September 15, 2022

Why Is My Commercial AC So Loud?

Loud units can be distracting and annoying. That is why it’s essential to know why your unit might be making more noise than it should. By understanding the causes of loud commercial ACs, you can take steps to correct the problem and enjoy a quieter office environment. In this blog post, we’ll explore why your AC might be so loud. Loose or Broken Components A commercial AC unit is designed to withstand a lot of wear and tear. Eventually, parts such as screws or fan blades can loosen, become unbalanced or break due to corrosion or general wear and tear. This can cause the unit to vibrate and produce unwanted noise. Unlubricated Motor Fans If your commercial AC sounds louder than usual, there’s a good chance that it’s because the fan motors are running dry. Fan motors rely on a thin layer of oil in the bearings to keep them running smoothly, but over time this lubricant can begin to evaporate. The motor begins to make noise as the moving parts start to grind against each other. Clogging in the AC Unit Leaves, branches, dirt and other outdoor debris can build up on the AC unit’s coils, fan blades and...

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August 11, 2020

AC Won’t Cool? Here’s Why

You rely on your AC to supply a steady stream of cold air to keep your home at a comfortable temperature. During warmer spring and summer months, you’ll most likely be running your air conditioner a lot. When your unit fails to cool your home, you can be left feeling frustrated and overwhelmed. Read on to learn about common reasons why your AC may not be effectively cooling your home. Clogged Air Filters Your air filters trap substances like dirt, dust and pollen and prevent them from recirculating through your air ducts. If you’ve neglected to change your air filters regularly, less air will be able to pass through your system. When this happens, your unit has to work extra hard to cool your home. Clogged air filters can also cause the evaporator coils to freeze, which could block any cool air from going into your home. Check for dirty air filters often, and replace them at least once every three months to reduce wear and tear on your AC unit. Low Refrigerant Levels The refrigerant in your air conditioning system absorbs excess heat from your home and cools it off. If you notice ice buildup on the refrigerant lines...

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