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TIP! Before contacting a repair service, do a short tour of the entire home. Find out which rooms are hot and which are cold.

An HVAC system is a crucial part of your home. HVAC systems that works poorly can cost the homeowner more money in the long run. The following article has some great tips for keeping your HVAC system working well, so continue to read.

TIP! Don’t hire a contractor until you know a little about what you are facing. It is going to be hard to get a price estimate on the phone if the current system isn’t something they’ve seen.

Clean your condenser’s fan blades and coils come spring. Make sure your power is off before doing more than cleaning, such as working on the unit. Additionally, it’s important to clear out leaves and other debris from the outside condenser unit.

TIP! 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. The power to the unit should be removed before you begin any maintenance, even cleaning.

Regularly remove debris from outside condenser units. After a wind or rain storm things may pile up, causing problems with your HVAC system. It may even overheat, which can ruin your system.

TIP! Be careful when doing yard work that you do not get debris on or in your unit. Instead, make sure that the grass is shooting in the opposite direction.

Each spring, clean the fan blades and coils on your condenser. Don’t forget to disconnect the power first. Then take off the grill, take the blades out, and gently clean them.

TIP! In order to boost efficiency, place new outdoor units or move your current unit to a place which resides in the shade. This will help ensure that the AC is pulling in cooler air, reducing the amount of work it has to do and saving you money.

Make sure clippings don’t get on your outdoor units when your mowing your lawn. Shoot the grass away from the unit. This also applies to leaf blowing and any other yard work that results in debris.

TIP! When it gets cold outside, it is necessary to turn off outdoor condenser units. If it’s less than 60 degrees outside, turn the unit off.

When selecting the spot to put the outdoor compressor for your unit, choose somewhere that gets plenty of shade. Your unit won’t have to work as hard to cool the inside air if the outside air it sucks from is cooler.

TIP! Save some cash by shutting down the air-conditioning system when there is no one in the house. The house will only heat to certain level and a decent HVAC system can quickly cool this down once you are home.

Have your HVAC serviced at least yearly. Generally, you want it done in the fall and the spring. This type if preventative maintenance is highly necessary to ward off any expensive troubles from coming your way.

TIP! Never let your home reach a dangerously hot temperature. Air conditioners cannot sufficiently cool down unreasonably high temps.

Now that you read the above article about HVAC systems, you should have a good understanding on what is needed to help keep it running perfectly for a very long time. A faulty HVAC unit is every homeowner’s worst nightmare. It can cost a lot of money to repair and eat up a lot of time. As a homeowner, proper HVAC system maintenance should help you save money.

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