The HVAC system in a home is a key part of it and if you let it get bad it’s a problem. Chances are, you’re interested in learning more about your HVAC system. The following article has some helpful tips for you.
Go through your home before you call HVAC professional. Determine which rooms are hotter or colder than they should be. Figuring this out will the contractor to diagnose the issues and quickly get to work on fixing it.
Before choosing a HVAC company find out what the company offers. This is necessary so that they can give you a quote before doing any work. If you do not know what you want, the process can become tedious, especially over the phone. So be aware of this information ahead of time.
Before the summer you should clean out your condenser fan’s blades and coils. Always make sure you shut off the power before you do any work on the unit other than superficial cleaning. Clean the outside of your condenser unit regularly.
Don’t get grass clippings on your outside unit. Shoot the grass away from the unit. This also applies when you blow leaves, so be very careful near your exterior HVAC units when you move debris.
If the condenser fan has oil parts, then you need to lubricate it at least once per year. The port usually has either a rubber or metal cap on top of it. Choose a SAE 20 oil whch is lightweight and non-detergent and place 10 drops or less into each port, ensuring it doesn’t overfill.
As you’ve read, you should care for your HVAC system so that it does not go bad. It can cost lots of money to get it fixed. Don’t let this happen; work on using the advice you were given above.