You probably don’t think about your HVAC system in the home until it isn’t working It can be hard to get a repairman to fix or install your system. The following article will help you understand the whole process.
Clean your fan blades and coils come spring. Clean off any leaves or debris from your condenser unit regularly.
Clean the debris on your outdoor condenser units. 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 could overheat and cause a disaster with your system to malfunction by overheating.
Turn the power off first 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.
Leaves and debris can damage your HVAC unit. Make sure the fan’s grill is cleaned often during the leaves begin to fall. The fan must be unobstructed to work properly, and if it is clogged, then your system could suffer.
Lubricate your condenser once each year. You will notice these ports covered with rubber or metal cap covering them. Use a lightweight, detergent-free SAE 20 oil, but make sure to avoid overfilling them.
Put outdoor unit in the shade.
Be sure to have the HVAC system checks. This should happen in the fall and again in the spring.
Turn off your outdoor condenser units when it becomes cold out. This means that you should turn it off to prevent damage if the temperature drops below 60ºF to avoid damage. This helps the system working for years and will have to be repaired less often.
Now you know a lot about HVAC care. If you are in need of repair, you know how to find it. Getting the best system should be simplified with this information.