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Is it Normal for an AC to Blow Warm Air?

No, your air conditioner should not be blowing warm air.  But, of course, things happen and you might find yourself coming home one day to a home full of heat, which is definitely not something to look forward to after spending an afternoon out in the sun.

There are plenty of reasons why your air conditioner might be blowing warm air, and below, we have listed some of these reasons for you. And remember, if your AC is no longer blowing cool, conditioned air, be sure to contact a professional to schedule your Laurel AC repair services.  So, what are you waiting for? Keep reading to find out more! 

Here’s Why Your AC is Blowing Warm Air

There are a variety of reasons why your air conditioner might be blowing warm air:

Thermostat Issues

It’s quite possible that your thermostat is the root cause of your air conditioning troubles. It might be that you accidentally set your thermostat incorrectly in the morning or that it has been set to “fan only” mode. Or perhaps, someone simply set the temperature too high, so your AC is not cooling the air as much as you’d expect. Obviously, these problems don’t require a call to your local HVAC contractor, however, if the thermostat is actually reading the temperature incorrectly, it’s time to contact the professionals.

Ice on the Coil

The indoor coil of your AC, or the evaporator coil, is where the refrigerant in your system evaporates. In doing so, it draws heat out of the air. If there is ice on this coil, then your system won’t’ successfully remove a sufficient amount of heat from your indoor air, resulting in warm air blowing from your vents. Of course, this is an issue, so if you notice ice forming on the coils of your AC, it’s time to call for repairs.

Refrigerant Leak

Ice on the coil and a lack of cool air could be the result of a refrigerant leak, which is definitely a serious problem. If the issue goes unresolved, you might end up with a full system breakdown, so it’s quite important to call in a professional right away.

The Importance of Professional Repairs

We can’t stress enough the importance of calling in a professional HVAC technician to handle your air conditioner repairs. Only a professional has the tools, training, and experience to properly handle the complex needs of your system.

Sure, there are going to be plenty of amateurs willing to service your system, and sure, they might be promising a low price. However, sometimes an attempt to save money can end up costing you MUCH more in the long run. It is better to call in a professional and get the job done right the first time around. Fortunately, you can trust the experts at AirSouth Cooling and Heating to handle all of your air conditioning repair services.

To schedule your air conditioning services, contact the team at AirSouth Cooling and Heating today! 

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