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TIP! Before you ever begin looking for an HVAC contractor, first consider the entire job that you’ll need completed. It is going to be hard to get a price estimate on the phone if the current system isn’t something they’ve seen.

Most people live in areas where an HVAC system is necessary in their home to keep the temperature controlled. This unit will regulate the temperature in your home. Most people will need the help of an HVAC expert to repair it or install it. Keep reading and you’ll get the tips you need to know when working with HVAC.

TIP! To make sure your condenser fan works properly, keep the fan blades and the coils clean. Prior to working on or cleaning the unit, be sure to turn off the power.

Inspect the temps in your home before you call a service to help you with any HVAC issues you’re having. Jot down the rooms that are hot and the ones that are cold. Taking this step aids a contractor in figuring out what the problem is and how to repair it as quickly as possible.

TIP! If the outside of your home has condenser units, ensure they are constantly cleaned. Falling leaves and wind or rain may cause debris to reduce the efficiency of your unit.

Clean the fan blades and coils prior to summertime. Shut off power before working or cleaning your system. Also, be sure to clear leaves and debris from your condenser unit.

TIP! Clean the fan blades and coils on the condenser fan every spring. Before you do so, shut off the power to ensure that none of the parts will move while you work on it.

Each spring, clean the fan blades and coils on your condenser. For safety, always turn the power off first. Then, remove the grill, then remove the blades and begin the cleaning process of the blades and the unit.

TIP! Leaves falling from trees can wreak havoc with your HVAC unit. During this time of year, check and clear off the fan grill on your unit on a regular basis.

Be careful when doing yard work that you do not get debris on or in your unit. Aim the grass clippings in the other direction. Do the same when blowing snow or leaves.

TIP! Make certain that an outdoor unit is in the shade. If you have a unit taking in air that’s cooler, it won’t have to work so hard to cool air that it sends to your home.

Check to determine if the fan condenser on your HVAC system is equipped with oil ports, and if it is, be sure to lubricate every year. These ports have a metal covering. Sometimes it is rubber. Get an oil that is SAE 20 and put about 10 drops into each port, but don’t overfill it.

TIP! Put your outdoor unit in places with shade. The unit will have to do less work cooling this air.

As you can see, there are some things that can help you when you are dealing with HVAC units and contractors. It is critical that the unit receives proper installation and that it is maintained correctly. When you put this advice to good use, you will know more about what your options are when it comes to dealing with your HVAC.

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