Why Is My Air Conditioning Not Cold?

Air conditioning is a marvelous invention, allowing you and your family to remain comfortable even when it's sweltering outside. When that air conditioning ceases to work well, it can be worrisome.

First Ensure There's Really a Problem

Turn your air conditioner on and let it get going over a few minutes. Then hold your hand up to one of the vents. If you feel cold air blowing in, but the rest of the room feels warm, it's not the air conditioner that's the problem. AC units blow cold air and the air mixes with hot air in your home, which means that the air in a room can feel warmer than you'd expect. Give it some time for it to cool down.

Change the Filter

Changing the filter for the air conditioner is like restarting your browser to your computer: If you have not changed your air conditioner's filter in the past month, change it now and see if that helps. A clogged filter slows everything down, including the intake of air.

Inspect the Vents

Ensure all the vents in your home are open. Also frayed weatherstripping allows hot outside air to come in, and closed vents prevent cool air from blowing out.

Contact a good AC repair company to have a technician inspect the system and make necessary repairs.

For more information about AC maintenance, contact the team at Air Zone Cooling & Heating today.

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