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TIP! Before you hire an HVAC contractor, have some sort of idea of the work that needs to be done. This is necessary so that they can give you a quote before doing any work.

If you want to increase your understanding of HVAC maintenance, you are in the right place. This article will lead you in the right direction. Take some time and you’ll do great if you read along.

TIP! Keep your outdoor units free of debris when you are mowing the lawn. Aim the grass clippings in the other direction.

Before choosing a HVAC company find out what the company offers. Providing you with an accurate estimate over the telephone may be difficult to impossible is they can’t see the system you have. It can be harder if you don’t know what’s wrong. You need to know this before you begin.

TIP! Fall is a hard time on HVAC units. Make sure you clean out your fan grill often once nearby trees start shedding their leaves.

In order to keep your outside condenser fan running efficiently, make sure the coils and the fan blades are cleaned before the cooling season begins. Always turn the unit off before you do anything to it, including leaning. Keep the exterior of the condenser unit free of debris.

TIP! If your condenser comes with oil ports, you should lubricate it yearly. You’ll see that the ports here are closed with a rubber or metal cap.

If the outside of your home has condenser units, ensure they are constantly cleaned. Debris can pile up after a storm, bringing potential damage with it. It can cause your system to malfunction by overheating.

TIP! It is very important that your HVAC system is serviced two times a year. Checks in the spring as well as in autumn are the best.

Be sure to clean the fan blades and coils of the condenser fan. Start by turning off the power to avoid having anything move when you work on it. Then, take the grill off, pull the blades out, and gently clean them as well as the unit itself.

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

When you’re trying to cut your grass, don’t cover a unit outside with the clippings. Now so the grass clippings are shot away from your unit. Also do this when blowing leaves or shoveling snow.

TIP! If possible, your single pane windows should be replaced with double-paned ones. You can reduce your energy costs from energy leaking out through your windows by installing window that are double-paned.

HVAC units may suffer when leaves are falling off the trees. 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! Service your HVAC unit at least one time a year. During a maintenance visit, professionals can help by inspecting the system’s motor, oil the different moving parts as well as check the system’s freon levels.

Armed with the right information, you can understand HVAC. Take the time to learn all about it, so that you can prevent future breakdowns. You should now be on your way to everything working out correctly!

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