What to Do When Your HVAC System Isn't Cooling - Surfside S

What to Do When Your HVAC System Isn't Cooling - Surfside S

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At Surfside Services, we pride ourselves on being a new kind of service company, dedicated to providing exceptional HVAC solutions and customer satisfaction. We understand the frustration that comes with a malfunctioning HVAC system, especially when it's not cooling your home properly. In this comprehensive guide, we'll walk you through the steps to take What to do when your HVAC is not cooling, helping you restore comfort to your home efficiently and effectively.

  • Check the Thermostat:

    • Start by checking the thermostat settings to ensure that the cooling mode is activated and set to your desired temperature. Sometimes, a simple adjustment to the thermostat can resolve cooling issues.

  • Inspect the Air Filter:

    • A dirty or clogged air filter can restrict airflow, causing your HVAC system to work harder and less efficiently. Check the air filter and replace it if it appears dirty or clogged. Regularly changing the air filter is essential for optimal HVAC performance.

  • Examine the Air Vents:

    • Ensure that all air vents throughout your home are open and unobstructed. Blocked vents can prevent cool air from circulating properly, leading to uneven cooling or reduced airflow. Move furniture or other objects that may be blocking the vents to improve airflow.

  • Inspect the Outdoor Unit:

    • Check the outdoor unit (condenser) of your HVAC system for any signs of damage, debris buildup, or obstruction. Trim any vegetation or debris around the unit and clean the fins with a soft brush to remove dirt and debris that may be blocking airflow.

  • Check the Circuit Breaker:

    • If your HVAC system isn't turning on at all, check the circuit breaker or fuse box to ensure that the circuit powering the system hasn't tripped. Reset the breaker or replace the fuse if necessary and try turning on your HVAC system again.

  • Inspect the Refrigerant Levels:

    • Low refrigerant levels can cause your HVAC system to blow warm air instead of cool air. If you suspect a refrigerant leak, contact a professional HVAC technician to inspect and recharge the refrigerant levels in your system.

  • Clean the Evaporator Coils:

    • Over time, dirt and debris can accumulate on the evaporator coils, reducing their ability to absorb heat and cool the air. Clean the coils with a soft brush or vacuum to remove dirt and improve cooling efficiency.

  • Check for Duct Leaks:

    • Inspect the ductwork in your home for any signs of leaks or damage. Leaky ducts can allow cool air to escape before it reaches your living spaces, reducing the efficiency of your HVAC system. Seal duct leaks with duct tape or contact a professional HVAC technician for repairs.

  • Schedule Professional Maintenance:

    • Regular maintenance is essential for keeping your HVAC system running smoothly and efficiently. Schedule annual maintenance appointments with Surfside Services to have your system inspected, cleaned, and serviced by our experienced technicians.


When your HVAC system isn't cooling your home properly, it can be frustrating and uncomfortable. However, by following these troubleshooting steps and relying on the expertise of Surfside Services, you can identify and resolve the underlying issues causing your HVAC system to malfunction. Don't let a malfunctioning HVAC system disrupt your comfort and convenience – contact Surfside Services today for reliable HVAC solutions and exceptional customer service.

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