March 09, 2018
Does your garbage disposal constantly get clogged? Are your shower walls turning pink? Or maybe your dishwasher leaves your dishes full of water spots. If any of these situations sound familiar to you, follow these easy maintenance tips from our Maintenance Guru Bryan Hernandez to help avoid these common household issues.
Air Conditioning (AC)
Keep an eye on your AC filter. It is recommended to replace AC filters once a month. A clogged filter can cause compressor failure resulting in timely repairs so make sure to enter work orders for your community’s maintenance team when you notice the filter is getting dirty.
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
Avoid restricting air flow to your HVAC return vent. This will mimic the effects of a clogged/dirty filter and will not allow for optimal heating or cooling.
Use a squeegee in your stand-up showers after every use to help prevent mildew stains.
Before running your dishwasher:
After the drying cycle:
Keep an eye on window condensation during the winter and summer months. Make sure to wipe away any condensation you notice on your windows as soon as possible.