The weather is cooling down in Manassas and we’ll probably be reducing the use of our air conditioners. This season we get a lot of air conditioner repair calls from homeowners expressing that they smell something when their air conditioner turns on for the first time in a while. It’s likely that your air conditioner hasn’t been operating for a little while. In that time, dust may have accumulated inside your system. The first time you turn on your air conditioner, that dust will get cleaned out. The smell from this will move through your ducts throughout your house. This doesn’t usually establish any sort of concern and the smell will normally be gone after a little bit. However, if the smell does not go away after a short time, please notify one of our professionals.
Another reason you could be smelling an odor from your air conditioner is that your air filter may have become blocked. This can cause your blower motor to become overworked and could cause the motor, and/or the air conditioner to overheat.
Your air conditioner is going to be an key part of your life even during this winter season. If you haven’t yet scheduled your routine air conditioner repair, now is the perfect time. Our pros will make sure your system is working securely and clean the internal components before you have to worry about a burning smell. Give us a call at 703-278-2036 to arrange an appointment with us.