The comfort of a home is heated and cooled is important. That means your HVAC system healthy. If you don’t care for your HVAC, things will cost a lot to fix and it will be hard to live with it all. Here are some tips to help you keep your HVAC system running smoothly.
Know what type of your HVAC system you currently have before calling someone to fix it. This will facilitate the process when your chosen contractor asks for this information.
If problems arise with the HVAC system, take a look around the house prior to calling a contractor. This information will help the repairman determine what the problem is and how to fix it.
Know what you want done before you hire a contractor. It will be difficult for an HVAC contractor to give you with an estimate on the phone without knowing what your current setup is. It will be more hard if you over the phone without the information readily available.
Clean your condenser’s fan and coils come spring. Clean the outside of your condenser unit.
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.
Lubricate the oil ports on your condenser once a year. You can find the ports as they have a rubber or metal cap. Use a lightweight, and put 10 drops or fewer in each port, but make sure to avoid overfilling them.
Put your outdoor unit in the shade if you are installing them.
Now you know just how to get a quality HVAC system. Don’t allow things to go bad because you don’t pay attention to doing maintenance. These tips will help you keep your unit maintained and should help you if you ever need it replaced as well.