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HVAC Tips And Tricks You Need To Know

TIP! When you start making calls to get someone to help with your HVAC system, it’s a good idea to know what system you have before that phone call. Look for the model and brand number.

You might not pay attention to your HVAC system in the home until it starts malfunctioning. Once you reach this point, maintenance is forgotten and expensive repairs become mandatory. It can be hard to find a good HVAC contractor. The information in this article will help you understand the process.

TIP! If your HVAC system is acting up, take a tour of the house prior to calling a professional. Figure out which rooms are too cool or warm.

Before choosing an HVAC contractor, think of what you wish to have done. A contractor will be hard pressed to provide you with an over-the-phone estimate if unfamiliar with your system. They need to come look at the unit. Be sure to find this out ahead of time.

TIP! It is important to have some knowledge of your present system and needs before calling a contractor. A contractor will not be able to give you an accurate price without accurate information about your system.

Clean your fan and coils when the weather begins to warm. Except when cleaning the outside, turn the unit off when performing any type of maintenance. Clean the outside of your condenser unit regularly.

TIP! Before the summer you should clean out your condenser fan’s blades and coils. Be safe and turn off the power supply before working on your HVAC unit.

Update the windows in your home to double-paned if you own it. Double pane windows will allow you to use less air during the summer because cooler air will stay in your house. This also helps keep it warm in the winter.

TIP! If you have oil ports as part of the fan condenser, annual lubrication is key. Such ports tend to have coverings made of rubber or metal.

Having a programmable thermostat installed is a money saving idea. In fact, you can save as much as 10 percent on both heating and cooling when you turn your thermostat by by 10-15 percent for at least 8 hours daily. Furthermore, there are a few programmable thermostats that you can control from your computer or any other web-connected device.

TIP! When selecting the spot to put the outdoor compressor for your unit, choose somewhere that gets plenty of shade. The cooler air entering the unit will require less work to get to the proper temperature.

Service your HVAC unit at least one time a year. When they visit to service the unit they’re going to inspect the motors, oil the parts that move, and see how much freon is in your system. These few simple things will help your system to run at its peak performance.

TIP! Put outdoor units in the shade if you are installing them. Your air conditioner won’t have to work so hard if the air is sucks in is already cool.

Now that you are done reading, you know quite a bit more about HVAC systems. Next time you have trouble with your unit, you will now be much better prepared. Remember this advice while you search for the right system.

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