5 star ratingLast week we had a service visit from Ramon Chavez regarding some airflow issues we were experiencing. Ramon was incredible- I work from home and I am frequently on the phone with agents, Ramon was very considerate of this and despite him having to be in my office to assess the problem he was polite, quiet and very thoughtful. He also came Covid prepared with a mask and thoughtfully wore "booties" over his work shoes to prevent any mess. While the issue is not completely resolved yet Ramon explained the problem to me in layman's terms and also let me know what the next steps would be to getting it corrected. Thank you Southwest HVAC for having an employee like Ramon who was professional, respectful, and informative.
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Air Conditioning Service in Long Beach

Proudly rooted in the wonderful Long Beach community, Southwest HVAC is a family-owned air conditioning company that focuses on delivering outstanding customer care. Your satisfaction will always remain our utmost priority. Licensed and insured, our company values your hard-earned money by presenting cost-effective options tailored to your exact needs. We offer a satisfaction guarantee and a 10-year warranty on compressors and parts for your peace of mind. Our reputation for exceptional service is a direct result of our team of highly reliable, skilled, and knowledgeable air conditioning technicians. Reach out to us today to arrange a free estimate for your home or business AC project! Allow us to demonstrate why we’re the leading Long Beach HVAC service.

Your One-Stop Shop for Air Conditioning in Long Beach

Living in California means enjoying incomparable warmth and plenty of sunshine, but it also demands a dependable air conditioning system for comfort at home or work. At Southwest HVAC, we recognize the importance of a reliable and efficient AC system – particularly in the summer. Choosing an air conditioning contractor who’s renowned for their reputation in delivering quality and timely service means your air conditioner unit can function efficiently when you need it most. At Southwest HVAC, we provide comprehensive air conditioning services tailored to meet the unique needs of Long Beach residents, offering dependable solutions that ensure a consistently cool and comfortable home environment throughout every season. Count on us to handle all your air conditioning requirements with expertise and dedication!

Air Conditioner Replacement

At Southwest HVAC, we approach AC replacement with a dedication to honesty and effectiveness. We suggest replacing your unit only if repairs would cost more than replacement or if your current system has outlasted its usable life. We assess factors such as your unit’s age, energy efficiency, and cooling capacity to ensure any replacement meets your home or business’s specific cooling requirements and optimizes energy savings. You can rely on our AC service for expert advice and clear recommendations that prioritize your home’s comfort and efficiency.

Air Conditioner Installation

Southwest HVAC implements a detailed process for AC installation, focusing on achieving peak performance. We start by selecting the most suitable location for your new AC condenser, taking into account factors like airflow and accessibility. Our air conditioning service includes thorough site preparation to establish a level and safe installation area. We skillfully install mounting brackets to securely support the unit. Precision in connecting refrigerant lines and electrical wiring leads to a smooth AC installation process. Our professional installation is designed to effectively meet your cooling needs for years to come.

Air Conditioner Repair

With our outstanding Long Beach HVAC repair services, our talented technicians work tirelessly to keep your AC system in peak condition. We also offer emergency assistance for sudden AC issues, which means you can always count on us in times of need.

Resolving Airflow Issues

Timely resolution of airflow issues is crucial for maintaining efficient air conditioning performance and prolonging the system’s lifespan. Insufficient airflow can strain the system, resulting in potential system failures, increased energy consumption, and uneven cooling. Our team utilizes thorough diagnostics to identify and tackle issues like fan motor problems, dirty filters, blocked ducts, or various other concerns. Establishing proper airflow guarantees your system operates effectively, keeping your space consistently and comfortably cool while reducing the risk of costly repairs.

Water Leaks

Swiftly addressing air conditioner water leaks is crucial to safeguarding your home and HVAC unit. Ignoring these leaks can result in mold growth, decreased system efficiency, and structural issues. Our team performs detailed inspections to identify leaks, repair damaged components, and maintain effective drainage. This is one of many ways we can safeguard your home and preserve your AC’s performance.

Run Testing

Run testing is an essential step in AC repair that involves running the system after repairs to ensure everything functions correctly. This step involves operating the system to confirm that critical components such as the fan, refrigerant levels, and compressor are functioning optimally. It confirms that the repairs are effective and the system runs efficiently, resulting in peak comfort levels in your home.

Refrigerant Leaks

Tackling refrigerant leaks, whether it’s Freon or a newer type, begins with an in-depth diagnostic process to detect leaks. Our priority is to seal these leaks and refill refrigerant levels, restoring optimal cooling performance for smooth and dependable operation year-round.

Addressing Noises

Diagnosing unusual noises in air conditioners demands a thorough examination due to the wide range of possible causes. Noise can stem from anything from loose components to faulty fan blades to compressor issues and beyond. Our crew will conduct a detailed inspection to pinpoint the source of the noise, complete the right repairs, and get your system operating quietly and efficiently once again. This detailed approach allows your air conditioner to provide optimal cooling performance and maintains a peaceful, comfortable environment in your home.


Our air conditioning repairs always begin with a detailed inspection. We conduct a meticulous diagnostic process, examining the electrical connections, compressor, and condenser coils to identify any issues impacting your AC’s functionality. This careful assessment allows us to offer precise repairs that keep your system dependable and efficient.

Component Repair or Replacement

Air conditioning belts are essential for transferring power from the motor to the fan or compressor, enabling proper functionality. As belts age, they may crack, deteriorate, or lose grip, causing ineffective cooling or system malfunction. Our team inspects belts for wear indications and replaces them when needed to maintain efficient AC unit operation.

Blower Motor

In air conditioning systems, blower motors are pivotal for circulating air through ducts to regulate indoor temperatures. Issues such as electrical faults, motor wear, or debris buildup can impede airflow. Our Long Beach air conditioning repair experts meticulously diagnose blower motor issues and remedy them with replacements or repairs to maintain effective air distribution and comfort levels in your residence.

Evaporator Coil(s)

AC unit evaporator coils are crucial in absorbing heat from indoor air, cooling it, and distributing it throughout your home. Problems like dirt buildup, refrigerant leaks, or coil corrosion can reduce efficiency and cooling capacity. Our technicians will examine and cleanse the coils, mend any leaks, and replace damaged coils as needed to maintain a comfortable environment in your home or business.

Capacitor and Contactor

In air conditioning systems, contactors and capacitors play crucial roles in starting and running compressors and motors. Issues such as worn-out capacitors or burnt contact points can cause system malfunctions or failure to start. Our professionals diagnose these issues precisely and replace malfunctioning capacitors or contactors to restore seamless operation and consistent performance.


Compressors in air conditioning systems are vital for circulating refrigerant to remove heat from indoor air. Refrigerant leaks or mechanical failures can impede its function, causing subpar cooling. Our technicians conduct extensive tests to identify compressor issues and then repair or replace them to bring back optimal system functionality for dependable and efficient cooling.

Coil Fins

Air conditioner coil fins improve heat transfer efficiency by expanding the surface area for airflow. Damage from bending or debris can limit airflow and result in decreased cooling efficiency. Our technicians examine and straighten or replace damaged fins, ensure unimpeded airflow, and verify optimal heat exchange to uphold your AC system’s top performance.

Circuit Board

Circuit boards in air conditioners oversee tasks, such as system operation and temperature regulation. Issues like electrical surges or component failures can interfere with these tasks, leading to inconsistent operation or total system failure. Our Long Beach air conditioner repair technicians employ sophisticated testing techniques to diagnose circuit board issues and resolve them by replacing or repairing faulty components to restore proper performance and functionality.

Condenser Unit

Your air conditioner’s condenser unit is responsible for releasing heat absorbed from indoors to the outdoors. Problems such as malfunctioning fan motors, coil blockages, or refrigerant leaks can reduce heat transfer efficiency. Our technicians identify and resolve condenser unit problems, eliminate obstructions, seal leaks, and substitute faulty parts to restore cooling efficiency.

Fan Blades

The fan blades in your AC are critical for moving air through the AC system to facilitate cooling. Issues such as imbalance, bent blades, or motor wear can result in system inefficiency and reduced airflow. Our team evaluates and adjusts fan blades, replaces any worn or damaged components, and achieves proper alignment to maximize airflow and improve system performance.


Programmable Thermostats

Programmable thermostats offer scheduling flexibility to optimize comfort and energy savings. Opt for Southwest HVAC for custom installation that meets your requirements. Our installation service enhances thermostat efficiency to maintain precise temperature control in your entire home.

Thermostat Calibration

Thermostat calibration ensures accurate temperature readings and proper functionality by verifying settings and recalibrating if necessary. This maintenance task is essential for effective cooling, efficient heating, and enabling your HVAC system to respond accurately to your desired comfort levels.

Smart Thermostats

Nest and other smart thermostat models provide convenience by allowing remote temperature adjustments via apps that adapt based on your behavior to maximize heating and cooling efficiency. They save energy by modifying settings when you’re away or sleeping, offering usage insights that make them a wise choice for contemporary residences.

Thermostat Repair

Thermostat repair services are crucial for upholding system efficiency and maintaining precise temperature control. Our experts diagnose and address issues such as faulty sensors or programming errors to restore your thermostat’s performance. Repairing your thermostat, instead of replacing it, can save you money when minor issues impact an otherwise operational unit.

Thermostat Replacement

When it’s time to replace your thermostat, we assist you with selecting the ideal model that suits your requirements with an emphasis on efficiency and compatibility. Our skilled installation promises correct configuration, effortless comfort management, and energy efficiency benefits for your household.

Thermostat Wiring Issues

Thermostat wiring issues can disrupt HVAC operation and lead to inaccurate temperature control. Our team promptly resolves wiring concerns, checking connections to prevent system glitches and optimize thermostat operation for steady comfort.

Air Conditioner Maintenance

Fan Motor Maintenance

Regular maintenance of the fan motor is a vital part of achieving proper operation of your AC system. This involves lubricating moving parts, checking for wear or damage, and confirming that electrical connections are secure. Proper maintenance will allow for efficient airflow, reduce the risk of motor failure, and extend the lifespan of your AC unit so your home remains cool and comfortable throughout the season.

System Performance and Energy Efficiency Checks

Monitoring energy efficiency and system performance on a regular basis provides essential support for your air conditioner’s optimal operation. This includes evaluating airflow, checking refrigerant levels, calibrating the thermostat, and reviewing overall system functionality. Timely identification and resolution of issues enhance cooling performance, minimize energy costs, prolong the lifespan of your AC unit, maintain home comfort, and increase energy efficiency.

Air Filter Replacement

Keeping up with regular air filter changes is an effortless, fast, and proactive way to maintain clean indoor air quality and ensure efficient air conditioner operation. Dirty filters restrict airflow, which causes the system to work harder and reduces cooling efficiency. Following manufacturer guidelines for filter replacement promotes unrestricted airflow, enhances system performance, and reduces the risk of malfunctions caused by blocked filters. It can even extend the life of your AC!

Condenser Coil & Evaporator Coil Cleaning & Inspections

It’s essential to keep your condenser coils clean to maintain your air conditioner’s overall performance and efficiency. Over time, these coils accumulate dirt and debris, which then reduces heat transfer efficiency and increases energy consumption. Thorough cleaning involves removing accumulated debris, gently washing the coils, and ensuring proper airflow throughout the system. This regular maintenance routine helps extend your AC unit’s lifespan, reduces the risk of costly repairs, and provides maximum cooling capacity during hot weather, ensuring consistent comfort in your home.

Ductwork Inspections

It’s important to conduct routine inspections of ductwork to maintain efficient air conditioner performance. During these inspections, we assess for leaks, damage, or blockages that might diminish cooling efficiency and impede airflow. Detecting and repairing leaks promptly helps maintain consistent indoor comfort and prevents energy loss. Properly sealed ducts facilitate optimal airflow throughout your home, maximizing the effectiveness of your AC system.

Seasonal and Routine Tune-Ups

It’s crucial to perform routine and seasonal maintenance to enhance the lifespan and efficiency of your air conditioner. A comprehensive AC tune-up involves inspecting thoroughly, cleaning coils and filters, checking refrigerant levels, and addressing potential performance issues. Selecting Southwest HVAC for your AC maintenance guarantees reliable operation, prevents expensive repairs, enhances energy efficiency, saves money in the long run, and delivers consistent home comfort.

Refrigerant Level Checks

Regular inspections of refrigerant levels are essential to keep your air conditioner running smoothly. Adequate refrigerant levels promote efficient cooling and prevent excessive strain on the system. Our comprehensive maintenance service involves checking for leaks, topping up refrigerant as needed, and monitoring pressure levels to maintain optimal performance and extend the lifespan of your AC unit.

Give Southwest HVAC a call today at 562-425-4822 to schedule your free estimate or learn more about our Long Beach air conditioner service!

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