Why It’s Always Best to Leave AC Repair to the Professionals

At some point, you will need to repair the AC unit in your Augusta, Georgia, home. When problems occur, you may be tempted to make the repairs on your own, but this can lead to higher costs and even more problems. Here are some reasons you should leave your AC repair to the pros:

You Could Void the Warranty

If your AC unit is newer, there is a possibility that it is still under warranty. In some situations, you could void your warranty if you don’t have a certified technician complete any repairs or service. Voiding your warranty can result in costly expenses that otherwise would have been covered.

It Can Lead to Safety Issues

AC units require electricity and refrigerant, which can lead to safety issues if AC repairs aren’t performed by a professional. Most AC units run on 220 or 240 volts, which are high enough to result in death if you suffer a shock. Certified technicians can properly protect themselves from injury and are also certified to handle and dispose of refrigerant when necessary.

Diagnostics Can Be Complex

Your air conditioning system can be extremely complex and features a lot of parts and components to operate properly. Each part is a potential problem, and it can be difficult to make the right diagnosis if you are not properly trained. When you hire a pro, they will check your entire system and make sure that it is operating adequately.

Even if you diagnose the initial concern, there is a good chance that another component or part will need to be addressed. A trained HVAC technician will know what to look for and will address other issues.

Are you having problems with your AC unit? Contact Plunkett Heating & Air at 706-426-0779. One of our technicians will make a diagnosis and repair your system.

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