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Spring Cleaning for Your Air Conditioner

imagesFew routine chores and maintenance follow-ups will pay off better in comfort and in dollars saved than getting your air-conditioner cleaned. The payoff results in summertime comfort and lower cooling bills. You will also prolong the life of your air conditioner, getting the most of the system.

The most important maintenance steps are fairly simple for a pro, but the DIY will need about a half day to carefully work through the steps. If you’re not up to the task, call a professional.

  • Check for low refrigerant levels
  • Replace or clean filters
  • Remove the drain line and clean it
  • Clear the buildup on the blower fan
  • Remove the dust from the evaporator coil

A professional will have access to the proper equipment to make sure the critical parts of your air conditioner system are thoroughly cleaned without causing any damage to its parts.