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Nope, Your AC Should Never Make this Sound

Summer is here and your AC is working overtime. Although we’re sure that you’re using your air conditioner more often than you’re used to during this time, this doesn’t mean that you should expect dysfunction though. If you notice that some odd things are starting to happen with your air conditioner, then it’s time to call our team.

We know that finding the right time to schedule an appointment for air conditioning repair in Tigard, OR, can be difficult, but we’re the team that strives to make it easy for you. Come to us for all the work you need and we’ll help you get the best service available to you.

Sounds to Watch Out For

If you’re wondering, “Well is this sound a problem?” the answer is probably yes, but we understand your desire to be absolutely certain. That’s why we’ve compiled some of the most concerning sounds below and fleshed out the reasons behind them.

1.      Banging

Are you noticing that your air conditioner is making an odd “banging” noise? This is something that’s a real problem. Your air conditioner should never be able to sound something of a heavy metal band. If you notice that your air conditioner bangs constantly throughout the air conditioning process, you probably have a loose part that needs tending to.

2.      Grating

Are you noticing an odd metal on metal sound coming from your air conditioner? This is never a good thing. In fact, this is a sound that’s a big indicator of an impending air conditioning problem. Grating is normally a sign that your air conditioner has some parts that are out of line and quickly deteriorating.

3.      Rattling

You might think that rattling is a similar sound to banging, but they are two distinct problems. If you hear a rattling, high-pitched tinny sound coming from your air conditioner, then you’re going to need to schedule an appointment with our professionals. Rattling is typically a sign that your system has a part that’s falling apart. We can get it back together in no time.

4.      Squeaking

Squeaking is a huge indication that your air conditioner is on the fritz. You’re probably going to need something a little more than just a little oil to lubricate the system. We can tune your system up for you and get the unit back on track.

5.      Short Cycling

If you hear your air conditioner start and stop multiple times within an hour, you’re going to need to schedule an appointment with us. We know that this is sort of a peculiar thing to classify as an odd sound because it’s not on the same level as banging or grating, but it is an odd sound. Just make sure that you come to us sooner than later with a problem like this.

Make sure that you call our professionals no matter what the cause for concern is. We’re the only ones who can solve your problem in a flash.

Contact Advantage Heating & Air Conditioning today to schedule an appointment with our professionals. We’ll get your AC running like new again.

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