We rely on our air conditioning systems to keep us cool in summer and warm in winter. Regularly cleaning/servicing your air conditioner is CRUCIAL to not only maintain efficiency of the unit but to also improve the air quality of your home, helping to protect the health of you and your loved ones and eliminate breathing in mould or dust particles.

Snap Air Conditioning

Snap logo 2

Aircon Supply & Install Specialists

6 Reasons to keep your air conditioner clean

Date

regular cleaning will prevent build-up moisture

We rely on our air conditioning systems to keep us cool in summer and warm in winter. Keep your air conditioner clean is CRUCIAL to not only maintain efficiency of the unit but to also improve the air quality of your home, helping to protect the health of you and your loved ones and eliminate breathing in mould or dust particles.

 

Photo 3 e1710809581646

 

Cleaning your air conditioner is essential for several reasons:

    • Improved Air Quality: Over time, dust, dirt, pollen, and other contaminants can accumulate in your air conditioner’s filters and ducts. When the system is turned on, these particles can be circulated throughout your home, leading to poor indoor air quality and potentially exacerbating allergies and respiratory issues.
    • Enhanced Efficiency: A dirty air conditioner has to work harder to cool your home, leading to increased energy consumption and higher utility bills. By regularly cleaning your air conditioner, you can ensure that it operates at peak efficiency, saving you money on energy costs in the long run.
    • Prevention of Mould and Mildew Growth: Moisture can accumulate in your air conditioner’s coils and ducts, providing an ideal environment for mould and mildew to thrive. Not only can mould and mildew cause unpleasant odours, but they can also pose health risks to you and your family. Regular cleaning helps prevent the build-up of moisture and reduces the risk of mould and mildew growth.
    • Prolonged Lifespan of the System: Just like any other mechanical system, proper maintenance is key to extending the lifespan of your air conditioner. By keeping the components clean and free of debris, you can reduce wear and tear on the system and prevent premature breakdowns or costly repairs.
    • Optimized Performance: A clean air conditioner is better able to distribute cool air evenly throughout your home, ensuring consistent comfort in every room. By maintaining your system regularly, you can avoid issues such as uneven cooling, hot spots, or cold drafts.
    • Maintain Manufacturers Warranty: Manufacturers do advise that to maintain warranties that AC units must be regularly serviced annually or more regularly depending or more regularly depending on usage. Failure to regularly maintain your unit can result in manufacturers warranties being voided. 

When is the best time to have your unit cleaned? The best time to clean your unit is before the cooler months arrive.

  • Avoid Mould and Mildew: Cleaning before the cooler months helps prevent the growth of mould and mildew in your AC unit, which can occur when moisture accumulates in dirty coils or ducts. By thoroughly cleaning and inspecting the system, you can identify and   address any potential sources of moisture before they lead to mould-related issues.
  • Professional Service Availability: Our technicians tend to be less busy in the autumn/spring compared to the peak summer & winter months. Scheduling your AC maintenance in autumn or spring allows you to take advantage of greater appointment availability and lessen the risk of dust/mould particles being present in the air.
  • Maximize Efficiency: A clean AC unit operates more efficiently, helping you save energy and reduce electricity bills. By removing dirt, dust, mould and debris that can obstruct airflow and hinder performance, you can ensure that your air conditioner is running at peak efficiency when you need it most.

At Snap Air Conditioning, we firmly believe that cleaning your air conditioner is crucial for not only maintaining good indoor air quality, improving energy efficiency, preventing mould and mildew growth, but also prolonging the lifespan of the system, and ensuring optimal performance. By scheduling regular cleaning and maintenance you can enjoy a comfortable and healthy home environment year-round.