Like most homeowners, you probably don’t think about your HVAC unit until there’s a problem. And one of the most common problems is incorrect refrigerant levels. If your refrigerant level is too low, your system won’t be able to cool your home properly. If it’s too high, you could end up with some expensive repairs. So what is the correct refrigerant level for your HVAC unit? In this blog post, we will discuss the importance of proper refrigerant levels and provide some tips on maintaining them.
The refrigerant level is one of the most important things to keep in mind with your HVAC unit. This chemical helps to cool the air that circulates through your home. If the level is too low, your system will have to work harder to cool your home, leading to increased energy bills and premature wear and tear on your unit. If the level is too high, you could end up with some expensive repairs. So how do you know if your refrigerant level is correct?
There are a few things that you can look for:
– If your home isn’t cooling properly, it could indicate that your refrigerant level is too low.
– If your unit blows hot air, it might suggest a high refrigerant level.
– If you see ice or frost on your unit, it could also indicate a high refrigerant level.
– If your thermostat’s fan setting is set to ON instead of AUTO, this could result from a high refrigerant level.
– If you are experiencing issues with your compressor, it could indicate either a low or high refrigerant level.
– If you suspect your refrigerant level is incorrect, the best thing to do is call a professional. They can properly diagnose the problem and make the necessary repairs. In most cases, they will also be able to recharge your system with the correct amount of refrigerant.
While it’s always best to call a professional when you’re having HVAC problems, there are a few things that you can do to maintain proper refrigerant levels in your system:
Ensure that you keep your unit clean to ensure that the air is flowing properly and that there is no build-up of dirt and debris that could interfere with the cooling process.
Have your unit regularly serviced to keep it running properly and prevent any issues from developing.
Check your refrigerant levels periodically to help you catch any problems early on and avoid costly repairs down the road.
The VIP Plan from Air Rescue is designed with these needs in mind. Whether you have one unit or many units at your business, this plan will ensure that all equipment is well-maintained by our expert technicians, who know how to get the job done right!