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West Palm Beach Air Conditioning Tip: Prolonging the Life of Your System

In West Palm Beach, we wind up using our air conditioning systems much of the year, so it’s important to get as many years out of your air conditioner that you can. Call the West Palm Beach air conditioning professionals at Envirotech today to learn how. We’ll take you through a few steps for this winter that will help your AC stay sturdy and provide you with a prolonged life of refreshing, cool air.

Install UV germicidal lights: A specific concern in a place as humid as West Palm Beach is the growth of mold and fungus. If these pollutants develop in your ducts, they can cause problems with your home’s air quality. Regular maintenance on the ducts to keep them clean is one way to prevent mold growth. Another is installing  UV germicidal lights near the air handler. These special lights work as disinfectants that not only deter the growth of microbacteria, but also destroy these biological pollutants.

Keep your air filter clean: Because air conditioners stay on for long periods during the summer, it is a good idea to change your AC’s filter every month. The filter is what prevents dust and debris from damaging the more sensitive parts of the system. If your filter gets clogged, it will not only cut down on the flow of air, but may also cause damage to the air conditioner, shortening its life.

Preventive maintenance: The most important part of making sure any mechanical device works for many years is regular, preventive maintenance. With a device as complex and as hard-working as your air conditioning system, it is especially important to have regular checks to spot approaching trouble and stop it. Highly trained technicians will inspect your air conditioner’s ducts, fans, coils, and compressor to see that everything is in prime working condition and free from breaks and punctures. These professional inspections can keep you from facing costly repairs or having to replace your system entirely.

To help your air conditioning system last through many years, call the West Palm Beach air conditioning specialists at Envirotech today to enroll in a preventive maintenance program.

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