Air conditioning maintenance is a very important component of owning an air conditioning system. For serious problems, you should contact an experienced HVAC technician to diagnose and resolve the issue.

However, there are some minor repairs homeowners can do on their own! Let’s go through a list of actions YOU can take on your own to maintain the heating and cooling systems in your home.

[nectar_icon_list color=”default” icon_size=”small” icon_style=”border”][nectar_icon_list_item icon_type=”numerical” title=”List Item” id=”1509724192-1-67″ tab_id=”1509724325755-9″ header=”Clean off your unit” text=”and keep the exterior clear of debris and obstruction to ensure clear air flow”] [/nectar_icon_list_item][nectar_icon_list_item icon_type=”numerical” title=”List Item” id=”1509724192-2-3″ tab_id=”1509724325812-5″ header=”Clear your indoor air vents” text=”and wipe off dust and dirt to maintain good air quality”] [/nectar_icon_list_item][nectar_icon_list_item icon_type=”numerical” title=”List Item” id=”1509725097166-0-6″ tab_id=”1509725097168-6″ header=”Change your air fliters” text=”every 30-90 days”][/nectar_icon_list_item][nectar_icon_list_item icon_type=”numerical” title=”List Item” id=”1509725138823-0-4″ tab_id=”1509725138825-1″ header=”Charge your coolant levels” text=”to replenish the liquid that flows through the coils and keeps your air cool”][/nectar_icon_list_item][nectar_icon_list_item icon_type=”numerical” title=”List Item” id=”1509725163893-0-2″ tab_id=”1509725163895-1″ header=”Troubleshoot your air conditioner” text=”by checking thermostat settings, checking the power, checking the air filter, or checking the ducts”][/nectar_icon_list_item][nectar_icon_list_item icon_type=”numerical” title=”List Item” id=”1509725184201-0-1″ tab_id=”1509725184203-8″ header=”Shutdown your system” text=”to avoid more performance issues and to prevent any more damage”][/nectar_icon_list_item][nectar_icon_list_item icon_type=”numerical” title=”List Item” id=”1509725208416-0-0″ tab_id=”1509725208419-0″ header=”Be proactive” text=”and perform frequent system checks to prolong the life of your equipment”][/nectar_icon_list_item][/nectar_icon_list]

The world of HVAC systems can be intimidating, but you are totally capable of keeping up with minor things on your own!

Performing these small, cautious tasks will prevent major breakdowns and high-cost system repairs. Who wouldn’t want that?!