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Air Con Service

Postby sduthie13 » Tue, 22 Jul 2014 2:01 pm

Can anyone recommend a good/reasonably priced AC service company please?
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Postby JR8 » Tue, 22 Jul 2014 3:36 pm

We use Coolserve, they were recommended to us by a property agent who is a relative of ours.

Quarterly service, 5 internal 'fancoils' + 2 external 'condensers' = $428 inc GST/pa.

About one year on, and so far zero hanky-panky about mysterious and expensive additional repairs or gas top-ups being required.

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Postby sduthie13 » Tue, 22 Jul 2014 4:28 pm

Thats a great help - thank you!
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Postby JR8 » Tue, 22 Jul 2014 5:21 pm

Still irritates me, since we hardly if ever use the aircon. Maybe 3hrs one evening, once a month or two, in one room only - the lounge, if we're entertaining. Otherwise, any other time, we just open windows and use fans.

But if your Tenancy Agreement says you need an air-con service contract, there's little you an do, whether you use it or not. The trick seems to be avoiding unnecessary and potentially scammy 'gas top-ups' and repairs. See if your property agent can suggest one too. Be aware they might make a suggestion and have commission/incentive ... but getting a couple of quotes is easy and no harm. Just e-mail them and say what you have... and ask for a quote, as required.

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5 indoor Mitsubishi fancoils, model #123abc
2 external condensers
One off visit - or annual contract (1/4ly visits)
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They will likely send a template page of quotes for various condenser iterations/frequency of visits. Making comparison vs others simple.



p.s. When we moved in, the inventory and TA came with a copy of an air-con service invoice, from just prior to our move-in. As proof it had been done and was up to date. That gave us another reference point. Also with it, copy invoices of curtain cleaning, and floor polishing - ditto useful reference points if needed.

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Postby aster » Wed, 30 Jul 2014 8:24 pm

I only use my aircon for a few short stretches each day, like turning it on for 20 mins after coming back home before switching it to fan mode. I also have regular, stand-alone fans that I prefer anyway.

My rental contract requires me to do a quarterly check-up so I just use the company that the agent has been using before-hand. With 5 internal units I pay $100 and it takes just under an hour for two guys to service all of them.

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Re: Air Con Service

Postby kaseyma » Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:44 pm

sduthie13 wrote:Can anyone recommend a good/reasonably priced AC service company please?

Recommend Maxicool Services.
You can check out the advice Jason Tham of Maxicool provides on the hardwarezone forum for "recommend-good-cheap-air-con-service-company."

They do not try to sell you packages.
They don't do work you don't need.
Jason really knows aircon systems.

However, they're in such demand that you might need to wait a few weeks.

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Postby melanin » Tue, 02 Sep 2014 8:28 pm

I have a similar question but looking for recommendation from some longer term (>5y) aircon service users. We are currently with AClass and using them for 6y already being less and less happy with their service. Finally this week it got to the point that we can only advise against this company. Time for a change and hopefully for something better. Is it at all possible to have a service company providing consistently good service quality over long period of time?

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Postby Mashimaru » Thu, 25 Sep 2014 9:49 am

melanin wrote:I have a similar question but looking for recommendation from some longer term (>5y) aircon service users. We are currently with AClass and using them for 6y already being less and less happy with their service. Finally this week it got to the point that we can only advise against this company. Time for a change and hopefully for something better. Is it at all possible to have a service company providing consistently good service quality over long period of time?


Hi, there is one highly recommended aircon contractor that provide a good service before. U may contact Mr Chua @ 96407449.
Just mention that is recommended by Jackson if he ask

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Postby Strong Eagle » Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:19 am

Mashimaru wrote:
melanin wrote:I have a similar question but looking for recommendation from some longer term (>5y) aircon service users. We are currently with AClass and using them for 6y already being less and less happy with their service. Finally this week it got to the point that we can only advise against this company. Time for a change and hopefully for something better. Is it at all possible to have a service company providing consistently good service quality over long period of time?


Hi, there is one highly recommended aircon contractor that provide a good service before. U may contact Mr Chua @ 96407449.
Just mention that is recommended by Jackson if he ask


Jackson Mashimaru?

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Postby Mashimaru » Sat, 27 Sep 2014 12:28 pm

No..Mr Chua had did the aircon service to me before :)

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Postby x9200 » Sat, 27 Sep 2014 1:00 pm

Mashimaru wrote:No..Mr Chua had did the aircon service to me before :)

Sure, but just in case you missed the point many "crypto" advertisers with the posts similar to yours earlier missed: you managed to accomplished something exactly opposite to what you intended. You just registered, dug out an old thread and with your first and only post recommended some Mr Chua nobody heard about before. Now anybody even with a tidbit of common sense only would never hire this Mr Chua if (s)he finds your post.

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