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Ac and refrigeration effective maintenace

I recommend to all home and business owners to do quarterly maintenance on your ac and refrigeration equipment. It will save hundreds and even thousands of dollars. I've been a commercial/industrial service tech. for over 9 years and by not cleaning your equipment it creates discomfort for you and slow damage to your equipment. why do this when it takes 20 to 30 minutes to service. AC falls into two types remote or package unit. Remote ac systems has a unit outside and one inside known as your furnace. package units has everything inside and are located outside only. The first thing you want to do is turn power off. I'll start with the outside unit known as your condensor. next take some coil cleaner or simple green and spray it all over the coil and let it stand for ten minutes. use a spray nozzel in the shower position and rinse until water comes out clear. Next locate your air filter it's either in the furnace or hallway inside a register. find out the size and purchase at local hardware store. If they don't have exact size match it to one a little bigger and cut down. Tape cut parts off with duct tape. Restore power and I guarantee you will fill the difference if no problems exhist in system. sometimes unit will go off on safety if dirty all you need to do is turn power off and back on or push reset button on safety located on copper line.

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