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CENTRAL AIR CONDITIONERS SERVICES IN GASTONIA, NC

For many decades, central air conditioning was not something that was available to many homes. The development of the window air conditioning unit in the 1950s was a major breakthrough in providing electro-mechanical cooling for residential buildings. However, window units have limitations and drawbacks. But now central air conditioning is the standard for homes, leaving window ACs mostly to small apartments. If you’re a homeowner in Gastonia, NC, a central air conditioner is almost a necessity to maintain proper comfort around your home during the summer without wasting energy.

As a quality heating and air conditioning contractor in the area, FSM Heat & Air is experienced with the many services required to install and service central air conditioners. We have more than a decade of history helping homes stay comfortable through the hottest weather, and we’d like you to join our family of happy customers. The next time you need central air conditioning installation, replacement, repairs, or maintenance, simply contact us. “Quality and Reliability You Can Trust!”

HOW A SPLIT AIR CONDITIONER OPERATES

The standard central air conditioning system is also known as a split system. The reason for this is the configuration that consists of two units, one indoors and one outdoors, that connect to each other through power and refrigerant lines. The indoor unit contains the evaporator coil and a blower to send the cooled air around the coil into the ventilation system that spreads throughout the house. The outdoor unit is called the condenser, and it contains the compressor, a fan, and the condenser coil. This coil releases heat from the indoors, and a fan vents it to the outside. The compressor is the heart of the system, placing refrigerant under high pressure so that it circulates around the indoor and outdoor components.

SIGNS YOU NEED CENTRAL AC SYSTEM REPAIRS

The modern air conditioner is an intricate refrigeration system, and sometimes it will require professional repairs to keep it running. Watch for these indications that you should call our technicians to fix your central air unit:

  • Hot spots appearing in certain rooms.
  • Odd noises from the cabinet, such as grinding, hissing, screeching, or clicking.
  • Ice forming along the evaporator coil.
  • Short–cycling, i.e. when the compressor turns on and off rapidly without completing its cooling cycle.
  • A suspicious rise in your utility bills.
  • Acrid, burning odors coming from the vents.

LET US HANDLE ALL YOUR NEEDS FOR CENTRAL AIR UNITS IN GASTONIA

In addition to installation, replacement, and repair work for central air conditioners, our technicians also handle regular maintenance. When you sign up for one of our maintenance programs, you’ll receive a visit each spring from one of our technicians to clean, adjust, inspect, and tune–up your central AC system. This will catch repair issues early, lower the chance of malfunction later during the summer, protect the system from drops in efficiency, and help the air conditioner enjoy the longest service life possible. (The maintenance program includes service for your heater in the fall as well.)

When you rely on FSM Heat & Air to care for your split air conditioner system, you can relax knowing that one of the best HVAC teams in the Gastonia, NC area is on the job!

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