Air Conditioning Maintenance

Home Improvement
Air Conditioning Maintenance

l Have a professional check your system periodically.

l Oil the blower motor and fan on both the condensing and the evaporation units annually.

l Keep the condensing-unit pan free of bugs, leaves and dirt.

l Check the tension on the condensing and evaporation unit blower fan belts each spring.

l Inspect the blower ducts and joints for leaks and insulation slippage annually.

l Clean or replace air filters frequently.

l Keep the blower motor fan blade free of mold and mildew.

l Set your a/c fan speed on high except when it’s humid.

l Use a whole-house attic fan.

l Set your thermostat as high as comfortably possible in the summer.

l Don't place electronic equipment near your air-conditioning thermostat.