Follow these tips on dealing with your HVAC system.
Know what type of your HVAC system you currently have before looking for a repair person. This will enable you can give your chosen contractor all the information they need.
If your HVAC doesn’t seem to be working properly, check out each room in your house before calling for assistance. This information will help the contractor determine what the problem is and how to fix it.
Clean the debris that accumulates on your condenser unit. Debris can pile up at rates that increase during rainy or windy weather, bringing potential damage with it. It could overheat and cause a disaster with your system to malfunction by overheating.
Don’t get grass clippings on your outdoor condenser. Aim the grass cuttings in a different direction from your unit. This applies to leaf blowing and any other yard work that results in debris.
Lubricate the oil ports on your fan condenser once each year. You can easily find the ports have a rubber or metal cap. Use a lightweight, and put 10 drops or fewer in each port, putting 10 drops in each port.
Turn off your outdoor condensers you have when it’s getting cold. This should be done when the weather falls under 60 degrees Farenheit.This can keep the system working for many years to come.
It is always a good idea to replace single-paned windows with ones that have double panes. This same effect also helps retain heated air in during the winter months.
Install a programmable thermostat to save money on cooling your home. Some programmable thermostats can even be controlled from your smart phone or other device.
A well running HVAC is critical to keeping your home comfortable. If you don’t try to care for it on an ongoing basis, the system can break and cause you frustration. To ensure this never happens to you, keep the tips you’ve read today in mind.