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3 Things Homeowners Dont Do That Leads to AC Repair

Homeownership is a lot of work. Occasionally too much. Projects seem to accumulate and sometimes simple tasks, like changing your air filter, fall to the wayside. That shouldn’t be a huge deal, right? Wrong. Something that simple could lead 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:

  1. Notice unusual sounds from your air conditioner
    You become accustomed to all the sounds that ordinarily occur in your house, but always be sure to take note if your air conditioner seems to be making unusual sounds. It may be a bizarre hum or rattling, or another sound, but if it’s not a sound you’re accustomed to hearing, have it checked out. If you ignore it, you’ll have a higher chance of an emergency AC repair. The professionals at McNatt Inc can help you get in front of a small problem before it turns into a massive problem.
  2. 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 grimy 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. Keep an eye on how quickly your filter becomes grimy and set a reminder to change it regularly.
  3. Schedule regular maintenance
    To ensure it is operating at its best, your air conditioner needs 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 bigger issues that lead to an AC repair.

Whether your air conditioner is new or if you’ve had it for years, you can do these things to avoid AC repairs. If you want to learn additional ways to help prevent AC repairs, call McNatt Inc in Robstown at 361-247-0605. 

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