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The 4 Most Common AC Problems

May 5, 2022 | Blog

Sometimes it can feel like your AC system waits to quit on you right when you need it most. It can seem that just as the temperatures outside start to heat up, your air conditioner decides to stop delivering cool air. Or worse yet, it stops working altogether. Your indoor temperatures gradually rise and there is no relief in sight – but don’t lose hope!

There are ways to avoid sudden AC breakdowns and costly summertime repairs. Efficient Systems Heating & Air Conditioning is here to help you understand the common reasons why Beaumont residents call on us for their AC maintenance and repairs. Read on to learn the signs and how you can keep your cooling system running efficiently all summer long.

Signs You Need Air Conditioning Repair

While it’s normal for your air conditioner to make noise while it runs, there are some sounds that you shouldn’t ignore. By paying attention to the signals from your AC, you can save yourself from an expensive replacement. Here are some of the signs that your air conditioning unit may need repairs:

  • Banging or screeching noises
  • High utility bills
  • Hot or cold spots in your home
  • Vents blowing weakly

By understanding what could be causing these signs, you can take action and keep your AC running well this summer.

1. Strange or Loud Noises

If your air conditioner is making loud banging, screeching or clicking noises, this could be a sign of broken or worn out parts. Do not ignore these types of noises, as the loose or broken parts could lead to costly damage or an avoidable replacement. Contact our team for an AC tune-up if you suspect your unit has damage.

2. Higher-Than-Average Energy Bills

A dirty or neglected air conditioner winds up working against itself to cool your space. When your AC has to push air through clogged filters and past leaking air ducts, it uses extra energy and can drive your utility costs up. By scheduling routine maintenance with our technicians, your system’s efficiency could go up as your utility costs drop.

3. Inconsistent Temperatures

For those of us living in South Texas, our air conditioners have to be dependable all summer. If your house has hot spots or you have an unreliable thermostat, your system could be suffering from faulty wiring. Uneven temperatures are another reason to call on Efficient Systems to schedule air conditioning maintenance.

4. Poor Airflow

If you don’t schedule routine AC tune-ups, your unit can begin to collect debris. Dirty evaporator coils have to work harder to cool and over time this caked-on dirt can cause blown fuses and tripped breakers. Avoid unit breakdowns by relying on our team to maintain your unit before a costly headache happens.

Trusted Beaumont AC Repair and Tune-Ups

For thorough AC maintenance and repairs, turn to a team you can trust. At Efficient Systems, we know air conditioners inside and out. Whether your trusty AC needs routine maintenance or you need a whole new system, we’re here for you. Don’t delay – contact us today!

Why Choose Efficient Systems?

We guarantee that the equipment we have installed will perform as we have stated, or we will remove it and return 100% of your investment.
If we do not have your new system operating by the date promised, we will pay you $500 for your inconvenience.
You will save a minimum of 30% on your heating and cooling costs or we will refund double-the-difference of your savings not realized during the first year.

What Our Customers Have To Say

Very Professional

James was very professional and knowledgeable. Fixed the unit quickly and explained the process and effects of the repair/maintenance. Will always call ES from now on! Very happy with the work.

Joni N.

Top Notch Service

James, the technician was very efficient and professional. Our attic space is very challenging to access and he managed to survive the adventure stoically! Did a great job of explaining system status and what was checked. Top notch overall.

Jim L.

Outstanding Service

105 heat index day and AC not working correctly. Ryan Boyles was the tech that came to help. Diagnosed problem very quickly and fixed the issue. Looked at warranty package and determined the repair was warranty work…so NO charge. Outstanding.

Roy O.