Those high temperatures have put a strain on many air conditioners that are working overtime this week, and has caused many of them to break down.
Technicians say they've been flooded with calls about air conditioners breaking down this week because of the 90 degree temperatures we've experienced.
Experts say it's important to get your A/C looked at least once a year to make sure it's running properly.
"There are several checks that can be made to make sure that your air conditioner is running at maximum efficiency and it will extend the life of your air conditioning equipment so it is critical that you have that you have a service man service your air conditioner so he can take multiple readings," said Daniel Reece of Reece Heating And Air Conditioning.
Experts say it is important to check your filters often to make sure they are clean, and if they aren't you need to replace them.
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