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Don’t Go On Without Reading This Article About HVAC

TIP! Before you choose an HVAC contractor, have an idea in your mind of what needs to be done. This will make the quote process much easier.

Owning an HVAC system can help to keep your house comfortable year round. Lots of homes come with this, they sometimes need to be replaced or have additions added after some time. As with other purchases for your home, buying an HVAC system requires that you compare what’s available with your own requirements and expectations of an HVAC system. Continue reading for tips to follow concerning HVAC systems.

TIP! To make sure your condenser fan works properly, keep the fan blades and the coils clean. Always make sure you shut off the power before you do any work on the unit other than superficial cleaning.

Before making that repair phone call, make sure you know the specifics about your particular system. It is important to understand what model it is and which brand it is. Also, if it has been serviced before, you should have that information handy. In this way, you can be sure your repair person has all vital information.

TIP! Be sure to place your outdoor unit in a shady spot to maximize efficiency. As your air conditioner sucks in cool air, little will have to be done to cool it any further, saving you a ton on your energy bills.

Your outside condenser fan can be helped to run better by you cleaning the fan blades and coils prior to summer starting up. Turn off the power if you are going to work on your HVAC system. Clean the outdoor condenser as well.

TIP! Turn off your outdoor condenser when it’s getting cold. Avoid damaging the unit by turning it off when the outdoor temperature drops below 60 degrees.

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. Debris like this can cause it to overheat, which could be detrimental to your system.

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TIP! Avoid allowing your home to ever get exceedingly hot. Air conditioners really can only cool a home down about 20 degrees Fahrenheit within a reasonable amount of time.

When you mow your lawn, take care that you don’t get grass clippings all over your outdoor unit. Aim the grass clippings in the other direction. Also do this when blowing leaves or shoveling snow.

TIP! Sometimes air conditioners get iced up. The drain line may also freeze up.

If you have a fan condenser with oil ports, it needs to be lubricated every year. You can find these ports covered with rubber or metal caps. Use a lightweight, detergent-free SAE 20 oil, putting 10 drops in each port.

TIP! Before hiring an HVAC company, you need to find out how long they have been in business. Established companies that are doing well will usually be the best ones to go with.

An HVAC system is a great investment, and it really helps your home to stay comfortable year round. When the time comes to replace your system or buy a new one, keep the above tips in mind. They will aid you in making wise decisions in all things HVAC.

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