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TIP! Before making that repair phone call, make sure you know the specifics about your particular system. Write down the brand and the model and have all maintenance records on hand.

It’s not easy to know what to do when you’re dealing with HVAC. To stop such a situation from becoming a real disaster, it pays to spend some time getting familiar with the topic. Continue reading to learn about using qualified help.

TIP! By the end of spring, the fan blades and coils of your condenser should be thoroughly cleaned, so operation can proceed with greater efficiency. Except when you do superficial cleaning, you need to always make sure the power is off on the unit.

If your HVAC is running into problems, check out each room in your house before calling for assistance. While you are walking through the house, gauge which rooms are the coolest and which are the warmest. This gives the repairer a starting point to work from.

Fan Blades

TIP! Each spring, clean the fan blades and coils on your condenser. Start by turning off the power to avoid having anything move when you work on it.

By the end of spring, the fan blades and coils of your condenser should be thoroughly cleaned, so operation can proceed with greater efficiency. Before you do clean the coils and fan blades, always take the precaution of turning off all power to the unit. Additionally, it’s important to clear out leaves and other debris from the outside condenser unit.

TIP! When the trees are losing their leaves, your HVAC unit can suffer. Make sure you clean out your fan grill often once nearby trees start shedding their leaves.

You should clean your condenser fan’s blades and coils every spring. Shut the power off before you do anything. Next, remove the grill, take the blades and clean them gently, then clean the actual unit.

TIP! A good place to place your compressor unit outside is in a shady spot. When your unit takes in cool air, it takes less energy to tool the air, thus boosting efficiency.

Avoid showering your outdoor unit with grass clippings when you mow the lawn. Now so the grass clippings are shot away from your unit. If you’re blowing leaves, this same problem can occur, so make sure you move around the unit and blow the leaves away from it.

TIP! Once it grows cold outside, turn off your outside condenser unit. To prevent damage, turn off your unit if the outside temperature is less than 60 degrees.

Leaves falling from trees can wreak havoc with your HVAC unit. Make sure you clean out your fan grill often once nearby trees start shedding their leaves. The fan should have a clear path for air to come in. If it is blocked, your system will suffer.

TIP! Have a smart thermostat installed. If you adjust it to keep the house a little warmer or a little cooler during the time you are sleeping, you may see your energy bill go down by as much as ten percent.

When HVAC fails, everyone feels miserable. The situation can be made easier with this advice. The suggestions in the above article should lead homeowners to making smart decisions when it comes to their HVAC system.

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