It’s a common complaint during the summer in Statesboro, GA: Your air conditioner runs and runs, but your house is never cool. You see the skyrocketing power bills, but you don’t feel comfortable. Here are three reasons that your HVAC unit might not be cooling your home.

Your Filter Is Clogged

If it’s been a while since you changed your HVAC filter, it’s probably caked with dust and debris. This makes it harder for your HVAC system to blow cooled air into your home. You should change your filter every three months for optimal performance.

You Have a Coolant Leak

Your air conditioner works by compressing a coolant gas outside your home, sending the compressed gas inside your home, and allowing the gas to expand in a coil located in your air handler. When the coolant expands, it makes the coil very cold, cooling the air passing over it. The coolant is then sent back to the compressor outside.

The lines that carry the coolant can break down and leak over time. Without coolant, your system will not work; you’ll just be blowing warm air around. An annual maintenance visit from one of our HVAC technicians will include a full inspection of your lines for leaks, and the technician can repair any that may be found.

Your Air Conditioner Is Too Small

Air conditioners come in different sizes to suit different cooling needs. It’s possible that your air conditioner may be too small for your house. An air conditioner that is too small will run constantly, pushing out some cool air but not enough to properly cool the house.

If your air conditioner constantly runs, but you don’t feel cool, call the pros at Deal’s Heating & Air Conditioning in Statesboro, GA. We can repair any problems your HVAC system might have. And if it’s time for a new system, we can perform a load calculation and recommend the proper size and install it.

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