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Central Air Conditioning Repair

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There you are, relaxing at home on a beautiful summer’s day, when you notice something -- your house is getting warmer. Maybe you just turned your central air on for the first time that season, or maybe you’ve been running it for a few weeks or months. Either way, you need help, and fast.

Common Issues

The most common air conditioner problems occur due to poor maintenance, improper installation, and normal wear and tear. The service professionals in the Candu Pro Network have experience diagnosing and repairing all of the most common central air problems, including:

  • Hissing, buzzing, rattling, thumping, or other weird noises
  • Not cooling
  • Not turning on
  • Ice on the outside unit or evaporator coil
  • Failure of the electronic controls
  • Refrigerant leaks
  • Water leaks and drainage problems
  • Sensor malfunction

Central air conditioning systems are complex and sensitive. That’s why you really need to know what you’re doing in order to perform a successful central air repair. And it can be so hard finding someone to work on your HVAC.

Few home breakdowns are more frustrating than a central air failure -- because it seems like central air conditioners always break down during the worst heat wave of the year. When your central air breaks down, Candu has your back. We’ll send an experienced Candu Pro near you who can make the fix so you can get your central air up and running again.

Don’t just Google “central air conditioning repair service near me” and leave finding the best service professional up to chance. Get help from Candu. We’re here with DIY tips to help you keep your central air conditioner in great shape all season, and when you need professional help, we’ll find it for you. Become a member online and request service from a Candu Pro today.

Brands Serviced

  • American Standard

  • Rheem

  • Carrier

  • Bryant

  • Trane

  • Goodman

  • Lennox

  • Ruud

  • York

  • Maytag

  • Daikin

  • Heil

  • Mitsubishi

When it comes to getting central air service or repair, you need to know that the service professional looking at your unit has experience with models from that manufacturer. Thanks to Candu, you don’t have to spend hours scouring online reviews, asking friends and relatives for recommendations, or just rolling the dice on the first name that comes up in a web search. The Candu Pro Network includes thousands of professionals around the country who are trained and qualified to work on all brands and models of central air conditioners.

Types Serviced

There are two main types of central air conditioners. Most homeowners have split, ducted central air conditioning systems, which use a boxy outdoor condenser and compressor paired with an indoor coil. Refrigerant circulates through the system, cooling air that is then distributed through the home via ductwork. Heat pumps are a variation on this system that can both heat and cool your home.

Mini-split systems, or ductless systems, use an outdoor compressor and condenser connected to four or more blower units, or air handlers, indoors. The two parts are connected by a conduit for power, condensate drain lines, and refrigerant lines. Split systems aren’t technically central air, because each air handler has its own individual controls that you set to provide cooling to just the areas of your home where you need it.

No matter what type of central air conditioning you have, Candu can help you find the right service professional to fix it. When you need central air repair for your standard split system or ductless system, put your Candu Home membership to good use and book a service appointment.

Do you need Central Air Conditioning repair? Book your service now.

Parts We Replace

Central air conditioners have so many parts, and when you don’t have the right knowledge or tools, it can be impossible to tell which one is causing your issue, no matter how many helpful YouTube videos you watch. You need a service professional who knows how to test each part of your system and identify the faulty components. Parts the pros in our network can replace include:

  • Contactor
  • Capacitor
  • Flame rollout limit switch
  • Thermistor
  • Igniter
  • Circuit boards
  • Fan blade
  • Blower wheel
  • Grill and kick plates
  • Condenser fan motor
  • Fan shroud
  • Timer

Figuring out the problem with a home system like central air requires an intimate knowledge of all the components of the system and how they should work. There’s simply no substitute for the experience and training a professional brings to the job. Book your service appointment with Candu online today.

Should You Repair Or Replace Your Central Air Conditioning Unit?

Your HVAC system is the most expensive home system to replace. A new split system, ducted central air conditioner costs an average of $4,631. So, it’s easy to make the choice between repair and replacement for most problems. Most people want to get the most use they can out of this expensive home system, understandably enough, so they wait until the unit is truly on its last leg before replacing it.

The lifespan of a central air conditioner is about 10 to 15 years, so if it’s 15 years old or older, you may want to plan to replace it sooner rather than later, especially if it starts breaking down more frequently. Did you just need central air repair last season, and this summer it’s broken down again? Probably time to replace.

You’ll also want to consider replacement if a repair is expensive. To figure out how much is too much to pay to repair your central air conditioning, multiply the cost of the repair by the age of the unit in years. If the result is more than the cost of a replacement in your area, then you may want to replace the unit instead. 

Not sure how much a central air replacement will cost you? A service professional from the Candu Pro Network can give you an estimate. They can also give you advice on how much life might be left in your unit.

DIY Tips

Is your air conditioner blowing out hot air instead of cooling your home? These troubleshooting tips will help you pinpoint your A/C problems!

DIY tips are for informational purposes only. Learn more.

Central A/C Maintenance

Like your furnace, your central air needs service every year. Even if you don’t think you have any problems with your unit, yearly service can keep it clean and running efficiently. Having a professional look at your central air conditioning unit every year gives them a chance to inspect each component for functioning and pinpoint repairs that need to be made to prevent an unexpected breakdown. 

Regular service ensures that your A/C unit functions with optimum efficiency, to save you money on your energy bill. It could also keep your air conditioning from going out in the middle of the summer, leaving you to sweat miserably as you wait, perhaps for days, for a local service professional to have time to look at the unit and diagnose the problem.

Don’t get caught without cooling this summer. As a customer of Candu, you’ll always have access to a nationwide network of service professionals to handle your air conditioning service and repairs.

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