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by ghali


Posted on 2021-08-11 02:24:37


AC servicing in the UAE: A Review


Updated on 2023-03-17

AC servicing in Dubai includes repair in air conditioning (AC) systems as well as cleaning services.Currently in Dubai, there’s over a thousand of ac servicing companies claiming to offer the full maintenance services which is not true.

In reality, only 8% of these companies offer the full services. In this Review we’ll give you the full information on what you should be expecting in terms of services, pricing and more.

 

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What Is Included in a full AC service?

A full AC service includes the following services: Inspecting  and cleaning the evaporator and condenser coils, Checking refrigerant level , Performing leakage test, Checking charging efficiency and performing gas switch if needed, Test cooling fans and air handlers for operation.

Full ac maintenance services in dubai should also offer 24/7 repair options which include a priority for emergency services and repairs.

What maintenance should be done on the AC unit?

  • Cleaning the air filters✔️: When air filters get clogged, it affects the performance of the machine. This causes issues like less cooling or ice formation. The technician also cleans the air filters and removes the accumulated dust and dirt. In addition, he washes the fins of the condenser to allow a better heat exchange.
  • Cleaning the condenser✔️: Periodical cleaning of the condenser components is a must. It ensures that the machine performs to the best of its ability.
  • Cleaning the evaporator coil✔️: Accumulated dust in the system reduces its efficiency. Therefore, cleaning the evaporator coil helps the performance get back to normal.
  • Checking for leakages✔️: Water can Accumulate in any part of the AC unit. If water is trickling from it, it is a danger sign because it points to leakage that affects the cooling. Pipes and tubes inside the AC unit should be 100% leak proof to ensure proper cooling. Even if the pipes and tubes do not leak, the water could still trickle from blocked pipes and tubes. While servicing, the technician cleans the pipes and tubes. He also repairs leaks to allow the machine to perform efficiently.
  • Drain cleaning✔️: if the drain line is clogged, this could turn into a mess. A HVAC technician will use the proper tools to unclog it and improve performance.
  • Emergency and regular maintenance ✔️

HOW OFTEN SHOULD I DO AC SERVICING IN DUBAI?

In large organizations, the air conditioner maintenance is more on schedule. For individuals, it's harder to do so as there's not a person responsible for the scheduling. People are busy in their day to day life to keep track.

According to Professionals in  AC repair in dubai, servicing is required at least 3-4 times a year. It includes major and minor services.

A quarterly check-up for the machines is usually the norm for Ac maintenance.

How much does it cost to service an Air conditioner (AC) in Dubai?

Air conditioner repair costs can vary depending on the age, size and type of your AC unit. The least expensive job may cost up to AED 500, but more complicated repairs could range from AED 5000 to AED 10000 or more.

You can expect to pay anywhere from AED 150 to AED 300 for a minor air conditioning repair. Some repairs can cost up to fifty times more because of the size and types of equipment that need to be replaced.

Why is AC repair so expensive?

Why is it so expensive? It's a common question we hear from residents in Dubai. The short answer is this - the parts of an air conditioning system are highly technical, and like most things that have to do with air conditioning, it's not really something you can't just slap together on your own. If you want something done right the first time, it costs money to pay for professional service.

A/C repair is not an easy job to do. It requires a specialized knowledge of the AC mechanisms and refrigerant gas. A qualified technician has to go through all the components of the unit, diagnose the fault and then fix it in the most economical way possible. The labor charges alone are costly depending on what needs to be replaced, so you know that repairing your air conditioner at home is not going to be cheap!

How much is AC maintenance in Dubai?  Infiway vs the Market: Price Comparison

faulty ac Dubai/AC service in Dubai cost: An Estimate:

Standard services range depending on the numbers of units

Service Details

Infiway Service Price

         Market average Price (Survey Based)

AC Duct Cleaning Services in Dubai

AED 480 - AED 2690

AED 700 - AED 3500

Coil cleaning

AED 300 - AED 1500

AED 750 - AED 2000

Installation

AED 200 - AED 1000

AED 250 - AED 1500

What Else Do You Need to know?

AMC is a must

Undoubtedly, AC is an essential item that needs to be in a running condition 24/7 in the hot weather of a place like Dubai.

When buying a new AC from an authorized dealer, it is crucial to know the terms and conditions of after-sales service. Usually, there are free services in the first 12 months alone with AC parts warranties.

Afterwards, A solid maintenance plan is required. As it can assure the residents of continuous cooling and emergency help.

This is why you need an Annual maintenance contract with a maintenance company in dubai. The frequency of the service and the schedule are well-determined at the outset. You only need to book an appointment with the service providers. AMC is an annual maintenance contract in dubai signed between you and a maintenance company. AMC is beneficial, clients know in advance the price and get emergency servicing. It helps to avoid sudden unexpected and recurring expenditures for AC repairs.


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Why is Infiway the Best Air Conditioning service for you?

We are the best because we offer an inclusive ac maintenance package with all the services of an ac repair in Dubai. Our packages are suited depending on the size of your accommodation ( House, apartment, or building)

We are also one of the highly-rated best maintenance companies in Dubai with high-quality work and experience in the field.

If you compare the prices, we are also one of the most affordable options out there. We make sure your electronics and wallet remain intact and healthy.

Maintenance Near Me/ AC servicing Near Me”
If you are located in Dubai, The UAE then we are a perfect match for you as we are located there. You can contact us now or book your consultation or service online.