Fort Collins Heating & Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioner Repair’

Why Schedule AC Repairs This Late in the Season?

Monday, September 3rd, 2018


Your air conditioner is making a weird sound. Or it is starting and stopping too frequently. Or maybe it’s blowing warmer air than usual, or costing more to run. Whatever the case, there’s a problem of some kind affecting system performance.

But hey, we’re almost at the end of the 2018 cooling season. Why not just wait until the summer begins anew to have the air conditioner repaired?

Well, as it turns out, there are a whole lot of reasons.

And yes, we’re going to share a few of them.

First, however, an executive summary of what is to follow …

It is always best to schedule immediate AC repair in Loveland, CO.

If you ask us, no problem with your air conditioning system is ever truly “minor” enough to ignore. The sooner that you stop thinking of problems like that, the better off your air conditioning system.

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What to Do If Your Air Conditioner Is Not Operating Properly

Monday, July 13th, 2015

It can be quite alarming to discover that one’s home cooling system is not functioning precisely as it ought to. However, before contacting a member of our team to schedule professional air conditioning repairs in Windsor, CO, there are a few things that you can check on your own. We are, of course, more than happy to handle any AC repairs that you may need. Double-checking that there is no obvious cause of your problem which can easily be righted, though, can help to avoid unnecessary service calls. If you find that there is no simple fix to your problem, then, by all means, contact a member of our staff immediately. Fort Collins Heating & Air Conditioning will complete any necessary repairs promptly. 

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Why Is My Air Conditioning System Making a Buzzing Noise?

Monday, August 19th, 2013

There are few items we own that have such great potential to make our homes a pleasant living environment as our air conditioning systems. When your AC is operating properly, you can enjoy a cool, comfortable living space on even the hottest days of the year. Of course, when there is a problem with your air conditioning your comfort can really suffer. There are plenty of problems you may experience with your air conditioning system, and strange noises during operation are among the most common. Just because they are common and your air conditioner still runs, though, does not mean that such issues do not need to be inspected by a trained professional.

Call the Loveland, CO air conditioning technicians at Fort Collins Heating & Air Conditioning if your air conditioner buzzes when in use.

A buzzing sound coming from your air conditioning system can have a number of different causes. It is possible that this is an electrical problem. It may be the contactor in your system, which feeds the start capacitor. If the contact points are dirty or burnt, you may hear a buzzing, chattering sound coming from your system. If your fan will not start up, it is very possible that this problem has affected the capacitor, and that it is unable to provide the energy needs to get the fan going.

It is also possible that this buzzing sound is the result of a more mechanical problem. If, for instance, your fan has a bent blade, a loose bearing, or even if there is insufficient lubrication on any moving part, that may account for the buzzing sound that you hear. Again, this may not sound like a top priority. However, even the most minor problems with your air conditioning system can do real damage over time if given the chance. Schedule air conditioning repair as soon as you suspect a problem with your AC.

To learn more about why your AC may be making a strange, unfamiliar sound, contact Fort Collins Heating & Air Conditioning today. Our skilled Loveland, CO air conditioning technicians are always available to answer any questions you may have. Let us help keep your home cool and comfortable.

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