Your HVAC system is an essential part of your Jackson, Mississippi, home. It keeps you comfortable and can affect your health. That’s why you should always keep an eye out for signs of a breakdown. Don’t delay calling an HVAC contractor if you notice any of these warning signs:
Scheduling repairs on your system more than once or twice a year is a sign your HVAC system might be headed for a total breakdown. When HVAC systems age, things stop working as they should. Worn down parts tend to break, and even after making repairs, they’re still susceptible to more problems.
If you’re calling your contractor in to repair your system over and over, it’s time to consider getting a replacement. Although it’s a significant upfront cost, you’ll save by avoiding repairs and through the energy savings a new system offers.
Sounds, Smells and Sights
Unless you’ve just moved into your home, you’re familiar with what’s typical for your HVAC system. Any significant change is a sign of trouble.
If you see water collecting or fluid leaking from your unit, there’s a problem. Loud clanging noises or hearing your system cycling on and off continually indicates a potential issue. Finally, any funny smells coming from your furnace, heat pump or air conditioner isn’t a good sign.
Surprising Energy Bills
You know what to expect with your energy bills. In August, you know your bills are going to spike as your air conditioner fights the heat and humidity. But if costs spike in the milder months, it’s a sign something is wrong.
An issue with your HVAC system typically translates to higher energy costs, as it pulls more electricity or gas to operate. If you notice an unexplained spike in your energy bills, call an HVAC contractor to investigate the problem.
If something seems off with your HVAC system, we’re the people to call. Contact Dent Air Conditioning at 601-912-0535 to schedule an appointment today.
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