ACs are meant to keep your living and working spaces comfortable enough, by circulating air to filter out warmth and extra humidity present in the air. As humidity is extracted, a condensate or water is developed in your furnace or air handler, which usually finds its way through the piping and into your home’s drainage. However, an obstruction in the piping may cause a blockage, leading to backing up of this moisture into the furnace or air handler, and eventually spills in your home.
Here are a few most common explanations to water leakage from your AC:
Blockage of the condensate drain
As hot air passes over the evaporator coil, vapor is formed over the chilled metallic surface. Eventually, this liquid starts draining down and into the underlying pan, until the condensate flows away, and the pan is forced to overflow. Mold, dirt accumulation and other debris may often lead to a full drain, preventing the condensate from flowing away properly.
Malfunctioning of the condensate pump
Some ACs may require a condensate pump for proper drainage of the water. Even when there’s no obstruction in the drain, water may start accumulating in the pan, and start flowing out if the condensate pump is not functioning properly. In such situation, inspect carefully if the pump is being powered at all and in a proper way. If yes, then call for AC cleaning service providers to debug the issue and solve it.
Dusty or broken evaporator coil
If you notice your AC dripping to form a puddle around it, it could be because water is splashing off from the evaporator coil, instead of going down through the condensate drain. Such a situation often occurs if the coils are full of dust particles and dirt, or if there are holes in the insulator surrounding the coils. The smartest and best way to deal with the situation is to opt for AC cleaning services annually, from a leading AC maintenance company.
Frozen evaporator coil
If you notice frozen liquid over your AC’s indoor coils dripping onto the floor as it defrosts, turn it off immediately to prevent damage to the compressor. Often, evaporator coils freeze up due to reduced airflow, which can be prevented by changing the filters regularly to avoid accumulation of dirt and debris. If that, too, doesn’t solve the issue, the refrigerant in your AC might be low, and probably additional servicing is required, too. Look for AC cleaning service providers with rich experience in their domain to inspect, determine and fix such conditions in the best and most affordable way possible.
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