What would you say if someone told you to change the oil in your car “sometimes”? You’d be frustrated, right? This is pretty irresponsible because sometimes could be looked at by some car owners as every few years, which is way too long to go without changing your car’s oil. The same concept should be applied to your air conditioner.
AC maintenance should be yearly, full stop. If anyone tries to tell you otherwise, they’re being irresponsible. Especially when people talk about how they only get AC maintenance in Shreveport, LA once every few years and their air conditioner is fine. This is either a fluke or they’re not telling the whole story.
Yearly maintenance is absolutely necessary for curbing repairs and efficiency problems. It will also extend the lifespan of your system. Anything less than yearly maintenance and you’re actively hurting your AC system. Here’s how: