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Why Is Your AC Leaking Water?

Summer is here, and your air conditioner works overtime to keep your home cool. But what happens when you notice water leaking from your AC? Don’t panic. There are a few common reasons for this issue, and most of them are easy to fix. Let Kennihan Plumbing & Heating, Inc. be your go-to for air conditioning repair in Butler.

Common Causes of AC Water Leaks

1. Clogged Condensate Drain Line

A clogged condensate drain line is a frequent culprit. Over time, dirt and debris can build up and block the line. This causes water to back up and leak out of your AC unit. Regular maintenance helps prevent this problem. We recommend scheduling a routine check-up to keep your drain lines clear.

2. Dirty Air Filters

Dirty air filters can also lead to water leaks. When air filters are dirty, airflow is restricted. This can cause the evaporator coil to freeze. When it melts, the excess water drips and can cause leaks. To avoid this, change your air filters regularly.

3. Low Refrigerant Levels

Low refrigerant levels can cause water leaks, too. When refrigerant is low, pressure in the AC system drops. This can cause the evaporator coil to freeze. As the coil thaws, it drips water. Low refrigerant usually means there’s a leak, which needs professional attention.

4. Improper Installation

Improper installation can also lead to leaks. An AC unit that is not the right size or incorrectly installed can cause various issues, including water leaks. Always choose certified HVAC technicians for installation. They can ensure the unit is properly sized and installed correctly.

Why Choose Us for AC Issues?

Our certified HVAC technicians have extensive training and experience with heat pump installation, ductless AC systems, and inverter air conditioners. We offer comprehensive HVAC maintenance services to keep your system running smoothly and prevent water leaks, with a 10% discount on repairs through our maintenance plan. Our 24/7 emergency service ensures we are available to fix unexpected issues quickly, preventing further damage and keeping your home comfortable.

AC Maintenance Tips

  1. Change Air Filters Regularly: This keeps your system running efficiently and prevents issues like frozen coils.
  2. Schedule Regular Maintenance: Regular check-ups can catch problems early. This includes checking the condensate drain line and refrigerant levels.
  3. Watch for Signs of Trouble: If you notice water leaks, unusual noises, or reduced cooling, call us right away. Early intervention can save you from bigger issues later.

Heat Pump Efficiency and Eco-friendly HVAC

Heat pumps are a great option for both heating and cooling. They are efficient and eco-friendly. At Kennihan Plumbing & Heating, Inc., we specialize in heat pump installation and maintenance. Our team can help you choose the right system for your home and keep it running smoothly.

Ductless AC Systems

Ductless AC systems are another excellent option, especially for homes without ductwork. These systems offer flexibility and high efficiency. We provide ductless AC maintenance and repair services to keep your system in peak condition.

Quality HVAC Repair and Free Estimates

We pride ourselves on quality HVAC repair. Our technicians are trained to handle a wide range of issues. We provide accurate quotes and explain the work needed before starting any job. We also offer a free estimate for new installations. Whether you need a new system or repairs, you can trust our team to deliver excellent service. Don’t let an AC leak ruin your summer!

Contact Kennihan Plumbing & Heating, Inc. today for expert air conditioning repair in Butler. We treat your home like it’s our grandma’s home!

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