Why Theres Ice on Your Air Conditioner and What to Do About It

Your air conditioner works day and night to keep indoor temperatures stable. But occasionally things don’t work like they’re supposed to and ice appears in or around your cooling system. This might negatively affect expensive components or even stop your air conditioner from running.

If you’ve uncovered ice on your air conditioner, it’s a great idea to contact our cooling Experts at 866-397-3787. Our technicians are the best in town when it comes to air conditioning repair in North America.

While there are several reasons ice could form in or around your AC system, the most common culprit is a lack of preventive servicing. Taking some easy steps to keep your air conditioner running normally will go a long way in stopping the formation of ice.

Some of these useful tasks include the following:

Putting in a New the Air Filter

If your air filter is dirty or clogged, air struggles to move over the evaporator coil, which is a crucial step in the cooling process. This affects refrigerant inside the coil and results in extra moisture, which turns to ice. We recommend looking at your filter monthly and replacing it when you can’t see light through it.

Cleaning the Coil

Even if you swap your air filter regularly, a dirty coil could also ice over. Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning experts will routinely clean the evaporator coil as part of our detailed maintenance process. We suggest arranging air conditioning maintenance annually to keep your coil clean and to lower the chance of breakdowns.

Inspecting Refrigerant Levels

Without enough refrigerant, the evaporator coil can’t transfer as much heat and might ice up. As a result, your home will be hotter and uncomfortable. The most common source of reduced refrigerant is a leak. Our Experts are experienced in locating these leaks and getting your air conditioner at the required refrigerant level.

Maintaining Electrical Wiring

Damaged wiring will affect the blower motor. Without stable airflow, the temperature can drop, and ice will form. Qualified HVAC technicians like those at Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning will check all electrical components during routine maintenance to make sure nothing is wrong. Bad wiring will be exchanged as necessary.

Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning provides extensive maintenance membership packages to enhance your air conditioner’s overall condition. With routine service visits, the risk for serious problems is greatly reduced.

Ice on Your Air Conditioner Can Also Mean There’s a Bigger Problem

There’s a chance ice on your air conditioner is evidence of a larger problem. No air conditioner runs forever. And if you have an older one that uses R-22 refrigerant, you’ll be out of luck if you need more refrigerant, since it’s no longer being distributed.

If you’re constantly repairing your air conditioner and bills are stacking up, it may be time to replace it. We proudly offer affordable air conditioning replacement in North America. Our installation process is straightforward and stress free, so you can get back to your normal routine as soon as possible.

For an even bigger value, look into enrolling in our Advantage Program™. A new AC unit can cost thousands out of pocket and be an expense you’re not completely prepared for. With the Advantage Program, you’ll be given a new, high-efficiency system for just one low monthly price. There’s no down payment or installation expense, and you get to hold onto all applicable rebates. Repairs, maintenance and 24/7 priority service for emergencies are all included at no additional cost.*

Don’t avoid ice on your air conditioner for a moment longer. Contact Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning at 866-397-3787 to arrange your appointment today. Whatever you want, we guarantee you’ll be pleased through our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.


*Not applicable to the Advantage Program. See your signed Advantage Program agreement for full details and exclusions. 100% Satisfaction Guarantee is subject to certain restrictions and limitations as set forth in the applicable Terms and Conditions.

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