You still can’t maintain your air conditioner after it’s repaired by the Air Conditioning Service. Here are some tips to keep your air conditioner as good as new and make it last longer and make the performance better. We will guide how to keep it maintained even in winters so that you don’t have to change it every year.
Get it Serviced Annually by a Company:
It is important to get your AC serviced before the season starts annually. It reduces your electricity bill and gets a deep clean which you may not be able to do on your own. Secondly, it enhances the performance of your air condition system automatically. A serviceman will also tell if anything needs to be repaired so that you are not stuck with a non-functioning air conditioner in the middle of the summer.
Even if you get it cleaned professionally it is still important to maintain it and by following these tips you can get the most out your air conditioner this summer.
Clean the Filter:
Your air conditioning unit has a set of filters, they are in the inside unit which is in your house. Those filters tend to catch dust which is why need cleaning. It is best to clean the filter every 2-3 weeks so that dust isn’t accumulated. Cleaning the filter is really easy you just have to remove the dust with the help of an old toothbrush and wash it afterward.
Let it dry and then pop it right back on. It is easy to do and doesn’t take a lot of time. If you don’t do it can lead to poor air flow and this means your AC will use more electricity. It can also freeze up the evaporator coil. It is also best to replace the filters every three months.
Get a Programmable Thermostat:
You can save a ton on your electricity bill by getting a programmable thermostat. What it does is it adjust the temperature to high when you are not at home and lowers when you are home. So, when you are home your house is cooler and when you aren’t it is not as cool. It is super convenient for us forgetful people, which is why it is so important.
Unclog the Drain:
Your condenser drain tube gets clogged every now and then which is why you often water leaking from the AC. You can easily do it by installing a new tube but before unclog the drain by putting pan tablets. The tablets stop the molds from growing even if you are not using the AC very often.
Keep the Outer Unit Clean:
It is not just the inside that needs to be cleaned, your outer unit needs cleaning too. First, wipe away all the dust and dirt particles. Then you can clean it properly with a mild cleanser and a soft bristle brush. Remember don’t be too harsh on your AC be gentle. This is the key to cleaning.