When it comes to your refrigeration equipment in Victoria BC, good hygiene is key, always keep the cooler or freezer clean. Soap and water or eco friendly non-abrasive cleaners are the best; harsh chemicals will harm metal surfaces and seals. Sweep and mop surrounding floors regularly and keep free of debris. Make sure to clean up any spills immediately to prevent dangerous freezing. Routinely clean evaporator fan coils and blades of particulate buildup. Schedule a quarterly service with South Island Mechanical and we will inspect for damage, we offer replacement of fans as well. Inspect door seals and hinges monthly. Make sure hinges are lubricated quarterly and that seals are effective and not cracking or bulging. Holding the door open will cause strain on the refrigeration cooling system and high hydro costs. We install strip curtains to help prevent cooling loss and save you money!
Allow us to routinely maintain your equipment on South Vancouver Island to prolong lifespan. Condensing unit and compressor operation can be impacted by neglecting inspection and cleaning. Particulate and debris buildup on your condensing coil can dramatically shorten the lifespan. Allowing air flow around your evaporators and condensing units by not blocking with items will keep you unit at optimal operational condition. Call us in to help you identify potential problems and provide solutions. Closely monitor the temperatures of your refrigerated enclosures and invest in a laser temperature gauge if you do not have digital read outs. Any variance in temperatures can indicate a major problem on the horizon, give us a call if you suspect any issues and we will help correct them before they cost you thousands. Talk with our qualified technicians during a service call about setting up a scheduled maintenance program. Scheduling routine upkeep will ensure that equipment is working as it should be. Our refrigeration technicians know what signs of wear and tear to look for. Early detection could make a huge difference and prevent costly emergency situations.