This article will help to those that are looking to familiarize yourself with the subject.
Know the name and type of your HVAC system you currently have before calling someone to fix it. This will enable you to give your new contractor any information they need.
If your HVAC doesn’t seem to be working properly, look around your home before calling in people to help. This will help the repairman determine where the problem is.
Clean your condenser’s fan and coils when the weather begins to warm. Clean the outside of your condenser as well.
Clean any debris on your condenser unit. You don’t know when things are going to pile up, especially after a windy or rainy storm, and that can throw a wrench in your system. It can cause it to overheat.
Turn it off so you don’t get hurt or break something. Next, pop the grill off, pull out the blades and start cleaning them and the unit itself off gently.
Don’t let grass clippings on your outdoor condenser.Aim the grass clippings in a different direction from the other direction. This also applies when you are taking care of the leaves in debris.
Lubricate your condenser at least once each year. You can easily find the ports have a rubber or metal cap covering them. Use a lightweight, detergent-free SAE 20 oil, but make sure to avoid overfilling them.
Put outdoor units in places with shade.
Turn off any outdoor condenser units when weather turns cold. This means that you should turn it off to prevent damage if the temperature drops below 60ºF to avoid damage. This simple tip will help keep the system working for many years to come.
You should now see that almost anyone can learn about HVAC systems with proper information. You can make learning it easier, by taking it one step at a time. Use these tips to improve the time you spend working on your HVAC system.