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AC Troubleshooting in South Florida

Knowing When to Call a Professional for AC Repairs

Most home and business owners know next to nothing about central air conditioners—and that’s probably for the best! The truth is that these systems are far more sophisticated than the old window-mounted AC units of past decades. In other words, you shouldn’t be tinkering around with them! Unless you really know what you’re doing, odds are you’ll do more harm than good. Take it from us: you need to call in an HVAC professional when you have a problem with your central air system.

You might not be able to fix it, but if you follow our advice, chances are you can diagnose a problem on your own and explain it to the repair professional. When you need AC repairs in South Florida, Cousin’s Air, Inc. is ready to help with fast, reliable services and lasting results!

Call us at (954) 228-5965 when you need AC repairs, replacement, or even routine maintenance! We’re happy to help you with just about any AC problem you have!

Problem: Cold Air is Not Coming out of the Vents

When you turn on the air and the room does not cool down, it probably means there’s something wrong with the outside fan.

Likely causes:

  • The breaker has been tripped and the outside fan is not receiving power.
  • The thermostat is on the fritz and is not sending the right signals through the system.
  • The wires between the furnace and the thermostat are loose.
  • If the unit has a condensate pump, the reservoir may be full.

Solution:

  • Unless your breaker has been tripped and you can reset it by shutting it off and flipping it back on, you will need to call in an HVAC specialist.

Problem: The Outside Fan Is Running, but the Blower Is Not Moving Air Inside

Likely causes:

  • The blower motor is broken.
  • The furnace or air handler control board is on the brink.
  • There’s something wrong with the run capacitor.
  • The condenser fan motor is the problem.

Solution:

  • All of the above issues must be handled by a trained professional.

Problem: The System Is Providing Some Cooling, but Not Enough

If the indoor space cools down a bit but is clearly not as cool as the thermostat setting, there are several possible culprits.

Likely causes:

  • The refrigerant charge is much lower than it should be.
  • The evaporator coil is out of order.
  • The air filter is clogged up, resulting in restricted airflow.
  • The blower wheel is dirty and must be cleaned.

Solution:

  • Cleaning and/or replacing a congested air filter can help you solve the problem if reduced airflow is the issue. But all of the other likely causes require professional air conditioner unit repair.

Problem: Your AC Isn’t Working Correctly but You’re Not Sure Why

No matter the brand, model, or type of home cooling system, its maker should offer some form of technical support, which is generally handled over the phone. If the problem is a minor one, the technician on the other end should be able to talk you through a simple repair. For everyday issues, your homeowner’s guide should include simple troubleshooting steps that help your correct problems like tripped breakers or backed up drain lines.

Contact Cousin’s Air, Inc. for quality AC repairs in South Florida! Call (954) 228-5965 today to get started! Our technicians live and work locally to the customers they serve.

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  • “I thank you all for this level of help and that service continues to reinforce my opinion of why my company uses your firm. Thanks again.”

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  • “Andrew spent quite a bit of time getting things right. It was a hot day and he needed to be in the attic space a long time, but was still cheerful and infomative despite being uncomfortable.”

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  • “It was obvious that he looked for every opportunity to do his best for me as a new client. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for excellent AC service and knowledge.”

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  • “I just want you to know how happy I am with Cousins' responsiveness, and in particular with how quick and concerned Steve Jeziorwoski and his crew have been in getting things corrected.”

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  1. Family Owned & Operated Since 1995
  2. 24/7 Emergency Service Available
  3. Superior Workmanship
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