You should clean the compressor and condenser coils. These are some of the parts that play major roles in allowing cool air into your home or business. You should by detaching the fun guard and then use a sprayer to remove the dust and dirt that may have built up in this parts. 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.
Another maintenance practice is checking the coil fins. The flow of air into the building may be interfered with if this coil fins are bent and this will result into poor air into the house. In this case you can use a fin comb to straighten the blades to allow for the free movement of air. This will prolong its lifespan and also increase its efficiency.
In addition to that, it is also necessary that you make the outdoor unit is levelled with your air conditioner. When installing your air conditioner, it should be resting at certain point where the air can flow effectively without interruptions. Once in a while you should be checking the level to make sure it is at the right level with your air conditioner unit. 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.
Another important part that you should clean is the filter. It is important that you remove the dirt and dust that may buildup in the air conditioner and if possible you should also replace it after every three months. This is important as if not done it will contaminate the air you breath besides consuming a lot of energy which will make your electricity to be high.
You should also use a mixture of water and bleaching agent to clean the evaporator coil. This part is very prone to dust and dirt. For air conditioner to release cold air it must have passed through the evaporator coil that is responsible for that.
Another important part that you should clean is the evaporator drain. 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. Carrying out the maintenance practices on your air conditioner will ensure you have quality air in your house.