Lots of homes have HVAC systems placed in their homes. An HVAC is a unit is designed to keep a house at a comfortable temperature. You will generally need to have this installed by a professional to install it and maintain it. The following tips will help you understand how to handle your HVAC as well.
Know what type of system you currently have before looking for a repair person. This will let you to give the contractor the information that can help them.
Clean your condenser’s fan blades and coils prior to summertime. Clean the outside of your condenser unit.
Turn it off so you don’t get hurt or break something. Then, pop off its grills, pull the blades out, and gently clean them as well as the unit itself.
Sae 20 Oil
Lubricate your condenser if it has oil ports. You will see rubber or metal cap covering the ports. Use SAE 20 oil that is non-detergent and lightweight, detergent-free SAE 20 oil, putting 10 drops in each port.
Put your outdoor condensers in places with shade.
Turn off any outdoor condenser when the weather gets cold. This should be done when the weather falls under 60 degrees Farenheit.This will help keep the system running efficiently for many years.
It is always a good idea to replace single-paned windows with ones that have double panes. This also helps keep it warm in the colder months.
During this service 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 help your system running at peak performance.
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. The tips above should help you do all of those things.