So, you found a leak in your air conditioner. Should you be concerned? Unfortunately, there is no simple black and white answer to this question as the leak could be caused by a number of different some things, some of which are normal, others that may require servicing or repair to your unit. Should you find a leak, the best thing to do to help avoid any potential damage to your air conditioner, your home, as well as help your circulation and air quality within your home is to contact a professional to inspect, and potentially repair your unit.

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air conditioner leakWhat Could be Causing the Leak?

While there are several different “culprits” that could be causing the leak, a few of the most common include:

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While some of these common issues are easy to fix, there are other more serious issues that could be causing your leak, and in some more severe cases, your air conditioner could also have a coolant leak instead of water, which can be quite dangerous and if not taken care of could lead to further damage, cause health problems, not to mention, the coolant is hazardous to the environment.

If you have any further questions regarding your air conditioner, have a leak you’d like to have inspected, would like to schedule repair or maintenance work, or if you have any other questions regarding your air conditioner or HVAC system, please feel free to contact our office and we would be more than happy to assist you.

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