The warm weather is here, and it’s only going to get hotter over the next two months. Your air conditioning system is going to earn its keep—or at least you hope so.
But what if it isn’t? If you’re noticing the house feels warmer than it usually does in summer, or there are hot spots in rooms that are supposed to be cooled, your first instinct will probably be to turn down the thermostat farther than its standard setting. We don’t recommend this. If the AC is having to run longer to keep you cool, there’s something wrong with the air conditioner. Below, we’re going to examine a few of the potential reasons you’ve got an air conditioner that can’t keep up.