3 Things Homeowners Don’t Do That Leads to AC Repair08/05/2015 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 big deal, right? Wrong. Something that simple could start you on the path to needing an AC repair. There are a few things you should keep in mind to do when it comes to your air conditioner that could save you from potentially expensive repairs: Notice unusual sounds from your air conditioner You get used to all the sounds that regularly occur in your house, but always be sure to take notice 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 an increased chance of an emergency AC repair. The professionals at Air-Dynamics Inc can help you get in front of a small problem before it turns into a larger problem. Keep your air filter clean It’s not hard to forget to clean or change your air filter, but it’s detrimental 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. Make note of how quickly your filter becomes grimy and set a reminder to change it regularly. Schedule regular maintenance To guarantee it is operating at its best, your air conditioner depends upon routine maintenance just like your car does. If you postpone this preventive maintenance, it could cost you a lot of problems that could’ve easily been detected 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 fend off AC repairs. If you want to learn additional ways to help prevent AC repairs, call Air-Dynamics Inc in San Angelo at 325-655-2515. If you’ve noticed an issue, we’ll be out when you call or when you schedule an appointment using our online scheduler.