We all want to have a well functioning heating and air conditioning unit in our homes. Comfort comes with maintaining your system. Below there are many good tips to help you do that, so keep reading!
Before you start calling to find someone to fix your unit, make sure you know the type of system that is installed. Know the brand name and model number. It is also helpful to have the maintenance history. That way you can provide the contractor with all the necessary information.
Tour your home before calling a contractor. Figure out which rooms are hot and cold. This will help your contractor quickly determine where the issue lies and how to get it fixed quickly and easily.
If your condenser units are outisde, make sure any debris is cleaned from them regularly. Falling leaves and wind or rain may cause debris to reduce the efficiency of your unit. It will damage the system by overheating.
Each spring, try cleaning the fan blades and coils on the condenser fan. First, make sure the power is off to ensure nothing moves while you are working. Next, pop the grill off, put the blades out and start to gently clean them along with the unit.
Cover your unit when you are mowing the lawn. Have the grass shoot in the opposite direction. When blowing leaves, do the same. Always take care when passing your HVAC units while moving leaves, grass or other debris.
Use the techniques presented in the article you have just read. It’s frustrating to come home after a long day to find out your system doesn’t work. It’s even worse to think about how much it will cost to fix. You can prevent such an unpleasant surprise with the information you have read about in the above article. Use them as necessary.
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