Local repair company for your home cooling system
Prompt Heating & Air Conditioning provides best-in-class air conditioning service to homes and small businesses (like stores, restaurants and offices) throughout the greater Milwaukee area. When you book an appointment with us you’ll get a 30-minute window so you’re not waiting around for hours for a contractor to show up.
Give us a call to speak to an experienced technician. We might even be able to help you troubleshoot the problem right away! If we need to make a service call we’ll diagnose the problem and provide a firm quote for repair work and parts.
Air conditioner repair
Whatever the issue you’re having, the fastest path to a cost-effective fix is speaking to an experienced AC technician. We repair all types of home cooling systems, whether we installed it or not. Whether it’s an issue with the filter, thermostat, breaker, compressor or condenser coils, we have the know-how and the parts to fix it.
When your cooling system springs a leak, runs hot or just makes too much noise, we’ve got you covered. We know how essential central air is during Wisconsin’s muggy summer months, and we’ll do everything we can to get your AC fully functional again.
After years of fixing air conditioners in and around Milwaukee, we’ve heard it all:
- My air conditioner is running, but it’s not cooling my house.
- The AC just stopped working.
- Why is my air conditioner leaking water?
- My air conditioner is frozen!
- When I turn on the air conditioning it trips the circuit breaker.
Once your air conditioning is back up and running, we’ll give you helpful tips to keep it from happening again and make your cooling system as efficient as possible.
Does my home AC need to be recharged?
Technically we’re talking about refilling refrigerant, not recharging. Home cooling systems are actually designed to not lose any refrigerant. When refrigerant is low it almost always means there’s a leak.
Signs your AC needs a recharge include:
- The air blowing out has gradually gotten less cool, even though the temperature setting is the same
- You can see frost and/or ice (this is what happens when refrigerant leaks—it freezes on just about anything it touches)
- There’s a hissing or bubbling noise (probably a large leak)
If your last AC tech topped off your refrigerant but didn’t offer to fix the leak, they either didn’t know what they were doing or planned on charging you for a refill again soon.
You’re definitely going to want a professional to refill your AC refrigerant – it’s dangerous if not done properly, and the EPA requires certification for this procedure.
Air conditioner maintenance
Home and light commercial cooling systems should be inspected, cleaned and serviced (if necessary) at least once a year. The most popular time for an AC tune-up is in spring (ideally long before you’ll need it).
Service plan members get seasonal reminders to book the heating & cooling maintenance included in their contract.
Why is seasonal AC service necessary?
Air conditioners have many different parts that require regular maintenance to run efficiently during the service life of the equipment. Skipping the yearly tune-up means a steady decline in performance and a steady rise in energy consumption.
Ideally your air conditioner housing, coils, vents, fins and ducts get cleaned once at the beginning and again at the end of the season. Prompt Heating & Air Conditioning offers an HVAC service plan with seasonal maintenance and discounts.
What does an AC tune up include?
A technician will thoroughly inspect and evaluate your air conditioner and cooling system.
During your AC tune-up we’ll:
- Assess the overall condition
- Check refrigerant levels & pressure
- Look for any leaks
- Examine all electrical parts & connections
- Tighten or lubricate mechanical parts if necessary
- Observe operation of blower motor & belt
- Clean blower components if needed
- Measure airflow
- Measure air temperature at supply & return
- Check oil & air filters
- Test startup function
- Examine & clean condenser/evaporator coils
Don’t wait for a heatwave to test your air conditioner – call Prompt Heating & Air Conditioning to book preventive maintenance and stay cool all summer long.
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Air conditioner installation & replacement
If you want a cost-efficient, reliable cooling system you’re better off getting a professional recommendation rather than shopping around for the cheapest unit, then looking for a contractor to install it.
Most air conditioner problems stem from:
- Lack of maintenance
- Having the wrong-sized system for your home or workplace
- Improper installation
Having one of our AC technicians recommend the right equipment and install it correctly according to manufacturer specifications will save you time and money (and sweat!) in the long run.
We offer free cost estimates for new air conditioner installation, and back every job with a 2-year workmanship warranty (on top of the manufacturer warranty).
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Air Conditioning service in Milwaukee & nearby cities
Our service area covers all of Milwaukee, Waukesha & Washington counties, including West Allis, Wauwatosa, Brookfield, Elm Grove, Greenfield, Franklin, Hales Corners, St. Francis, Cudahy, Bay View, Oak Creek, Menomonee Falls, Shorewood, Glendale, Whitefish Bay, Delafield, Pewaukee, Butler, Sussex, Lannon, Brown Deer, Richfield, Hubertus, Slinger, Hartford, New Berlin, Waukesha, West Bend, Mequon, Grafton, Germantown & the surrounding communities.