4 Signs Your AC Has Storm Damage

While Eureka’s climate is relatively mild compared to other areas in California, we do experience occasional storms. Wind, heavy rains, and flooding may happen, which could potentially cause damage to your home’s air conditioner. Not all of this damage may be visible or apparent at first. And if not detected, it could lead to further damage or promote a hazardous situation. Here are four signs that your AC may have storm damage and requires repair from a professional air conditioning technician. 1. Your AC Won’t Turn on After a Storm Power surges are common during a bad storm. Your AC may or may not turn back on after one. A surge can fry your system’s electrical components or damage its compressor. If your AC won’t turn on or it does turn on, but you had electronic items damaged during a surge, it is time to call for a checkup and possibly a repair. 2. Your AC Keeps Tripping Its Circuit Breaker Circuit breakers act as a safety mechanism and trip when something is not right with your electrical system. If your AC’s circuit breaker keeps flipping back off after you reset it, your unit may have been damaged from a...

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