How to Care for Your AC System

September 10, 2019

Performing a few simple tasks can safeguard your AC system from breakdown and inefficiency. Homeowners should take a proactive approach to their air conditioner’s maintenance and not rely solely on their local technician’s scheduled tune-up visit. A few easy actions can save you money on your electricity bill while adding years onto the lifespan of your AC. Let’s take a look at a list of three maintenance tips that we at recommend to our Burbank customers. 1. Cleaning or Changing the Air Filters Having your AC run on a clean air filter will guarantee that your indoor air quality is of the best possible. Pollutants that escape through a clogged air filter can be detrimental to the health of those living in your home. Also, a dirty AC air filter increases the chances of a breakdown for your unit. Next time your local technician performs a tune-up on your air conditioner, ask them to show you how to clean and change the air filter as needed. They will be more than eager to oblige. 2. Removing Debris From the External Unit Your AC system’s external unit is especially susceptible to debris from the environment. Leaves, branches, dirt and other rubbish...

View Article

Read More