- Why is it important to maintain my air conditioner?
Keeping your air conditioner in good nick is blimin important. Regular maintenance makes sure it runs efficiently, uses less power, and lasts longer. That means lower power bills and fewer repair costs for you.
- How often should I get me air con serviced?
The experts (Coalfields Climate Control) reckon you should get your air conditioner serviced at least once a year, ideally before the hot weather hits or as seasonal changes.
- What are some tell-tale signs that me air con needs a bit of TLC?
If your air conditioner is blowing weaker than usual, making weird noises or smells, cooling unevenly, or your energy bill is higher than your neighbours mum, it’s probably time for some maintenance.
- What should I expect from an air conditioner maintenance service?
During an air conditioner maintenance service, our technicians will check and clean the system’s components, top up the refrigerant, lubricate moving parts, and test the unit’s performance.
- How can I improve the efficiency of me air con?
To boost your air conditioner’s efficiency, give it regular maintenance, including cleaning the air filter, sealing air leaks, and keeping the outdoor unit clear of debris.
- Can ignoring me air conditioning maintenance cause health problems?
Skipping air conditioner maintenance can lead to the build-up of dust, dirt, and other allergens, which can circulate through your home and cause respiratory issues.
- How do I know if my air con needs more refrigerant?
If your air conditioner isn’t cooling as well as it should, it may need a refrigerant top-up. A technician can check the refrigerant levels and sort it out for you.
- Is there a difference between the maintenance for split system air conditioners vs ducted?
Maintenance for split system air conditioners and ducted air conditioning systems differ. Split systems have indoor and outdoor units; you need to clean or replace filters for better airflow and keep the indoor unit clean, as well as clear the outdoor unit of debris and clean the condenser coil. Ducted systems have central units and duct networks; you should check ducts for leaks, balance airflow to different areas, and clean vents. Also, we need to ensure the thermostat is accurate.
- Is the heating and cooling affected is your AC isn't properly maintained?
Your AC might not cool your space effectively because dirt can build up on its coils, making it work harder and use more energy. This could also lead to higher electricity bills. Neglecting maintenance can make your AC wear out faster and break down more often, causing discomfort. Additionally, your indoor air quality could worsen due to accumulated contaminants. Regular servicing, like changing filters, cleaning coils, and checking components, can prevent these issues and keep your AC running smoothly.
- Does commercial air conditioning require more servicing?
Commercial air conditioning systems need more servicing than residential ones. This is because they are used in bigger spaces with higher occupancy, which strains the system more. Commercial systems are also more complex, with different zones and stricter regulations to follow. They run in various types of spaces like offices and warehouses, each needing specific care. Since businesses rely on them, regular servicing prevents disruptions and ensures they work properly.
- When is my first service due after my air conditioner installation?
It’s best to refer to the manufacturer’s guidelines, but in most cases, you should hire an experienced air solutions technician to service your newly installed AC unit after six months of use.
- Are the maintenance costs different for each brand of air conditioner?
No, we charge a flat rate for service and maintenance. Repair costs are different, but in most cases, your unit will be under warranty for 5 years.
Air Conditioning Maintenance & Repair Service
Most people only think about air conditioning maintenance when it's flippin hot, or freezing cold & your aircon breaks. You'll be kicking yourself that you didn't book an expert air conditioner maintenance technician because when breakdowns occur, it's hard to get a fast, reliable technician that doesn't muck you around. Coalfields offer the Hunter Valley an emergency breakdown service that will get you up & running almost immediately. The best way to prevent a breakdown is an air conditioner maintenance service plan. We have low-cost options that save you on air conditioning repairs in the long run.