Your air conditioning system should cool your home in Avalon Park, FL consistently. That means no temperature differences throughout your home (unless your AC has zoning capabilities). Hot and cold spots in your home may signify something as minor as a clogged filter or something major like an oversized AC, so read on for some of the common causes of uneven cooling.
Filter in Need of Replacement
Experts recommend that you replace your air filter every 60 to 90 days. Failure to do this can lead to dirt and dust build-up in the AC, which will prevent it from removing heat from your air and blowing out cool air to every room. As a result, you may notice that the rooms closest to the AC unit will get cool, but not other rooms.
Oversized or Undersized AC
Having an AC that’s too powerful or not powerful enough for your home will give rise to the same scenario: rooms farthest from the AC won’t get cool. Of course, replacing an AC is much more serious and expensive than replacing a filter, so you’ll need to consult with installation professionals before taking this step.
Air Ducts Not Sealed
Your ducts may be behind the uneven cooling, though. Over time, even well-sealed ducts can become cracked, and these cracks let air seep out before cooling your rooms. Consider having your ducts inspected or, if you haven’t already, sealed.
Low Insulation Levels
You need a good amount of insulation around the ducts and in the walls. If you have damaged or insufficient insulation in places, it will be harder for rooms to hold their temperatures.
Honest Service Every Time
E.C. Waters Air Conditioning & Heat may be able to solve your cooling crisis with a quick AC repair here in Avalon Park, so give us a call today. Our NATE-certified technicians welcome all makes and models of ACs and are familiar with the latest technologies.
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