Follow these helpful tips to put yourself in the best position.
Know what type of your HVAC system before calling someone to fix it. This will enable you to give your chosen contractor asks for this information.
Know what work you want done before you hire a contractor. A contractor will be hard pressed to provide you an accurate price without accurate information about your system. It will be way more hard if you over the phone without the information readily available.
Clean the debris off 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 your system to malfunction by overheating.
Turn it off first so nothing moves. Next, pop off the grill, put the blades out and start to gently clean them along with the unit.
Your outdoor HVAC units might suffer when your trees lose their leaves. Make sure the unit’s fan grill is cleaned often during the leaves begin to fall. The fan needs to have an unobstructed path for air to enter the unit, and if debris is blocking this air flow, you will end up with many headaches with the unit.
Lubricate your fan condenser once a year. These are usually covered by a rubber or metal cap. Use a lightweight, and put 10 drops or fewer in each port, but make sure to avoid overfilling them.
Make sure your HVAC system checked twice a year. This should be done in the fall and malfunctions.
A home’s HVAC system is the key to ambient comfort. Many homeowners choose to neglect these units until it is too late and they begin malfunctioning, which can lead to expensive repairs or even an entire replacement! Avoid this by using the tips listed here.