trouble, especially if the odor smells like burning rubber or gas. If you notice any of these unpleasant scents, turn off the system and call a technician right away.
Weak or No Airflow
When you adjust the temperature on your thermostat, the system should kick on immediately and start pumping warmed or cooled air through the vents. If the air coming through is weak or you can’t feel anything at all, you might have an HVAC system failure. The compressor might not be working properly, or you could have another issue that’s causing the air to stop moving.If you spot any of these warning signs with your HVAC system, contact our skilled team at Indoor Solutions at 706-225-8241 to learn more about how we can help.
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