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Why Is My A/C So Loud?

May 31, 2024 | Blog

Living in Humble, TX, the last thing you want during the sweltering summer months is a noisy air conditioner disrupting your peace. At Air Tech of Humble, we understand the importance of a quiet and efficient air conditioning system. If you’re wondering, “Why is my A/C so loud?” you’re not alone. Let’s delve into some common reasons for a noisy A/C and how you can address these issues to enjoy a quieter home.

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Common Causes of a Noisy Air Conditioner

  1. Loose Parts

Over time, various parts of your air conditioning unit can become loose, causing rattling or banging noises. This is particularly common in areas like Humble, where frequent use of A/C systems is necessary due to the hot climate.

Expert Tip: Regular maintenance checks can help identify and tighten loose parts. Contact Air Tech of Humble at (346) 209-6112 for a thorough inspection.

  1. Debris in the Outdoor Unit

Debris such as leaves, sticks, and dirt can get trapped in your outdoor condenser unit, leading to unusual noises.

Expert Tip: Ensure the area around your condenser unit is clear of debris. Schedule routine cleaning and maintenance to keep your unit running smoothly.

  1. Fan Issues

A malfunctioning fan can cause loud noises. This could be due to bent blades, a worn-out fan motor, or other mechanical issues.

Expert Tip: Check the fan blades and motor. If you notice any damage or wear, contact a professional to repair or replace the faulty components.

  1. Refrigerant Leaks

A hissing or bubbling noise can indicate a refrigerant leak. This not only makes your A/C louder but also affects its efficiency.

Expert Tip: If you suspect a refrigerant leak, it’s crucial to call Air Tech of Humble immediately to address the issue.

  1. Compressor Problems

The compressor is a critical component of your A/C system. If it’s failing, you might hear a loud clanking or banging noise.

Expert Tip: Compressor issues often require professional repair or replacement. Contact us for expert assistance.

  1. Ductwork Issues

Noises coming from your ductwork can be caused by loose or improperly installed ducts, causing them to vibrate and create noise.

Expert Tip: Inspect your ductwork for any loose connections or gaps. Professional duct sealing can help reduce noise and improve efficiency.

High Humidity Levels in Humble

Humble’s high humidity can also contribute to your A/C’s noise levels. The system has to work harder to remove moisture from the air, which can cause additional strain and noise.

Expert Tip: Consider installing a whole-house dehumidifier to help your A/C run more efficiently and quietly.

Special Offers

$69 Seasonal Tune-Up Special

To help you maintain your air conditioning system and keep it running quietly, Air Tech of Humble is currently offering a $69 Seasonal Tune-Up special. (*Offers cannot be combined. Must mention coupons when scheduling service.)

$50 OFF Any Repair

Additionally, we are offering $50 OFF any repair, and our repairs include a 2-year parts and labor warranty. (*Restrictions apply. For future HVAC and plumbing services. One-time use only. Limit one per customer. Cannot be combined with any other offer.)

Contact Us

If your air conditioner is making loud noises, don’t wait until the problem worsens. Contact Air Tech of Humble at (346) 209-6112. We serve Humble, New Caney, The Woodlands, Aldine, Huffman, Crosby, Cypress, and the surrounding areas. You can also click here to schedule your appointment online. Our experienced technicians are ready to help you enjoy a quieter and more comfortable home.

By addressing these common issues and maintaining your A/C system, you can enjoy a peaceful home environment even during Humble’s hot and humid summers. For more tips and professional assistance, give us a call today!

Why Choose Us?

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If the compressor in your air conditioner fails twice in the first 5 years, we will install a complete and new condensing unit. If the heat exchanger in your furnace fails in the first 10 years, we will install a new furnace.
If your system breaks down during the first year and leaves you without heating or cooling, we will be there within 24 hours or we will pay you $500 for your inconvenience.
You will save a minimum of 30% on your heating and cooling costs or we will refund double-the-difference of your savings not realized during the first year.
All technicians in your home have an extensive background check performed and are randomly drug tested for your safety.

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This is the 2nd time we’ve used Elite and I can honestly say they will continue to be my go to company when it comes to heating and AC repairs. They are extremely professional, quick service times, and affordable, even for this single momma! Thank you again for saving us during this chilly winter.

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My technician Michael Ford was very knowledgeable and he made sure everything was working effectively. Michael was very professional and customer friendly. From the first day I started service the customer service has always been great. I would definitely recommend Elite because they are definitely going to give Elite service and great pricing!

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Very honest and thorough. From the first contact with the scheduler to updated communication for appointments, very professional. Michael provided us different options to address system issues and charges were reasonable. 5 of 5 stars in service, highly recommend

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