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3 Tips for Preventing Air Conditioner Condensation

Posted on April 29th, 2015 by Jupiter Tequesta

Air conditioning systems that produce extra condensation can wreak havoc on your home. You simply do not want to deal with the resulting water damage! Below, we the experts of Jupiter-Tequesta Air Conditioning, Plumbing & Electric offer tips for preventing air conditioner condensation:


1. Have your system routinely inspected

It’s advised that you inspect your unit’s AC condensation line for moisture every time you change your air filter. If you don’t feel comfortable doing it yourself, call us! We’re more than happy to take a look.

2. Check for clogs

When algae builds up inside your condensation line, water will overflow and drip. This line should be cleaned every 3-6 months, keeping things running smoothly and preventing air conditioner condensation from causing problems. Contact a professional for a thorough clean.

3. Collect dripping water

If the condensate line drips outside, don’t just let it fall freely. Instead, collect the free water with a barrel, and use it to water plants! This will not only stop air conditioner condensation from damaging your home, but will also save water.

Air conditioner condensation is natural, but don’t let it get excessive. These tips should help you understand what’s normal and whether or not a problem needs to be addressed.

If you think you do have an issue with your air conditioning system, contact Jupiter-Tequesta Air Conditioning, Plumbing & Electric. We can be reached at any of the following numbers:

Jupiter: (561) 747-5740
Palm Beach: (561) 626-6822
Martin: (772) 546-2822
St. Lucie: (772) 546-2822

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