The Most Common HVAC Problems
Your HVAC system is much more than it looks like. It keeps the air balance and temperature of your home and also maintains the healthy air, allergen-free living environment.
If your system doesn’t work properly instead of waiting and contemplating the possible solutions you should call an HVAC technician.
Here are the top 8 HVAC problems that you can encounter:
1.DIRTY, CLOGGED FILTERS
Dirty filters will restrict airflow causing your unit to work much harder to circulate air through your home
and impact the longevity of your system.
Usually, when your furnace isn’t working properly, you may be surprised to learn that it’s just as likely to be a problem with your thermostat.
3.MECHANICAL WEAR & TEAR
The most usual mechanical problems are caused by corrosion of wires and terminals which can result in airflow issues and overheating.
Strange noises coming from your HVAC system usually indicates a sort of mechanical problem.
5.DIRTY COMPONENTS: CONDENSERS OR EVAPORATOR COILS
Dirt can clog the entire system causing many problems resulting in high electrical bills.
6. CONTINUOUS BLOWER OPERATION
This situation occurs by accident when the thermostat is set to the fan on position. Also, it could be a mechanical issue when a fan relay in the furnace that turns the blower on sticks.
7. WATER LEAKS
A common source of water leakage problems is clogged or cracked drain lines.
8. REFRIGERANT LEAK OR LOW REFRIGERANT LEVELS
A refrigerant leak or if the temperature fluctuates a lot and the system is not operating as well as it should it is usually related to the refrigerant leaks or low refrigerant levels. The most common refrigerant leak cause is cracked pipes.
Reason for this malfunctions is lack of maintenance. The best solution for the problems listed above is to call your local air duct cleaning services. We, at lowes air duct service, recommend you to have your system checked annually in order to prevent outages during extreme weather.