Homeownership puts a lot on your plate. Occasionally too much. Projects seem to multiply and sometimes easy tasks, like changing your air filter, slip through the cracks. That shouldn’t be a big deal, right? Wrong. Something that seemingly insignificant could be the catalyst to your needing an AC repair. There are a couple things you should always remember to do when it comes to your air conditioner that could save you from potentially costly repairs:
- Notice unusual sounds from your air conditioner
You become familiar with all the sounds that normally occur in your house, but always be sure to take notice if your air conditioner begins 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 neglect it, you’ll have a higher chance of an emergency AC repair. The professionals at Woody's Sudden Service Inc can help you nip a problem in the bud before it turns into a bigger problem.
- Keep your air filter clean
It’s so easy to forget to clean or change your air filter, but it’s bad for your air conditioner. A dirty air filter blocks air flow and makes your air conditioner work harder than it needs to. That makes it less effective and could lead to an increase in your utility bills. Make note of how quickly your filter becomes grimy and set a reminder to swap it regularly.
- Schedule regular maintenance
To make certain it is operating at its best, your air conditioner needs annual maintenance just like your car does. If you delay this preventive maintenance, it could cost you a lot of troubles that could’ve easily been discovered during a maintenance appointment turn into larger issues that lead to an AC repair.
No matter if your air conditioner is new or if you’ve had it for years, you can do these things to escape AC repairs. If you want to learn more ways to help prevent AC repairs, call Woody's Sudden Service Inc in Manassas at 703-278-2036.