Imagine that you’re going on a road trip during the summer. You’ve got everything figured out: which highways to take (and which to avoid); the right summer tunes loaded up in a playlist; the estimated time of arrival.
The only thing you forgot was to have your car looked over. And not long after the trip begins, you get a flat tire. Now you’re stuck in unfamiliar territory waiting for it to get fixed.
That situation is to be avoided at all costs. Yet, many homeowners who neglect maintenance for their air conditioners are subjecting themselves to a similar fate. It’s typically during the middle of the summer, when the AC is working the hardest, that it “pops a tire” and needs repairs. And often, these repairs are things that could have been prevented in the first place with a maintenance check.
Some of them include: