Why Your Air Conditioner Has Frozen and How to Repair It

Your air conditioner works constantly to keep indoor temperatures comfy. But sometimes things don’t work right and ice appears in or around your cooling system. This can damage important components or even stop your air conditioning from running.

If you’ve found ice on your air conditioner, it’s a wise idea to get in touch with our cooling Experts at 289-201-2346. Our technicians are the best around when it comes to air conditioning repair in Toronto.

While there are many reasons ice can collect in or around your air conditioner, the most likely culprit is a lack of preventive maintenance. Taking some easy steps to keep your air conditioner clean will go a long way in combating the formation of ice.

Some of these important tasks include the following:

Changing the Air Filter

If your air filter is dirty or clogged, air can’t move over the evaporator coil, which is a crucial step in the cooling process. This affects refrigerant inside the coil and produces extra moisture, which turns to ice. We advise checking your filter once a month and replacing it when you can’t see light through it.

Cleaning the Coil

Even if you switch your air filter regularly, a dirty coil could also ice over. Service Experts Commercial HVAC technicians will thoroughly clean the evaporator coil as part of our detailed maintenance process. We recommend arranging air conditioning maintenance every year to keep your coil clean and to minimize the chance of breakdowns.

Checking Refrigerant Levels

Without adequate refrigerant, the evaporator coil can’t hold as much heat and might ice up. As a result, your home will be hotter and unpleasant. The most frequent culprit of insufficient refrigerant is a leak. Our Experts are well-trained in repairing these leaks and getting your air conditioner at the base refrigerant level.

Maintaining Electrical Wiring

Damaged wiring will disrupt the blower motor. Without stable airflow, the temperature could drop, and ice will form. Professional HVAC technicians like the ones at Service Experts Commercial HVAC will check all electrical components during routine maintenance to make sure nothing is damaged. Bad wiring will be replaced as necessary.

Service Experts Commercial HVAC designs extensive maintenance membership packages to maximize your air conditioner’s performance. With routine service visits, the likelihood for major problems is greatly reduced.

Ice on Your Air Conditioner Can Also Show There’s a Larger Situation

There’s a chance ice on your air conditioner is a result of a larger problem. No air conditioner lives forever. And if you have an older one that needs R-22 refrigerant, you’ll be out of luck if you need more refrigerant, since it’s no longer being produced.

If you’re routinely repairing your air conditioner and bills are piling up, it might be time to find a new one. We proudly offer affordable air conditioning replacement in Toronto. Our installation process is straightforward and stress free, so you can get back to your normal routine as soon as possible.

For an even larger value, look into enrolling in our Advantage Program™. A new cooling system can cost thousands out of pocket and be an expense you’re not fully prepared for. With the Advantage Program, you’ll get a new, high-efficiency system for just one low monthly price. There’s no down payment or installation cost, and you get to keep all applicable rebates. Repairs, maintenance and 24/7 priority service for emergencies are all included at no extra cost.*

Don’t neglect ice on your air conditioner for a minute longer. Contact Service Experts Commercial HVAC at 289-201-2346 to request your appointment today. Whatever you are looking for, we guarantee you’ll be pleased through our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.


*Not applicable to the Advantage Program. See your signed Advantage Program agreement for full details and exclusions. 100% Satisfaction Guarantee is subject to certain restrictions and limitations as set forth in the applicable Terms and Conditions.

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