How can you know exactly which system to purchase? What size do you purchase? What sort of features should it have? It can be hard to figure out each day.
Know the name and type of system before looking for a repair person. This will facilitate the process when your contractor you hire to repair it.
If problems arise with the HVAC system, do a tour of your house before you call in help. This will help the contractor determine what the problem is and how to fix it.
Clean your condenser’s fan and coils come spring. Clean the outside of your condenser unit.
Turn it off 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.
Don’t let grass clippings on your outside unit. Aim your grass cuttings in a direction away from the unit. This also applies to leaf blowing and any other yard work that results in the yard.
Your outdoor HVAC system could suffer when your trees lose leaves. Make sure the fan’s grill is cleaned often once nearby trees start shedding their leaves. The fan must stay clear in order to function, and if it gets blocked, it could cause your system to break down.
Be sure to have the HVAC unit in your home checked about two times every year. This should happen in the fall and again in the spring.
It is always a good idea to replace single-paned windows with ones that have double pane ones. This same effect also keeps warm air during the winter months.