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Frequently Asked Questions

Do Express Air Con Cleaning service Air Conditioners?

Express Air Con Cleaning franchisees are trained cleaning maintenance experts in most types of air conditioning systems.

What are the human symptoms of a contaminated Air Conditioner?

  • Asthma attacks
  • Allergies
  • Hay fever
  • Fatigue
  • Sore throat
  • Sore, dry eyes
  • Respiratory problems
  • Headaches
  • Tightness of chest
  • Frequent colds
  • Flu or flu-like symptoms.

Do medical experts recognize contamination in home air conditioning units as a health hazard?

Organisations ranging from the World Health Organization to the US Environmental Protection Agency recognize the dangers associated with poor indoor air quality.

In Australia, the CSIRO says that Australia faces a significant air quality challenge largely because of indoor rather than outdoor pollutants.

My Air Conditioner is not getting a cold as you use to be.

One of the major causes is a dirty coil. If you have never cleaned this you should.

I don’t feel as much air blow out my Air Conditioner.

In this case it is probably very dirty and therefore the air flow is restricted.

My Air Conditioner vibrates when it is running.

If the blower fan (drum) is out of balance this would probably be the cause.

When I turn on my Air Conditioner it smells musty and dirty.

A smelly air conditioner is an air conditioner that requires cleaning and treatments.

Will a clean Air Conditioner save me money?

A clogged up AC with dirt and dust it will cut efficiency up to 50%. A regular service can save you up to 30% in energy costs

What temperature should I set my Air Conditioner?

23 degrees is the temperature at which an air conditioning runs most efficient and economical. Every 1°C lower can increase running costs by up to 15%

Should I leave my Air Conditioner on when not at home?

It is not recommended to leave your cooling system on however if you do you should ensure that it is maintained and serviced.

What is the life expectancy of an Air Conditioner?

A good quality system will last long past its 5 year warranty period, provided it is well maintained.

How often should your Air Conditioner be serviced?

This totally depends on the amount of use, environment and xxxxxx but a minimum of a complete service once a year.

How often should I clean the return air filter?

Especially important during the summer when dust and allergens circulate, during this period you should clean air filters monthly. If you also use your air conditioner during winter then every 2 months.

Can I get Legionnaires Disease from my home Air Conditioning?

Legionella is found in the cooling towers of large buildings and can be found in evaporative air conditioners. Legionella is not in refrigerated air conditioners.