Homeownership is a lot of work. Sometimes too much. Projects seem to multiply and sometimes easy tasks, like changing your air filter, slip through the cracks. That shouldn’t be a huge deal, right? Wrong. Something that seemingly insignificant could be the catalyst to your needing an AC repair. There are a couple things you should never forget to do when it comes to your air conditioner that could save you from potentially pricey repairs:
- Notice unusual sounds from your air conditioner
You get used to all the sounds that ordinarily occur in your house, but always be sure to take note if your air conditioner starts making unusual sounds. It may be an odd hum or rattling, or another sound, but if it’s not a sound you normally hear, have it checked out. If you avoid it, you’ll have a higher chance of an emergency AC repair. The professionals at County Line Mechanical LLC can help you nip a problem in the bud before it turns into a massive problem.
- Keep your air filter clean
It’s so easy to forget to clean or change your air filter, but it’s not good for your air conditioner. A grimy air filter blocks air flow and that leads to your air conditioner running harder than it should. That makes it less effective and could lead to an increase in your utility bills. Keep an eye on how quickly your filter becomes clogged and set a reminder to change it regularly.
- Schedule regular maintenance
To make certain it is operating at its best, your air conditioner requires routine maintenance just like your car does. If you postpone this preventive maintenance, it could cost you a lot of troubles that could’ve easily been identified during a maintenance appointment turn into substantial issues that lead to an AC repair.
It makes no difference if your air conditioner is new or if you’ve had it for years, you can do these things to fend off AC repairs. If you want to learn some more tips to help prevent AC repairs, call County Line Mechanical LLC in Reinholds at 717-216-0846.