Your air conditioning system is made of numerous small parts and mechanical systems. One of these parts you likely haven’t thought much about is the condensate drainage system. Although there are often more obvious concerns in an AC system, a malfunctioning condensate drain can be very problematic.
You may not be familiar with your AC drain, simply because you don’t know where it is located. The drain pan is located just under the water coil. This can usually be seen when the air filter is removed, in the lower section of the cabinet.
Environments that breed mold, bacteria, and pests can end up causing damage to your AC system, and render it less effective. This would primarily be due to dark and wet environments. A drain pan or line that isn’t sloped correctly could cause this, and then could cause clogs. This causes the drain pan to overflow. This could lead to floods, corrosion, efficiency issues, and more.
A quick tip for homeowners is to run white vinegar through the outside drain lines if there is excessive mold growth. However, not everyone may be able to access their condensate drain pan properly. If this is the case, feel free to give us a call! We can help you drain your AC system properly and inhibit future blockage.