How To Fix a Malfunctioning Air Conditioner

The air conditioners can rot and start to blow stinky, unhealthy air in your home, if not properly cleaned. Fortunately, the air conditioners are easy to clean: you just need a solution of bleach and water and the right approach.

Below we will show you how you can easily clean and maintain your air conditioner, making it run at peak efficiency. So if you want to know more about the maintenance if the conditioner, read these tips.

Basically these are the steps to do:

1. Wash the filter: the filter of the air conditioner collects a lot of dust and debris. In these conditions is practically impossible to effectively blow cool air into your home. Wash it with a solution of water and bleach for a better air flow and to remove any bad odors.

2. Clean the batteries: you will need a special brush accessory to remove the dirt quickly, but you can just use a normal brush if you prefer the old-fashioned way, to clean the dust from the conditioner’s batteries.

3. Straighten the bent fins: if the fins of your air conditioner are bent, straighten them! You just need to purchase a fin comb from your local hardware store and use it.

Also, keep in mind that the most important maintenance rule is to wash the filter regularly. All the tips above apply if you used the air conditioner for a long period of time. 

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