A common problem that Schede Plumbing and Heating’s HVAC technicians are called upon for is when an air conditioning unit is making a tremendous amount of noise as it is operating. In many cases, the loud noises are disregarded because it may not initially appear to be disrupting the flow of cold air into the household or commercial establishment. However, a loud noise from your air conditioning unit is usually a sign that there a is a serious problem with the unit and that it should be evaluated and diagnosed by an air conditioning specialist as soon as possible, to avoid even more costly repairs down the road.
In many situations, a loud air conditioning unit will only require a small amount of maintenance in order to get it back to operating in an efficient manner. Schede Plumbing has encountered many different types of air conditioning problems, which have lead to a variety of noises, so we fully understand how to diagnose and repair the problem. We have listed some of the common causes of noises in a central air conditioning unit below.
- Rattling Noises: These seem to be the most frequent occurring noise issue with air conditioning units. When the nuts, bolts, and fasteners, become dislodged, a rattling noise will often permit from your unit. It is usually an easy fix, which involves opening up the unit and ensuring that all of the components are fastened and tightened together. It is important to turn off the power of the unit before you attempt to fasten any bolts are screws within the unit to avoid getting electrocuted.
- Whistling Noises: Whistling sounds will often occur win the seals within your unit are worn down and leaking. If you hear a whistling sound, you should examine your unit for cracks and openings in the seams of the air ducts in the area of the central unit as well as the ducts, which transfer the air throughout your residence. Investigate the seams for any detached afflictions and make sure that all of the bolts and screws are tightened.
- Screeching Noises: The air conditioning unit utilizes belts during operation. If you are hearing a screeching sound coming from your unit, the most likely culprit is that your belts are worn down and are need of replacement. Just as with an automobile engine, your motor belts can over-expand and eventually wear out over time. Replacing your air conditioning unit’s belts can be a challenging endevour and it is recommend that you contact a licensed Connecticut HVAC technician to perform the repair
Having an efficiently running air conditioning unit will keep your energy bills down while keeping your family or employees cool throughout the hot and humid Connecticut summer months. When an air conditioning unit is installed properly and receives annual preventative maintenance and tune-up programs, it can run efficiently and provide cool air for many years to come. Whether you need a new air conditioning system or it is time to schedule professional air conditioning replacement service or duct repair, Schede Plumbing & Heating is the Fairfield County, Connecticut air conditioning & plumbing company to call. Contact us today at 203-969-2299 for a free consultation and estimate!
Schede Plumbing and Heating provides tile installations and repair, drainage repair, hot water heater installation and maintenance services, tankless water heaters, generators, air conditioning, general pluming repairs and installations, new construction, well pumps, and general heating installation and repair services. Our service area includes the following towns and surrounding areas in Connecticut and New York: Fairfield, Greenwich, Stamford, Westport, Westchester, White Plains, New Rochelle, Rye. Contact us today for a FREE Consultation!