When your AC drain line keeps clogging, it can be frustrating if you don’t know why it’s happening or how to resolve it. Even worse, a clog in the line can lead to even bigger AC problems that require expensive repairs. Fortunately, a clogged condensate drain pipe is a common issue that usually isn’t too complicated to fix. It’s even easier to take some common-sense steps to prevent the line from clogging in the first place.
Here are some signs that your AC drain line is clogged:
- There is standing water in the drain pan of the AC’s indoor unit.
- There are damp conditions or water damage near the indoor unit.
- A moldy, mildew-y or musty smell is coming from the indoor unit or from the AC vents in the house.
- The AC isn’t working—either it won’t turn on, it shuts off unexpectedly, or it runs but isn’t cooling the home.
One common reason why AC … Read Full Post »