What Causes Bad Smell From Air Con and
How to Get Rid of It

Ugh! Bad smell coming out from your aircon? This unbearable smell is an indicator of bad maintained air-con and it can leads to many indoor air and aircon problems.  So what causes a bad smell from air conditioning unit and what can you do to get rid of it.

What causes bad smell from your aircon

Your aircon will start to circulate air around your room when switched ON. Any elements in your room that produced smell, such as damp clothing, overnight food, dead animals remains will all be taken  into the aircon during the air circulating process. All these smell will then went into your aircon thus giving out bad smell.  Keeping both your aircon and your surrounding clean is the best way to get rid of the foul smell completely.

Here are some others reasons causing aircon to produce bad smell:

1. Clogged of aircon drainage tray
2. Dust and dirt on filters
3. Dirt on coils fins

The drainage tray in your air conditioning unit can become clogged over time with dirt, dust and debris. This dark and wet environment becoming a prefect breeding ground for bacteria and mold. Another areas you should also take a look is at your filters and coils fins. These can also become clogged with dirt and dust which are also another contribution factors of bad smell.

Build-up of bacteria and mold in your air conditioner will give you the following indoor air and other problems:

  • Mold Odour
  • airborne mold
  • increased allergy risks
  • increased mold colonization of environment
  • increase in airborne bacteria
  • decrease in aircon airflow
  • decrease in aircon efficiency
  • reduced equipment lifespan
  • higher electric bills

How to get rid of the bad smell

The obvious answer is to call us. We will recommend doing a Chemical Wash Service to your aircon and go through every aspect of your aircon unit while also making sure that all the surfaces are cleaned to the highest possible standard. We will also make sure that your air conditioning unit is in good working order as well, helping to identify any possible problems before they occur. This will save you time and money in the future, so there really is no limit to the endless benefits that you get when you hire our services.