How Can I Stop Salt Corrosion from Destroying My Air Conditioner

Stop Salt Corrosion from Destroying Your Air Conditioner ?

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Salt corrosion destroying coastal air conditioner

Is it possible to stop salt corrosion from destroying your air conditioner ?

Coastal home and condo owners have battled with this question for years and the answer is…. NO!

The proper question is…. Is it possible to slow down the natural occurrence of salt destroying my air conditioner, and that answer is YES!

The best way to increase the life and efficiency of your coastal air conditioner unit is by periodically washing down the outside system with a garden hose and solution suitable for the task.

In order to keep your system operating efficiently for years to come, you will need to establish a consistent routine for performing this task.

How often you perform this task should be in direct relation with how long the previous unit lasted before being carted away. If your new to the area and are uncertain as to how long the previous system was in place, be sure and check with your neighbors on their change out rate.

  • ┬áNew system within 3 years – Spray monthly (12x per year)
  • New system within 5 years – Spray semi monthly (6x per year)
  • New system within 7 years – Spray quarterly (4x per year)
  • New system within 10 years – Spray semi annually (2x per year)

Don’t allow salt corrosion to destroy your air conditioner

You can make a drastic impact on the life and efficiency of your coastal air conditioner by following this simple recommendation. It’s very basic, if you can operate a garden hose….then you can do this!

 

 

 

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