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Air Conditioning Comfort for Life

United for your comfort since 1987

Dirty filters or worse no filters in your air conditioning system can and will cause multiple problems.

Filthy Air Conditioning Filter (Photo courtesy of Flickr User Ivy Dawned)

Air conditioning filters that are not changed or cleaned regularly will form a buildup of dirt and dust causing a lack of airflow through the filter (as pictured above), which seriously impacts the system’s ability to cool properly, forcing longer run times, which in turn relates to higher utility bills.

Now even worse, is no filter at all in the system! This allows all the airborne dirt and dust to enter the air handler accumulating on the evaporator coil, the blower wheel, and housing. When this is allowed to happen…

Filthy Evaporator Coil in an Air Conditioner (Photo Courtesy of Flickr User DayLove)…the dirt and dust can clog the evaporator coil and greatly reduce the amount of air that can pass through it to be cooled (as pictured to the left). ←Pretty gross, isn’t it? Just think of all the little particles of air born sludge lodging inside your lungs each time you inhale.

If allowed to continue, it can cause the system to freeze up due to a lack of airflow, causing water damage which results in costly repairs.

So long story short, check your filters monthly and clean or replace as needed.

Remember: a little time and a few dollars now will save you in the long term in lower utility bills and avoiding costly repairs.

If you’d like to pay less on your utility bills and avoid costly future repairs on your AC unit, but you don’t have the time to properly it, we can help.

We’re currently offering a 20% discount on our annual maintenance agreement for residents in Southwest Florida (Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Bonita Springs, etc). This will save you time and energy and you can be confident that our trained professionals will do the job right! Hope to hear from you soon.


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