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TIP! Know what type of system you currently have before calling someone to fix it. Take a look at the system or the owner’s manual to find the name and model number.

A comfortable home starts with a working HVAC system. Without the cool air during summer or the warm air during winter, life is much less comfortable. But if you experience a failure of your HVAC system, it can be a nightmare. Continue reading and you can learn more about HVAC units.

TIP! If your HVAC is running into problems, check out each room in your house before calling for assistance. Make note of which rooms are cold and which are hot.

Prior to putting in a service call on your HVAC, be able to identify it. Look for the maintenance history and brand and model. This makes sure your contractor will be sufficiently prepared.

TIP! A big mistake that people make is cutting the grass next to the outdoor condenser unit and allowing all of the clippings to blow inside the fan and coil. When you work with your lawn mower, make sure it spits the grass to the side opposite of your unit.

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. Thus, it is worthwhile to have this knowledge ahead of time.

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.

Clean your condenser’s fan blades and coils come spring. Always shut off all power to your unit for any work beyond superficial cleaning. If you see debris, get rid of it.

TIP! If you have oil ports as part of the fan condenser, annual lubrication is key. You will notice these ports have a rubber or metal cap covering them.

Clean the coils on the condenser fan from time to time. Be sure to turn the power off first; you don’t want anything to move. Next, pop the grill off, put the blades out and start to gently clean them along with the unit.

TIP! Make sure you have your HVAC system checked at least twice a year. This should happen in the fall and the spring.

A big mistake that people make is cutting the grass next to the outdoor condenser unit and allowing all of the clippings to blow inside the fan and coil. Have the grass shoot in the opposite direction. This also applies to leaf blowing and any other yard work that results in debris.

TIP! Before you invest in any HVAC contractor, make sure you spend a good deal of time researching their reputations and credentials. A good start would be the BBB to see if there are any complaints, then search online for review sites where you can see what actual customers had to say about their experience.

You now likely see how essential HVAC maintenance is. Bad things will happen when you don’t do regular maintenance inspections. You are lucky to find this article so you know how to ensure your HVAC system provided proper heating and cooling.

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