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Is Your AC Running & Not Cooling?

Troubleshooting Tips

broken ac massachusettsNow that summer is in full swing, you’re going to be depending on your AC more and more to keep you and your family comfortably cool in your southeastern Massachusetts home. If your AC is running but not adequately cooling your house, there are a few things you can check before you call for service.

AC Troubleshooting Checklist

If your AC is running but your home isn’t cooling down, here are some things to try before you contact W.H. Riley to request service:

  1. Check your thermostat and make sure it’s set to “cool” or “air conditioning.”
  2. Inspect all the vents in your home to make sure they’re not obstructed by anything (furniture, curtains, etc.).
  3. Check that the fan on the outdoor unit (the condenser) is running. If it isn’t running, check the power switch on the unit itself. Then check your circuit breakers. Finally, turn off the power and check inside the condenser unit for debris.
  4. Make sure all power switches for the indoor unit are on.
  5. Check the air filters and clean or replace any that are clogged according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

AC Maintenance & Repair

If all of the above fails, contact W.H. Riley & Son for service. You may have a refrigerant leak or a ductwork leak. Whatever the issue is, we’ll address it. And if it turns out it’s time to replace your AC, we can help with that as well. We’re one of the region’s leading air conditioning providers. Our trained and certified technicians are ready to put their knowledge and experience to work for you.

If your AC is cooling your home, but you want to make sure it’s running as efficiently as possible and want to catch problems before they affect your comfort, W.H. Riley & Son provides also provides thorough AC maintenance. We’ll carefully inspect every component of your AC system for wear and tear and other problems. We also make sure all moving parts are fully lubricated and that there is sufficient refrigerant. In short, we make sure that your AC is in good shape and operating at maximum efficiency. Regular professional maintenance is the best way to keep your AC in excellent working order and prevent breakdowns.

Service You Can Count On

At W.H. Riley & Son we provide our southeastern Massachusetts customers with exceptional service. Click here to see if your home is in our service area.

Contact us today to learn more about how W.H. Riley & Son can help you stay cool this summer.