5 Possible Reasons for Aircon Water Leakage

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This morning we received a phone call from a customer asking how she could stop her aircon leaking water. Although the question is seemingly simple, there is no one solution to it.  The dehumidifying process of the air conditioner causes some condensation, but pooling or leaking water is an issue of concern.

 

Let us highlight the five possible reasons you should check for to stop water leakage.

 

  1. Clogged drain line

After years of continual usage, aircon drain line is bound to get clogged by dirt, mold, dust or sludge thwarting free flow of water.  In this case, you need to unclog it. There are different DIY unclogging methods but we recommend you hire a professional aircon technician who will use a special vacuum to clear the unwanted material out.

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Top 3 Aircon Brands in Singapore

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In our previous blog, we shared with you tips to save the electricity cost on air conditioners. While proper maintenance help you keep check of energy consumption and reduce electricity bills, it is important to invest in an energy efficient and high performing air conditioner in the first place. A mediocre equipment will blow away your money and your efforts to save on utility bills will be in vain no matter what.

 

There are plenty of air conditioner brands in Singapore and you are obviously spoilt for choices. If you are moving to a new BTO flat, buying air conditioners is one of your major investment decisions.

 

To help you with the decision-making process, we have shortlisted top 3 air conditioner brands in Singapore for your consideration.

 

  1. Daikin

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The history of Daikin air conditioners is intertwined with that of Singapore’s residential set up. Since 1968, Daikin’s cutting-edge technologies have provided comfort to residential and commercial spaces alike. They were the first to introduce multi-split air conditioners to HDB home owners. For eco-friendly and most energy efficient product, we recommend their inverter air conditioners.

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6 Ways to Save Electricity Cost on Air Conditioner

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We are well into the spring in Singapore and summer is fast approaching. Needless to say that heat and humidity are perennial conditions in an equatorial climate zone such as ours. Air conditioning is a must and its energy bills tend to make us bite the dust. So, let’s see how we can save 10%-20% of our energy bill through a few simple steps and some discipline.

 

  1. Weatherise – don’t let the cool air escape

The idea is to not let cold air slip out of worn out doors, window seals & cracks.  More often than not, this is an issue faced in older units and properties. It is a very simple problem to solve. Just stand outside your doors and windows, run your hands along the edges. If you feel air escaping, just simple caulking (i.e. application of sealants) and insulation around leaky edges will go a long way in sealing the air in. And of course, avoid committing the cardinal sin of using air conditioner with your doors & windows open.

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5 things to take note of before you sign a tenancy agreement

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Singapore is the global hub of Asia where the East meets the West. People around the globe travels to and more often settles in the island nation for a shorter or longer period of time. The demand for rented houses, therefore, remains high perennially. If you have been lucky to find your dream space after many days of struggle, rejoice not until you have read and understood the tenancy agreement thoroughly. We give you five pointers to take note of which will make your life a lot easier.

 

  1. Handing over the property when you vacate

 

Wondering why handing over the property when you vacate finds itself to the top of the discussion points even before having the property handed over to you to move-in? Well, it’s important.

Your rental agreement should have a clause indicating the current state and condition of the property including furniture and other items and how the owner expects it to be returned after the tenancy period.

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