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Techniques To Help You Find HVAC Success

TIP! If problems arise with the HVAC system, check the entire house before contacting someone to come for repairs. Know what part of the house is cold and which is hot.

You have to have a properly functioning HVAC system, so you must know about good maintenance techniques. They are expensive to fix or replace. A little maintenance, though, can keep things in good working order for longer. Here are some great ideas to help you keep your unit maintained.

TIP! Before selecting a HVAC repairman, know what you need done. You might not be able to get a price quote unless you let the contractor see your current system first.

Check out the system that you have before you call a professional. Look for the model and brand number. This will facilitate the process when your contractor asks for this information.

TIP! Keeping the outside condenser clean of debris and leaves will improve the system’s efficiency. Shut off power before working or cleaning your system.

Before choosing a HVAC company find out what the company offers. Providing you with an accurate estimate over the telephone may be difficult to impossible is they can’t see the system you have. They also won’t be able to offer you a quote if they don’t have a detailed idea of what you want done. Having this information handy will make the process much smoother.

Grass Clippings

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

When you mow your lawn, take care that you don’t get grass clippings all over your outdoor unit. Have the grass shoot in the opposite direction. This includes grass clippings and leaves.

TIP! To increase the efficiency of your HVAC unit, be sure to keep it in the shade. It will help you save on your energy bill when you do this.

If your condenser comes with oil ports, you should lubricate it yearly. These ports have a metal covering. Sometimes it is rubber. Use SAE 20 oil that is non-detergent and lightweight, and put 10 drops or fewer in each port, but make sure to avoid overfilling them.

TIP! Turn off outdoor condenser units when weather turns cold. If it’s lower than 60 degrees, the time has come to turn it off.

Be sure to have twice annual HVAC system checks. Check into it twice a year before you head into the hot and cold months. Even if you don’t think anything’s wrong, it’s still worth an inspection.

TIP! Get your HVAC unit serviced yearly. The motor should be checked, the parts oiled and the freon levels inspected.

As stated above, your HVAC system is very important and you need to keep it running right. The suggestions above should help you save money on expensive repairs to your HVAC system. By following some simple preventive measures to maintain your HVAC system, you can frequently reduce your risk of having to spend money on some types of expensive repairs.

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