With the arrival of spring or autumn, as installers we advise preparing air conditioners, mainly, facing the summer and high temperatures; or winter. The use of air conditioners has become commonplace, but users know tiny about their protection and maintenance. So that you can continue to enjoy the benefits of your air conditioner, without mishaps, we give you these tips.
Pay attention if the air conditioner makes strange or abnormal sounds If there is any sound or operation that is not common and that worsens over time, it may be due, for example, to a gas leak. If this happens, you should contact an installer or a refrigeration system technician.
Clean the filters regularly It is recommended to do it every 1 month, always depending on the intensity of use. To do this, we must lift the cover, in the case of Split or access to them in the centralized ones. Once disassembled, they must be cleaned, vacuuming the dust accumulated in the filters or washing them with warm water and letting them dry.
Control the outdoor unit of the equipment If you use the air conditioner to heat the office or home in winter, make sure that the water drains properly from the bottom of the outdoor unit and that there is enough free space during defrosting. In winter, water freezes to form ice that clogs the outlet and this can damage the equipment.
Learn how to use the remote control This will help you get the most out of your air conditioner by using the different energy modes, speed or programming the system on and off. This way you will use it efficiently and save more energy.
Turn off the air conditioner when you are not at home. This not only prolongs its useful life but also saves energy and reduces your electricity consumption, avoiding unnecessary expenses in the electric bill.
Always count on the help of a professional installer You should periodically use an accredited AC Install professional to check the amount of gas in the heat sink of the air conditioner. If the air conditioner has a low gas level, it will not be able to heat or cool properly, thus requiring higher energy consumption. Another part that can fail because of a low gas level is the compressor and is an expensive part to repair, so it is advisable to keep the equipment in optimal conditions of use.
Last but not least Do preventive maintenance to the equipment. This will prevent the appliance from failing when we need it most. Keep these tips in mind so that your equipment performs at its best without suffering any damage and do not forget that it is important to have it checked by a specialized technician before the beginning of summer and winter to avoid malfunctions during the seasons of use. That ends this informative article here. We hope that our readers will it helpful. If you do, make sure to drop your comments in the below comment section. We would be happy to hear from you.