Snellville Heating, Air and Plumbing Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Replacement’

Signs the AC’s Compressor Is in Trouble

Monday, June 15th, 2020

compressor-in-ac-unitThe compressor is the part of your air conditioner that puts in the most work over the summer. It’s basically the “heart” of the AC, the part where refrigerant is placed under pressure so it will circulate through the heat exchange process. The compressor is in danger of failing the older the air conditioner gets, and a failed compressor often means it’s more cost-effective to replace the AC than to replace only the compressor.

You can catch early signs of compressor trouble and call for AC repair in Athens, GA from our technicians. Reacting quickly to compressor issues can sometimes prevent a far more serious breakdown. Of course, you need to know what signs to watch for. Here are some of the main ones:

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Is it Time to Replace My AC?

Monday, July 16th, 2018

hvac-technician-greeting-customerIt’s a good question to know the answer to. After all, replacement isn’t cheap. You’ll want to make sure that your AC at least shows the warning signs of needing replacement before letting an HVAC company tell you: “Yes, of course, you need replacement!”

Below are three questions to ask yourself to see if your AC needs to be replaced. If you can answer “Yes” to even one of them, then there’s a high possibility you need replacement. Regardless, you’ll still want a trustworthy HVAC technician in Snellville, GA to take a look at your system—in person, not over the phone—to give you a definite answer.

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