For most people, a noisy air conditioner is a hassle. However, you might find it even more difficult if you have yours located near a place in the house where the sound projects in such a way that it’s particularly loud. There are ways, though, that you can dampen the sounds.
Don’t Ignore Signs of an Air Conditioner Problem
First of all, if you have an actual problem with your air conditioner, you shouldn’t ignore it. You might have a problem with the condenser, a motor inside or outside of the house, unbalanced fan blades, or a whole variety of other problems. If you hear screeching, rattling, banging, humming, buzzing, hissing, or clicking sounds, these are all signs of potential problems with your air conditioner that you shouldn’t ignore.
Use These Tips to Dampen the Sound From an Outdoor Unit
If you know that there’s nothing wrong with your air conditioner, there are some techniques that you can use to lessen the sound that you hear. First of all, whenever you’re going to install a new air conditioner, you should first consider where you put it. Anytime you put an air conditioner near a living space, such as the living room, bedrooms, or outdoor living spaces, you’re more likely to have noises that are difficult to ignore, so try to put the air conditioner on a wall where there aren’t any windows.
Remedies for After the Fact
If your air conditioner is already installed, you can install a wooden fence around the air conditioner to further dampen the sounds. You can also buy a blanket that was specifically designed to lessen the sounds that you hear when you’re outside or near an open window. You can talk to the manufacturer of your air conditioner to get a better idea which sound blanket you should buy.
If you’d like to find out more about how to quiet a noisy air conditioner, talk to Daflure in New Cumberland. We have a whole selection of air conditioners that will make your experience all the better. We also work on heating and solar systems, as well as retrofitting, new construction, and even indoor air quality audits and trusted solutions, so give us a call today. We look forward to serving your indoor climate comfort needs.