What’s an AC Emergency?

Summer weather on its way. You have probably already booted up your air conditioning system to make sure everything is functioning perfectly. But what if it’s not? It’s hot, your air conditioner is acting up, and you want to call someone but it’s nighttime and you aren’t confident this is considered an AC emergency that you’ll be charged more for. You may have heard that Stevenson Service Experts is available all day every day for emergency air conditioning repair, but what actually counts as a 24 hour AC repair emergency? And how much extra does it cost? 

Keep in mind, you can always call Stevenson Service Experts, no matter what time, every day of the year. Our customer service representatives are available live, 24/7 to help decide if a technician needs to come to your home immediately or if it’s something that will be okay to wait until morning. 

When trying to evaluate the severity on your own, here are a couple cases where you should go ahead and call a professional.  

Strange Sounds

There are several reasons that your air conditioner might be making weird, screaming noises. One common issue might be that the fan belt is loose. Proper maintenance can help avoid this issue, but sometimes things happen and you need to get in touch with a professional for an AC repair appointment. Another reason your air conditioning unit could be making a loud, shrieking noise is that the compressor is functioning at a high level of pressure, which can be dangerous. If a sound seems excessive, turn off your air conditioner immediately and call Stevenson Service Experts for an emergency AC repair appointment. 

Strange Smells

A burning smell coming from your air conditioner is normally a symptom of an electrical issue or a part has become so overheated that it’s really burning. If your A/C smells like it’s burning, that is certainly an emergency AC repair. Call Stevenson Service Experts right away for round the clock AC repair. 

No Air Flow

If your air conditioning unit doesn’t seem to be running at all, or you can’t feel any air blowing, this could be an indication that the cooling system has malfunctioned. The source could be a poorly calibrated thermostat, a complication with the blower, or your air conditioning unit could have finally met its maker. If the air conditioner isn’t generating air flow, or the air that’s blowing is not cool, go ahead and call Stevenson Service Experts, especially if there are extreme temperatures, so we can get a technician out to make sure your family is safe and comfortable. Not having a functioning A/C in severe weather absolutely constitutes a 24 hour AC repair. 

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