Last week I had to get over a major unexpected fiasco. After a long day’s work, I arrived home to find that my air conditioner was no longer working anymore. It was the last thing that I wanted to take care of because I had already dealt with a stressful day at my workplace. After doing a little amount of inspecting and handywork myself, I discovered quickly that there was nothing I could do to refurbish the cooling system. Before contacting an HVAC mechanic, I tried to see if my brother had time to come and look at it. He is extremely handy and I figured he could possibly save me a little bit of money. However, I realized that he was out of town on vacation as soon as I picked up the phone to give him a call. The timing really could not have been worse. I had to call an HVAC professional because I did not desire to spend a week without a cooling system. The HVAC mechanic came out the very next day, but I had to pay a major fee to get the HVAC system fixed. It was apparent that I had done a lot of damage by neglecting my HVAC system without having routine inspections. Some tiny problems had turned into major issues. This was unfortunate because I probably could have had the problems fixed had I paid the system a bit more attention early on. I learned an exceedingly valuable lesson. From this point moving forwards, I am going to make certain to have HVAC mechanics come out once in awhile to make sure my HVAC unit is in perfect working order.