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Tips for Maintaining Your Air Conditioning System


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You need your AC unit to cool down your home and keep everyone comfortable. However, if this is going to happen, you need to properly maintain your air conditioning system. If you don’t keep up with the maintenance, you will likely have to get many AC repair services. Before learning more about how to maintain your ac AC unit, you should know that Peaden can make any repairs if you are in Pensacola, Fort Walton Beach, or Panama City.

Cleaning the AC Outdoor Condenser Unit

The outside of your AC condenser unit should be cleaned once a year. This will make your AC unit much more efficient. It will also protect your air conditioner so you don’t have to make as many ac repairs. You can do this yourself or hire someone to do it for you. If you have plants, such as dandelions, growing around your AC unit, the cleaning of the condenser unit is even more important. If you have many grass clippings around the unit, the cleaning is very important as well.

Leveling the AC Outdoor Condenser Unit

Part of maintaining your AC unit is making sure it is level. Without a level AC unit, your unit isn’t going to work properly. In addition, without the AC unit being level, the refrigerant might leak. You should make sure your air conditioning unit is level a minimum of once every year. This is because the ground under the unit can change at any time, then resettle your AC unit in a different location.

Cleaning the Evaporator Coil

The AC evaporator coil is an essential part of keeping your home cool. These coils will take the moisture from the air, so your home isn’t humid. However, since these coils get moist from condensation, they can get dirty easily. If your coils are dirty, your AC unit may not function properly. However, these coils are quite easy to clean. You can do it yourself or have a professional from Peaden do it for you.

Changing the Blower Filter

Just as things in your home collect some dust, your blower filter will as well. If you never dust or clean it out, the air in your home is going to get quite stuffy. A lot of dust gets trapped inside the blower filter in a short amount of time. The good news is that you can easily clean your AC blower filter to improve the quality of the air in your home.

Now that you know more about properly maintaining your AC unit, there are few other things you should know. One question that is commonly asked is when should you call in the professionals. This is a great question. You can call in the professionals to do all the maintenance for your AC unit. This way you won’t have to remember to do it or have to worry about doing it correctly. In addition, if you want to call the professionals to make any AC repairs that would be a great idea as well.

Peaden has many professional AC repairmen available to help you today.

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