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Homeowners And Air Conditioner Maintenance

Air conditioning is one of those things that requires maintenance at last every six months. This is more of an issue depending on the location, but most homes in Albany NY, Delmar NY, Saratoga NY and nearby areas are going to be fine with a maintenance schedule every semester.

The basics of air conditioner maintenance

The most important thing that people need to keep clean is their air filter. This is one of the most useful and essential parts of any air conditioning system that need to be given proper maintenance. There will be accumulation of dirt and dust in the filter quite fast and by the time a few months have passed, you will be able to see a significant amount of restriction to the airflow. Once this happens, the air conditioning system will have to work extra hard to reach the desired temperature.

The other important part to keep clean is the condensing coil. This is going to be outside the property and it’s the part of the air conditioning system that makes all of the noise. Keeping this clean and avoiding obstructions is very important. Keeping the entire system clean is essential and this par can be given maintenance frequently due to it being outside. A checkup every two months is a good idea. Most people in Troy NY do this.

Final thoughts

Any good Albany NY home inspector is going to consider the process of looking into the air conditioning system of the house to see if everything is in order. There are quite a few reasons why a home inspection is going to include air conditioning, so it’s always a good idea to keep this clean and to make sure there is no obstruction on the filter and the condensing coil. That is the best way to ensure a good outcome after an inspection.


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Kevin E. Maxwell, CPI (Owner and Operator) / T 1-800-598-4754 / maxwellhomeinspectionservices@gmail.com 

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