AC Broken? Here’s What to Do!

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There’s no time to waste when you aren’t getting any cold air out of your AC vents. If you suspect your air conditioner is broken, here are five steps you can take to get your home cooling back on track. 

Step One: Doublecheck Your Thermostat

Yes, it may seem redundant but it is always worth the time to double-check your thermostat is receiving power, that it is set to “cool”, and that the temperature setting is low enough to engage your AC. 

Step Two: Look for Tripped Circuits

Even if your thermostat is getting power, the fuse connected to your AC compressor could have tripped. Check your breaker box for any tripped circuits, and turn them back on. 

Step Three: Check for a Clogged Air Filter

When air filters go too long without replacement, they can become so clogged that they prevent airflow to your cooling system. Locate and inspect your air filter. If it has been more than 30 days (or longer than the manufacturer recommends), replace the air filter as soon as possible, 

Step Four: Check Your AC Vents

Are all of your vents open? Take a trip around the house and ensure that all of your vents are open and that there are no obstructions visible from the outside. 

Step Five: Call the AC Experts at Calfo

If your AC still won’t provide your home with the cool air you need to beat the Pittsburgh heat, it’s time to call in the professionals to diagnose what is preventing your air conditioner from working. We will roll out the red carpet treatment for you, and get you answers fast!

Keep your cool—call Calfo!

Whether you need AC repair, maintenance, or replacement, Calfo has the training and expertise you need to get your cooling system back on track. Call Calfo today to schedule AC service. We even offer 24/7 emergency AC repair! –  412-517-6509