HendrixAir, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘AC Repair’

The Most Common AC Repairs You May Need

Monday, September 19th, 2022
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It may seem like fresh, cool air flows effortlessly through your vents, but your AC is working hard to make that happen. A new system starts its life with fully functional parts. With time, those parts start to break down due to natural wear and tear.

One dysfunctional or nonworking part can lead to complete system failure. You can extend the life of your system by changing the air filter regularly and scheduling at least one AC maintenance appointment each year. Breakdowns are still possible, so it helps to understand the most common reasons residents in your area need AC repair. 

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The 5 AC Sounds You Don’t Want to Hear

Monday, July 25th, 2022
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Did you know that the middle of summer is the most likely time that an air conditioner will break down? This is more likely if you have an aging cooling system, and/or one that hasn’t had maintenance in a while. Remember, a standard central air conditioner needs professional maintenance tune-ups once a year. If you have a year-round heat pump system, then this should be increased to twice a year.

This said, if you’re hearing odd noises, it may be time to call for that tune-up, or better yet, repairs. Sure, no air conditioner is silent! But there are some sounds that you simply shouldn’t hear your air conditioner making, and we’re going to cover those specific sounds below–like clanging, buzzing, booming, excessive rattling, or hissing. Read on!

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Sounds You Shouldn’t Hear Your AC System Make

Monday, July 26th, 2021
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It goes without saying that our air conditioners are already getting a lot of use this summer, and there’s more to come. When you’re using your air conditioner so much, it’s natural to be a little concerned about problems that might crop up. After all, they accumulate wear and tear every time they operate.

Fortunately, if you have maintenance done at the beginning of the summer season or before summer began, then you’re likely in good shape! Maintenance allows our technicians to fully inspect, clean, and adjust components that need it to help your air conditioner work as efficiently and effectively as possible.

It’s also during maintenance that we’ll become aware of any small repair needs that you should manage before they become much bigger repair needs.

Didn’t schedule maintenance yet? No worries, it’s not too late! Call us today to get that on your calendar. In the meantime, it’s good news to be aware of signs that your air conditioner might need some repair work too. One of these signs is that your air conditioner is making strange noises. What constitutes a strange noise, though, and what should you do about it? Read on!

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