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TIP! Before calling for help, know the system you have. Know what the manufacturer’s name is, which particular model you have and what’s gone on with the unit in the past.

The level of comfort experienced within a home has a great deal to do with the temperature that it maintains. Therefore, it is critical that you maintain your HVAC system well. By maintaining your HVAC system, you can extend its life and avoid expensive repairs. Read on to find out how to care for your HVAC.

TIP! Before contacting a repair service, do a short tour of the entire home. Make a list of the rooms which are comfortable and which just aren’t.

Make a circuit around your home before calling for help with your HVAC. You will be looking to see which of your rooms feel hotter or colder than they should be. This can help contractors quickly figure out the issue and how to fix it easily and quickly.

TIP! Don’t hire a contractor until you know a little about what you are facing. They won’t be able to offer you a quote if they haven’t seen your system.

Clean the coils and blades in your condenser at the beginning of summer. Shut off power before working or cleaning your system. Also, make sure you remove any debris or leaves from the condenser unit outside.

TIP! To make sure your condenser fan works properly, keep the fan blades and the coils clean. If you are doing more than a light surface cleaning, make sure that the power is shut off to the HVAC unit.

Make certain that you clean your condenser when the weather begins to warm. Turn the power off so nothing moves. Remove the grill and carefully clean the blades and surrounding areas.

TIP! Every spring you should clean the coils and fan blades on your condenser fan. For safety, always turn the power off first.

As you notice the tress begin to lose their leaves, keep an eye on your outdoor condenser unit. Make certain you are cleaning the fan grill often if trees nearby have leaves that are falling. Your fan needs an unobstructed way to get air inside, and the more blocked up it becomes, the more headaches will develop for you with the system.

TIP! Fall is a hard time on HVAC units. Make certain you are cleaning the fan grill often if trees nearby have leaves that are falling.

If the condenser fan has oil parts, then you need to lubricate it at least once per year. These ports are typically covered with caps made of metal or rubber. Use a lightweight, detergent-free SAE 20 oil, putting 10 drops in each port.

TIP! If you have a fan condenser with oil ports, it needs to be lubricated every year. Most of these ports have some sort of protective cap covering them.

Now you’re better educated when it comes to maintaining your home’s HVAC system. Pay attention to keeping it maintained to make sure it won’t go bad. Follow the previous advice to keep it in good repair, making it less likely that you do not find your home too cold or too hot upon your return one day.

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