At a summertime air conditioning is like a frowning lifebuoy. It almost physically helps for not melt under over 100 degrees’ heat. And what a disappointing can be a fact of unpleasant smell coming from your air conditioner. The choice appeared relates to what from to suffer: from the heat or from the odors? Additionally, thoughts about the danger of smell and possible preventive measures odors for the future may occur.
Excellent Plumbing understands your worries and is always ready to help. But firstly we propose you to acknowledge with 3 main reasons for smelling from your ACS, so you will know how to avoid it.
In case the air conditioner’s parts situated at home and air outside have significant differences in temperature the internal condensate may be created by AC. This may lead to extra humidity inside of the tool. In its turn, extra humidity leads to mold growth.
Additionally, microparts together with dust may be collected inside of the air conditioner’s together with condensate. Being there too long the mix produces odors, that is dispersed to the whole house, while ACS is working. Be careful, when such a specific smell appears, because it is rather dangerous to smell the mold.
UNCHANGED AIR FILTERS
In case air filters were not changed in the time it may release all collected before dirt and debris. Cooled air directed by fans of the air conditioner will come together with contamination accumulated and further will get into your lungs in significant amounts.
Air conditioning includes the process of cold airflow through the duct system in order to be distributed to all places at your house. In a certain sense, ducts are considered to be a superhighway for air circulation. In case your duct system is cleaned rarely it may gather dust and debris for a long time. Together with humidity, it may lead to the combination of dirt, mold, bacteria in your “highway”. Therefore, not only the cold air is pushed to the house, but the unpleasant mix’s smell too.
You may notice, that all of these top-3 reasons for a bad smell are explained by dirt and humidity in different parts of your home. So the good idea for the prevention of odors appearance is to perform cleaning regularly and frequent and filter change.
This task may be completed within maintenance works that are used to be performed at least annually. Excellent Plumbing is a company that is always ready to help you with such little issues, tuning and more serious breakdowns 24/7.
We are ready to help in this and other services. Just contact us 847-929-9229 and save your time and money with us!