What's an AC Emergency?

May 13, 2016

Temperatures are rising. You have probably already booted up your air conditioning system to make sure it is working properly. But what do you do if it’s not? It’s uncomfortably warm, your air conditioner is not cooling, and you want to call someone but it’s after 8 p.m. and you aren’t positive this is considered an AC emergency that you’ll be charged more for. You have probably heard that Service Experts Commercial HVAC is available around the clock for emergency air conditioner repair, but what actually counts as a 24 hour AC repair emergency? And how much extra does it cost?

Keep in mind, you can always call Service Experts Commercial HVAC, no matter what time, every day of the year. Our customer service agents are available live, at all times to help decide if an expert needs to come out immediately or if it’s something that can wait until morning.

When trying to evaluate the severity without an expert, here are some situations where you should go ahead and give us a call.

Suspicious Sounds

There are a few reasons that your air conditioning equipment might be making weird, shrieking noises. One common situation may be that the fan belt became loose. Standard maintenance can help avoid this problem, but sometimes things happen and you need to call for an AC repair appointment. Another reason your air conditioner could be making a loud, squeeling noise is that the compressor is working at a high level of pressure, which can be hazardous. If the noise seems excessive, shut off your air conditioner immediately and call Service Experts Commercial HVAC for an emergency AC repair appointment.

Unusual Smells

A burning stench coming from your AC system is generally a sign of an electrical malfunction or a part has become so overheated that it’s really burning. If your air conditioner smells like it’s burning, that is absolutely an emergency AC repair. Call Service Experts Commercial HVAC as soon as possible for 24 hour AC repair.

No Air Flow

If your air conditioner doesn’t seem to be kicking on, or you can’t feel any air coming out, this could be a symptom that the cooling system has crashed. The source could be a poorly calibrated thermostat, a problem with the blower, or your A/C system could have finally bit the dust. If the AC isn’t providing air flow, or the air that’s blowing is not cool, go ahead and call Service Experts Commercial HVAC, especially if there is extreme weather, so we can get a technician out to make sure your family is safe and comfortable. Not having cool air in severe temperatures definitely constitutes a 24 hour AC repair.