Ductless systems can be a great way to cool rooms, garages and other spaces. These systems are highly efficient and easy to install. If your Spring Hill, FL, mini-split system isn’t cooling to your satisfaction, check out these potential reasons.
The first device to check is the thermostat. Confirm that the thermostat is set appropriately and that the unit has fresh batteries. If these are good, you may want to consider scheduling an HVAC maintenance call to have the thermostat checked out.
As your air conditioner pulls in air, it also draws in dirt, dust and other contaminants. Removing these harmful substances is the job of your filter.
If your filter isn’t changed regularly, it may become clogged and restrict airflow through the system. This causes your air conditioner to work harder than it should and may lead to incomplete cooling, especially on sweltering days.
If the unit isn’t powering up at all, your electrical system may be to blame. Check the breaker panel to verify that there are no tripped circuits. Also, check out the unit’s power cord and plug to make sure everything is intact.
Outdoor Unit Issues
If your mini-split isn’t cooling, you will also want to check your outdoor unit to make sure the unit is free of dirt and debris and in good general condition. Also, check the lines and connections for ice buildup.
Drain Line Issues
As your system removes humidity from the air in your home, it passes the moisture through the drain line. In time, this line may clog, causing a backup in the unit.
A properly maintained mini-split system is an excellent option for air conditioning for many spaces. If your system isn’t performing up to your expectations, call Butler Heating & A/C Inc. to discuss our ductless mini-split services.
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