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Why is there warm air coming out of the vents when my AC is on?

Is your air conditioner giving you a hard time keeping your home or business cool? Are you unsure as to why your air conditioner is blowing warm air? Let our heating and air conditioning experts at Coastal Home Services help you. For over 13 years we have been providing our neighbors with exemplary care. We are proud to have been named the #1 provider for air conditioning and heating services on the Crystal Coast of North Carolina. We know there is nothing more frustrating than being hot inside your home or business and not having the means to cool down. Our team of experts would be more than happy to serve you with whatever heating and air conditioning needs you may have. 

Continue reading below to learn more about why the air conditioner is blowing warm air instead of cold air. 


Why is there warm air coming out of the vents when the AC is on?

If your air conditioner is on and blowing out warm air, there are a few things that could be contributing to the issue. Depending on the severity of your issue, you may be able to fix your unit with a few simple changes. First, you should check that your thermostat is set correctly. Having your thermostat set at the wrong temperature can often be an easy way to not blow cool air. If that is set correctly, you can also check the cleanliness of your unit pieces such as the air filters and the condenser unit itself. Air flows best when uninterrupted by dirty air filters, so having a clear path is ideal for blowing the desired temperature’s air. There also could be some electrical issues happening that could be affecting the unit’s function. Simply resetting the record breaker may fix this. Another common problem that can cause the AC to blow warm air is the refrigerant level. This is something that a professional would also need to address, so having a company like Coastal Home Services in your corner is very beneficial to your home or business.


Common air conditioner problems

There are a number of common problems that can cause your AC unit to blow warm air instead of cool air.  A few common air conditioner problems include:

  • Dirty air filters
  • Leaky ductwork
  • Leaky refrigerant
  • Poor routine maintenance
  • Thermostat issues
  • Clogged drains

If you are experiencing any of the above problems, give our team at Coastal Home Services a call! We will be more than happy to provide you with a complimentary inspection to get to the bottom of what is causing your AC problems. 


Coastal Home Services HVAC Repair

Coastal Home Services is committed to helping our neighbors on the crystal coast of North Carolina enjoy cool and comfortable temperatures during the heat of summer. Making sure that your HVAC system is functioning properly is a vital part of making sure that your home stays comfortable year round. Allow the friendly NATE certified professionals here at Coastal Home Services make sure your system is working properly and ready to keep you and your family cool all summer long. If you are having trouble with your home’s AC, give us a call or fill out the online contact form below. 

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