It’s hot out there in the dog days of summer, but thanks to air conditioning, you’re sitting cool and pretty inside. Take a moment to appreciate the blessings of one of the greatest modern inventions. Celebrate air conditioning appreciation day by giving your AC unit a little love. Air Conditioning Appreciation is recognized July 3- August 15, and it’s the perfect time to fine-tune the cooling device that we all take for granted.
Where would we be without an air conditioner? Temperatures in Brandon, Florida are already soaring into the 90’s and summer has just begun. Just imagine how hot and humid it will be in the next month! Without an air conditioner, we’d have to spend our days at Wal-Mart, just to stay cool.
Lack of air conditioning during hot spells and heat waves is physically dangerous.
Air conditioning has become a necessity of life for those who can afford it. Heat stroke, heat rash, heat edema, heat cramps, dehydration, and heat exhaustion are all illnesses due to exposure to prolonged excessive heat and humidity.
Now, there are a few simple things you can do yourself to keep your air conditioner working well. Here are two air conditioner maintenance chores you can do on your own:
- Change your filter. Your air conditioner filter should be changed each month. A filter that is clogged with dirt will make your air conditioner run poorly. It will also run up your electric bill.
- Clean your filter. In between the time you change your filter, you can clean it to keep it working efficiently. Use a vacuum attachment to vacuum out excess dirt, or take it outside and shake it off.
In order for your air conditioning unit to work at it’s peak, it should be regularly maintenanced by a qualified technician. In the Brandon, FL area, contact the HVAC specialists at:
ACE Heating & Cooling (813) 657-8818