At the point when you turn on your air con on the principal hot day of the year it very well may be frustrating to find that your unit is battling to cool the room, or more awful, not working at all. While it is recommended you get a professional architect to complete an air conditioning service as part of your yearly property maintenance, there are also a couple of basic checks that you can do in the middle of to keep your air conditioning running easily.
- Keep your air con unit clean
Most air conditioning faults are caused by lack of cleanliness, yet simply tidying the vents regularly can make an immense difference to the life of your unit. Another straightforward thing you can do to improve the cleanliness of your air con framework is to expel the channels, spray them down with antibacterial spray and wash with warm water. The cleaner you keep your unit, the less regularly you will have to have an air conditioning service.
- Change or clean the channel
The reason your air con framework has a channel is both to protect the mechanics inside, as well as keeping the air clean inside your home or office. On the off chance that this channel is not kept clean you are making your air con framework work harder and less efficiently, meaning your vitality bill will be higher and your yearly air conditioning service may not be sufficient to keep your unit healthy. Some air con channels have to be cleaned rather than replaced and vice versa. An electrostatic channel is cleaned, while a disposable fiberglass or paper channel ought to be replaced fairly regularly anywhere between once a month and twice a year, contingent upon the air quality in your area.
- Check airflow on inside and outside unit
Once you have expelled any obstructions from the condensing unit, check that the airflow is amazing and consistent on the two units. On the off chance that the airflow is poor this can indicate that your air conditioning framework has a blocked coil or a failing fan. As a rule it will be necessary to call a professional air con designer to investigate the issue and give an answer. Make cleaning the area around the unit part of your regular property maintenance. It is also acceptable to do this before an air conditioning service, to avoid being charged by the specialist for time spent cleaning, and also to avoid misdiagnosis of why your unit is not working appropriately.
- Repair any rust or corrosion
Check over your air con framework, particularly the open air unit, for any indications of rust or corrosion. In the event that the damage is minimal, you can usually repair it by painting over it with waterproof steel paint. On the off chance that the rust or corrosion is progressively serious you should call in a property maintenance professional. Ask your architect to check for indications of oxidation while completing furnace repair service.