How I repaired my home air conditioning myself for less than $20

Ah, summer. Kids out of school, grilling in backyard, sweating to death because my AC died.

Yes, after a long winter, spring and summer have finally rolled around, and its time to crank up the AC. Time check out those air filters and flip that magical switch from 'heat' to 'cool'.

At least, that was the plan.

I came home on the first day of warm weather, and went about my usual routine in the house, let the dogs ot, steal something out of the fridge before the wife and kids got home, plop myself down on the couch and veg out for a few. However, I noticed something... It was hotter in my house than it was outside. I checked the thermostat -- it was set for 74 but the