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Is It Better To Repair Or Replace My AC?

While no homeowner looks forward to air conditioner issues, they’re an unfortunate reality. When AC problems strike, it can be difficult to know when a repair is enough or it’s time to throw in the towel and get a new system.

Here at Surgi’s Heating, Cooling & Plumbing, we’re used to our customers asking, Is my AC worth fixing? Read on to learn how you can decide between an AC replacement or an AC repair for your New Orleans home. Our team is dedicated to providing the best air conditioning services for our Louisiana residents, so don’t hesitate to reach out to schedule your AC repair today.

Signs Your AC Needs Repair

Your AC Unit Makes Strange Noises

All air conditioning units are expected to make some level of noise when they operate. What homeowners need to pay attention to is when their unit makes strange or loud noises.

Banging, screeching, buzzing or rattling noises should never be ignored. Oftentimes, these sounds indicate a broken element in your AC unit.

AC Is Running Constantly

Usually, a unit that is sized incorrectly will result in a cooling system that wears out or breaks down before its market lifespan. An AC unit that’s too small for your space will work continuously to cool your home.

Conversely, a unit that’s too big will short-cycle, or turn on quickly between cooling cycles. Either way, an AC that runs constantly will waste energy, cool inefficiently and run up your utility bills.

Air Conditioner Is Blowing Warm Air

This can be caused by a number of issues, from refrigerant leaks or a malfunctioning compressor to clogged condensate lines, dirty filters or buildup on the evaporator coils.

With so many possibilities, it’s best to call in a professional AC technician if your cooling system is blowing warm air. Our team can quickly identify the source of the issue and repair your system safely and efficiently.

AC Has Low Airflow

While this issue is often caused by air duct obstructions like dirty filters or blocked vents, sometimes the issue is more serious. Refrigerant leaks can also result in poor airflow and a decrease in AC efficiency.

If you suspect your unit has a coolant leak, do not try to repair it yourself. Refrigerant is a hazardous material that should only be handled by trained professionals. Reach out to our team for dependable AC repairs.

Possible Refrigerant Leak

Leaks are an obvious sign of damage, no matter if it’s a water leak or a coolant leak. Your AC is a closed system, designed to move refrigerant throughout a system of coils between your indoor and outdoor units.

A break in a line will disrupt the unit’s function and affect how your cooling system runs. Again, if you have a refrigerant leak, do not try to repair it yourself. Contact the Surgi’s team for trusted AC leak repairs.

Professional Air Conditioner Repair in NOLA

At Surgi’s, we’re known for top-quality services with a small-town feel and we often keep our customers for life. Your safety and comfort are our top priorities and we’ll work tirelessly to ensure that your AC repairs are timely and long-lasting. During your repair service, our technicians will explain the process and advise you on proper AC maintenance. With emergency services available, you can rely on our team year-round.

If you’re concerned about making an investment in your AC repairs, we understand. That’s why we offer flexible financing so you can repair your AC and get back to living comfortably. Don’t struggle without air conditioning for another day – reach out to learn more about our financing options.

What Sets The Surgi’s Team Apart

When you schedule someone to come into your home for AC repairs, you want to be confident you can trust that person. Our technicians are happy to explain the intricacies of your cooling system so that you understand the repair process. We believe in working with transparency as we work hard for you.

Here at Surgi’s Heating, Cooling & Plumbing, we have the training, certification and industry expertise needed to get your system repaired and running like new. For services you can count on, depend on the team at Surgi’s. Contact us today!

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What Our Customers Are Saying

Highly Recommended!

Surgi’s was very pleasant to deal with. Always courteous customer service. Received my annual A/C maintenance today from Troy Robert. He gave me a courtesy call to let me know when he was coming. He arrived promptly, and was very friendly and informative. Highly recommended! Thank you!

Matthew J.

Very professional!

The technician, Rene, was very thorough and informative. He called before he was arriving to let me know when he would be there. It was in the window of time Surgis gave me. I will definitely use them for regular maintenance and future HVAC needs. Very professional!

Karin M.

Quick Response

Surgi’s quickly responded to my call. Was at my home the next morning. The tech was very knowledgeable and polite. He had all the parts that he needed and was able to resolve my problems in a few hours. My maintenance contract was reasonable and worth every penny. I receive excellent care. I highly recommend Surgi’s.

Sandy C.