When the temperature rises and we’re sweating it out at work or home, there’s nothing better for comfort and productivity than switching on the air con.
From time to time, however, your system might not work as effectively as it should be. It might even have stopped altogether. The answer? A quality air-conditioning repair service company.
But are all air-conditioning air repair companies the same? The answer is no.
In this article, we’ll outline the qualities to consider when choosing an air conditioning repair service, and share where to find the best in Canberra.
What makes a great air-conditioning repair service?
Choosing the right air-conditioning repair service will give you peace of mind that your system is operating at peak capacity.
It can be helpful to keep the following in mind when choosing an air-conditioning repair service:
- Qualified technicians. You’ll want a technician who is qualified and experienced at repairing the type of air-conditioning system you have. This will give you the best possible outcome.
- Tailored advice. The best air-conditioning repair services will provide you with honest advice. This is advice on the most economical and wise approach to repairing the problem at hand. The last thing you need is to someone upselling you on a new system when a quick repair will do.
- Reliable and available. There’s little point in sourcing an air-conditioning repair service that can’t fix the problem quickly. Or a repair service that isn’t reliable. Check online for reviews. Also check the air-conditioning repair service’s website and read about their commitments and guarantees.
- Guaranteed work. Ask the air-conditioning repair service if it stands behind its repair and maintenance work. What warranties do they have in place for both parts and labour?
- Respect for property. Working with air-conditioning systems can be messy business. Make sure you choose a repair service with staff who treat your home or office like it’s their own. This means minimising mess and disruption.
The best air-conditioning repair services in Canberra
Riotact’s editorial team has combed through 20 years of on-site comments to compile a list of the most recommended businesses according to you.
To be listed in our Best of Canberra series, each business needs to have consistently received positive feedback on RiotACT and Facebook as well as maintaining a minimum average of 4/5 stars on Google.
For over 15 years, AirConditioning Canberra has been repairing all major brands of air-conditioning systems in the most effective and efficient way possible. All HVAC technicians have a Certificate III in Electrical and Airconditioning and a wealth of experience and skills to provide customers with peace of mind.
AirConditioning Canberra provides energy-efficient, cost-effective and high-performing air-conditioning solutions for most brands, using only top-quality components. Technicians provide a high standard of workmanship and are trained to support clients with advice on an alternative option if they believe it will lead to a better outcome.
Technicians strive to leave premises clean and tidy and are available to answer customer questions. They follow strict safety standards and are available for emergency repairs 24/7.
On Google, Tim Bloomfield wrote, “I was very impressed with the technician that repaired and serviced our system. He was polite, professional and punctual. He explained what he had done and responded easily to my questions.”
Climate Plus is a highly experienced air-conditioning repair service. Factory trained and qualified mechanics are on hand to assess and fix air-conditioning systems quickly. Climate Plus works with all brands and all system types, including split, ducted, reverse-cycle and evaporative.
Licensed and insured electricians repair air-conditioning systems so they work efficiently and with top air-quality output. Electricians also conduct safety checks and provide honest advice on regular maintenance to help avoid additional cost and inconvenience.
Climate Plus also conducts annual heating and cooling maintenance, electrical maintenance and checks, and annual solar maintenance.
Locally owned and operated, Climate Plus electricians are prompt, courteous and efficient. Appointments can be booked online.
Scott Scowcroft wrote on Google, “I rang two days before Christmas as our cooling had stopped working. I was told they could have someone look at it the next day. Gary and Matt were professional and friendly. Pity there aren’t more tradies like this.”
Skilled with all major brands, Airconemi’s Canberra-based team of air-conditioning professionals support commercial and domestic clients in the ACT and surrounds with excellent and prompt repair services. Qualified, experienced technicians are on hand 24/7 to handle repairs of a wide range of residential and commercial air-conditioning systems, including wall-mounted split systems, evaporative air coolers, and ceiling cassettes.
Established in 2015, Airconemi – family owned and run – offers competitive pricing and detailed advice on options. Honest, consistent and professional, Airconemi has a sharp customer focus and leaves premises as neat as a pin.
Airconemi also conducts regular inspections and professional checks of air-conditioning systems to prevent breakdowns.
Natasha Lilley wrote on Google, “I’ve been impressed by the efficient, genuine service of Dean and the Airconemi team from our very first experience … Since then we’ve only gone to Airconemi for all of our air-conditioning work …”
For over 50 years, multi-award-winning Delta Air Conditioning & Heating has been operating in Canberra and surrounds.
Highly experienced air-conditioning experts tend to system repairs as quickly and efficiently as possible, working on all major brands with competitive pricing. This second-generation, family-run business knows what it takes to keeps homes cool when the temperatures rise, and life becomes uncomfortable.
Technicians also install major air conditioners, evaporative coolers and gas heating system brands.
Delta Air Conditioning & Heating deliver to exacting standards, backed by friendly service and proactive advice. The team is licensed and insured. Free on-site quotes available.
Christine Fulton wrote on Google, “I’ve been a customer of Delta Air Conditioning for many years. Over those years they have given outstanding professional service. Always responsive, and you are always given full details of what is happening. Their technicians are first rate, and very experienced.”
As one of the region’s leading HVAC specialists, Mint Air Conditioning provides end-to-end air-conditioning solutions, including repair and servicing for commercial and residential clients. Its experienced team of trained trade professionals is there to provide exceptional HVAC service.
Mint Air Conditioning has a proven track record with all types and brands of air-conditioning systems and complies with all relevant environmental and safety laws. Technicians are fully licensed and insured. Mint Air Conditioning backs its air-conditioning repair work and only uses quality spare parts.
Other services include installation of air-conditioning solutions, ducted gas heating, hydronic heating and electric heating and commercial refrigeration.
Mint Air Conditioning is a family-owned business that services Canberra and surrounding regions. The team has a solid reputation for integrity, technical excellence and friendly customer service.
On Google, Sarah Maraach wrote “I was impressed by the quality of service … a very professional, trustworthy and extremely helpful company.”
To be listed in our Best of Canberra series, each business needs to have consistently received positive feedback on Riotact and maintained a minimum average of 4/5 stars on both Google and Facebook reviews.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How do I choose the best air-conditioning repair service
You’ll want to consider many factors when choosing the best air-conditioning repair service. First and foremost is the brand of your air-conditioner. After all, not all repair services handle all brands. Second is availability given the level of urgency. Third, it’s a good idea to suss out the repair service company’s reputation for quality work and competitive pricing. You can do this online.
How much does it cost to repair an air-conditioning system?
This depends on the problem. It’s likely not possible to determine price until the air-conditioning repair service technician arrives to assess your situation.
Can I fix my air-conditioning system myself?
It’s wise to only ever use an expert repair service for your air-conditioning system. The last thing you need is to cause a fire or cause your system to blow. So head to a qualified technician, for peace of mind as much as anything.
Are air-conditioning repair services guaranteed?
The best air-conditioning repair service companies will stand behind their work. That’s both labour and parts. Check this out beforehand, however, so you don’t face any surprises.
Is it more economical to just replace my air-conditioning system when it breaks down?
This depends on factors such as the style and age of your air-conditioning system. Your best bet is to have a professional repair service assess the situation and give you honest advice on the most economical and expedient solution.