Air conditioner maintenance and its significance.

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The filters in air conditioners can be cleaned relatively easily by home owners through simple vacuuming and in some cases washing. A more thorough cleaning process that tackles mold, coils, electrical componentry and refrigerant levels will need to be performed by a professional. 

A Brisbane household of 4 uses an average of 1,921 kWh of electricity per year. If 25% of this is used in heating and cooling, with electricity priced at 33 cents per kWh, this equates to $158.40 per year in heating and cooling costs. Obviously this changes with how you use your unit and how well the unit is maintained and whether we are talking about a split system or central air conditioner. Maintaining your unit ensures you keep a lid on your energy usage. 

It’s also important to note that air conditioners accumulate significant amounts of mold – which is a particular problem in humid Brisbane. A system that isn’t clean can distribute harmful mold particles throughout your home, impacting your overall health and wellbeing. 

While maintenance by a professional electrician comes at a cost, between $140 and $220 on average in Brisbane, the potential for increased costs through a unit that isn’t maintained, as well as the potential health impacts makes it a worthwhile investment.

Choosing AC electricians can be confusing. When choosing your AC electrician look for:

  • qualifications and experience, 
  • reputation and reviews, 
  • services offered, 
  • pricing, and 
  • communication and professionalism. 

Checking testimonials, reviews, and recommendations can give you insights into the electrician’s reputation and the quality of their work. Considering the specific services offered, obtaining quotes from different electricians, and evaluating their communication and professionalism can help you make an informed decision and choose the right professional AC electrician for your air conditioner maintenance requirements.

An AC maintenance service will involve: 

  • Filter Cleaning/Replacement
  • Coil Cleaning
  • Condensate Drain Cleaning
  • Checking Refrigerant Levels
  • Electrical Components Inspection

Are you interested in learning more about Jabel Electrical? Authentic electrical service is just a phone call away.