We are taking the following precautions due to the COVID-19 virus. All of our technicians have masks, glasses, latex gloves and shoe booties if they have to enter your home. Our technicians also have hand sanitizer and disinfectants that they use after every call.
If we are there to do maintenance and we don’t have to come inside your home to get to the equipment, we are asking homeowners to adjust the thermostat for us so we can do the system maintenance without entering the home. We will not be shaking hands and will keep our distance from customers.
Ice in Summer Is Good, Ice on Your Air Conditioner Is Not
A nice cold drink over ice is a perfect way to cool off on a hot Arkansas afternoon but when ice on your air conditioner appears that means your home is not going to be cool. The ice is an indicator that your HVAC system has a problem that needs to be addressed immediately.
There are a number of places that ice can appear on your cooling system and it should always be taken seriously. Whether you see it on the pipes leading to your outdoor condenser unit or on the coils inside, it is an indication that something is wrong. You need to turn the unit off immediately to avoid doing any further damage to the heating and cooling system.
If the ice on your air conditioner is on the indoor coil, it could be because the air outside is too cool to be operating your A/C or because you are operating the A/C with the windows open. The ice could also be a sign that you are keeping the temperature on the thermostat too low or that you have a clogged air filter. These issues can be easily corrected. Other problems however will require the assistance of a skilled technician.
Some of the more serious problems indicated by ice on your air conditioner include: