Ducted air conditioning systems are not cheap and you would likely spend thousands of dollars on installation as well. If you are planning to have this type of system installed in your home or office, one of the things you have to factor in is ducted air conditioning maintenance costs.
How much does it cost?
Cold Front’s ducted air conditioning maintenance plans are designed to keep your A/Cs working at peak efficiency all throughout the year. Our annual maintenance package costs $150 (incl GST). Our maintenance plan includes:
- Removal, cleaning and replacement of filters
- Checking gas range
- Flushing accessible drains
- Clean condenser coils if required
- Clean return air grills if required
- Clean diffusers if required
- Inspection and cleaning of blower wheels
- Checking of motors and bearings
- Checking operation of thermostat
- Inspection and test of controls and safety devices
- Checking temperatures and pressures
- Inspection of unit wiring
- Inspection of relays and contactors
- Checking system operation on heating and cooling
Is Air Conditioning Servicing Important?
Just like other home appliances, air conditioning systems also become worn and damaged over time. Regular wear and tear can lead to costly repairs and unwanted breakdowns at the time you need your A/C the most.
Regular upkeep of your air conditioner will make sure that your air conditioner is functioning at peak performance throughout the year. Some of the benefits of regular servicing include:
1. Avoiding costly repairs
During servicing and maintenance, a qualified technician will inspect your A/C. This will allow them to see minor issues in your system and perform actions before they turn into bigger problems that could lead to more damages.
2. Increase equipment lifespan
Lack of regular servicing and maintenance is also one of the reasons air conditioning systems fail before the end of their estimated lifespan. Maintaining your A/C will extend your unit’s useful life and running well over its lifetime.
3. Improve efficiency
Poorly-maintained systems have a hard time producing the desired temperature whilst removing moisture from the air. A/Cs that are clean and well-maintained are able to generate cool air more efficiently.
4. Lower electricity bills
Dirty, poorly-maintained A/Cs need to work extra harder to achieve your desired level of cooling. As a result, your A/C will use more energy, therefore costing you more to operate.
5. Improve air quality
Your system accumulates dirt and debris throughout the season. When you turn your unit on, these particles are released inside your home, polluting your indoor air. Regular servicing and maintenance will keep your system free of these health hazards.