Money-Saving Maintenance Tips for your Toledo Air Conditioner
A quality air conditioner is designed to last for years and provide you and your family with optimal comfort. With just a few basic maintenance tips, you can keep your central ac system running at optimal efficiency for many years. Air Conditioners can loose efficiency over time if not properly maintenance. Especially when battling the extreme weather conditions in the Toledo are. Don't worry though! It's not difficult and not expensive to perform basic maintenance!
Below are a few tips which can help you save money on cooling costs, and can provide maximum efficiency out of your Air Conditioner.
Change your air filters regularly.
A clogged filter makes your system work harder, as airflow can become restricted. If you begin to see a sudden rise in cooling costs, it may be due to a clogged filter.
Make Sure vents are not blocked
Be sure not to block your vents on your walls, floors or ceilings. This can restrict airflow- which will make efficiency and lifespan of the unit suffer. Be sure to keep this area clear.
Keep the Air Conditioner free of debris
Check your outside condensing (air conditioning) unit periodically to make sure it is not' covered or clogged with leaves and debris. Keeping the area clear ensures maximum airflow, and it prevents the fan from becoming clogged. See our post that talks about how to clean your Air Conditioner!
Keep drainage system clear
Check the drainage system to make sure it isn't clogged. Remember, an air conditioner removes water from the air in your home when it is hot and humid. You should notice water trickling from the condensate drain of the unit.
Considered having your air ducts sealed or insulated
This ensures optimal airflow and prevents leaks.
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