With Scorching Temperatures, A/C Breakdowns Skyrocket

Thousands of families across the area have been dealing with broken air conditioning units right in the middle of scorching hot weather. If you need repairs on your Trane, Carrier, Lennox, Bryant, Amana, Goodman, American Standard or other top brand of HVAC, call now. Our service techs are licensed by the state, insured and bonded for commercial heating and air repair.

In fact, some companies are canceling pre-scheduled tune-ups just to respond to all the emergency repairs.

“It’s miserable. You’re sticky, you’re uncomfortable, you can’t sleep,” said one anxious homeowner, who came home from work to find that her air conditioning had broken down.

This client had to suffer in the sweltering heat until an HVAC repair technician came to her rescue.

“Inside it was hot and sticky. The whole family is miserable.” said the homeowner.

We are getting getting as many as 100 calls a day asking for emergency repairs. But don’t worry as we have on-call crews working around the clock to meet the heightened demand.

Avoiding Emergency HVAC Repairs

We suggest changing the filter is probably the best thing that a homeowner can do. A clogged filter makes the unit run longer, putting more stress on the equipment, causing it to breakdown. Also, you waste a lot of money needlessly.

Some heating and cooling problems are unavoidable.We often repair A/C units that stopped working when its capacitor broke. These often suffer heat damage from the extreme weather.

The homeowner made matters worse when he tried to turn on the A/C anyway and caused the compressor to overheat.

A capacitor could take a couple hours for it to cool off, so try running water over it cool it off.

In most cases, a simple filter change and getting a tune up, something most commercial property managers and home owners have not done in years, would have kept the A/C running through the night.

From now on, have a check up every year. It pays for itself.

Also, one of the biggest mistakes homeowners make is closing vents in some rooms to direct cool air to other rooms. He said A/C units are not meant to operate that way and backing up the air can actually damage some A/C parts.