A leak needs to be inspected carefully. Any liquid you see in or around your heating or AC units shouldn’t be ignored. It may be water or refrigerant, it could be condensation from normal use, or it could be a problem with the system. If this is an issue you are facing and you are in Colleyville, TX, AC repair and heating repair should be taken care of by a local AC repair company, like Comfort Experts. Here are a few things
Your air conditioning unit should never be low on refrigerant. It is a closed system, which means the refrigerant is passed through the system constantly and never runs down or becomes ‘used up’. If your refrigerant is low – either your air conditioner wasn’t set up properly or you have a leak.
If you know your air conditioner had sufficient refrigerant when you’ve used it previously, then you most likely have a leak. You should never attempt to replace or clean up and dispose of refrigerant yourself. The refrigerant used in air conditioning systems is a pollutant and should be handled by a qualified AC repair technician.
If your AC and heating repair tech simply tops up your refrigerant and a leak is the problem, then it will leak again. He or she needs to thoroughly inspect the system to identify the leak, which is what we will do when you call us. A quality AC repair tech will check multiple areas of your unit to identify the source of the leak or other issue.
There are a number of reasons why water could be coming from your air conditioning unit. Many can be prevented during a regular service, but if you haven’t had your system serviced recently, there are number of things that could be causing the leak.
If you have used your air conditioning system with no problems and suddenly find liquid that is pooling near the unit, don’t ignore it! Even if it is just water, it could be a symptom of a bigger problem. You can take steps to prevent the most common problems by servicing your air conditioning annually.
Had a great experience. Did the tune up on units and felt very at ease. He was efficient and friendly.
Brian was polite, efficient, and very knowledgeable. Very friendly and answered all our questions. Neat work and cleaned up areas. We love this company and have been working with them since they put in our Heat Pump.
A Goodman rectifier is less than $5 bucks on Amazon I paid Hobson over $200. Hobson has done this more than once. Shame on you. Technician was fine
I contracted with Hobson Electric to have a full home generator installed early this summer. We have struggled with multiple supply chain/product availability/ Covid related issues, but I have always been impressed with any of their team members that supported us during this timeframe, and that is doubled for members of the Hobson family such as Brian who personally executed the generator installation , electrical hookup, and our connection to wifi.
Fast quality service
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Thank you David!
Service exceeded expectation
Desmond was very helpful and explained what was going on to our understanding. He was able to get heat to or home during that winter blast that we just had.
Upon arrival found system running and cooling. I evaluated the indoor unit and found blower housing clean and blower working appropriately. Air filter was clean. Delta was 19 degrees. All electrical wiring was tight inside control panel. No issues were found on indoor unit. I evaluated the outdoor unit and found dirty condenser. Ran a estimate to clean coils and customer agreed to proceed. Compressor and condenser fan motor were operating appropriately within data specs. Refigerant levels were within range. Dual capacitor tested within manufacturers specs. I proceeded to wash outdoor coils. All components were within specs and working properly. Left system running and cooling
Arrived for NC call - system not keeping up with therm in the middle of the night - schrader core leaking visibly - replaced System low on refrigerant - charge runs - 1 lb - 1.1 lb - 1 lb HSK recommended due to compressor strain - installed Drains clear Filter clear Indoor coil clean
Completed tune up on trane unit. Outdoor unit capacitor in tolerance. Fan and compressor pulling normal amps. Refrigerant level good No issues on indoor unit. Blower clean. Drain clear. Coil doesn't have signs of corrosion. No filter in unit. System running in cooling on departure
Thoroughly inspected the north side system and performed AC tune up for the south side system. South side by garage- compressor is amping extremely high, contactor pitted, dual run only running at half the mfd ratings, condenser fan over amping, blower motor leaking oil, evaporator coil corroded and has biological growth all over it, no drain safety, gas furnace out of code and the system is R22. North side- refrigerant levels are around 1-2 pounds low R22, contactor pitted, dual run reading 29-40 mfd, evaporator coil extremely rusted, customer knows there is a leak in the coil, drain line is clogged, blower motor leaking oil, no drain safety, gas furnace out of code and system is R22. Due to age and condition of both of the systems, highly recommended upgrading to something more reliable with warranties behind it with code items, before spending any money on either 89 model split systems. Customer is speaking with his wife and calling back to set an appointment with an advisor. Cu
Both systems operating at arrival, customer claimed he took apart condenser earlier and got system running. Found that the contactor was severely burnt and was most like customers issue earlier in the day. Customer is going to make repair himself, performed Stu on both systems, master bedroom system dual run capacitor is testing out of tolerance and the contactor is burned and pitted, customer is going to make repairs himself.
Completed tune up. Outdoor unit capacitor in tolerance. Fan and compressor pulling normal amps. Washed Outdoor coil. No issues with indoor unit. Drain clear. Blower wheel clean and spins freely. System running in cooling on departure
6/22/20 40/5 cap install on downstairs (smaller of the two side by side) unit.
Condenser fan motor failure, got replaced.
Checked all 3 units. All three indoor blowers need to be pulled and cleaned. Blower caps were good on all three indoor units. All 3 Evaporator coils have rust on them. 2 out of 3 returns have the wrong size filter, need a 25x30x1. Upstairs condenser was impacted, had to disassemble and clean. 2 out of the 3 condenser capacitora we're faulty. Need to rebuild wires for master bedroom outside condenser. Upstairs unit was low on charge.
6/3/22 Blake B - Preform 3 cooling tuneups. Upon inspection the contractor, blower motor, and blower capacitor appeared to be faulty on the master bedroom system. The upstairs system furnace was leaking into the pan around the drain piping. The downstairs system blower motor also appeared to be leaking oil. All systems had acceptable ranges of refrigerant and were checked for blocked drains. All systems were functioning at the time of departure. The customer would like for the contractor and blower motor on the master system to be replaced at another date.