Precision Air provides comprehensive central ac repair services. If your home’s ac system is aging or you need an experienced, reliable team to provide ac repair, give us a call.
We are family-owned and operated, and we guarantee 100% satisfaction for any central air conditioner service that we provide for you. We’re fully licensed and insured.
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“If you are not thrilled with our work, I’ll make it right.” – Eli Castaneda Jr, Founder
AC Repair FAQs
Should I repair or replace my air conditioning unit?
This depends on 2 factors:
Is my air conditioner the right size for the job? It is common for builders and homeowners to choose based primarily on price, but an undersized HVAC works extra hard to keep your home cool. This shortens its life and drives up your electrical bill.
Was it maintained according to the manufacturer’s recommendations (i.e. regular tune-up and filter changes) or was it only inspected when it broke?
If you answered yes to both of these questions, your central HVAC system should last 12-15 years.
Another consideration; older HVAC units use FREON (technically called HCFC-22) as the refrigerant. It circulates through the “veins” of your air conditioner’s compressor to make them cold.
Under the U.S. Clean Air Act on substances depleting the ozone layer, the U.S. phased out Freon in the 1990s and, in January 2020, stopped production and imports of air conditioners that use them. Why? Because the chemicals are bad actors. They enter the stratospheric ozone layer and destroy it. The ozone layer helps protect us from harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation that can cause skin cancer and cataracts.
So what does this mean for people with air conditioners that use Freon?
According to the EPA’s website, “the most important thing that you can do is maintain it properly because appropriate servicing minimizes potential environmental damage and prolongs the life of the system.” “Homeowners should also request that service technicians locate and repair leaks instead of “topping off” leaking systems to protect the environment, minimize future service calls and repair costs, and reduce equipment operation costs by improving performance. It is also illegal to intentionally release any refrigerant when maintaining, servicing, repairing, or disposing of AC equipment.”
Summarizing: If you have an older system, get an AC tune-up every 6 months. If the refrigerant level is low, find the leak and fix it, or discuss replacing the system with a new, clean, energy-efficient model.
In 2020-21, while we were all stuck at home, many Texans decided to renovate or add another room to their home. Know that every air conditioner is designed to efficiently cool a predefined space rated in square footage. When you add to that square footage, you may find that your current AC struggles to keep up. In this case, consider an AC replacement or adding a ductless wall unit.
How do I know when my ac is in need of repair?
sometimes it tough to know if your ac needs repair, especially with older units. Here are 5 things to check before you call for AC repair:
1) Check Your Thermostat
The most obvious starting point is to check the temperature settings of your wall thermostat. If your thermostat is off or the room temperature is satisfying the thermostat, your cooling system will not run.
2) The system is not running at all.
Okay, so you have checked your thermostat and all is well. Now we check to make sure that the air conditioner is getting power. Locate the circuit breaker panel in your home, open the door, and notice if all of the switches are lined up. If any are in the left position, the breaker is “tripped” and your system is not getting electricity that it needs to run. If it is tripped, just reset it by pushing it to the right again. If all are lined up in the ON position, let’s move on to the next step.
3) I hear the fan running but the air is not cool and the outside unit is off.
So, you checked the thermostat and the main breaker, all is well so far. There are two parts to your cooling system; your blower fan (inside your home) and your compressor/condenser (outside your home). If the fan is running and the air coming out of the vents is not cold, the compressor is likely the problem. Its job is to compress the air, make it cold, then feed it to the blower inside your house for where the fan will push it through your vents. The compressor will have a circuit breaker (on/off) switch like before. It is attached to the outside of the unit or the wall near it. If it is off, turn it on.
4) I hear the fan running and the outside unit is running, but the air is not cool.
Now, you have checked the thermostat and both breakers, all looks good. If the blower and the compressor are running and there is still no cold air blowing out, it’s time to give us a call. Your coolant may need replacing. By law, the old coolant must be recovered and taken away. If it escapes, it depletes the ozone layer. Another possibility is that the compressor or starting capacitor may need to be replaced. Both should be left to the pros.
5) There is ice on the outside condenser or the inside coil Is frozen.
If your filter is clogged, the system can not breathe to remove heat, and the coils freeze.
Turn the ac off using the thermostat, look for the easy access panel on your heater/blower (inside your house), pull the air filter out, and walk around the house to make sure that the vents are all open. Wait a few hours for the ice to melt. Replace the filter and turn it on again. If the ice builds up again, give us a call.
Why is my AC running but not cooling?
There are a number of possibilities.
One issue could be a clogged condenser coil, or low refrigerant, or a bad starting capacitor that prevents your compressor from running at all. When your AC is operating properly, the compressor circulates the refrigerant through coils, while the fan draws outdoor air through the cold coils, then distributes it throughout your home.
How many hours a day should my air conditioner be running?
In a perfect case, your air conditioner should run for 15-20 minutes at a time in mild temperatures. Any less than that could be contributed to one of the following factors;
- The outside temperature. The hotter it is, the longer your air conditioner has to run to reach your desired temperature. In Corpus Christi, we know too well about hot days. So, don’t be alarmed if your AC runs more on extra hot days. As long as you feel comfortable and cool air is coming out of your vents, there’s no need for an ac repair.
- Your thermostat setting. It goes without saying, the lower you set your thermostat during the hot days, the longer your ac will have to run to reach it. You may like it borderline chilly inside, but keep in mind that adjusting your thermostat by even a couple of degrees and decrease your air conditioner’s run time and save you money.
- The quality of your insulation. Insulation keeps your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer. A lack of insulation means the air your cooling is going right back outside, meaning it takes longer to cool your home, and your ac will run longer to compensate for the loss. Luckily, we handle insulation as well.
Can my AC be repaired the same day?
Read our reviews. We know that there is never a great time for an air conditioner breakdown. We are always open. We always answer your phone calls. There is never a surcharge for “after hours” visits. offer fast, reliable, emergency ac repair.
With fully stocked service vans, most issues are resolved in hours – not days. Learn more.
We provide AC repair for these trusted brands:
*This is not a complete list of all brands we service.
American Standard will keep your home cool and comfortable even on the hottest days – and use less energy doing it. American Standard air conditioners are energy efficient, reliable and built to last. When you need an upgrade or a repair on your American Standard AC, give us a call.
Armstrong Air is a smart choice for homeowners who expect more from their HVAC system. Built with durable materials and incorporating brilliant technology throughout, they’re a brand you can trust. We’re happy to service Armstrong products.
APCO has won the prestigious AHR Innovation Award. This is the highest honor in the HVAC industry. With several models to choose from, there is an air system to fit every home, all of which use the same award-winning technology.
Bryant has been helping homeowners improve their indoor comfort for over a hundred years. Their heating and cooling systems offer the highest efficiency home cooling and give you efficient performance, comfort and value. When you’re looking for a repair or an upgrade, give us a call.
Count on a Coleman® air conditioner for the quality and dependability you can feel. Their high-performance lineup of furnace systems is engineered for outstanding durability and energy efficiency.
Ducane heating and cooling equipment is always a good choice. Ducane uses components that are chosen for their durability, which are then tested and inspected for quality before it ships. If your Ducane AC isn’t working, we can help.
Friedrich makes air conditioners for every residential use, from home office spaces to multi-room properties to the most challenging hazardous environments. We service them all.
Goodman® and air conditioning and heating products are designed and assembled in Waller, TX and covered by Goodman’s 20/10/2 year warranty.
Exacting standards make Lennox® air conditioners among the quietest and most energy-efficient units you can buy. So if a Lennox system has a problem, you’ll want a factory-trained team. That’s when you call us.
Mitsubishi is best known for its unique multi-zone air conditioning systems with the flexibility of controlling the temperature in each room independently. If you want to upgrade, or your Mitsubishi needs repair; we’re here.
Rheem® specializes in dependable, quiet, efficient systems that make your home comfortable.
Ruud air conditioners are known for being reliable and efficient, but inevitably, repairs are eventually needed. If you need a Ruud ac repair, we’ve got you covered.
Every Trane air conditioner is tested to withstand the harshest conditions nature can throw at it – like freezing conditions and flooding, but if it needs a repair, we’re here to help. We meet emergency repair requests.
Since 1874, York has manufactured air conditioners with unparalleled efficiency, convenience and reliability. We’re happy to provide AC repair for York air conditioners.