Why Won’t My Home Get Cool?

Few situations are as frustrating as flipping on your air conditioning system during the hottest time of the year, sitting back…and being met with warm, stubborn temperatures throughout your home. There are a lot of different reasons why your home may not get cool enough during the summer months, and all of them require the services of a skilled, professional air conditioning technician. If you have trouble adequately cooling your home, call the San Antonio air conditioning experts at General Air Conditioning. We can determine exactly what is wrong with your air conditioning system, or if it actually a problem with your AC at all.

One of the most common reasons that find customers’ homes won’t cool down is unfortunately a problem without an easy solution. In many cases, the air conditioning system itself was improperly sized prior to the installation. If this is the case, replacing the system with an appropriately sized air conditioner is necessary. When an AC is too small, it will struggle to reach target temperatures, putting unnecessary strain on the system and increasing the risk of damages, as well as high cooling costs.

It is also possible that your air ducts are damaged if you use a forced air distribution system. The ductwork in your home is responsible for distributing all of your conditioned air throughout. If your ducts are torn or if your system was poorly designed, it may not be able to do so as effectively as possible. This will result in a subpar performance from your air conditioning system, as well as an inefficient one.

Finally, you may have a refrigerant leak somewhere in your air conditioning system. Refrigerant is a necessary component if you hope to cool your home effectively, and a refrigerant leak can lead to a number of different problems, including an underwhelming cooling performance. Call a professional to have the leak repaired and your refrigerant recharged.

To learn more about why your air conditioning in San Antonio is struggling, call the professional AC technicians at General Air Conditioning. We have the answers you need to get a better performance from your AC. Schedule service today.

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