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Knowledge Is Power, And These HVAC Tips Are Priceless

TIP! Before you contact people to assist you in getting your system fixed, know what kind of system you’re working with in the first place. Get information on the make and model, plus if you have information on the history of maintenance, that will help, too.

The heating and cooling systems of your home are very important. A well-maintained HVAC system is a must. Otherwise, you may end up with excessive repair bills and unbearable temperatures. The following advice will help you keep your HVAC in great shape.

TIP! If you are having issues with your HVAC, do a tour of your house before you call in help. Note which of your rooms are hot and which are cold.

Know what type of system you currently have before calling someone to fix it. You need to know who manufactured the product and the item number. Also, get the maintenance records from your files if you have them. This helps make sure the contractor has the information they will need.

TIP! Be sure to clean external condenser units regularly. Excess debris can really affect your system’s quality.

If you struggle with your HVAC, try touring your home before calling a professional. Find out which rooms are hot and which are cold. That knowledge can help the technician figure out what is going on.

TIP! You should clean your condenser fan’s blades and coils every spring. Shut the power off before you do anything.

Think about what improvements you want made before picking an HVAC contractor. This will make the quote process much easier. It will be even harder if you cannot explain what you have done. So, have this information ready.

TIP! Leaves and debris can damage your system. At least twice a week, you need to clean the grill of your fan.

Be sure to regularly clean debris from external condenser units. After a wind or rain storm things may pile up, causing problems with your system. It can get overheated, which will cause problems with the whole system.

TIP! A shady spot is always a good choice for the placement of your outdoor compressor. This will limit the work that it has to do.

When spring rolls around, give the condenser fan blades and coils a good clean. Start by turning off the power to avoid having anything move when you work on it. Secondly, pop the grill off, take the blades off and clean them as well as the actual unit.

TIP! When the weather cools down, turn your outdoor condenser off. Once the temperature drops into the 50s, the unit should no longer be on.

Do not allow grass clippings to cover the outdoor unit of your HVAC system. Aim your grass cuttings in a direction away from your unit. Also do this when blowing leaves or shoveling snow.

TIP! When you are away from home, adjust your thermostat to a money saving temperature. You may want to turn your unit off if your house will not become extremely hot or cold.

Now you know just how to get a quality HVAC system. Do not let neglect cause major issues. Use the tips in this article to keep it operating efficiently, and you can avoid coming home to a home that is too cold or too hot.

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