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THE DIFFERENCE IN FILTRATION

Filters are a really important element to keeping your indoor air quality at home super high and clean. Check out the video below to see just how important they are, and read our article below explaining the difference in material. Not loading? No worries, check our the Healthy Homes Australia episode here! Standard Electrostatic Filters […]

Heating and Cooling: An Essential Service

During these tough times many Australians find themselves confused over what an “essential” business or service actually is, and are unsure as to who they can and cannot contact. Rapid Cold would like to confirm that an essential service is defined under the Building Regulations 1994 and includes Air Conditioning Systems, Heating Units and Mechanical […]

Danger Signs & Symptoms of CO Poisoning

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Danger signs to look out for around gas and other fuel-burning appliances include: Sooting, yellow or brown staining on or around walls, ceiling or below the appliance. Excessive condensation in the room where the appliance is installed. Lazy yellow or orange coloured gas flame, rather than a sharp blue one Note: gas log fires have […]

Is it the Flu or Carbon Monoxide Poisoning?

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As temperatures plunge, the risk rises for a persistent winter health hazard: carbon monoxide poisoning. Health officials are warning that the early symptoms can be mistaken for the flu. A mix up that could prove deadly. If you would like to have your gas heater tested, please check out our service fees here. Carbon monoxide […]

Is It Time to Replace Your Glen Waverley Air Conditioner?

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If you recognise any of these signs in Glen Waverley, call in a pro from Rapid Cold Airconditioning to discuss your options! It may be time to replace your outdated system. 1. Unit is blowing hot or cold air which is inconsistent to temperature settings. One of the most common problems in an older air […]

Gas Heaters – Heritage

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All Victorians with a Vulcan Heritage or Pyrox Heritage gas heater need them serviced by a qualified gasfitter immediately. In short, tests show when these gas heaters are not properly installed or maintained carbon monoxide is produced. Read more at ESV here. The combination of inadequate ventilation or operating bathroom or kitchen exhausts can draw […]

Safety Alert: Open Flued Gas Space Hearts or Gas Log Fire

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Energy Safe Victoria has raised Safety Alerts on four open flued gas log fire space heaters. In short, the Safety Alert includes: Regency i31 (manufactured from 2010) supplied by Fireplace Products Australia Pty Ltd Regency F38 and FG38 supplied by Fireplace Products Australia Pty Ltd – branded and supplied by Masport prior to 2006 (excludes LP model) Nectre 2000 (manufactured from 2007) supplied by […]

5 Common AC Problems

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Air conditioning has to be one of the most useful modern inventions because it makes life at home so comfortable. No longer do we need to rely on fans to cool us during the hot summer period. We can simply flick a switch and let cold air ooze through the room. Sleeping, eating, watching TV […]

6 Ways to Lower Your Heating Bill This Winter

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Prepare your home for the chilly weather ahead and minimise your heating bill this season with a few smart tips and tricks. Insulate and Seal Your Home for Improved Heating Cold air can creep in through poorly sealed or insulated ceilings and walls around the home. Do some detective work to find the worst culprits. […]

Home Maintenance Tasks Never to Neglect

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As we go about our routines, busy schedules mean we often do not have the time to address certain maintenance. It is not until a serious problem develops, and one that we cannot ignore, that we take action. It is best to routinely tackle maintenance so you can identify small problems before they turn into […]

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