Steps For Maintaining Air Conditioner
Air conditioner maintenance in Dubai can be costly. While the homeowners can only service and maintain the air conditioner within a given limit, that narrows the scope of maintenance, still the tips here help you to get your air conditioning unit optimized, inexpensively. read here
Here is a step-by-step list of the measures you need to follow, for maintaining your air-conditioner.
Unplug the unit from its power source. See to it that no electricity reaches the air conditioner.
Step#2:Remove the bezel and filter of the air conditioning unit. When you remove the filter, you get to see the cooling-coils of the air conditioner. In some models, full access to the inside coil can only be gained when the bezel or the front cover of the coil is removed. The cover is screw-secured. You can see and remove the screws after removing the filter.
Step#3:Spray the cleaning agent. The specific air conditioner coil cleaners are sold at many home supply centers and the home depots. Use of the cleaners will remove all the adverse and unbearable odors from the coils and the air-conditioning unit. These occur because of mildew, mold, dirt and cigarette smoke, among other contaminants. See to it that the spray foam does not reach the electrical wires, the electrical controls and the other parts of the air conditioner. The spray foams work the best.
The filter can be cleaned easily with clean water. If it is damaged, then you need to replace it. If the filter is filled with dirt and other contaminants, then it may also be contributing towards the generation of false odor. You can use a scent containing dish soap or some laundry detergent, for cleaning the filter.
Replace the filter and the cover, and then turn on the power of the air-conditioner after around 15 minutes. Set the settings to “cool” and then adjust the conditioner’s thermostat to its coldest setting. The foam and the dirt will get rinsed this way and will be collected in the drip-pan.
Repeat the process once again if you do not get satisfying results.
The air conditioner’s outdoor coils are exposed to rainwater. Hence, they get cleaned without any efforts. You can shut the unit off once again and search for the dirty and dusty areas. If you find them, then use the foam spray cleaner for cleaning them. Let the cleaner sit for around 15 minutes. Do not directly put a water stream within the coils through the water hose, but allow the spray foam to get floated away when the water is run over the outdoor coils.
Reconnect the unit to its power source, set to “cooling” and then adjust the thermostat for a low-temperature setting. The flow should be “cold” and devoid of any kinds of false odors.