A regularly serviced air conditioner will keep your AC working efficiently. If it’s been a while since the last service or it’s coming up to 12 months since the last one, we can help! Simply complete the form below or call us on 1300 944 133.
As an expensive item, we want to keep our split systems running as smoothly and efficiently as possible. Like your car they need regular check-ups to make sure everything is working OK. A healthy air conditioner also helps ensure you aren’t spending more than you need on electricity bills.
Due to the presence of electricity and chemicals, a professional should always be the one you call to give your air conditioner a service.
But how often should you book a service to keep your machine running at optimum efficiency?
Thankfully, services aren’t required that often. Experts generally agree that if your unit is functioning properly then once a year is best for a service.
If your air conditioner shows signs of irregularity, then that’s probably a good time to call a technician. You don’t want it packing up unexpectedly during a mid-summer heat wave and dealing with the cost of an emergency visit.
A general service for a split system air conditioner will generally involve:
A general service for a evaporative cooling system will generally involve:
A service for a ducted system will generally involve:
A service of a hydronic heating system will generally involve:
To avoid the rush during summer, a split system unit should be looked at during the time of year when you least use it. Any time with milder weather; early spring or autumn is ideal. If you are worried about how busy the technicians might be during summer, then book yourself in during winter.
Tip: If you choose the same time every year it will be easier to remember.
As well as ensuring a yearly check there’s some pretty simple ways you can maintain optimum performance from a fully functioning machine.
Make use of the manufacturer’s instructions; have a look over the booklet that came with your split system. It will show you what parts of your air con are removable.
This is important as you can then;
You can also:
Doing your best to optimise the flow and conditions under which your split system runs will save you on energy bills and repairs. As will a yearly service and some home maintenance, ensuring the unit is ready to perform at peak when you most rely on it to counteract the heat or cold.