A well-maintained HVAC system is important for your home. A lot of people spend quite a bit to fix things when they don’t work right, but could have avoided such issues if they had maintained them properly. The tips below will help you to keep your purchase.
Know the name and type of your HVAC system before calling someone to fix it. This will let you know that you’re able to give the contractor any information they might need.
Clean your fan blades and coils prior to summertime. Clean the outdoor condenser unit regularly.
Clean the debris off your condenser units. You never know when things can pile up, especially after a windy or rainy storm, and that can ruin your system. It can cause it to overheat.
Don’t let grass clippings on your outside unit. Direct the clippings in a direction away from the HVAC unit. This also applies to leaf blowing and any other yard work that results in the yard.
Turn off your outdoor condenser units when it’s getting cold. This means that you should be done when the weather falls under 60 degrees Farenheit. This will help keep it in good working order.
Install a thermostat you can program to save energy costs. Some of these thermostats can even be controlled from a PC or computer.
During the visit, they will inspect the motor of the system, oil the unit’s moving parts and ensure the unit has proper freon levels. These few simple things will keep your system running smoothly.
As stated above, your HVAC system is very important and you need to keep it running right. You can save money by using the advice above. You have to be sure you follow these things so you don’t end up having to be someone that pays a bunch of money getting things fixed you may have prevented.