You invested in an air conditioning system for your Chattanooga, Tennessee, home, and you ought to get reliable service for the length of its expected life. However, faulty installation can affect how your AC performs and even shorten its operating life. Air conditioner installation requires experience and training. From sizing or load calculation to mounting, lack of the necessary technical knowledge can end up costing you. The following are three signs of faulty AC installation that could end up costing you.

Water Leaks

Condensation occurs naturally as an air conditioner operates. However, as the water drips and accumulates, it needs somewhere to go. When they’re working properly, air conditioners won’t leak or cause water to pool. Condenser pans that are not level, often result in water leaks. If you notice water around the indoor air handler or the outdoor unit, it could be a sign of incorrect AC installation.

Electrical Problems

If you smell something burning, especially if it is electrical in nature, contact a professional immediately. Incorrect installation can cause problems with electrical components. This can be dangerous, and you should address the problem right away. We’ll diagnose the problem and provide effective repairs to keep everyone safe.

Poor Performance

If your air conditioner doesn’t seem to be functioning as you expect, faulty connection to the ductwork could be a factor. Additionally, improper sizing or load calculation and failure to calibrate the thermostat are common causes. After our service technicians complete any installation, they always conduct a thorough check to ensure everything is working properly.

Your AC Installation Experts

Incorrect AC installation taxes your system, increases energy usage, does nothing for comfort, and poses a safety threat. When you’re ready for an upgrade or need a new installation, contact the experts at Dalton Heating & Air. If you notice any problems with your current system, give us a call today at 706-619-2799. We’ll get your system working for you.

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