How to Tell if Your AC is in Need of Emergency Repair 10/13/2017Your air conditioner is vital to keeping you comfortable on warmer Bakersfield days. If it breaks down, it can really influence your comfort! So, how can you determine when you might need an AC repair? Sometimes your air conditioner will exhibit symptoms that it needs to be looked at before it breaks down completely. Check for any of the following symptoms and give Hillcrest Air Conditioning & Plumbing a call if you feel your AC is on the fritz. If you observe a lack of cooled air or decreased airflow, this is a definite sign that something is wrong. Give the experts at Hillcrest Air Conditioning & Plumbing a call if your house doesn’t seem to cool down or if it won’t stay cool. When your system can’t keep up with your cool-air needs any longer, there’s possibly a problem. Whether it’s running low on Freon, having issues with its condenser, or there’s an issue with your ductwork, we can help. In general, if your air conditioner becomes noisy, there’s probably a problem that requires AC repair. If you hear squealing or grinding sounds, contact us. You shouldn’t hear loud sounds from a properly operating AC outside of the sound of your fan turning on or shutting off. AC problems that cause abnormal sounds indicate a potential breakdown. If you see a leak from your AC, call us for an AC repair immediately. A condensation leak carries less of a health risk, but you should get it repaired before there is a bigger problem, like mold growth. Bad or unfamiliar odors coming from your registers are indications that your system needs to be checked out. If you feel you’re in need of an AC repair from any of these indicators, give Hillcrest Air Conditioning & Plumbing a call at 661-437-3499 and we’ll be there to help. If your AC is operating as it should, but it’s overdue for a routine maintenance visit, we suggest you call to set one up. It could save you from pricey, larger repairs down the line. You can even schedule an appointment with us online if that’s easier! We look forward to helping you.