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DIY AC Maintenance

November 12, 2020 | Blog

When it comes to your home, you want everything working as it should. Many systems in your home need maintenance or repair. Sometimes you need to bring an expert in, and sometimes you can do it yourself. If you don’t need to get someone in, DIY is a great way of doing what needs to be done.

Did you know there are some do-it-yourselves for HVAC maintenance? DIY HVAC repair is a great way to increase the life expectancy of your AC unit while also saving money in the meantime.

DIY Tips for AC Maintenance

There are a couple of things you can do when it comes to your AC unit:

  • Remove debris
  • Clean and straighten the fins
  • Clean the area around your unit
  • Level the unit

Doing these things will improve the efficiency of your unit. Before starting your DIY, be sure to shut off the power at the breaker your AC unit and carefully remove the fan on top. After that, you can proceed with maintenance. If you’re unsure about your DIY project, feel free to contact an expert.

What are the Benefits of AC maintenance?

As mentioned before, proper maintenance of your unit will improve its effectiveness. It will also improve air quality, increase energy efficiency, extend the life of your unit, and save you money on costly AC repair. Even having done all this, it’s nice to have a certified guarantee that your AC unit is running great. That’s why it’s worth getting an biannual inspection.

Why you should get a Biannual AC inspection?

Twice yearly AC inspections will ensure that your unit is running smoothly and take away any worry you might have right before the more intense weather seasons. We typically recommend homeowners get their inspections done in the spring and fall so they will be prepared for the heat of the summer and the chill of the winter. It’s a quick and easy process that will make your home feel exactly how you want it. While you could go without it, not regularly maintaining your HVAC unit will shorten the life expectancy and decrease energy-efficiency over time.

You want to treat your home well, so it’s important to cover all your bases. DIY AC maintenance is quick and easy and has a number of benefits. The same can be said for an annual AC inspection. If you’re looking for Norman and OKC AC repair, be sure to contact the experts at Norman Heating & Air for anything HVAC related.

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