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Central Air Conditioning
Cover outside condenser unit
Keeping the unit clean helps to maintain its energy efficiency and extend its service life.
NOTE: The tasks and timings shown here for your Central Air Conditioning are based on a single-family home (owned), located in Massachusetts, United States, with priority set at ‘1 star' or higher, for all possible goals.
If you set your personalization differently in your Home Wizard app, then you may get reminders for different tasks and timings in your recommended home care program for your Central Air Conditioning.
Covering the outside condenser unit involves placing a plastic or cloth cover over the unit.
This cover can be purchased pre-made, or you can "do-it-yourself" by taping together plastic trash bags, or a plastic drop cloth, etc.
Straightens fins of ac/heating systems
Protects expensive AC unit all year-round.
Protects expensive AC unit from damage over the winter
Avoiding Unscheduled Repairs
The benefits of this task can be somewhat high because this task helps ensure the energy efficient operation of your air conditioning unit, and it helps maintain the useful life of a relatively expensive piece of equipment in your home.
The cost of this task is very low. It is estimated that this task should only take about 20 minutes to complete, and the task is relatively easy to do. However, you will have needed to purchase the tarp cover in advance.
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