It can be quite upsetting to arrive home at the end of the day to discover your HVAC has broken down. The tips are great for helping you do just that.
Know the name and type of your HVAC system you currently have before looking for a repair person. This will help you to give your chosen contractor the necessary information.
Know what work you need before you hire a contractor. It will be hard for a contractor to provide you a price estimate over the phone if they have not seen your current setup is. It will be way more hard if you don’t know what’s wrong.
Clean your condenser’s fan blades and coils each spring to ensure that your condenser fan operates at it’s best. Clean the outside of your external condenser unit regularly.
Lubricate your fan condenser yearly if it has oil ports. You can easily find these ports covered with rubber or metal caps. Use a lightweight, and put 10 drops or fewer in each port, but make sure to avoid overfilling them.
Turn off your outdoor condensers you have when it’s getting cold. This means that you should be done when the weather falls under 60 degrees Farenheit. This can keep your system working for many years and save you a lot on repairs.
It is always a good idea to replace single-paned windows for double pane ones. This also works during the cold months to keep in heat when it gets cold.
A programmable thermostat is a simple way to help you save money on your air conditioning bill. Some of these thermostats can even be controlled from a PC or other device.
Don’t ever let your home to overheat. Air conditioners can only cool a home down about 20 degrees Fahrenheit within a reasonable amount of time. If your home gets above 100 degrees Fahrenheit, it will only reduce it to 80 or more. This won’t be a safe and comfortable temperature for you to sleep in.…