Best practices to help prevent that musty odor from developing in your vehicle's A/C
An unpleasant or musty smell coming from your air conditioner can have a direct impact on your health and mood. Musty odors are due to several factors. Moisture is the building block for mold and mildew growth, which can cause a musty smell from your vehicle’s air conditioner.
Clean your ventilation system
Use a non-corrosive evaporator cleaner, Clean Air Evaporator Cleaner is a foaming detergent that will penetrate deep into your car's evaporator and breakdown the mold...
Why Changing the Cabin Air Filter may not be Enough?
What is a cabin air filter?
Most late-model vehicles contain cabin air filters to catch airborne particles that can make it less pleasant to ride in a car. This filter is a small pleated unit, often made of engineered or paper-based material, multifiber or cotton. Before air moves into the car's interior, it goes through this filter. Trapping any contaminants (such as dust, small insects, and debris) within the air to prevent them from infiltrating the air you breathe.
Is a Cabin...
Mold appears as the result of a damp environment. If your window A/C unit has mold on it, that means you’re at risk for health problems and a possibly costly replacement. Below is some tips to help prevent the growth of mold in your home's A/C unit.
- Buy a unit with humidity control. Many window A/C units come with a humidity control option. This option allows the air conditioning unit to control the humidity level in the air, automatically discouraging the growth of mold.
- Use “auto” mode. When you leave for a vacation, don’t turn your unit off. This...