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Common Air Conditioning Problems To Be Aware Of

If you want to get the most out of your air conditioner and keep it running for as long as possible, you must be diligent about maintenance.

These common air conditioner problems can cause your unit to perform poorly when you need it the most.

Dirty Filters

Filters that are clogged and are not changed on a regular basis significantly reduce the efficiency of your air conditioner. Airflow is restricted, and your utility bills will rise as a result. The more frequently you use your system, the more frequently you will need to change your filters. If you have pets and they are prone to shedding, then your air conditioner will clog more often.

Too Much Sun Coming In

Excessive sunlight entering your home will raise the temperature and force your air conditioner to work harder than necessary. To reduce the amount of heat in your home, keep your blinds and curtains drawn. The less your air conditioner has to work, the longer it will last and run more efficiently. Weatherstripping is a great way to prevent heat from sneaking in around the perimeters of your windows and doors.

Vibrating Air Conditioner

This is most likely the compressor’s on and off cycle. It could also be the result of insufficient installation. To be certain, consult the owner’s manual and follow the installation instructions. If you are certain that it is an installation issue, you should contact a home air conditioner repair specialist in Sydney.


Smart thermostats are fantastic at regulating the temperature in your home. However, if you suspect that the thermostat is not performing as well as it should, you should investigate to ensure that nothing is interfering with its performance. The placement of thermostats in direct sunlight is a common issue.


You should vacuum your air conditioner’s registers on a regular basis to remove dust, dirt, and, if you have pets, pet hair. Take special care of your lounges and soft furnishings.


Because most compressors are used outdoors, they must be kept at least a metre away from plants and other structures. The same is true for anything above ground. Sufficient clearance from branches or other structures above the compressor can also have a negative impact on performance.


There are clear indications that your air conditioner should be replaced. Schedule a service call with one of our engineers, and we will be able to diagnose the problem and advise whether it can be repaired or if a replacement is required.


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