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Emergency AC Repair Services in Pittsburgh

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$25 Off Your AC Repair

$25 Off Your AC Repair

18 Months No Interest on a New AC Unit

18 Months No Interest on a New AC Unit

15th Anniversary Special $39.99 AC or Furnace Tune-Up

15th Anniversary Special $39.99 AC or Furnace Tune-Up

24-Hour AC Repair Experts in Pittsburgh, PA

During a hot, humid Pittsburgh summer, it’s crucial to ensure your air conditioner operates smoothly and efficiently. In the event of a sudden breakdown, prompt emergency AC repair is essential. However, there’s no cause for alarm. Take a breath and reach out to the experienced professionals at Calfo Home Services.

Serving Pittsburgh, PA, and its neighboring suburbs and counties, Calfo Home Services offers 24-hour emergency assistance. At the first sign of trouble with your cooling system, contact us, and a skilled HVAC technician will be promptly dispatched to your home to diagnose and resolve the issue.

Why Choose Calfo Home Services for Emergency AC Repair & Service in Pittsburgh?

Cooling systems tend to break down or malfunction when we need them the most – right in the middle of a blistering heat wave. Our emergency AC service and repair technicians will get your system back up and running in no time.

Calfo Home Services has proudly served Pittsburgh and the surrounding areas for over 15 years. Our skilled technicians will use their highly advanced diagnostic equipment to thoroughly inspect your system. Once the issue is diagnosed, Calfo will take the necessary steps to repair or service your system, restoring it to peak performance.

What Causes Your AC to Shut Down?

AC shutdowns or malfunctions can be caused by a multitude of factors. Understanding the common reasons behind AC shutdowns is key to preventing them and ensuring uninterrupted cooling in your home.

  • Thermostat Issues – Several thermostat-related issues could be the root cause of AC problems and shutdowns. Selecting incorrect settings, miscalibration, or a faulty connection to the system could all contribute to malfunctions in the AC. It’s essential to inspect the thermostat to determine whether it’s a simple settings issue that can be easily fixed or a more complex problem that requires the expertise of a technician.
  • Airflow Restrictions – Proper airflow is crucial for efficient cooling performance. Clogged/dirty air filters, closed vents, and obstructions surrounding the outdoor unit can restrict the flow of air. A decrease in airflow can lead to overheating AC components triggering safety mechanisms that cause the system to shut down to prevent damage. Maintaining optimal airflow by regularly changing filters, keeping vents open, and keeping the outdoor unit clear will prevent your system from shutting down.
  • Compressor Concerns – The compressor is one of the most integral components of the AC unit and is responsible for pumping refrigerant through the system so it can change state. If the compressor stops working, your AC will as well. If your AC struggles to start up or if you hear irregular noises or vibrations, there is probably an issue with your compressor, and you should contact a professional HVAC technician.
  • Refrigerant Imbalances – Refrigerant is the substance that cools the air within your cooling system. Low refrigerant levels due to leaks that occur over time can reduce the efficiency of your system and cause the compressor to shut down to prevent damage. Addressing refrigerant imbalances, repairing leaks, and maintaining appropriate refrigerant levels can prevent shutdowns and ensure that your system is performing optimally.
  • Condensate Drain Problems – The condensate pan collects the water moisture that collects on the evaporator coil during the cooling process. A clogged drain or broken pump can cause the water to overflow in the pan, tripping the limit switch and shutting down the AC.  The drain will need to be cleaned or the pump will need to be replaced by a technician to get the AC back up and running.

Contact Us Today for Emergency AC Repair

In the realm of cooling comfort, issues related to AC shutdowns can be both frustrating and disruptive. If you are experiencing any of the issues above or if you have an AC emergency in Pittsburgh, contact Calfo Home Services today. Our trained technicians are on call 24 hours a day to help you with all of your emergency AC needs. Call Calfo Home Services at (412) 453-8956


Guarantee

Solid Steel Guarantee

Call the AC repair experts at Calfo and we will roll out the red carpet for you! Seriously—we are so dedicated to leaving your home cleaner than we found it that we will ensure our shoes do not dirty up your home by rolling out a red carpet. The red carpet also serves as a reminder that you, the customer, deserve red carpet treatment from the first phone call to the last handshake, or elbow bump, or friendly wave—whatever you’re comfortable with!

Our word is all we have to hang our hat on, and here at Calfo our word is as tough as steel. After your AC is repaired, we’ll follow up to make sure you’re happy with our work. If you aren’t, let us know. We’ll use all our might to make it right.


Troubleshooting

Want to fix it yourself? Try these tips:

  • Ensure your thermostat is in the “Cool” position and set to “Auto”, not “On”.
  • Check the AC’s circuit breaker and see if it has been switched to “OFF”. If so, switch that sucker back to “ON”.
  • Make sure the outdoor “disconnect switch” on your outdoor unit is in the “ON” position. (The disconnect switch is usually a small metal grey box mounted on a wall near the AC’s outdoor unit)
  • Change your filter if it’s dirty. A dirty filter blocks airflow to the AC, which can eventually cause the AC to shut down and will cost you in inefficiency. 
  • Do not leave any AC vents closed—unblock and open any supply vents (the metal grates where the conditioned air comes out).

If you’re looking for an HVAC company, trust these guys!

I love CALFO! I’ve used them for both AC repair and routine HVAC maintenance. Professional, friendly, take the time to explain things, quality service and good pricing. I can’t say enough good things! If you’re looking for an HVAC company, trust these guys! CALFO met an exceeded my expectations of what a company should be!

Kelly L.
Pittsburgh, PA

Extremely polite and knowledgeable!

Our technician Jake was extremely polite and knowledgeable! He handled the problem in less than 15 minutes. He took the time to explain the issue we were having with our AC/Boiler and offer to return if the issue persisted. Couldn’t be happier with CALFO, will use them for all service calls!

Matthew P.
Pittsburgh

Central AC Services

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AC Installation

  • In-home consultation: FREE
  • Average time to complete: 1 day
  • Price: Starting at $3,200
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AC Repair

  • Problem Diagnosis: FREE with repair ($79 value)
  • Average time to complete: 45 minutes – 2 hours
  • Price: Starting at $199
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AC Maintenance Services

  • Service options: Check-up (21 points of maintenance) or Tune-up (up to 58 points of maintenance)
  • Benefits: Find current or potential problems (check-up). Prevent pricey breakdowns and a voided warranty (tune-up)
  • Price: $79.95 (check-up) or $129.95 (tune-up)
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