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A Common AC Problem: Short-Cycling

Monday, August 21st, 2023

Your air conditioner kicks on, but before it can complete a full cooling cycle, it abruptly shuts off. Moments later, it starts up again, only to repeat the cycle.

This rapid and repetitive turning on and off is what’s known as short-cycling. It’s as frustrating as it is inefficient and will have you looking for HVAC contractors near you.

Understanding the issue’s underlying causes is important to restoring your cooling system’s proper performance. Whether you’re a seasoned homeowner or a first-time AC user, this guide will equip you with insights to maintain a refreshing indoor while also taking care of your cooling equipment and your wallet. 

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