As the weather is becoming warmer, it is evitable that many of us would choose our air-conditioning more often. Aircon is a necessity for many households in Singapore and if you use your aircon often.
It is recommended that you upkeep and maintain your air-conditioning to ensure optimal performance while ensuring the longevity of your equipment.
How often do you use your air-conditioning?
As with all equipment, the higher the usage, the more often maintenance is required. Below is rough time frame of usage for your reference.
If you use daily on an average of 6-8 hours daily, you will require to service your aircon on a more regular.
With higher usage, dust & dirt starts to accumulate and over time may decrease the efficiency of your air-conditioning.
For daily usage, we recommend general aircon servicing to be done on your aircon once every 3 months
For homeowners that use their aircon less often, you may choose to service your aircon on a longer interval.
For such cases, we recommend aircon chemical overhaul once every 2 years to ensure the longevity of the aircon
How can you do your own aircon servicing & maintenance?
For home owners who are more hands-on and willing to clean their air-conditioning, below are some information which you can use to clean your own aircon.
The process below will guide you on how you can do a basic maintenance on your aircon. These steps can be done by understand how you can access your fan coil hhich can be easily be done by lifting the cover on your aircon.
Various air-conditioning model may vary and it is recommended that you do a video search on youtube to understand the method to avoid damaging your air-conditioning.
Gently lift the cover of your aircon and remove the filters
Thoroughly wash your filters with water and dry it before putting the filters back into your aircon
Check for any large particles of dirt that is visible on fan coil and gently use a vaccum to remove it. Do not use excessive force which may damage the fan coil
Place the removed filters(make sure they are dry) back into their orginal position and close the lit of yoir aircon
So Why is aircon servicing important ?
Aircon servicing is necessary as it ensures
1) The longevity of your aircon.
2) Clean aircon ensures that your aircon is operating at its optimal level which in turn helps reduce your ulities bill.
3) Cleaner air circulation which is important if you have family members with sensitive nose
As the cost of air-conditioning rises, it is definitely cheaper to do aircon maintenance than to purchase a new aircon. On top of that, by keeping your aircon clean, you save on your electrical bills while ensuring that the air that is produced is cleaner for you & your family.
If having to maintain your aircon is a chore, why not hire an aircon servicing expert to help you?