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TIP! If you have some problems with the HVAC system, check out your home before calling a contractor. Make a list of the temperatures in each room and whether they are hot or cold.

Lots of homes have HVAC units. This means that an HVAC unit will help to combat the more extreme temperatures outside the home, so that those living in the home will be comfortable at all times. Becuase it’s a machine, it may require professional installation and maintenance. Keep reading for great tips on keeping an HVAC system running well.

TIP! Think about what improvements you want made before picking an HVAC contractor. You might not be able to get a price quote unless you let the contractor see your current system first.

If your HVAC system us giving you issues, take a look around the house prior to calling a contractor. Figure out which rooms feel hot and which feel cold. That way, the contractor will have an easier time diagnosing the problem and repairing it fast.

TIP! Clean the fan blades and coils on the condenser fan every spring. For safety, always turn the power off first.

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. Always shut the power off before doing any work or cleaning on the unit. Clean the outside of your condenser unit regularly.

TIP! As you notice the tress begin to lose their leaves, keep an eye on your outdoor condenser unit. At least twice a week, you need to clean the grill of your fan.

If your condenser units are outisde, make sure any debris is cleaned from them regularly. Particularly after bad weather, you should inspect your unit. It can also cause it to overheat.

TIP! Find a place that is shaded for your compressor. If it sucks in cool air, it will need to work less to coll the air inside, which can make it last longer.

If the condenser fan has oil parts, then you need to lubricate it at least once per year. They are usually fitted with a rubber or metal cap. Use a lightweight oil and do not overfill them.

TIP! If possible, put your HVAC in a shaded area if it is outside. It will reduce the temperature of the air going into the unit, meaning that it will not have to work as hard to cool it.

Place your HVAC unit in the shade to boost efficiency. 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.

TIP! You need to have a contractor review your unit twice a year. This should happen in the fall and the spring.

Now that you’re done with this article, you are aware of the things you can do to maintain your HVAC system and deal with contractors. Always be sure that your home heating, ventilation and air conditioning are properly installed and well maintained. Use the tips shared in this article and you will be sure to make the best choice for either installing or having work done on your HVAC unit.

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