How To Lengthen The Durability Of Your Air Conditioner

durable air conditionerYour air conditioning system can last long and be efficient, saving you loads of money with regular maintenance. Spring time is the best time to check for repairs and do maintenance because it is this time you use the A/C the least. By doing this you will not be suffering in sweltering heat during summer.

Air conditioners cools hot air by using Freon, a coolant. A low Freon level indicates leakage of the coolant from the A/C. It can otherwise mean the air conditioner is dying and needs a grave soon. Loss of Freon results from loose screws and gaps in the A/C unit. Otherwise, once the coolant has been filled, it needn’t be refilled for as long as the A/C runs.

Therefore, if you find yourself freezing to death or in a puddle of your own sweat, you need to call a technician soon.

Another thing that can cause quite a trouble is loose nuts and bolts. It can even cause unwanted noise due to vibration and electrical short circuits. Now, we don’t want to spend unnecessary money for few nuts and bolts, do we? Tighten them up now and then.

Vacuum clean the filters with mild suction. If it is too dirty, wipe is with wet cloth and wipe it dry with a dry cloth. If your laziness gets better of you and you decide to hose it down with water, you might just end up with a burnt A/C or an entire house under ashes due to fire caused by massive short circuit. You might not feel that lazy then.

A/C is for keeping cool. Remember that and keep the thermostat in cooling mode. If you want it hot, turn off the A/C.

Is you’re A/C dripping water? The condenser is giving signals of its departure. Learn to understand the signs! The condenser is supposed to condense the water and re-circulate it. When it is in trouble, it might just stop doing that. Call a technician ASAP.

If your air conditioner has refrigerant leakage problem you need to refill it pretty often. Ideally a good A/C should never have refilling issues. But then, nothing in this world is ‘ideal’. So what chance does an A/C stand?

Lubricating the friction prone parts is another problem that might keep recurring. Not paying attention will lead to lots of heat generation and ultimately lead to heating up of the A/C unit.

Clear obstructions near your condenser. It might be perched near a plant or a wall or such a thing. If you need better cooling remove these from the path of the condenser.

Air conditioning repairs services are provided by many service engineers and companies. Better safe than sorry and prevention is better than cure. So avoid all circumstances that might lead to repair. And if repairs arise, address it immediately to avoid major repair costs.

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Regular Maintenance of the Air Conditioner for Longer Durability