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Signs You Need to Call for Commercial Air Conditioning Repairs before Summer

Keeping your business in Arlington, VA cooled down through the often hot and humid summers takes a great deal of work from an air conditioning system. During the spring when your AC first starts to work on a regular basis, take the time to look for any signs that might indicate the system is experiencing malfunctions. If you catch these problems early, you’ll have time to arrange for repair work and lower the risk of the system experiencing a catastrophic breakdown during one of the hotter days of the summer—and that is certainly nothing you want to risk with your business!

When you need air conditioning repair for your commercial HVAC system, call on the experts who have helped businesses in the area since 2001: Polar Bear Air Conditioning & Heating Inc.

Look for the following indications that your company’s AC is struggling and needs professional work done on it:

  • Strange sounds from the vents: In most commercial HVAC systems, the condenser, evaporator, and air handler are housed within a single unit that is mounted on the roof. This helps keep the noise from its operation from bothering customers, clients, etc. But it also means you won’t be able to hear as well when something goes amiss with the system. Instead, you have to pay attention to noises coming through the vent to know that the AC is having trouble. Listen for grinding, banging, and screeching sounds, all of which point toward mechanical issues in the unit.
  • Uneven cooling: It takes a large amount of power to send cooled air throughout a commercial space. When an air conditioner starts to fall down on its job, one of the first warning signs is that cool air will not reach all the rooms. If customers or clientele start to complain about hot spots, call on commercial HVAC technicians to investigate the cause.
  • Sudden spikes in utility bills: You keep a good eye on the finances for your company. If anything looks wrong with the monthly utility bills, such as an abrupt rise in costs, then you may have trouble with the air conditioning system. Commercial specialists can track down the trouble to its source and fix it.

Take advantage of the slower spring season to schedule repair work for your commercial air conditioner. Make sure that you head into the summer weather with an AC that can handle whatever high temperatures might come its way.

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