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In the heat of the summer, it is important to know that you have a well-functioning air conditioning unit. Here are some tips to get the most from it, routine repair and maintenance can help to ensure you get the best results from your unit.
Have Your Unit Serviced Regularly
Having a professional service your air conditioning unit regularly is also one of the best ways to prevent issues from arising. Our engineers will be able to diagnose any existing issues with the unit before they become serious. Furthermore, our engineers will be able to assist in maximising the efficiency of your air conditioning unit, and greater efficiency will lead to lower energy expenses.
Perform Regular Maintenance
Most people know that they need to change the air filter on their air conditioner regularly. However, people are less aware of other regular maintenance that can help prevent needing an engineer. Here are a few basic maintenance tasks that can help prevent the need for more professional help:
Check the ducts for air leaks at least twice a year
Frequently check your plant room and air ducts. You want to make sure that wildlife is not setting up home in your vents. Also you want to ensure there are no items being stored near the plant equipment interfering with air flow.
Check the external unit at least once a month.
You want to be sure that the elements are not interfering with performance. Make sure that your unit is clear of any unwanted plant growth, birds nesting or ant hills depending on where its positioned.
Use high quality air filters
A top of the line air filter will produce greater air quality, and will also help to increase the efficiency of your unit.
Dust and clean your vents and ducts regularly
Dirty vents and ducts can cause poor air flow, and could lead to potential health risks. You will want to be sure that there is no moss and/or fungi growing in your vents and ducts.
Know what to do when Preventative Maintenance Fails.
Sometimes regular maintenance is not enough. As with anything mechanical, parts wear out over time. When professional assistance is needed, the best thing you can do is to call us and arrange a visit by one of our qualified engineers.
Why choose Vassell’s Commercial and Domestic Engineers
Our experience engineers are fully trained, qualified and insured to carry out work on all types of air conditioning unit to quickly and efficiently resolve issues and ensure they remain in peak operating condition. If you would like to arrange an appointment, please phone 020 8320 1050 or complete our request for quote form.