Central air conditioning systems need regular maintenance to perform at peak efficiency.
Things like low refrigerant levels, dirty fans and filters, loose or worn belts, and clogged condenser coils can seriously hinder the A/C unit’s cooling ability, said Bob Schultheis, natural resource engineering specialist with University of Missouri Extension.
If your air conditioner is several years old, has never been cleaned or is not cooling, a qualified service person may be needed to perform the necessary maintenance. However, replacing filters, cleaning thermostats and fans, and removing grass and debris from outdoor condenser coils are well within the skill level of many homeowners…
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