If the air conditioner is malfunctioning, you should seek the help of a professional.
Sanitizing the air conditioning equipment is necessary both to limit energy costs and to maintain the cooling performance of the AC appliance. An appliance that is not cleaned periodically can turn into a storehouse of dust, allergens and unpleasant odors, leading, in time, to the appearance of serious health problems. It is advisable to call in a team of specialists to carry out the maintenance of the air conditioner both before the beginning of the warm season and at the end of it, when the air conditioner could show signs of a slight wear. The recommendation of the specialists is to make an appointment in advance for the visit of the team of professionals and not to wait until the last moment to call on specialized services. For example, during the summer, the companies that deal with the service of the air conditioners are overworked, which means that the scheduling can be done even in a few weeks. Therefore, make a reservation in advance for the services you want, to be sure that you will avoid any inconveniences in the heat.
The first thing to check is the filters, as this will ensure that the air conditioner works properly. These filters need to be cleaned or replaced periodically. Over time, dust accumulates and impedes air circulation, drastically reducing the efficiency of the air conditioner. In addition, the unpleasant odor emitted by the polluted air is another problem caused by uncleaned filters. Most air conditioners have filters located inside the appliance, their sanitation being easy to achieve, but it requires a lot of attention, due to the massive amounts of dust they store. The sanitation of the air conditioning equipment is performed by a team of specialists, who guarantee the correct operation of your appliance.
In addition to cleaning the filters and sanitizing the air conditioner, a specialist should check the general condition of the air conditioning system for other possible defects.
Some examples of problems that may occur:
- The air conditioner is blowing smelly air
- The airflow temperature is not low enough to meet your needs;
- The air conditioner makes certain noises;
- The flow or jet of air is low;
- The compressor does not start;
You need to keep in mind that your equipment needs regular sanitation and inspection to improve your comfort and the efficiency of your air conditioner.
Infographic provided by American Residential Services, Inc., a heating system repair company