5 Common Air Conditioning Repair Problems Facing Home Owners in the Omaha and Council Bluffs Metro Area

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With an Annual Tune-up & Inspection, Most Problems can be Avoided.

Although there are potentially hundreds of reasons why your home’s central air conditioner may need to be repaired, there are five reasons that keep popping up, over and over again.

At Burton A/C, Heating, Plumbing & Electrical, we’re skilled in every aspect of central air conditioning system repairs, routine maintenance, and system installation.  We also do our best to keep our customers nice and cool to withstand the sometimes oppressive summer heat here in the Omaha and Council Bluffs area.

So if you spot any of these leading A/C system warning signs, you’re probably going to need professional assistance to resolve the problem.

1. Frozen inside coil

A frozen coil often indicates a problem with the airflow, such as restrictions caused by dirty air filters or a blocked return air ductwork.  Frozen indoor coils could also be caused by low refrigerant levels.

2. Outside unit is not functional

This typically indicates lack of power, contactor problems or even a faulty thermostat.

3. Outside fan is not working

The outside fan is responsible for transferring the heat from your home to the outside air.   If the outside fan doesn’t run, proper heat transfer is not taking place and the air conditioning compressor may overheat and trip the safety overload. Worse yet, it may cause internal damage to the compressor.

4. Low refrigerant level

Refrigerant is the chemical that cools the air. Low refrigerant may indicate a leak or problem with the system.  All refrigerant leaks should be located and repaired.

5.  Faulty wiring

Improper, haphazard, or uncertified A/C wiring is dangerous and a potential fire hazard. Faulty wiring often prevents the system from getting power, or can trip the circuit breaker.

What’s the best way to prevent air conditioning problems?  That’s easy.  Just contact Burton for our expert multi-point tune-up and inspection service.  Click here to learn more.  But if you’re having a problem anyway, we’re available 24/7 to make matters right again.

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