AC Repair: Signs that Air Conditioner Repair is Needed04/27/2015 The days are getting longer and temperatures are getting warmer in Columbia, which means you’re going to be counting on your air conditioner to remain comfortable. The more you rely on your air conditioner, the greater the chance you’ll be require AC repair. We have some warning signs to look out for and some tips to let you know when it’s crucial to call in the experienced technicians from Alltemp Comfort Services LLC to arrange air conditioner service. Air from vents isn’t cold – This is possibly one of the most notable signs that your air conditioner is in need of repair. The key thing you’ll want to do is check your thermostat fan setting and confirm that it’s set to “auto” rather than “on”. If it’s set to “on” your AC will constantly blow air even if it’s not presently being cooled. If your air conditioner is set to “auto” and it isn’t able to get to the temperature set on your thermostat, that signals that it’s time to call and get it checked out. Decreased air flow – This issue isn’t as apparent as the previous, but if you suspect the air coming from your vents isn’t flowing as strongly as it had previously, there could be an issue. If you haven’t changed your air filter recently, that would be the first place to check, your problem could be as uncomplicated as a dirty air filter. If that’s not the case and you’re still experiencing troubles, you’ll want to call the professionals at Alltemp Comfort Services LLC. Strange sounds – Bizarre noises coming from your air conditioner isn’t a positive sign. If you hear any clinking or rattling coming from your air conditioner, putting on headphones so you can’t hear the sounds isn’t going to fix the problem. The moving parts within your air conditioner can become loose through wear and tear and will have to be corrected by a professional. Try to be cognizant of how your air conditioner sounds and works when it’s running well. This will make it easier to catch when things aren’t running properly. Keeping up with annual maintenance is another way to diagnose any minor problems before they become major problems. If you haven’t yet made your your annual maintenance appointment with Alltemp Comfort Services LLC, now is the perfect time. If you’ve detected any signs that your air conditioner calls for a repair give Alltemp Comfort Services LLC a call at 803-318-6995. You can also set up an appointment with us online using our online scheduler.