One of a homeowner’s worst nightmares is AC breakdown. AC units have many components and one faulty cog in the machine is all it takes for system failure. Some issues are common and can be easily resolved.

Your filters may need to be changed, or the system may just need a hard reset. If your AC unit fails, first check circuit breakers and fuses. Caution is required, however, and you will need to allow your unit to cool down for a few minutes before attempting any resets.
Common issues with AC range from simple overheating, to wire corrosion that will need to be addressed by a professional. Homeowners may be capable of fixing some issues themselves. But, because certain components of you AC unit may pose an electrical or fire hazard, professional assistance may be required for any tampering with any wiring or circuit issues. (more…)

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