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Southern Maryland Air Conditioning Repair

For many homeowners in Southern MD, the summer season is synonymous with constantly running air conditioners and heat pumps. But what happens when your AC system breaks down? Suddenly, you’re faced with the daunting task of trying to survive in the summer without cooling until your HVAC system can be fixed.

If you’ve never experienced this before, it’s not fun. When your air conditioning unit is on the fritz, don’t wait to have a heating air conditioning company come out to fix it. If you put off repairs for air conditioning problems, poor home comfort isn’t the only thing you’ll have to worry about – continuing to run your AC unit when issues are present can cause further damage to your cooling equipment, leading to more costly and involved repairs down the road.

Boothe’s Heating, Air, Plumbing, Drains & Electrical has no shortage of knowledgeable technicians who perform Southern Maryland air conditioning repair services for HVAC equipment in customer homes. Whenever you need us, we are here to help you get it back up and running. Contact us today to schedule cooling repair service.

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Air Conditioning Repair Service in the Southern Maryland Area

At Boothe’s, we understand how important it is to have a reliable AC system during the hot summer months. That’s why our team of experienced cooling technicians provides AC repair services in Southern Maryland for both residential homes as well as HVAC systems for businesses.

We offer thorough AC repair services to keep your home cool and comfortable all summer long. From diagnostics and repairs to installations and maintenance for all types of air conditioning and heat pump cooling systems, our team of experienced professionals can handle any AC repair or HVAC installation job, big or small. We also offer emergency Southern Maryland heating and AC repair services for those times when you need help right away. Call us today to schedule a repair appointment!

24/7 Air Conditioner Repair

Is your AC unit acting up but it’s the middle of the night, or over the weekend? If you live in Southern Maryland, Boothe’s can help. We offer emergency AC repair services to restore your home comfort at any hour. Our team of experienced Southern Maryland heating and air technicians will come to your rescue, no matter what time of day or night it is. We know that a malfunctioning air conditioning unit can cause big problems for families, so we work quickly to diagnose and fix your cooling problem. Contact us today to schedule a service call for 24/7 air conditioner repair. We’re here to help you beat the heat whenever HVAC system issues arise!

Try This Before You Call Us for Southern Maryland AC Repair

When something is wrong with your air conditioning system, your first thought may be to call a repair technician to deal with the problem. While this is a smart approach, not all air conditioning issues are as complicated as you might think!

There are a few simple things you can do yourself to troubleshoot your air conditioner before making the call to Boothe’s for air conditioning repair. Below, our quality heating and air professionals walk you through some of the most common issues and what you can do to try to fix them without the help of our technicians. Keep in mind that some problems may be too complex for homeowners to fix on their own. If you have run through the troubleshooting steps for your specific cooling problem and things still aren’t working right, then it’s definitely time to call us.

AC Doesn’t Turn On

If your air conditioner isn’t turning on, there are a few potential causes. First, check to make sure that the unit is properly plugged in and that the circuit breaker hasn’t tripped. If everything looks fine there, the next thing to check is the thermostat. Make sure the thermostat has good batteries. Verify that it’s set to COOL and that the temperature is set lower than the current room temperature. If the thermostat is set correctly and you’re still having trouble, it’s best to call us and we’ll send a cooling repair technician out to help.

No Cool Air from AC

When your air conditioner isn’t blowing cool air, look into the following.


  • First, check to make sure that the unit is turned on and the thermostat is on COOL mode.
  • If it is, then the next thing to check is the air filter. A dirty air filter can restrict airflow and prevent the unit from delivering cooling properly inside the house. Replace your filter if it is clogged.
  • Finally, if the unit is still not blowing cool air, it’s possible that the coils are frozen. This can happen if the unit isn’t getting enough airflow. If you suspect the coils are frozen and your air filter is clean, ensure the area around your outdoor unit is clear of debris and items stored up against it.

If these tips don’t restore cool air from your AC, turn off the unit and call us for assistance. Low refrigerant levels can also cause this air conditioning issue, which will need to be corrected by a professional.

Uneven Cooling

If you notice that your air conditioner isn’t cooling your home evenly, there are a few things you can check to troubleshoot the issue.


  • First, make sure that all of the vents in your home are open and unobstructed. If any of the vents are blocked, it could cause uneven cooling.
  • Another thing to check is the air filter. A dirty air filter can reduce airflow and cause uneven cooling. If the air filter is dirty, replace it with a clean one.
  • Air leaks in your home could be responsible for the uneven cooling you feel across different areas. A small gap around a door or window can cause cold air to escape and hot air to enter, making it difficult for your AC to do its job. Adding weather stripping around doors and windows is an inexpensive way to reduce drafts, and caulking can be used to seal up larger gaps.

Should the problem persist after troubleshooting, it’s likely you have a duct leak. Give us a call to fix this issue once and for all.

Indoor Unit Leaks Water

If your indoor cooling equipment leaks water, there could be a clog in the condensate drain line. The first step is to shut off power to the unit at the breaker. Open the access panel and remove the drip pan – if there is water pooled inside the pan, you can use a wet/dry vacuum to remove it. Next, locate the condensate drain line that connects to the drip pan and check it for any blockages at the opening. If you find a blockage, you can use a stiff wire or brush to clear it out or flush out the line with a hose. Once water is able to run through the line without obstruction, replace the drip pan in the unit, close the access panel, and turn the power back on. If you aren’t comfortable completing this process yourself, a Boothe’s HVAC service technician can perform this maintenance for you.

Another issue that can cause your indoor cooling equipment to leak water is frozen evaporator coils. When the coils have frozen, thawing can lead to water building up in the drip pan and eventually leaking out as the pan becomes overwhelmed. Frozen coils can be caused by poor airflow throughout the system. Check your filter and replace it as needed. You should also clean away any debris that may be surrounding your outdoor unit. If troubleshooting airflow issues doesn’t stop the coils from freezing, you need to schedule air conditioning repair so a technician can check for refrigerant leaks.