Simple maintenance tasks for air conditioners and humidifiers
CANTON, Mich. - September 27, 2006 - As temperatures nationwide begin to cool, homeowners are no longer thinking about how to stay cool in the summer heat but rather how to stay comfortable and warm in the coming winter chill. Two appliances need some basic maintenance at this time of year: air conditioners and humidifiers, says Chris Hall, president of RepairClinic.com®.
"Now is a good time to perform an end-of-season cleaning and checkup on all types of air conditioners, before storing them for winter," says Hall, whose company, RepairClinic.com, provides consumers with the information and parts they need to fix their appliances. "Similarly, home humidifiers should be given the once-over before being put into service for the heating season. Scale and unhealthy bacteria can build up inside these units, which significantly reduces their humidifying capabilities and can be a health risk."
Prepping an A/C for storage
Readying a furnace-mounted humidifier for the winter season
A humidifier is an essential appliance that ensures a home stays comfortable throughout the season. It helps prevent illness and dry skin, reduces static electricity, and prevents:
Many more tips available online
Cleaning tips, maintenance instructions, parts and cleaning supplies for these projects and more can all be found at RepairClinic.com. Consumers can ask the RepairGuru, RepairClinic's online help wizard, for assistance with most every major appliance repair question.
RepairClinic.com was founded in 1999 with the idea that armed with the right advice, tools and parts, savvy consumers can extend the life of their appliances, save money, and conserve the environment. Consumers can visit www.RepairClinic.com for free appliance repair help, or call a customer service representative at 1(800) 269-2609 for help locating specific parts.