Fixing a home air conditioning system canbe expensive, but there are some inexpensive things youcan do to prevent problems. Replacing air filters every month can savewear and tear on a home system.
Dan Gladstone of Cary says he wished he hadgone a step further signing up for regularmaintenance checks.
"The problem basically is that we didn't dowhat we should have done which is check it out,give it a tune-up or whatever an airconditioner needs," he says.
There is less you can do about preventing problemswith the air conditioner in your car.One repair shop owner recommends if youhear a noise in your system, turn it off andget it checked before you do more damage.