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Wondering What You Need To Know About Purchasing HVAC Equipment? Read This Article!

TIP! Before you call someone to help you fix your system, be sure to know what sort of system you have in place. Know the model and brand and find it’s maintenance history, if possible.

You may not even think about your HVAC system until it doesn’t work. Once you reach this point, maintenance is forgotten and expensive repairs become mandatory. It can be difficult to find the right person to fix or install your HVAC system. Here are some suggestions to help you along the way.

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.

If you’ve been having trouble with an HVAC system, look around your home before calling in people to help. You will be looking to see which of your rooms feel hotter or colder than they should be. If you do this, it will be a great help to the future contractor, who will now be able to quickly locate the problem issue.

TIP! Clean the coils of your condenser fan each month. Before you clean the surface, be sure to turn off the power.

Keep your outdoor units free of debris when you are mowing the lawn. Direct the grass clippings in a direction away from the HVAC unit. This also applies when you blow leaves, so be very careful near your exterior HVAC units when you move debris.

TIP! Clean the debris off your outdoor condenser unit. Your HVAC system may run into problems after storms if it is surrounded by debris.

If the condenser fan has oil parts, then you need to lubricate it at least once per year. These ports are often covered by a rubber or metal cap. Put about ten drops or less of a good non-detergent SAE 20 oil into each port.

It’s a good idea to put your outdoor compressor in a shady area. The cooler air entering the unit will require less work to get to the proper temperature.

TIP! Keep your outdoor units free of debris when you are mowing the lawn. Get the grass shot away from your unit.

Outdoor condenser units need to be turned off when the weather turns cold. If it’s lower than 60 degrees, the time has come to turn it off. This can keep your HVAC running and can save you money on repairs.

TIP! Place your HVAC unit in the shade to boost efficiency. It will help you save on your energy bill when you do this.

After reading this, you probably know more about HVAC systems. You now know where to look, what you are looking for, and what they should be doing when you hire them. Keep these tips in mind to treat your HVAC system right.

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