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Air Conditioning Repair in Houston


Maintaining a cool environment indoors is challenging with Houston’s heat and humidity. But don’t sweat it!

Established in 1946, family-owned Village Plumbing & Air offers comprehensive HVAC and plumbing services in Houston. Backed by a 100% satisfaction guarantee, we provide parts and labor warranties and upfront flat-rate prices. Rely on us for all your HVAC needs.

Some of our awards include:

  • Houston Chronicle Best of the Best (2022)
  • Houston Press Best of Houston (2021)
  • HVACR Business magazine Fleet Design Contest Winner
  • INC 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies
  • BBB Pinnacle Award & Winner of Distinction

Reliable AC Repair

AC failures in triple-digit weather are unsafe but controllable with emergency AC repairs. At Village Plumbing & Air, we are always prepared for the unexpected. If your HVAC system acts up or fails, your home can quickly become hot, humid, and dusty, leading to very unhealthy conditions. Air conditioners consist of complex assemblies of mechanical and electrical components that can be strained by a variety of factors. You can address some factors with regular maintenance but others, like operational stress or perhaps a system not sized properly for your home, can’t be managed unless major changes are made.

With 24/7 emergency AC repair, whether you have central air, a heat pump, or ductless AC, our highly skilled, NATE-certified technicians work on all makes and models.

Our team can help you make an informed decision and offer upfront pricing. We also online savings and affordable financing.

How To Prevent Emergency Repairs

With professional AC installation or replacement, most systems last eight to 10 years (20+ years if properly maintained). Routine AC service can help them function properly year after year.

Ways to reduce the need for AC repairs include:

  • Change the air filter regularly, around every two to three months.
  • Keep the outdoor unit clear of debris, such as tree limbs, dirt, and furniture.
  • Schedule routine maintenance for a system inspection, minor repairs, etc., twice a year.

Our Village Partner Plan includes exclusive savings, up to 10% off our services, biannual tune-ups, virtual service calls, and other cool advantages!

Signs You Need AC Repair

The sweltering summer weather can strain your HVAC. Signs it needs service include:

  • The air is warm: Culprits include refrigerant leaks, clogged filters, or malfunctioning compressors.
  • Uneven room temps: Recalibrate your thermostat, check for a faulty connection, and change the batteries.
  • Strange AC noises: Squealing or grinding might be a loose belt, failing motor, or worn bearings. Get it checked ASAP to avoid a system failure.
  • Sticky or humid rooms: Install a dehumidifier to prevent mold/mildew. It also might be a malfunctioning system component.

Request emergency AC repair in Houston today by calling Village Plumbing & Air at (713) 526-1491.

When Is AC Repair Not Enough?

Our goal is always to repair the AC unit you currently have. But if you have a unit that is 15 or 20 years old and needs major repairs, it’s probably near the end of its life span and should be replaced. If you need multiple repairs in a short time, this is very frustrating and expensive. Chances are your system is not as efficient as it should be. replacing it may be a more efficient and affordable solution in the long run. Trust the experts at Village to assess your AC issues and help you determine if a repair or replacement is needed!

Request  AC repair in Houston today by (713) 526-1491.

What Are the Components of an Air Conditioning (or HVAC) System?

Inside Your Home

  • The evaporator coil evaporates liquid refrigerant, absorbs heat, and cools the coil.
  • The copper tubes include refrigerant that converts gas and removes heat.
  • The filter removes particles in the air to improve indoor air quality.
  • The ductwork runs cool air throughout your home.
  • The expansion valve regulates refrigerant in your evaporator coil.
  • The thermostat lets you adjust the temperature settings.

Outside Your Home

  • The fan (blower) blows air inside after extracted hot air is removed and cooled with refrigerant.
  • The compressor (box) pressurizes refrigerant, converts gas to liquid, and runs it through your system.
  • The condenser coil works with refrigerant to pull heat from the air and blow it outside.
  • The air handler connects to your ducts and uses filters and heating/cooling elements.

Air Conditioning Replacement


Air Conditioning Maintenance

Why Choose Village Plumbing & Air?

Village Plumbing & Air provides exceptional AC repair in Houston. With five-star ratings, our licensed and insured technicians are background-checked and specialize in all types of AC repairs.

Let us tackle your AC problems, big or small. We’ll treat you like family, and you'll stay cool and comfortable all summer.


Frequently Asked Questions

Many people view an emergency as a situation in which your AC doesn’t turn on. This is certainly a problem, and we can address causes such as thermostat failure or problems with the thermostat, electric control, or motor. Dirty condensers, wiring issues, or a lack of power can cause your air conditioner to stop working as well. You might also encounter urgent problems such as:

  • Limited Airflow: Is often caused by ductwork problems such as air leaks, clogs, disconnected components, or blocked vents and registers. Faulty blowers or thermostat issues can restrict airflow. Or a condenser or filter may simply be obstructed.
  • Poor Cooling Performance: A refrigerant leak, frozen evaporator coil, faulty sensor, drainage issue, or dirt on coils or filters can prevent the system from providing cool air.
  • Unusual Symptoms: If you see any kind of leak or condensation, call us right away. Other causes for concern include when your AC breaks down in extreme heat, it is tripping the breaker or dimming the lights, or causing a burning odor. Noise, such as shrieking, screeching, or squealing or buzzing, rattling, clicking, hissing, or bubbling, should be addressed immediately as well.

Before calling a technician, check that the AC is switched on, the unit is plugged in, and the thermostat is set to cooling mode. Replace the air filter if it is clogged. These are issues you can resolve yourself. If none of them apply to your situation, contact us for AC repair in Houston.

Likely because you have a drain line stoppage. Customers often confuse “leaking units” for condensate. But if an AC is not creating water, it’s not taking humidity out of the air, and it’s not cooling. Whether there’s cause for concern depends on where the leak is happening. Is it because water is condensing and draining outside or is it coming through the ceiling? Try and locate the leak to decide if it’s time to call for AC repair in Houston.

This could be as simple as a clogged drain line or blocked filter. But a major component problem is another possibility. It could also be a tripped breaker. If you’ve never dealt with a tripped breaker, you should get a professional to diagnose the issue. It’s easy to damage the breaker box if you don’t know what you are doing. A major fault in your AC unit may be the reason the breaker tripped in the first place.

Check to see if your outdoor condenser is running. If not, you may have a clogged drain line, which is one of the most common problems with AC units in Houston. Other reasons include a condenser unit blocked by debris, a frozen evaporator coil, a refrigerant leak, or an undersized air conditioner.

Yes, because they don’t require ducts, you can easily add a mini-split to your garage, basement, attic, or add-on.

Most contractors recommend replacing your AC system if a repair cost equals more than half the unit’s value. Plus, you’ll likely need additional repairs if the unit is over 10 years old. A new AC can earn some of the cost back in the form of energy savings over time.

Some ACs include indoor air quality (IAQ) features, but consider an IAQ test. Our air scrubbers block viruses and pathogens like norovirus, bird flu, MRSA, listeria, strep, staph, coli, and swine flu.

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Schedule AC Repair Today

Don’t delay calling for help. The longer you wait, the more strain and damage that can occur. If your AC is blowing hot air, leaking, or not turning on, schedule AC repair in Houston by contacting us online or calling 713-526-1491 today.

Call or Contact Village Plumbing & Air Today

We are highly rated for AC repair in Houston and can fix any problem, big or small. Our trained technicians get the job done right the first time. To restore your air conditioner and ensure your HVAC system is at peak efficiency, request service or call 713-526-1491.

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