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HVAC Do’s And Don’ts For The Average Person

TIP! Don’t hire a contractor until you know a little about what you are facing. A contractor will not be able to give you an accurate price without accurate information about your system.

Your HVAC unit is vital to your home. You probably came to this article to learn how to keep your HVAC system running and healthy for a long time. What follows is some great information to help you begin.

TIP! Clean the condenser coils and fan at the beginning of the year to help the unit run efficiently. Prior to working on or cleaning the unit, be sure to turn off the power.

Always make sure you are up-to-date about your HVAC unit. 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. This information will be helpful to any contractor you hire to repair it.

TIP! When you mow your lawn, take care that you don’t get grass clippings all over your outdoor unit. Direct the clippings away from the equipment.

If your HVAC is running into problems, check out each room in your house before calling for assistance. Make a list of the rooms which are comfortable and which just aren’t. Taking this step aids a contractor in figuring out what the problem is and how to repair it as quickly as possible.

TIP! To increase the efficiency of your HVAC unit, be sure to keep it in the shade. As it brings in cool air to cool, you will save a lot of money.

Clean your fan and coils when the weather begins to warm. Be safe and turn off the power supply before working on your HVAC unit. Clean the outside of your condenser unit regularly.

TIP! Consumers are usually advised to have their HVAC systems inspected twice a year. This should be checked often for debris and malfunctions.

If you have units that are condensers outside of the home, keep them free of debris. Leaves and debris can accumulate quickly, particularly following storms, and that can cause problems for your system. It will damage the system by overheating.

TIP! When the weather cools down, turn your outdoor condenser off. To prevent damage, turn off your unit if the outside temperature is less than 60 degrees.

Be careful when doing yard work that you do not get debris on or in your unit. Turn your lawnmower in the opposite direction. This also applies when you blow leaves, so be very careful near your exterior HVAC units when you move debris.

Put outdoor units in the shade if you are installing them. As it brings in cool air to cool, you will save a lot of money.

TIP! In order to keep energy costs down, make sure heating and cooling systems are services at least once per year. When it’s checked out, the motor will be inspected, moving parts well oiled and the level of freon adjusted if necessary.

You should care for your HVAC system so nothing goes wrong with it. When this unit fails, you will be in a lot of trouble. Avoid the situation entirely by heeding the advice in this piece.

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