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TIP! Be aware of the type of system that is installed in your home prior to calling a contractor to fix it. Get the brand, model name, and if you can you should get the maintenance history out.

It can be difficult for many homeowners to know where to turn when their heating or cooling system begins to fail. The more prepared you are on this topic, the less of a disaster it will be. This article will help you understand everything there is to know about the HVAC.

TIP! Before contacting a repair service, do a short tour of the entire home. Make note of which rooms are cold and which are hot.

If the condenser for your HVAC system is located outside, make sure you clear away any debris that might settle in or around it. Wind can pile up all sorts of debris against its grill. It can cause the unit to overheat and break down.

TIP! It is important to have some knowledge of your present system and needs before calling a contractor. A contractor will be hard pressed to provide you with an over-the-phone estimate if unfamiliar with your system.

When the leaves start to fall, the HVAC equipment can be harmed. The grill on the fan can become cluttered with debris, which will cause a serious operating deficiency. When the fan becomes obstructed, you will lose out on quality air.

TIP! Your outside condenser fan can be helped to run better by you cleaning the fan blades and coils prior to summer starting up. Except when you do superficial cleaning, you need to always make sure the power is off on the unit.

If there are oil ports on your fan condenser, lubricate it annually. They generally have a rubber or metal cap on them. Use a lightweight, detergent-free SAE 20 oil, putting 10 drops in each port.

TIP! Be sure to place your outdoor unit in a shady spot to maximize efficiency. The unit will have to do less work cooling this air.

When it gets cold outside, the outdoor condenser unit should be turned off. If temps go below 60 you run the risk of damaging a unit that remains on. You will save in repair bills and increase the efficiency of your system.

TIP! Make sure you have your HVAC system checked at least twice a year. The spring and autumn times are the best time to have it checked.

If possible, your single pane windows should be replaced with double-paned ones. Having a double pane window helps limit your need for air conditioning during the summer months. It keeps heat in during the winter, too.

TIP! Outdoor condenser units need to be turned off when the weather turns cold. This means that you should turn it off to prevent damage if the weather falls under 60 degrees Farenheit.

Installing a programmable digital thermostat can help save money. You have greater control over the temperature settings with these. Some of these thermostats can even be controlled from your smart phone or computer.

TIP! To save money and be more comfortable in your home, install double-paned windows instead of single pane. Windows that are double pane keep the cool air in and can greatly reduce the amount of time your air conditioner will need to run.

It’s messy for a homeowner when their heating and cooling system goes down. You must have this knowledge in advance though. Using the solid advice in the article above can be the best decision any homemaker can make.

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