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What You Need To Learn Before Calling An HVAC Tech For Help

TIP! Clean the coils and blades in your condenser at the beginning of summer. Turn off your power before doing any job like this.

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. This system has to be taken care of correctly to operate efficiently. Keep reading for some useful HVAC tips.

TIP! Outdoor condenser units need to be cleaned regularly. Wind can pile up all sorts of debris against its grill.

Always make sure you are up-to-date about your HVAC unit. Know what the manufacturer’s name is, which particular model you have and what’s gone on with the unit in the past. This will help you give the new contractor the necessary information.

TIP! When you cut the grass, make sure your mower isn’t tossing clippings toward your outdoor units. Aim the grass in a different direction from the unit.

Your outside condenser fan can be helped to run better by you cleaning the fan blades and coils prior to summer starting up. Always shut the power off before doing any work or cleaning on the unit. Clean the outside of your condenser unit regularly.

Clean the debris on your condenser units. Debris can pile up after a storm, bringing potential damage with it. It will damage the system by overheating.

TIP! One way to save some money with A/C is by having a programmable thermostat installed. These convenient thermostats may shave ten percent or more off of your bills, because they significantly cut energy use when you’re not around.

Clean the fan blades and coils on the condenser fan every spring. Shut the power off before you do anything. Take the grill off and pull the blades out to clean them.

TIP! You should have your HVAC system inspected at least once, but preferably twice, per year. During this service visit, they will inspect the motor of the system, oil the moving parts and check the freon levels in the system.

Don’t let your outdoor HVAC units get smothered with clippings anytime you mow the yard. Turn your lawnmower in the opposite direction. This also applies to blowing leaves or moving debris. Just be careful with that exterior HVAC unit.

TIP! Save some cash by shutting down the air-conditioning system when there is no one in the house. The house will only heat up to a certain point.

Lubricate your fan condenser at least once a year. You will see rubber or metal caps covering the ports. Get an oil that is SAE 20 and put about 10 drops into each port, but don’t overfill it.

TIP! To help you pick a good HVAC contractor, be sure to research a number of different companies. Inquiring with the Better Business Bureau is always a good idea, as is looking for online review sites where previous customers can post their experiences.

These tips should be of use when you have to tackle contractors or HVAC units. Always make sure your unit is installed and maintained correctly. Take the solid ideas from the above article to ensure that you know the best way to have an HVAC unit installed, and there is proper maintenance done.

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