Summer is just around the corner, and there’s no better way to keep cool than to crank up the air-conditioner in your home or office.
Air-conditioners are an incredibly effective way to cool down a room or entire home. With such hot and humid summers, it’s no wonder more than half of all Australian households have an air-conditioning unit.
So, if you’re feeling hot and bothered, and the ceiling fan just isn’t cutting it, get an air-conditioner installed. Or, if your air-con is old or broken, get it fixed now so it’s ready to go when the hot weather strikes.
In this article, we’ll share with you the best in the air-con business! If you have had any positive – or negative – experiences with any of the businesses listed below, or another Canberra based air-conditioning business, please let us and our readers know in the comments section.
Now, let’s get right into it.
What Makes a Great Air-Conditioning Services Company?
Looking for an air-conditioning service in Canberra? You’ve come to the right place. Before we get into our top air-con picks, let’s have a look at what exactly makes a great air-conditioning services company.
Here are the traits you should look for:
- Reliable. When you book in for an air-conditioning installation, service, or repair, the team should show up on time, every time. Contractors that don’t turn up aren’t worth your time or money.
- Experience. When you air-conditioner is installed, you want it to work properly. The best air-conditioning services companies in Canberra have years of experience working with a whole host of leading air-conditioner brands.
- Well-priced. Good air-conditioning companies don’t try to rip off their customers. As with everything, you should get exactly what you pay for.
- Respectful. When tradesmen and women come into your home, they should be respectful of your space and belongings. They should have a friendly attitude, and clean up after they are done.
- Prompt. An air-conditioning service or installation shouldn’t take hours and hours out of your day. Look for an air-con company that can work promptly and thoroughly.
Do you agree with our list? If not, leave your ideas down below.
The Top Canberra Air-Conditioning Services According to You
RiotACT’s editorial team has combed through 19 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 maintain a minimum average of 4/5 stars on both Google and Facebook reviews.
Sam and James from Fully Airconditioned are fully committed to quality air conditioning for commercial and domestic properties. They are installation experts across numerous brands and there is even a super helpful bill calculator on their website which can estimate the cost of running your unit depending on the make and model. Google reviewer Michael says: ‘Great installation experience. Kept us informed every step of our heating/cooling upgrade. Advise was accurate. Trades were careful around our home.’
Heating and cooling is the name of the game for Matthew and the team at AirConditioning Canberra. Open weekdays and Saturdays for installation, repairs and sales depending on whether you’re feeling hot or cold! They also offer test and tag, switchboard and ceiling fan solutions. Facebook reviewer Emily says: ‘The workers were friendly, skilled and gladly explained each step in answer to any questions I had. Every recommendation!’
Matt has recently changed the name of the business to Capital Air – Heating and Cooling, but still provides the same quality service and workmanship. Matt also provides an easy to find user manual search on his website and guarantees he’ll be on time, or he’ll pay you $50! Google reviewer Anita says: ‘Our air conditioner was not working and Canberra Air Conditioning got it started again with their very professional, helpful and friendly service.’
40 years of experience goes a long way with Matt and his team based in Fyshwick. They provide heating and cooling options for both commercial and residential properties across the Canberra area which means if you’ve got questions they’ve got answers. As per Daniel’s Google review: ‘Very knowledgeable and well-prepared. Provided a competitive quote.’
Andrew started Ideal Air in 2002 and has kept a log of every job so he knows exactly what’s been done and how to better service his customers in the future. He hates it when people are late so will give you a $50 discount if he’s not on time. Request an online quote and he’ll get back to you in a hot flush! Google reviewer Peter says: ‘Provides professional, friendly service, always arrives on time, resolves the issue – and all at a good price.’
Who did you pick?
Thanks to our commenters who have provided insightful feedback on the best and worst Canberra air-conditioning services.
If you believe we have got it wrong, please let us know.
Please comment below detailing your experience with Canberra based air-conditioning services. Who would you recommend? Who would you use again? Who would you steer clear of?