While most of the AC repair service Briargrove, TX area should be handled by professionally trained, experienced and certified contractors; there are certain malfunctions that are rather simple and straightforward. Such simple heating and cooling system problems may be diagnosed and probably fixed by homeowners who do not have HVAC repair skills. As such, there are several things that you need to check prior to calling your preferred heating and cooling repair contractor, whenever your system malfunctions.
At Northwind Air Conditioning, we have been installing, repairing and maintaining heating and cooling heating and cooling systems for our clients since 1998. This makes us some of the most experienced professionals in the area. Over the years, we have served thousands of Briar grove homeowners, all of whom have expressed high levels of satisfaction in our quality products and services. However, the following are some of the things you need to check prior to calling us to repair or replace your HVAC system:
The Power Supply
If the AC in your home has malfunctioned and you have the time to troubleshoot for the problem, the best place to start your diagnosis is the power supply. In this regard, you should check to see if power is flowing to your heating and cooling system. Some of the things you should check, in this case, include the wall switch, the circuit breaker. Someone may have mistaken such switches for light switches in your home, hence switched the HVAC off unknowingly. If these are on the on position and the unit is still not running, you may need to check whether the fuse is blown. If so, you need to replace this to restore the unit to its working condition.
If your unit is running, but not supplying the required amount of warmth or cool air, you need to check whether the thermostat is working as it should. In this regard, you should check whether the thermostat is set to the desired temperature setting. Again, you should also ensure that the selector is set to your desired air conditioning setting, either cooling or heating. Additionally, you need to ensure that the thermostat has the correct set point for the temperature you would want the unit to maintain in your home. If such things are not set properly, your heating and cooling system will not function optimally and may even be running inefficiently. With some skills, such a problem is easy to rectify on your own. However, you may need to call us for the best AC repair service Briargrove, TX area to restore your HVAC system to its former working condition.
Inspect for Blockages
With time, the air filter and the ductwork on your heating and cooling system are bound to accumulate dirt. This may end up clogging these parts, hence preventing them from functioning normally. You should expect this to be a problem in your HVAC system, if you have not had the system maintained by a professional in the past months. When the air filter or ductwork is blocked, airflow from the heating and cooling unit to the various parts of your home will be affected. As such, you will not getting quality and or enough warm or cool air in your home. To solve this problem, the ductwork should be cleaned and the air filter replaced.