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Oak Island NC Air Conditioning Repair

A+ Heating, Cooling and Electrical specializes in Oak Island NC air conditioning repair and maintenance. Our dedicated team of professionals has also been helping customers across Brunswick County with heating repair and maintenance, duct work, electrical services and other issues related to residential and commercial HVAC systems.

Our experienced HVAC professionals at A+ Heating and Cooling are very familiar with the beautiful area of Oak Island. From pristine beaches to excellent dining there is a lot to enjoy and appreciate in Oak Island, NC. It's not a surprise that every year this charming community is visited by thousands of tourists. No matter if you are a resident of Oak Island or you're just visiting, after a full day of soaking up the sun all you want to do is relax in a cool home or condo.

At A+ Heating and Cooling - Electrical we are prepared 24/7 to take your phone call and assist you as soon as possible. The comfort of your family and/or your guests is our top priority! If you're experiencing an issue with your air conditioning unit please call us at 910-754-2200 or send us a message.

Oak Island NC Air Conditioning Repair - Common Problems

Oak Island NC Air Conditioning Repair and Maintenance

There are many reasons why an air conditioning unit stops working or works inefficiently. Below are some of the most common problems our technicians run into in the Oak Island NC area.

Problems with Refrigerant

Refrigerant is a chemical blend used in heat pumps because it shifts easily between gas and liquid form making it very effective at heat exchange. As you may know, heat pumps do not create cold but, with the help of refrigerant, they remove the heat. When refrigerant evaporates inside a house it draws thermal energy from the air. As a result the air inside your home cools down.

A great number of the Oak Island NC air conditioning repair calls are related to problems with refrigerant. Customers often complain that the air coming through the air ducts feels warm or their AC only seems to work at night. These issues may signal a low level of refrigerant when there is not enough of the blend to circulate throughout your house.

There is also a possibility the refrigerant in your heat pump is leaking. This is a much more complex problem which needs to be identified and repaired by a professional HVAC team. Low levels of refrigerant should be addressed quickly because they may lead to a break down of the whole system.

Ice on the coils 

Ice in the summer? Yes, it is the real thing. Evaporator coils in your heat pump may freeze and cover with ice making it impossible for your AC unit to work. One of the reasons is related to the issue we mentioned above which is a low level of refrigerant. The other reason for coils to freeze is when something in your system is obstructing the air flow.

If your air conditioning unit doesn't work and you see ice on coils the first thing you should do is to turn off your AC unit. Next, check your air filter, especially if you don't remember replacing it in a long time. Additionally, check if there is anything blocking the air ducts and if all registers in your house are open. If the problem still persists you should contact your local professional experienced in Oak Island NC air conditioning repair.

Faulty Sensor

Our customers in Oak Island, NC often call A+ Heating and Cooling - Electrical complaining about their ac unit acting strange and turning on and off when it wants to. Instead of cooling the air inside a home to match the temperature set on the thermostat the air conditioning unit starts, stops and then starts again. These erratic cycles are a prefect indicator of a faulty sensor.

The thermostat sensor is inside your air conditioning unit near the evaporator coils. The sensor should be placed near the coil but not touching it. Every time air passes by the sensor it reads the temperature of the air and compares it with the settings on the thermostat unit. It the passing air is too hot the sensor will activate the cooling cycle to lower the temperature inside your home. However, it may happen that the sensor gets knocked out of position and that's what may cause your AC unit to behave erratically. The faulty sensor should be repaired as soon as possible because the random cycles will run up your electric bill in no time!

When it comes to your HVAC system even a minor fix may lead to more serious problems. If you don't have the skills or the time to repair your AC unit yourself call our Oak Island NC air conditioning repair team at A+ Heating and Cooling - Electrical. Apart from helping you fix your problem we will also provide you with information on how to make your home more energy efficient. Call us today at 910-754-2200 or send us a message.

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for Oak Island, NC

Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 10 customer reviews

Map of Oak Island, NC

Preventative Maint




Joshua did An outstanding job performing annual maintenance


Response from A+ Heating & Cooling- Electrical:

Hi Bobby, we will gladly let Josh know he did a great job! Maintenances are an important way to make sure your system is running well and ready for the summer heats.


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Service call review




Jonathan was very polite and explained what he thought was going on with the heat pump. Unfortunately he could not really duplicate the problem.


Response from A+ Heating & Cooling- Electrical:

Hi HI Mark, I am glad to hear that Jonathon was polite and detailed with his assessment. It is unfortunate, that he was not able to duplicate the problem HVAC systems are complex equipment and sometimes they do not cooperate. If the problem does happen again, please give us a call and we would gladly come out and take a look at the issue.


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Great Service.




This was the first time Joe has been to my home for service. He was early, I like that. Very courteous and professional.


Response from A+ Heating & Cooling- Electrical:

Robyn, we do our best to get out to our customer homes as quickly as possible so the issues can be fixed promptly.


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Heat Pump Repair




Service tech (Jonathan) did an outstanding job identifying problem and making repair. Leak in refrigeration system brazed piping. Would highly recommend A+ Heating & Cooling.


Response from A+ Heating & Cooling- Electrical:

Bobby, we appreciate the recommendation.


Map of Oak Island, NC

Great Service




Prompt and professional


Response from A+ Heating & Cooling- Electrical:

Thank you, Haag, we are glad to hear it!.


Map of Oak Island, NC

Great Team




Thanks to the A+ team


Response from A+ Heating & Cooling- Electrical:

Hi Kim, at A+ we do our best to make sure all our customers receive A+ service and customer service when it comes to their heating, cooling, and electrical needs!


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A+ Heating and Cooling




Great service. Showed up on time, Donta did great work.


Response from A+ Heating & Cooling- Electrical:

Hi Bill, we are glad to hear Donte did a great job taking care of your Electrical work.


Map of Oak Island, NC

good service, no arrival call prior to showing up





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Great service




Very polite and helpful


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Great service




The best!!! I love A plus


Response from A+ Heating & Cooling- Electrical:

Thank you, Bonnie, we love to hear the positive feedback!


Melody S.

Melody S.

Installed light for front door. Installed receptacle and switch for can lights under carport. Return of service for tomorrow.

Near W Beach Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465
A+ T.

A+ T.

Changed filter, checked thermostat, checked heating elements and blower amps, checked evap coil, checked drain pan and line, checked/tightened electrical connections, checked capacitor, checked fan and compressor amps, checked pressures and reversing valve, cleaned condenser coils. 1 system: 2016

Near NE 13th St, Oak Island, NC 28465
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A+ T.

Checked filters, checked thermostat, checked heating elements and blower amps, checked UV light, checked drain pan and line, cleaned evap coil, checked/tightened electrical connections, checked capacitor, checked fan and compressor amps, checked pressures, cleaned condenser coils. 1 system: 2017

Near NE 34th St, Oak Island, NC 28465
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A+ T.

Checked/cleaned filters, checked thermostats, checked elements and blower, checked evap coil, checked UV light, checked drain pan and blew out drain line, installed pan strip, checked/tightened electrical connections, checked capacitor, checked fan and compressor amps, checked pressures, cleaned condenser coils. 1 system: 2017 & 2 minis

Near E Yacht Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465
Robert S.

Robert S.

Diagnostic revealed leak in pressure regulation tube and filter dryer. System is almost completely void of refrigerant.Braise repair and new filter dryer is needed as well as system recharged 11 lbs R-410A

Near SW 14th St, Oak Island, NC 28465
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A+ T.

Checked filters, checked thermostats, checked heating elements and blower amps, checked zone system, checked evap coil, checked drain pan and blew out drain line, installed pan strip, checked blower capacitor, checked/tightened electrical connections, checked capacitor, checked fan and compressor amps, checked pressures and reversing valve, cleaned condenser coils. 1 system: 2017

Near NE 9th St, Oak Island, NC 28465
Robert S.

Robert S.

The condenser fan motor wasn’t starting due to a bad duel capacitor causing the system to cut on and off on high pressure. System out of warranty 9/17/2018. Invoice better beach rentals

Near SE 76th St, Oak Island, NC 28465
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A+ T.

Checked filters, checked thermostat, checked heating elements and blower amps, checked blower capacitor, checked/tightened electrical connections, checked evap coil, checked drain pan and blew out drain line, checked fan and compressor amps, replaced capacitor 40/5uF, checked pressures and reversing valve, cleaned condenser coils. 1 system: 2014

Near NE 48th St, Oak Island, NC 28465
Robert S.

Robert S.

I replaced the sensors and checked the operation. Pre paid

Near E Yacht Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465
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A+ T.

Upstairs air handler: checked heating elements and blower amps, checked blower capacitor, cleaned evap coil, checked drain pan, overflow pan was filled up with water, cleaned drain line, replaced float switch to overflow pan and cleared water, installed UV light, and pan strip. Downstairs air handler: found no power to the thermostat, checked transformer and was getting 24V, found float switch closed from buildup, replaced float switch, checked heating elements and blower amps, checked evap coil, checked drain pan and cleared drain line, installed pan strip, checked blower capacitor. Condenser: checked capacitors (SN-5608 was low 37/4.5uF), checked fan and compressor amps, checked/tightened electrical connections, checked pressures (SN-8815 pressures were 510/125 unit will need to be replaced soon due to corrosion of fins), cleaned condenser coils. Installed corrission grenade on the -5608 unit. 2 systems: 2016

Near W Beach Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465
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A+ T.

SILVER RENEWED 1st of 2 New Preventative Maintenance: Verified refrigerant pressure, Cleaned drains, checked electrical connections, amp draw, capacitor, airflow. 35/5 Mfd run capacitor on outdoor unit is close to below working levels & will need to be replaced within the next year Silver contract valid 4/6/19 - 4/16/20 with 1 Tune-up remaining

Near SE 58th St, Oak Island, NC 28465
Robert S.

Robert S.

Homeowner paid for a silver agreement

Near NE 4th St, Oak Island, NC 28465
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A+ T.

Preformed system maintenance on 2014 ruud system checked wire connections, amp draws, capacitors, fan motors, coils, drains, airfilters, and refridgerant levels. System is working properly at this time

Near NE 14th St, Oak Island, NC 28465
Melody S.

Melody S.

Replaced bad photocell. Got Marsh lights correct date on timer. Hung light fixtures per customer along walkway.

Near E Beach Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465
A+ T.

A+ T.

Preformed system maintenance on 2013 Bryant system I checked wire connection, amp draw, air filter, refridgerant level, coils, and drains. I cleaned coils and drains, system is working properly at this time

Near SE 76th St, Oak Island, NC 28465
Robert S.

Robert S.

The backplate to the nest thermostat is shorted to y1 keeping the system on constantly. Ho will likely change it hisself. I installed a pro 5000 temporary to get the guest ac

Near W Beach Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465
A+ T.

A+ T.

Checked/changed filters, checked thermostats, checked elements and blower, checked evap coils, checked/tightened electrical connections, checked drain pan and blew out lines, checked capacitors, checked fan and compressor amps, checked pressures and reversing valves, checked condenser coils. Please bill to Seacoast Homes LLC 3 systems: 2017

Near McGlamery St, Oak Island, NC 28465
Melody S.

Melody S.

Homesellers fan in living room. Install GFI receptacle and in use cover on gazebo. Install new bath fan in guest bathroom. Installed new vanity light in guest bathroom.

Near W Beach Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465
A+ T.

A+ T.

Checked filter, checked thermostat, checked elements and blower amps, checked evap coil, checked drain pan and blew out drain line, checked/tightened electrical connections, checked capacitor (was low on both herm & fan), checked fan and compressor amps, checked pressures and reversing valve, cleaned condenser coil. Replaced dual capacitor 40/5uF. Installed corrosion grenade to outside condenser. 1 system: 2014

Near NE 4th St, Oak Island, NC 28465
Melody S.

Melody S.

Wants quote emailed

Near SE 15th St, Oak Island, NC 28465
A+ T.

A+ T.

Diagnostic call on a 12 year old split heat pump system. Found system low on charge. Found burned sequencer for heat strips. Looked over rest of system. Air handler in the attic has a leak on the evaporator coil. Quoted client for a new evaporator coil with 407c refrigerant,filter drier and flush kit. Client just wanted unit charged. Charged unit with one pound of r22 refrigerant. Told client there are no guarantees on the refrigerant. Outdoor coil has a lot of salt corrosion as well which is raising the amps on the compressor. Highly recommend client invest in a new system which uses the new refrigerant and will be more energy efficient.

Near NW 2nd St, Oak Island, NC 28465
A+ T.

A+ T.

installation of dedicated circuit for vehicle charging station

Near W Beach Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465
A+ T.

A+ T.

Changed filters, checked thermostat, checked heating elements, checked blower amps, checked evap coil, checked drain pan and blew out drain line, checked/tightened electrical connections, checked capacitor, checked fan and compressor amps, checked pressures and reversing valve, cleaned condenser coil. Installed Corrosion Grenade. 1 system: 2016

Near NE 30th St, Oak Island, NC 28465
A+ T.

A+ T.

Service agreement clean and check on a 4 year old split heat pump system. Cleaned coils. Waxed outdoor unit. Flushed drain line. Checked air flow and temperature split. Checked all electrical and mechanical operations. System refrigerant charge is good. Ductwork on this unit is clean. Client prepaid with a check for a silver service agreement.

Near SE 58th St, Oak Island, NC 28465
Robert S.

Robert S.

To add 2 lbs f 410 A to achieve proper operation.

Near NE 78th St, Oak Island, NC 28465

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