In the coming rainy season, we also have to prepare for any possible negative consequences. After every storm, every blow can happen at the same time, wind storms can damage your home, which may also include air conditioning system.
We’ve listed the guidelines below to help you keep your air conditioner safe from the damage caused by typhoons.
• What is a storm?
Typhoons are a major wind system mainly occurring in tropical areas. This storm comes with strong and violent vortex. In the event of a storm, the most important thing is to look for safeguards to prevent injury to people. At the same time, the use of precautions will protect the air conditioners in your home from damage. Here are some tips on how you test your air conditioning after a storm.
• Access to air-conditioners may be damaged
When the storm is over, and there is power back, you should not start the main electrical equipment. Check them one by one to avoid damaging some sensitive equipment.
Check the air conditioner before you restart it: Check for obvious signs of damage, such as traces of wind or falling trees; Air conditioners that have been inundated must consider cooling fans and openings without clogging. Also, make sure all electrical and refrigerant lines remain intact and have no signs of electric fumes burning.
• Common damage caused by debris or flooding
If the house is flooded – when you see the walls of the house and some stains left over. This will help you know the depth of water and whether the air conditioner is in the water. Or when you see the mud outside the air conditioning.
If the air conditioner is submerged, check and clean it before turning on the appliance. Dust can prevent internal systems from operating properly and cooling systems lose efficiency.
In the event that air conditioners are hit by trees or other objects, you should call the air conditioning repair service staff before you switch on the appliance.
• Check the central air conditioning system
If floodwaters have entered the home, it is important that you check the air handling and furnace. Call a professional central air conditioning repairer to check if water touches any part of the two devices. Water may have caused corrosion on some important parts or damaged the circuit.
• When no obvious signs of injury are detected
When you see the air conditioner intact, without impact, not flooded in water and not tainted; you can turn up to try.
When the cooling system is turned on, continue to check by going near the appliance and smell any signs of smoke or dieu hoa nhat bai power shortage. Check the equipment regularly to make sure that the air conditioner is working properly.
When you are not present, turn it off to avoid a fire or a fire when returning power. If you have any doubts, call a professional repair service.