We all would like to think that we can do any fix-it job around the house, but when should you hire a professional? Homeowners can keep up some aspects of heating and AC unit maintenance by replacing filters and checking for leaks, but other system issues require the help of a professional. Here are some things to consider before tackling an air conditioning and heating system repair yourself.
Help Your Air Conditioner Do Its Job Efficiently
When doing a repair job, you run the risk of creating a short-lived fix. This can put a strain on the unit, which can result in a shorter system life. Without the full knowledge of the unit or equipment and tools needed, you risk further damaging the system. To ensure the longest life from your AC/heating unit, use the recommended parts and regularly service the unit.
Increased AC/Heating Bill
When you are not efficiently heating and or cooling your home, you are wasting money. An AC expert can not only fix your heating and cooling problems but also inspect the home to see where you can improve your home’s installation and the top energy wasters. For example, did you know that poor window installation is a big energy waste that drives up the electricity bill?
Save Yourself Time
Time = money. Why waste a day of messing with the AC unit only to have to throw in the towel and call a repair service? Save your time, money and sanity with a service call to a licensed AC technician.
Location, Location, Location
Living in the south means depending on your heating and air conditioning system year round – thus putting wear on these systems. Hiring a heating and AC system expert can extend life of your cooling and heating unit. Trust the HVAC experts at Champion AC with your homes heating and cooling needs.
Ben is a retired Combat Controller with the United States Air Force. He started Champion AC in 2007. Ben is originally from the Mississippi Gulf Coast. He is happily married and an avid fan of the San Antonio Spurs and New Orleans Saints.