Replacing Sensors on Your HVAC System

Replacing Sensors on Your HVAC System

Air Conditioning Repairs

by Olivia Morris

Working air conditioning is essential in maintaining a nice atmosphere whether at work or at home. From time to time it may fail and require fixing due to wear and tear. When this happens it is important to find out the cause. Start at the electric circuit, if the air conditioning unit is not receiving enough power from the power supply, the problem requires an electrician. The telltale signs that will indicate a problem with your air conditioning include;

  • The cooling effect is diminished, this can be confirmed by feeling the air coming out of the vents which will be warmer than normal.
  • It sounds different, it may either become louder or less audible depending on the problem.
  • It is producing sparks, in this is the case disconnect power to the unit for safety.
  • There is uncharacteristic buildup of ice in the unit.
  • There is a lot of moisture in the unit or a lot of water coming out of the unit.
  • It does not start up at all and if it does it may be slower than usual. It may also start then shuts down.

When these problems are identified it is important to call in professional technicians. Unless you are skilled, the risk of destroying the air conditioning as well as personal injury is quite high. To choose the best technicians find out the companies that offer air conditioning repairs in your locale. Ensure they are licensed and qualified then compare the costs as well as the expected time they take to attend to the problem. The best way to keep air conditioning in a pristine condition is to ensure maintenance is carried out regularly. Call in technicians to perform maintenance according to the manufacturer's instructions even if the system is running flawlessly. There are some simple things you can do to ensure the effectiveness of the air conditioning as well to prevent it from failing when it should not for instance;

  • Switch off the exhaust air conditioning when it is not in use. This reduces wear and tear in the unit.
  • If there is a time of day or season that sunlight shines directly on the unit, make provision for a shade on it or have technicians move it where necessary.
  • Have good insulation all over the building, this makes the air conditioning more effective.

With proper maintenance on your part, the air conditioning repairs you needed will be greatly reduced. This is not only beneficial in cutting costs but also keeping you in a comfortable and relaxed place.


About Me

Replacing Sensors on Your HVAC System

Welcome to my blog which covers a wide range of HVAC topics. I'm Josh and I live in Perth, Australia. I never really used to think about the HVAC system in my home. I believed that when it was hot the HVAC system would cool me down and when it was cold it would warm my house up. However, all that changed one day when the HVAC system went crazy. It began to blow hot air into my house on the warmest day of the year. The contractor I called out said that one of the sensors had broken. He explained how I could better maintain my HVAC system so I decided to start this blog.