Top Reasons Why You Should Ensure Your Residential Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning Equipment Is Routinely Maintained

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If you live in an area that experiences both hot and cold climates during the year, reverse cycle AC unit would be an ideal choice of AC equipment. Unlike other types of AC systems that only provide cooling service, this type of AC equipment is designed to provide both cooling and heating service, depending on the prevailing weather at a particular time of the year. Reverse cycle AC units are available as ducted or split system units, so you have a broader product range to choose from. No matter the type of reverse cycle AC system you opt for, it will need to be well cared for so as to keep it running efficiently. On that note, you should understand why proper maintenance of your reverse cycle AC unit is so important so that you do not skip carrying out routine inspections. 

Less Emergency Breakdowns 

Like any type of air conditioning, reverse cycle units will break down unexpectedly if they are not properly maintained. When this happens, your equipment won't blow any warm or cool air, leaving you defenceless against the extremes of the winter or summer weather. Because you'll be facing an emergency situation, you won't have the time and patience to book an appointment with an electrician or a technician. You will require emergency service and this will cost you a premium.

Scheduling routine inspections will ensure that any potential issue with your reverse cycle AC equipment is detected and remedied before it can result in unanticipated downtime. Any faulty components will be repaired, while those that are overly worn will be removed and replaced. This way, you won't have to deal with emergency breakdowns that take away your control over indoor temperatures but also cost you more money in the long run.

Increased Equipment Lifespan

A reverse cycle AC unit is just like a car — give it the right maintenance attention and it will keep running for a long time! When repairs and parts replacements are delayed, the damage caused to reverse cycle AC units becomes more extensive. When multiple components become faulty, remedying the problem becomes uneconomical because almost everything will need to be either repaired or replaced. To ensure damage caused to the equipment is kept as minimal as possible, it is vital to conduct maintenance service routinely or as required. This plays a big part in lengthening the service life of the equipment. 


10 April 2017

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Hello, my name is Colin and this is my construction blog. When people think of the construction industry, they often just imagine guys in hard hats building brick walls. While this is a popular image of the industry, it doesn't reflect the true diversity of different contractors and tradesmen who are involved in a construction project. Lasy year, my wife and I decided to construct our dream home. I had to arrange visits of plumbers, roofers, electricians, surveyors and home builders in order to get the job done. I learnt a lot during that experience, so I decided to start this blog.