Whilst your heater and air conditioner do quite opposite things in your home, they're actually much more alike than you may know. In the majority of homes built in recent years — and in homes that had an HVAC system replacement recently — the air conditioner and heater both work by using the same in-home equipment. This means that if you've noticed a problem with your air conditioner this summer and spring, you can expect to also have a problem with your heater coming up in June.
It won't be too long until the scorching days of summer arrive in Australia. February 2016, was the world's hottest recorded month, and there is plenty of sunshine forecast in the days ahead to give that record a run for its money. Multiple sclerosis patients know they need to be careful in the heat, and now is the most critical time to make sure their air conditioning systems are functioning efficiently and correctly.
The air conditioning unit is one of those items that we always expect to work when we need it to. A broken down AC can be very inconveniencing for the home or business. In order to avoid the burden and stress that can be caused by a broken AC, it is important to implement the right air conditioning maintenance strategy.
Air conditioning maintenance involves taking constant care of your AC unit, and fixing it whenever you experience warning signs of a potential breakdown.
To keep your home's central AC unit operating at peak efficiency, you need to give it proper maintenance attention. A well-maintained AC unit will not only function energy efficiently, but it will also have a longer life and limit the need for costly repairs and premature replacements. Because your AC's condenser unit is usually located outside of the home, it is easy to ignore it as long as your AC system seems to be working okay.
For some homeowners, their air conditioning may only experience high usage during the summer months. However, if you live in an area that is prone to high temperatures, chances are you will run your air conditioning system all year round. It should be noted that the life expectancy of your air conditioning unit will gradually shorten with the higher the usage. Therefore, it is prudent to seek ways to enhance its efficiency thus preventing premature repairs ad replacement of the system.