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Air Conditioning Unit: How to Take Care of It



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By : Roby Hicks    99 or more times read
Air conditioning units are probably the best gifts during the summer. It makes the heat go away and allow us to enjoy a more relaxing day. Although we appreciate the importance of the ACs, many of us do not care for it the way we should. The units have to work harder and as a result, we get higher bills and the units do not last for long. This is why we need to start taking care of our air conditioning units properly. This will not only make our home cooler, it can also reduce our cooling expenses.

There are a few tips you need to bear in mind if you want to care for your air conditioning units. Here are some of them:

One of the things you can do is to clean your condenser. The condenser is found outside your home, most of the time. This is why it is likely to attract leaves, branches and other debris. What you want to do is to keep these debris away and do not allow them to block the vents. The condenser is essential because this affects the cooling ability of the air conditioning units. It cools the coils that contain the water, which then provide a cool air. If the coils are cooler, the air will also be cooler.

You should also keep the unit clean. Just like any devices, the ACs accumulate dust and dirt as well, which is why you need to clean them regularly. It may accumulate dust and cobwebs that can make it difficult for the device to cool the room. You will need to open the AC to clean it because the dust usually gets in the device. However, before you open the unit, check the manual first for the proper way of opening the AC. There are different ways of opening the different types of AC, so make sure you follow the instructions properly.

Aside from keeping your AC clean, you also have to keep it cool. This is essential so that the unit will not work twice as hard. If you place it somewhere warm, the unit will have to work harder as it will need to cool itself while cooling the room. Place it in a shaded area so that it will remain cool and it will not need to exert efforts to cool itself.

It will also help if the level of cooling remains the same all throughout the cooling time. Refrain from adjusting the thermostat often as this can loosen the switch or controls. Set it low and wait for it to cool the entire room instead of setting it high and lowering it after a few minutes.

Check the unit regularly as well. Even if the AC is new, it has to be monitored. You can ask a pro to check it at a set time. He will be able to maintain, clean and repair the unit. This will ensure that your AC remains in good working condition every time.

To reduce your utility bills and to prolong the life of your AC, you will need to take care of it.
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