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TIP! Before contacting a repair service, do a short tour of the entire home. Figure out which rooms feel hot and which feel cold.

You may not even think about your HVAC system until it doesn’t work. Of course then it becomes extremely important to fix. Finding the right specialist to repair or replace your home system can be a little tricky for new homeowners with no experience. Simply continue reading to learn more about how to go about doing this.

TIP! The operation of your HVAC system can be in danger when the tree leaves begin to fall. The grill on the fan can become cluttered with debris, which will cause a serious operating deficiency.

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. Write down what brand your system is along with the model number and, if they’re available, maintenance records. That way you can provide the contractor with all the necessary information.

TIP! If you have oil ports as part of the fan condenser, annual lubrication is key. You will notice these ports have a rubber or metal cap covering them.

Clean the condenser on your debris regularly. You don’t know when things are going to pile up, like right after it’s windy or rains, and that can ruin your system. It can also cause it to overheat.

TIP! To increase the efficiency of your HVAC unit, be sure to keep it in the shade. It will reduce the temperature of the air going into the unit, meaning that it will not have to work as hard to cool it.

Each spring, clean the fan blades and coils on your condenser. Before you do so, shut off the power to ensure that none of the parts will move while you work on it. Then take off the grill, take the blades out, and gently clean them.

TIP! Have the HVAC system serviced twice per year. Check into it twice a year before you head into the hot and cold months.

Avoid showering your outdoor unit with grass clippings when you mow the lawn. Shoot grass the other way. Make sure you move around the unit and blow the leaves away from it while blowing your leaves.

TIP! A good way to save money with your air conditioning is by installing a programmable thermostat. A thermostat that’s programmable is going to save you around ten percent on the heating and cooling costs you have to pay when you turn it back about fifteen percent for a part of the day.

When choosing the area for placing an outdoor compressor device, place it in a shady area. The cooler the air which goes in, the less work the unit will have to do.

TIP! To help keep your energy costs down, have your heating and cooling system serviced at least once a year. The contractor should oil the parts that move and check the motor and freon levels.

Now that you know a thing or two about HVAC systems, you should feel comfortable dealing with them. You know the specific things you should be looking for if you want your system repaired. Getting the best system should be simplified with this information.

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