The HVAC system coupled with the air conditioning unit has many parts that can wear out over time. Get your unit and HVAC checked regularly to avoid going without an AC when there’s a problem.

Getting an AC tune-up from time to time will extend its lifespan and prevent problems requiring service calls. Make sure your AC is maintained properly, just as you do with your car, to make sure that it runs well and efficiently. In the absence of a regular tune-up, energy charges may increase due to lower system efficiency, inconsistent house temperatures, and/or bigger problems due to neglect.

People don’t usually notice an issue until they turn on their device for the first time in the season, as air conditioners are generally used for only a couple of months in the year. Be sure to schedule an inspection of your air conditioning system in the spring, before it gets too warm outside. Not having a functioning air conditioner on an extremely hot day is not only uncomfortable, but potentially dangerous.

Do I need a tune-up or a total replacement?

If you are unfamiliar with the details of air conditioning units, it can be hard to determine whether your AC unit needs a repair or has reached its end. Getting a professional to inspect it will let you know if it is time for a new one or not. Check out the tips below to see if your AC unit simply requires a tune-up, or if it needs to be replaced.


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