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Check Out These Wonder Tips About Hvac In The Article Below

TIP! Before you call someone to help you fix your system, be sure to know what sort of system you have in place. Know the model and brand and find it’s maintenance history, if possible.

It is not an option to let your HVAC system fail. You are likely here to learn about getting your HVAC system to last. Keep reading for some great tips.

TIP! Know what work you want done before you select an HVAC contractor. It will be hard for a contractor to give you a price estimate over the phone if they have not seen your current system.

Always make sure you are up-to-date about your HVAC unit. Learn the brand and the model. This will let you know that you’re able to give the contractor the information that can help them.

Clean your outdoor condensers often. Wind can pile up all sorts of debris against its grill. It will damage the system by overheating.

TIP! Clean the debris from outside units often. Wind can pile up all sorts of debris against its grill.

You should clean your condenser fan’s blades and coils every spring. First, the power should be turned off so things don’t move as you work. Then remove the grill, remove the blades and clean it from top to bottom gently.

TIP! Your outdoor HVAC units might suffer when your trees lose leaves. When you notice your trees shedding, frequently clean your unit’s fan grill.

As the leaves are falling off the trees, your HVAC system can really take a hit. At least twice a week, you need to clean the grill of your fan. The fan should have a clear path for air to come in. If it is blocked, your system will suffer.

TIP! Look for shade when placing a compressor outdoors. When your unit is bringing in cool air, it will not have to work as hard to cool the air as it moves it inside, boosting efficiency.

If your fan condenser has oil ports, you must lubricate it once per year. These ports have a metal covering. Sometimes it is rubber. Choose an oil graded SAE 20, it is non-detergent and lightweight. Place about 10 drops into each of the ports, taking care that it does not overfill.

TIP! You can boost the efficiency of your HVAC unit by replacing it with a new energy efficient one or moving your old one to a shady outside location. The unit will have to do less work cooling this air.

A good place to place your compressor unit outside is in a shady spot. The unit will operate more efficiently to cool your home if the intake air is cooler to begin with.

TIP! When colder weather arrives, switch off all outdoor condenser units. Avoid damaging the unit by turning it off when the outdoor temperature drops below 60 degrees.

It should be obvious to you that you must care for your HVAC system properly in order to avoid problems. If it fails, you’ll spend a lot to fix it. You can easily prevent serious damage by performing simple maintenance techniques found above.

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