Marine HVAC Service Advice & Tips

Marine HVAC service requires specialized skills and training to complete the work safely and without damage to your system.  Some DIY tips would be to inspect all your air filtration media on a regular basis, don't be afraid to change it on your own.  The biggest challenge you may encounter is finding the right size and specification of filter.  Don't waste time and risk damaging your entire marine HVAC refrigeration system by attempting a Youtube how to for electrical or motor replacement.  Monthly hygiene of your system goes a long way to ensure long life.  Cleaning areas where particulate may buildup (evaporator coils and service access panel covers) will promote optimal efficiency and also better indoor air quality.  Use a non abrasive cleaner and do not spray any electrical wiring or controlling equipment and always spray your cloth instead of any equipment directly.

marine hvac service victoria
marine hvac service victoria

Some marine HVAC systems will draw in fresh or sea water to operate, checking your inlet for any buildup of debris can save you a costly system replacement.  If you have not already, locate a manufacturers operating manual to assist you with understanding the service required and on what intervals routine and recommended service should be completed.


If service is too daunting or the potential to damage your system is too great, he experienced crew at South Island Mechanical will assist for all your marine HVAC Victoria and south Vancouver Island needs.  Some marine refrigeration systems are often thought of a disposable, unrepairable and need to be replaced once they fail.  This is incorrect, and has caused many past customers unwanted stress. Call us today for diagnosis, service and repair of all your marine HVAC equipment.

Marine HVAC Service Victoria All Makes and Models

Dometic | Marine air | Cruisair | SeaFrost | Nova Kool | SubZero | Adler Barbour | Danfoss

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Victoria, Sooke, Port Renfrew, Langford, Colwood, View Royal, Saanich, Oak Bay, Central Saanich, North Saanich, Sydney, Pender Island, Salt Spring Island, additional Gulf Islands (please call to verify), Duncan, Mill Bay, Cobble Hill, Ladysmith and Chemainus.

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