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This section contains advices on various issues of air condtioning in Singapore.

Maintenance you can do yourself

1) Dust Filters
Clean the filter with water every 3 to 4 weeks. Make sure the filter is dry before placing it back.

2) Indoor Unit Cover
You can either remove the cover and wash it or you can use vacuum cleaner with a brush head attachment without removing the cover.

3) Evaporator Coil
Using a vacuum clean with a brush head attachment, lightly 'sweep' in the same direction as the aluminium fins. Please ensure that the power is disconnected, coil is dry before proceeding and be-careful not to bent the fins.

4) Drainage Pipe
If you are able to locate the drainage hose opening in the indoor unit, you can use a hose and carefully do a 'flush through'.
Another method is to attach your vacuum clean hose to the drainage out and let it 'suck' for about 15mins.
But in any case, it will still be advisable to approach professional help.

5) Outdoor Unit
The basic principle is to keep your outdoor unit area (which also means aircon ledge) clean and free from debris.
In any case, you wished to do some minor cleaning, you can use a hose and spray water through the condenser coil. Try to do it during rainy days so that your neighbours below will not complain.
In addition, do not use too high a water pressure as you might accidently bend the aluminium fins. The idea here is just to clean the condenser coil lightly.
Nevertheless, it will still be advisable to approach professional help.

If any of you, readers, are doing these maintenance, dun mind take some pictures and email to me so that i can post it up. Thanks!

If you have any good self maintenance tips to share with the rest of the readers, you can also email me and i will post it up. Thanks!


At December 12, 2012 at 3:39 AM, Blogger asifbii said...

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At February 5, 2013 at 12:56 AM, Blogger Antonette Lewis said...

You're right. Some other people always rely on rending a service from a company that will do the things that is eventually very easy to do even in yourself. Very informative post indeed.

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At February 12, 2013 at 7:41 AM, Blogger Lane Fortner said...

Nice tips! My husband is usually out of the house for work and my work is home based. When I have time, I to research ways to prolong the life and avoid problems concerning our AC. I’m happy to report that most of them are effective! Thanks for sharing this. Now, I can add do more things when I’m cleaning and maintaining my AC.

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At March 13, 2013 at 11:53 AM, Blogger Darryl Iorio said...

These are great tips for simple DIY maintenance on units. Taking the time to actually check your unit’s parts and cleaning them will ensure you better performance, and you can avoid problems that would cost you a lot or even force you to change units.

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At August 1, 2013 at 2:45 AM, Blogger mrdobi seo said...

I found a really good service for laundry pick up and delivery in Singapore, it's called
Mr Dobi: Laundry Services in Singapore. They do dry cleaning, laundry as well as self-service coin operated laundry. Cheers!

At December 6, 2013 at 4:36 AM, Blogger Adam Marshall said...

Good article and useful checklist. Ongoing maintenance that you can do yourself is highly recommended to keep you system running smoothly and to minimize service costs. Air Conditioning Services

At January 12, 2016 at 9:21 PM, Blogger Learn Thai said...

Great advice on Aircon Service and repair Singapore!

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At September 26, 2016 at 2:29 AM, Blogger Joaquim Juliano said...

Thanks for your advice on Aircon guru, those are helpful tips on aircon maintenance in Singapore


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