How Do You Winterize An Air Conditioner?
Air conditioning is a utility that the majority of homeowners use during the summer months. Air conditioning units come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, with the two most popular types being central air units and single window-mounted air units. When the winter months come around, people tend to stop using their air conditioning units. Winterizing your air conditioners is an important part of extending their use and preparing your home for adverse weather conditions. Wash the air conditioning unit thoroughly with the garden hose. You need to remove any leaves, dirt and other foreign material from the unit before covering it. Allow the air conditioning unit to dry and brush off any remaining bits of leaves or dirt. Make sure you clean the top of the air conditioner well as any water left on top of the condensing unit so it does not rust during the winter. Drain any water from your window-mounted evaporative-cooler air conditioner. Evaporative coolers, also known as swamp coolers,