A malfunctioning air-conditioner can become the equivalent of Satan for most people, especially when it is hot enough to bake brownies on your porch outside. All hell breaks loose when your air-conditioner is not giving you the kind of relief that it ideally should, and the problem could be anything.
Here are a few things you can do when your air-conditioner is not cooling the room like it used to:
1. Check the Thermostat:
Sometimes, the issue could be something as simple as incorrect thermostat settings. Check your thermostat to make sure that it is set properly and that it is reading the correct temperature. The thermostat must be in the ‘cool’ mode for the compressor of the air-conditioner to turn on. Another thing you can do, in the case of a compressor problem, is check to ensure that the outside unit is not covered or blocked.
2. Change the…
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