The compressor and condenser coils should be cleaned regularly. These are the parts of the air conditioner that are responsible for allowing cool air into your home or your premises. You will need to loosen the fan guard to get space to remove the dust and dirt effectively from this coils. You find the buildup may block the cold air from getting into the house effectively and thus may result into unhealthy air in the house. As a result, you will be able to get the fresh air if you clean the compressor and condenser on regular basis.
We also have coil fins that should also be checked on regular basis. At some points these fins may get bent and thus may interfere with the continuous and smooth flow of air which may interrupt the cooling process. For you to straighten this coil fins you should use a fin comb so that air can move smoothly. As a result, you will be able to prolong the life of your air conditioner as well as increasing its efficiency.
At all times you should make sure that the outdoor unit is levelled. When installing your air conditioner, it should be resting at certain point where the air can flow effectively without interruptions. It is important that you level the ground below your unit occasionally to make sure that it is at the right point. You can as well use the level from your tool box to align the unit which is always done when you are not sure of the right level.
To make sure that your air conditioner is working properly you should always clean the filter. You should clean it to remove the dust and dirt in it and also replace it after a period of 3 months. You find that when this is not done properly you may suffer from dangers such as breathing contaminated air and other things as well.
It is also important that evaporator coil be cleaned using a mixture of water and bleacher at put at the same ratio for air conditioner to work properly. This part is very prone to dust and dirt. Evaporator coil plays a major role in ensuring that the air conditioner releases cold air into the house or business premises.
For efficient cooling you need to clean the evaporator drain regularly. This can also be done by the use of a mixture of water and a bleacher at the same ratio. As a result, you will be able to kill the mold or mildew that may build up in the air condition. The quality of air around your home will be perfect if all this maintenance practices are done appropriately.