How old is my A/C?
If you Air Conditioner is 10 to 15 years old, chances are it is breaking down more frequently and requiring more repairs. This is normal for the age of your unit. Air Conditioners that old are ready to be replaced anyway. So, it may be in your best interest to replace the whole system. More recent models of A/C units can be almost twice as efficient as an older model; saving you money on energy bills.
How often and how much am I spending on repairs?
If your A/C unit is breaking down more often as the years go by each season or you are finding that your repairs bills are becoming more excessive in cost it is reasonable to consider a replacement. Instead of pricey repairs on an older model it can save you money if East Coast Heating & Cooling installs a new system for you.
What is the original SEER of my system?
If your A/C was installed in previous decades it probably has a lower SEER. The higher the SEER, the more efficient the unit and the less money it will cost to run throughout the summer. Installing a newer more efficient Air Conditioner will save you a lot of money in the long run. The minimum SEER requirement in New Jersey is 13. East Coast Heating & Cooling can provide A/C systems that are higher.
Your Air Conditioner coils are frozen. Frozen coils can be from failure to replace your Air Conditioners filters. However, there are other things can be the cause such as a refrigerant leak. Whatever the issue may be it is best to contact East Coast Heating & Cooling to pinpoint the exact issue and resolve it before it ruins your compressor.
Your Air conditioner is leaking. A leaky Air Conditioner can present multiple problems. Not only does it meant that your A/C is not working as it should be, but it can also can end up causing water damage, mold and mildew! This can be from your A/C Condensate drain not working. We can come and replace your old condensate pan or clear out any blockage in the drain pipe.
Your Air Conditioner is making a loud wailing sound. Any loud noise coming from your A/C is usually due to an issue with the fan belt. It either being frayed or out of place. If you notice loud noises contact us so we can lubricate your motor and replace your fan belt if needed!
Your Air Conditioner is not cooling enough. You may find that your A/C is blowing out warm air or not consistently providing cool air throughout the rooms in your house. It can be from an improperly size system or an array of other issues. One of our technicians can come diagnose and fix the issue for you!
Your Air Conditioner won't cycle On or Off. If your unit is not turning on or off be sure to check the air filters, check if the air vents are closed or blocked and that the thermostat is set to AC Mode. If you cannot figure out the issue it is probably best you contact us for a technician to check out the problem.
Indoor comfort during the hottest days of the summer is imperative. However, overuse, especially on such hot days can have its effects on your AC system. A well maintained Air Conditioner is usually reliable, but sometimes there are a number of things that can go wrong. Here at East Coast Heating & Cooling, we can quickly and correctly diagnose your Air Conditioners issues and repair them. Call us right away if you feel your system is not properly performing or providing you with the comfortable indoor space you desire!