As the seasons change quickly, it is better to prepare your air conditioner in a while. It must be cleaned of dust or other contaminants to protect your health. Otherwise you risk getting sick of various eye diseases, respiratory or lung.
Here’s what to do.
The air conditioner should be cleaned frequently. It’s not enough to just wash the filters, but clean and the indoor unit. Also be sure to remove dust from furniture. The air circulating in the room raises dust that enters your respiratory ways. A foul air, dusty and bacteria that proliferate in moist environment can cause various diseases: ophthalmic, respiratory diseases and even lung. You get colds, allergies, pneumonia etc.
Unplug the appliance
The first step you need to do is to remove the air conditioner from the wall socket. This applies to all equipment that works with electricity. Otherwise you can risk device malfunction.
Clean indoor unit
Air conditioners consist of two parts: indoor unit, which is mounted on one wall of your home and the outdoor unit, which is mounted on the outer wall of the building or house. Due to condensation that forms on the indoor unit submitted a lot of bacteria and fungi or molds that endanger your health and family. The unit is cleaned with a damp cloth moistened with a solution of water, vinegar or baking soda. You can also use a solution of water and alcohol. Carefully remove the layer of dust and try not to disperse in the air.
Wash the mask device
Usually the indoor unit mask of the air conditioner is removable. It is better to remove this feature when you do cleaning appliance. This way it will be easier to remove the dust. Use a damp cloth, wash it with water and vinegar and then disinfect it with alcohol. You can also turn to a narrow brush and vacuum cleaner to clean the carcass. Do not put the mask in place, to make sure it does dry very well.
Clean the air filters
Air filters are usually made of plastic and can be easily cleaned or replaced. To remove the filter, you need to fold down the front bezel of the indoor unit until it locks. Then come off the air filter and pull it down. It can be cleaned using a solution of water and vinegar. It can also be cleaned in the shower. Wipe with a dry cloth. After washing and drying, enter the top of the filter in the air conditioner until it is completed and closes the front bezel. When the filter is covered with dust and other contaminants, the air conditioning stopped working at full capacity, not to mention the health hazards.
Check airflow direction
The device must not be conditioned in a targeted sofa or desk. Thus, cool air will be distributed to the face, head, neck, neck, back. These areas of the body will be exposed and you can get sick. If you cannot put it otherwise, while working out, get out of the room.