Air conditioners are excellent solutions to keep ourselves cool amidst the heat of the summer months. However, without proper care and maintenance they can go up in flames, causing irreversible damage to your home and property. According to a 2016 National Fire Protection Association report, A/C units cause an average of 140 injuries, 20 deaths, and more than $80 million in property damage every year.
That being said, you can eliminate the risk related to fire by ensuring you maintain your air conditioner properly and have a professional visiting your house to assess it regularly. So you may be asking, “Can a window air conditioner cause a fire?” Here are some common causes for AC units causing a fire, so you know how to keep your air conditioner – as well as yourself and your loved ones, as well — safe from harm. [Per saperne di più…]