Goettl Air conditioning unit

Can I Do My Own AC Repairs?

In a word, no. Although we appreciate the go-get-’em attitude of DIY-enthusiasts everywhere, it’s important to make sure that you hire a professional to take care of any problems that may arise with your air conditioning system. Because of the complexity of the various materials, components, and mechanisms, working on the system is not meant for anyone without professional experience and training. As a homeowner, there are some things you can do to stay in control of your HVAC system, the most important of which is maintaining and replacing the air filter. Keeping it clean and fresh at all times is the best way to make sure that your components do not suffer unnecessary wear and tear. In today’s post, we’d like to explain why pursuing your own AC repairs in your Scottsdale home, or anywhere for that matter, is not a good idea.

If you’re having any problems and need AC repair in Scottsdale, AZ, call Goettl Good Guys.

Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Do Your Own AC Repair

  • Hazardous. One of the major reasons why attempting to fix your AC is a bad idea is because it is hazardous. While refrigerant can be potentially dangerous, that’s not necessarily your primary concern. As you know well, your AC requires electricity to operate, and this means that certain components are potentially hazardous to handle. Moving components like fan blades can also pose a risk. An HVAC technician has been given safety training that keeps him out of trouble.
  • Further damage. Another consideration is that attempting to work on your AC without the proper knowledge can actually lead to further damage to your system than you had in the first place. This is because the entire system requires a balancing of various parts. Making an adjustment without knowing what you’re doing exactly can mean that another part of the system could be thrown out of sync.
  • Root of the problem. Often, problems with your AC are fairly complicated and solving them means getting to the root of the problem, not simply addressing the symptoms. An HVAC technician knows how the entire system cooperates, so he can quickly find the ultimate cause.

Call Goettl Good Guys for all of your AC repair needs in Scottsdale, AZ. We can make sure that your cooling is restored as quickly as possible – schedule an AC repair appointment today.


What Our Customers Say About Us

Arthur FortesArthur Fortes
17:47 06 Dec 23
Michael was great and explained everything clearly!!
Lawrence PeteLawrence Pete
17:38 06 Dec 23
Very thorough performing service give customers more options to decide...no pressure he worked on the HVAC system
B SimonB Simon
17:11 06 Dec 23
Ralph. Came out on time. Very professional, knowledgeable. Did excellent work
Jennifer WebbJennifer Webb
23:48 05 Dec 23
Friendly fast service. Matthew was very pleasant, did a systems check and showed and explained everything that was needed with suggestions and prices.
Denise TamezDenise Tamez
23:03 05 Dec 23
Ralph did an excellent job! Thank you for the wonderful service!
Ernest RodriguezErnest Rodriguez
18:23 04 Dec 23
Carl JacksonCarl Jackson
15:00 04 Dec 23
The work was very professional & neat , I was very surprised about the quality of workmanship. The crew was very knowledgeable & very respectful while working. I would recommend Goettl plumbing to anyone with the great job they have done….
Cheryl SkatesCheryl Skates
22:54 03 Dec 23
Did a great job servicing are unit. Answered all our questions.
Diane WainnerrDiane Wainnerr
01:32 03 Dec 23
I was very pleased with Goettl Plumbing/AC company . Joseph came out and was excellent at explaining the issues that were going on with our pipes & then did a great job fixing the issues. Thanks, Goettl!
Rafiu BabatundeRafiu Babatunde
18:22 28 Nov 23
Catherine BowlesCatherine Bowles
17:21 28 Nov 23
was very helpful and professional 👏
Rachel RamosRachel Ramos
16:55 28 Nov 23
Tyler Leija was very thorough and explained everything carefully about our plumbing issues. I’m glad we called Goettl.. Thank You!
G force9299G force9299
15:32 28 Nov 23
William and Peter were amazing! Although Peter is in training, you would not have known if he didn't tell you. Services provided were top notch! Thank you!!!
Linda ClaytonLinda Clayton
22:25 25 Nov 23
Frank M is fabulous! Great service!Sam is wonderful. I would like them to send him every time. Great service. On time. Expert knowledge. Highly recommend!
Scott MillerScott Miller
00:41 25 Nov 23
Great job and fast response. Tyler did a great job.
J NevilJ Nevil
00:34 25 Nov 23
Roger came out on Thanksgiving Day to fix our unit. Turns out, our home builder completely shorted us on the amount of blown-in attic insulation (which you think a home inspector would have caught) and also our unit is too small for our house which is 4 years old. Roger took the time to explain all of this to us in detail and got our unit up and running. Thank you Roger!
Rosalyn DouglasRosalyn Douglas
22:37 24 Nov 23
Michael was very professional and polite. Got the job done in a timely manner installing the sensors.
Michael SchmidtMichael Schmidt
22:10 24 Nov 23
Joseph was professional, friendly, and very thorough. He answered all of our questions and gave us a detailed explanation of what the problem was and why it occurs.
Joel RuizJoel Ruiz
16:02 20 Nov 23
Ralph did a great job, was on time and explained everything very clearly.
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01:26 20 Nov 23