With spring showers, comes warmer weather—particularly in south Florida. As our friends and family up north are turning off their heat and opening their windows, we’re closing windows and turning on the AC. A routine maintenance check and cleaning in the spring will help ensure a well-running machine through the upcoming brutal summer months.
In south Florida, there are very few things that feel better than coming in out of the heat, into your cool home. But, unfortunately, a lot of homeowners don’t give their unit a second thought until it breaks down—usually at the hottest time of the year.
In our last blog post we talked about all the moisture that is drawn from the air and collects on your coil. The moisture that is not recirculated is emptied out of the system through your drain line. Algae will grow in the moisture of the drain line and eventually clog the pipe with growth and any debris that clings to the moisture along the pipe.
There are many critical components to an air conditioning system, but the air conditioning coils are by far some of the most important. These coils are also very delicate and need to be handled properly in order to preserve their cooling power. With regular maintenance and upkeep, well-preserved AC coils will help keep indoor air quality high and utility bills lower.