What Not to DIY: When to Call in a Professional for Your HVAC

Many people insist on doing their own repairs. However, there are some HVAC repairs that you should not try to handle yourself. There are several signs that indicate you will need to hire an HVAC professional.

Your Home Is Too Hot or Too Cold

Your home should be comfortable. If it is too hot or too cold, then you should check the filter. In many cases, changing the filter corrects this problem. You should make sure that you change your air filter once a month. However, if changing the filter does not fix the issue, then it is time for you to call a Bucks County HVAC professional. Your HVAC system may have a more serious problem.

You Hear Odd Noises

HVAC systems have a lot of complex parts. That is why it is normal for them to make noises. However, any unusual noise that you hear should be inspected. You may have a loose bolt or screw in your HVAC system. If you are a DIYer, then you can fix this problem. However, if you cannot pinpoint the cause of the problem, then you will need to call a professional.

Inadequate Airflow

If your home is not as warm or cool as you like, then this problem may be caused by weaker than normal airflow. This problem may be caused by a problem with the thermostat. You can have the thermostat replaced. If the thermostat is not causing the problem, then you may have low levels of refrigerant.  We’re proud to serve Trenton Refrigeration needs as well as those in Pennsylvania.

If the problem is not caused by the refrigerant or the thermostat, then you will need to call a professional. Your HVAC may have a part that needs to be replaced.

Your HVAC Has Already Had Several Repairs

Minor repairs are something that many homeowners can handle without any problems. However, if your HVAC has already been repaired several times, then you will need to call a professional. You may need to get your HVAC system replaced.

Bad Smells

If your HVAC system is not working properly, then the humidity levels in your home may rise. This rise in humidity can cause mold and mildew to build up in your home. Mold and mildew are health concerns, so you should call a professional if you notice an odd smell.

It is normal for you to have a burning smell when you turn your heater on after it has been off all winter.