Your air conditioner is an essential part of keeping your Phoenix home cool and comfortable. When it’s working properly, you probably don’t think twice about it. However, if your home begins to take on a certain aroma once your AC starts running, you’ll probably notice right away. Here are some common smells, their causes and what should be done about it.
5 Common Reasons Your Air Conditioner Smells Like “Fart”
The stinky smell emanating from your a/c unit could be caused by a number of problems, including a clogged condensate drain, improper evaporation of collected moisture, malfunctioning filtration components or dirty cooling coils. Electrical shorts can also be a root cause of odd smells, as can gas leaks and plumbing problems. You might smell:
3. Sulfur (rotten eggs)
A rotten egg smell can often be traced to small animals that have died in or near your ductwork. This type of problem will likely require professional remediation and duct cleaning.
Electrical problems could cause a gunpowder-like smell to permeate your home. Electrical shorts can cause fires; contact a professional HVAC technician to help you.
A/C Unit Odor Eliminator in Phoenix, AZ
Air conditioning problems can be a big headache in Phoenix, especially strange smells. At Ace Home Services, we know it’s important to keep your home comfortable and odor free, which is why we offer a 20-point tune-up to keep your HVAC in good repair all year ‘round. If your air conditioner smells like “fart” or musty, please contact us! We’ve worked to keep Phoenix residents cool for more than twenty years; we’re ready to help you.