Maybe you’ve seen it in a movie or even seen it on your neighbors AC unit: that layer of ice around the system that seems to give off the idea that the air conditioner is keeping things really cool. The reality, however, is that ice on an air conditioner is anything but a good sign.
While this is a common misconception we want to make sure to address the idea that ice on your air conditioner is a normal thing because it isn’t. Ice collecting on your indoor AC unit is actually a warning sign that something has gone wrong within your cooling system and needs to be addressed sooner than later.
So, rather than just scraping off the ice and forgetting about this occurrence, you should continue reading to discover why your AC is creating this new issue and learn what you can do to get the issue fixed before your system breaks down.