Summers in Dubai are nothing more than a curse. The hot summer and humid climate are inevitable. Therefore given the weather and climate in Dubai, airconditioning is a necessity. Be it in the form of window ACS, split air conditioners, or any other central conditioning, the nature of air conditioning is very much in demand and has also evolved.
With summers already here, before switching on your ACs we will list down a few tips for you to maintain your Air conditioning units on your own. You also have the option of searching for Ac cleaning in Dubai, which will give you the name of a few professionals, however, you can also save yourself a few bucks by going through our tip for maintaining and cleaning your air conditioning units yourself.
CLEAN YOUR AIR CONDITIONER YOURSELF AT HOME:
Here are a few tips for you to clean your air conditioners yourself:
CLEAN EVAPORATOR COILS:
- The first and most important step is to switch off your power supply. DO NOT TRY TO DO ANYTHING WITH YOUR POWER SUPPLY ON.
- Open the AC Panel.
- Take the AC filters out carefully. Some air conditioning units have more than one filter.
- After taking the filters out, Take a toothbrush and clean the evaporator coils. Rub your brush over them, be careful with your hand as they are sharp-edged and might cut your hand.
- Remove all the dirt with the brush
- Last take a cloth and remove the remaining dirt.
CLEAN AC FILTERS
- Take the filter to the tap, put them under running water, and clean them thoroughly.
- Keep the filters out to dry
- After the filters have dried, put them back in their place in your air conditioning unit.
- Now close the AC panel.
- Turn on the power supply.
- Turn on your AC.
This is how you can clean and maintain your air conditioning unit of your own. This prolongs the life of the AC and will save you the hassle of calling in professionals. Air filter cleaning should be done at least once a month
However, to clean the outdoor component of your AC is a bit more complicated than this.
Condenser coil and fan is a unit of air conditioning that is installed outside. The outside unit is exposed to all sorts of dust, leaves, rain, wind, etc that is why it is in a very soiled condition and its maintenance is equally important to run your air conditioning unit run smoothly.
Yearly cleaning of the condenser coil is important. It is best to hire professionals for this job. Just search for AC cleaning in Dubai on google and you will get a list of professionals who will help you with this task.
UNCLOG THE DRAINS
Make sure the drains are not clogged. This might result in the malfunctioning of your air conditioning unit. If there is clogging the water might get collected inside the inside and might be dripping inside your from any opening.
If the water does not find a way out of the AC, it might increase the humidity level in your room.
Therefore unclog the drains, keep a check on them. Look for signs of water leaking for your air conditioning unit.
COVER COMPRESSOR DURING WINTERS
A very simple thing to do. It will save you the hassle of cleaning your condenser coils and fans due to accumulated dirt and dust.
SERVICE YOUR AIRCONDITIONER
Hire professional services to check your air conditioner once a year and service your unit. The services will check on all the components mentioned above and fix it for you or alert you. It is better to get this servicing done before the summers arrive.
The climate of Dubai is sunny, humid, and warm due to it being close to the tropic line. Its weather can accurately be described that of a tropical desert climate. Therefore, the need for air conditioning is more of a necessity, not just in homes but in corporate environments as well. It is no exaggeration when we mention that Dubai is completely air-conditioned indoors.
Therefore in the summers, UAE is extremely hard with a temperature rising to 50 degrees centigrade. It gets so hot in fact that sometimes it becomes a necessity for schools to close down. The heatwaves are common. Therefore If you keep maintaining your air conditioning units, it will benefit you in terms of saving you your money. It helps in saving energy, improves the airflow, reduces your annual maintenance cost. Other general benefits of cleaning your AC are listed below.
GENERAL BENEFITS OF CLEANING:
- Remove dirt and dust
- Ensure the quality of air is free from bacteria
- Remove molds, bacteria, and microbes
- Removal of odor and smells
- Creates a healthy environment.
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