Problems Caused by an Oversized Air Conditioner

April 15, 2020

Air conditioners must fit a home and not the other way around. If the air conditioner is too small, then reaching the desired temperature becomes difficult. What happens when the air conditioner is too big for a house, though? Don’t think an oversized air conditioner brings no problems. It brings several, which is why homeowners must size AC units properly.

The Unit Could Wear Out Quicker

One problem with an oversized air conditioner might not seem like a problem at all. The AC cools the house so quickly that the system shuts off fast. Don’t think the result is preferable. The problems may not show up right away, but they could eventually develop. The constant and fast “turn on, turn off” action can wear down parts. As the parts wear out, they’ll require replacing. In time, the worn parts become numerous, and the system can’t function. Prematurely, the air conditioner wears out. Reed Service Company handles both air conditioning repair and replacement work. Homeowners in the Beaumont area can inquire about both services and more.

Too Much Moisture and Humidity

Another problem related to the system turning off too quickly is when the AC doesn’t effectively remove moisture from the air. Once the air conditioner shuts off, all operations shut down. And yes, that also includes the vital duty of getting rid of moisture. Added moisture and humidity are not positives for a house. Air quality suffers dramatically, which can be unhealthy. Also, high levels of humidity could promote mold growth, another dire problem.

Noise Pollution and Disturbances

The bigger they are, the louder they are. An oversized air conditioner will make noise. When connected to the wrong size house, the AC’s sound could become unbearable to hear. You don’t want to be stuck with an improperly sized air conditioner for this reason and more. Poor energy efficiency reflects some of the “more.”

If you need any assistance with heating and cooling repair or maintenance, call Reed Service Company in Beaumont, TX. Ask about indoor air quality and maintenance plan deals, too. We are proud to have been awarded an A+ rating by the Better Business Bureau. Give us a call today!