3 Things Homeowners Don’t Do That Leads to AC Repair

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There are times when homeowners can be their own worst enemies. Whether it’s a job that was supposed to be somewhat basic that turned in to a beast or something as simple as forgetting to switch the air filter and now you face AC repair. It doesn’t take much to make things a lot tougher than they need to be. Of course heating and cooling isn’t exempt from this either, as there are a variety of things that we don’t do that could potentially lead to AC repair.

While the desire is to elude these scenarios, we’ve written about three of the most common things homeowners do related to their air conditioners prior to making the call for AC repair.

  1. Disregard unusual actions from your air conditioner
    It can be pretty easy to get used to hearing the hum of your air conditioner through the summer months when it runs regularly, but that doesn’t mean you should disregard any out-of-place sounds or actions that happen.

    Whether it’s a rattling, clanking, rubbing or any other host of sounds, don’t just ignore it. These sounds could mean that there is something wrong with your system. The longer these sounds last, the greater the chance that you might need to set up an AC repair appointment or worse, have an unscheduled outage that turns into an emergency repair. It’s important to call and get a pro’s opinion before anything larger arises.

  2. Forget about your air filter
    Air filters are one of the easiest things to deal with as a homeowner, but often go unnoticed. However, that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t be switching them routinely. A dirty air filter not only impacts air flow, it makes it tougher for your air conditioner to do its job, making it less efficient and potentially raising your energy costs. Changing your air filter is pretty simple and should be done every 1-3 months depending on your usage. Have questions? Feel free to call Willco Air Conditioning, Refrigeration & Heating Inc. and we’d be more than happy to help.

  3. Don’t schedule regular maintenance
    Like to an oil change on your vehicle, regular maintenance on your air conditioner is critical to ensuring that your system is operating at its best. Of course, when you neglect your system by putting off regular maintenance, your air conditioner can turn in to a headache if it develops larger problems that require AC repair.

Regardless of the age of your air conditioner, there are things that can be done to defend against any potential for AC repair appointments. Sure, these are three of the most common ones seen by Willco Air Conditioning, Refrigeration & Heating Inc. in Branchville, but there are numerous other ways to avoid dealing with AC repair. Feel free to call Willco Air Conditioning, Refrigeration & Heating Inc. at 862-345-6896 whenever you have a question about your air conditioner or set up an appointment with us online through our online scheduler.

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