I wish I would have known how much it was going to cost to fix my air conditioner before I had it done. Don’t get me wrong, it is nice to have a working air conditioner once again, but if I would have known how much money it was going to cost me, I would have never gotten it fixed. My mom raised me and my sister on her own, so she was very busy and did not have time to fix things herself. She always hired people to fix things that broke around the house instead of fixing it herself. Because I was raised like that, I automatically resort to calling a professional whenever something goes wrong in my house. I knew that my air conditioner was not doing well when I came home to a very warm house one evening, even though the thermostat was set to sixty-eight degrees. It was actually around eighty-five degrees in the house that evening which was crazy warm for me. I had noticed that the house was a bit warmer than usual the day before that, but I did not know for sure that something was wrong until that evening. I called an HVAC company first thing the next morning. They sent someone over to fix my air conditioner, and it took them about forty minutes to fix my air conditioner. I thought it would cost me about one hundred dollars, but it ended up costing over five hundred dollars. I could not believe it. I was so frustrated that I decided to look up a video on how to fix it myself, and I realized that I probably could have repaired my air conditioner myself for less than a hundred dollars.