As you start getting ready for warmer temperatures in Hilton Head, GA, you want to ensure that your ductless AC is operating at its best. Here are some signs that your ductless mini-split system requires professional repairs.
When condensation builds up on a dirty evaporator coil, it’s not uncommon for that coil to freeze up. Since an ice-coated coil can’t absorb heat from the air inside your home, the system’s ability to produce cool air will decrease.
Your ductless mini-split has a condensate line that drains the moisture collected from the indoor air. As long as that line is clear, the moisture drains away from your system and out of your home. However, if there is dirt, dust, algae or any other growth in the line, it can back up and cause the system to stop working properly.
Increase in Utility Bills
Ductless AC mini-splits, when operating at their best, are one of the most energy-efficient options in the heating and cooling industry. However, if you notice a sudden spike in your utility bills when you’re using your ductless mini-split, there is probably something wrong with the system. Clogged filters, malfunctioning motors and other issues can lead to a lack of efficiency and a spike in utility bills.
Nothing will get your attention faster than strange noises coming out of a system that usually operates in near silence. If you notice a grinding sound coming from your ductless mini-split, you may have a bearing in the motor that is wearing out. If this goes on for too long, the motor may overheat and burn out completely.
Fortunately, our team of professional HVAC service techs is able to identify and repair any issues with your ductless mini-split. Call McDevitt Air today to find out how we can service your ductless or traditional heating and cooling system.
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