Don't Miss These Little Home Maintenance Tips That Save Money

Lately, we've been noticing a wretched, acrid stench coming from the air conditioner. Youngest son dubbed it "corn farts." Aren't boys charming? But he did get close. It reeked rotting plants. I asked said son to check out where this horrible smell might be coming from. He shut down the unit and opened the back drainage tank. Inside, were handfuls of leaves, twigs and foliage soaking in a dank stew. Eww. He scooped it out, sanitized residual bacteria with disinfectant wipes and voila. Unit cools more efficiently and doesn't stink. Here are other ways to clean up, save money and lower energy bills.   Improve Furnace and Air Conditioner Performance, Save Money, Energy