You can prevent yourself from diseases if you clean your air conditioner properly. Important facts you need to know.
Summer has started officialy (on 21st June) so air conditioners is getting used more often. AC has a lot of advantages as well as disadvantages. However most of them can be avoided with a little attention.
When air conditioners are not cleaned thoroughly and regularly, a nurturing ground for all kinds of bacteria and fungi is created.
These systems especially can be home to black mold because of the humid surroundings. When these microorganisms go air-borne, they can lead to different breathing problems and pneumonia.
The more time you spend in an air-conditioned place, the dryer your skin can become, as the cold, dry air can cause your skin to lose its moisture.
Those who spend more time in air-conditioned rooms complaining more ears-nose-and throat related problems, respiratory and dermatological sympthoms.
So how can we avoid all these side effects?
Air conditioners shouldn’t set to too low temperature so there shouldn’t be significant difference between inside’s and outside’s temperatures.
Clean or replace your air conditioning system’s filter or filters every month or two during the cooling season. Filters may need more frequent replacement if the air conditioner is in constant use, is subjected to dusty conditions, or you have furry pets at home.