In this wine cellar service call project in Irvine Orange County California, we take a look at a not so common problem, where we have a significant refrigerant leak. We show the nature of the leak and what we do to fix it.
Part One Introduction – Service Call to Repair a Wine Cellar Cooling System in Irvine, Orange County
Failure to maintain the ideal storage conditions in your wine room can be detrimental to wine. This is why an efficient climate-control system must be installed, in addition to correct type of insulation, door, flooring, and lighting.
However, wine storage problems will occur if you don’t maintain your wine refrigeration unit regularly. Regular maintenance will help detect unwanted leaks or damages. It also helps check the efficiency of the cooling unit.
In Irvine, Orange County, California, a homeowner made a service call to repair a leaking wine cellar cooling unit.
In Irvine, Orange County, a homeowner contacted M&M Cellar Systems to request for wine cellar cooling unit maintenance. We had to diagnose and repair the leaking refrigeration system.
There are different methods in detecting Freon leaks in wine cooling units: Ultraviolet Light Method, Freon Electronic Leak Detection Method, and Bubble Leak Method. On this project, we used the UV Light Leak Detection Method to locate the leak.
A residential owner in Orange County, California, made a service call to M&M Cellar System to ask help for fixing a leaking wine cellar cooling unit. If not repaired quickly, the refrigeration unit would not be efficient enough to cool the room. The client’s wine cellar could not maintain the optimum conditions required for proper wine aging.
Our HVAC team found out that the leak, which was a porous type of leak, was inside the refrigeration unit.
Prompt repair of a leaking wine refrigeration unit will prevent serious damage of the equipment, wine storage problems, and significant expense in the future. M&M Cellar Systems, one of the top-notch refrigeration specialists, has solved many leak problems.
A homeowner in Irvine, Orange County, California, contacted us to report a leaking wine cellar cooling unit. After a careful assessment of the problem, our HVAC team was able to locate the leak.
Usually, there is no need to replace the wine cooling refrigerant due to leakage. However, on this project, replacement was required because the Freon was recycled and drained out.