Make certain the condenser unit gets a regular cleaning. The condenser is the outside unit that converts hot air to cold air. Don’t forget to shut off power when you clean it.
An often overlooked part of AC maintenance is the filters. Filters quickly get filled with dirt because they trap dust and particles in the air.
Next, inspect the fins, which frequently get blocked by impact against them. The blocked air reduces efficiency.
Small issues with your AC can turn into bigger problems. which you may not be able to fix yourself. Getting it serviced yearly and fixed professionally can prevent more problems and save you money.