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Read About How To Get The HVAC Assistance You Need

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.

Having a well running HVAC will help make your home comfortable. If they break, they are very costly to get up and running again. Read this article to learn how to care for and maintain your HVAC system.

TIP! What do you need done? Know this before calling a contractor. It’s hard for these contractors to give phone estimates without seeing the current system you have.

Prior to putting in a service call on your HVAC, be able to identify it. Take a look at the system or the owner’s manual to find the name and model number. The contractor will likely need all of this information.

TIP! The coils and blades on the fans should be cleaned once a year. Start by turning off the power to avoid having anything move when you work on it.

Check the whole house before you call for help. Figure out which rooms feel hot and which feel cold. Doing so can help your technician fix your HVAC issue quickly.

TIP! Leaves falling from trees can wreak havoc with your HVAC unit. Clean the fan grill often when leaves are falling.

Cleaning the blades and coils will help the system run better. If you are doing more than a light surface cleaning, make sure that the power is shut off to the HVAC unit. Also, make sure you remove any debris or leaves from the condenser unit outside.

TIP! If the condenser fan has oil parts, then you need to lubricate it at least once per year. These are usually covered with rubber or metal caps.

Make sure clippings don’t get on your outdoor units when your mowing your lawn. Shoot grass the other way. This applies when you are taking care of the leaves in the yard.

TIP! Make sure your HVAC systems is checked twice a year. Generally, you want it done in the fall and the spring.

Many homeowners forget to oil their condenser at least once per year, but it is required. You will notice these ports have a rubber or metal cap covering them. Get an oil that is SAE 20 and put about 10 drops into each port, but don’t overfill it.

TIP! A good way to save money with your air conditioning is by installing a programmable thermostat. With this device installed, it can help you save money on your energy bills by you having the power to regulate the temperature throughout the day.

A good place to place your compressor unit outside is in a shady spot. The cooler air that the unit can suck in, the less work it will need to do to further cool the air.

TIP! Occasionally, ice will form on your AC. You may even encounter a freeze in your drain line which is often confused with a plumbing leak.

The HVAC system in your home is a key component to a comfortable setting. Many homeowners choose to neglect these units until it is too late and they begin malfunctioning, which can lead to expensive repairs or even an entire replacement! Avoid this by using the tips listed here.

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