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Why You Should Choose a Professional Air Conditioning Service Over DIY

You may be tempted to tinker with your air conditioning unit under the assumption that you can deal with it on your own. However, before you do so, there are several factors you must consider. You may be putting your unit at risk of more damage if you dive into your DIY project without any skills or know-how.

Here are of the risks that come part and parcel with taking on your unit’s maintenance as a DIY project versus hiring an actual professional Myrtle Beach air conditioning service.

Lack of Skills

Since you need your air conditioner to be up and running at the soonest possible time, it’s hardly the time to take on the DIY project for trial and error. Not only that, but you are actually putting the unit at risk of sustaining even more damage.

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Wrong Replacements

Assuming the air conditioning unit will need to have some parts replaced, you need to make sure you’re getting the exact part that will fit and work with your unit. Knowing the compatibility will depend on your knowledge of the parts though. Most of the time, DIYers find themselves wasting money on wrong parts they don’t need. This often just ends up in additional expenses and frustration on the homeowner’s part.

Double the Cost

If you think you’re saving yourself some cash by taking the DIY route, think again. You are more likely to be unable to get the unit properly fixed. You’ll most probably end up having to call a professional anyway to rectify the damage you’ve done. By then, it may cost a lot more than it originally would have had you gone to the pros the first time around.

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Health and Legal Risk

You probably don’t know this but you actually need to be a licensed professional to handle Freon, a main component in air conditioning refrigerants. This is due to the fact that Freon is a highly toxic chemical and exposure can lead to a variety of health issues. Federal laws specifically require a professional license first before anyone can be allowed to legally handle and dispose of Freon.

All things considered, it’s in your best interest to hire professional air conditioning service technicians such as those from Brown & Reaves Services than committing to a DIY project. It’s going to be a lot safer and cost-efficient for you, and not to mention more beneficial for the lifespan of your air conditioning unit.

Call Brown & Reaves Services in Myrtle Beach SC today at 843-497-9867, or fill out our short form and someone will contact you as quickly as possible to answer any questions you may have about your air conditioning system and any air conditioning service you may need.

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