Air conditioning and heating systems don’t tend to malfunction only when it’s convenient to replace them. Sometimes, an older air conditioner only starts to fail just as the cooling season is ending, when you’ll only need to use it for a few more weeks anyway. Is it really worth replacing it when the end of summer is quickly approaching? We certainly think so, and here are our reasons.
Air Mechanical, Inc. Blog: Archive for August, 2015
You may know already that there is a chemical blend called refrigerant that pumps through your air conditioner (also sometimes referred to as Freon). And you also may have heard that “topping off” the refrigerant can help an air conditioner to perform better. But for the most part, filling up a system with more refrigerant won’t address the actual problem. We offer more information on this issue below.
When you notice a small drain clog in your home, there are a couple of things you can try without calling a plumber for help. For drains that are moving a little slowly, there could just be some minor buildup, which a mixture of baking soda followed by vinegar may be able to help. In other cases, a home plunger can dislodge the blockage enough to send it back down the drains.
Dusting the bookshelves, scrubbing the refrigerator and vacuuming the rug are cleaning tasks that make your living space neat and can help remove contaminants like bacteria. While you scrub and organize your home regularly, there’s one cleaning task many homeowners skip over that could save a lot of money. Keeping the air conditioner clean allows it to run smoothly and may greatly reduce monthly energy costs. For more information on keeping the AC clean, read on, and call your local air conditioning technicians for an annual maintenance visit.