How on earth will you know what kind of system to buy? What size do you buy? What sort of features do you need? It can overwhelming to shop since so many new features are coming out what you need.
Know the name and type of your HVAC system you currently have before calling someone to fix it. This will help you give the new contractor any information they might need.
If you’ve been having trouble with an HVAC system, try touring your home before calling a professional. This information will help the repairman determine what the problem is and how to fix it.
Know what you need before you select an HVAC contractor. It will be hard for a contractor to provide you a price estimate on the phone if they have not seen your current system. It will be more difficult for him to assist you can’t figure out what they need to do.
Clean your condenser’s fan and coils come spring. Clean the outside of your external condenser unit.
Clean any debris that accumulates on your condenser units. You never know when things can pile up, like right after it’s windy or rains, and that can ruin your system. It can cause it to overheat.
Turn the power off so you don’t get hurt or break something. Next, pop off the grill, put the blades out and start to gently clean them along with the unit.
Put outdoor unit in places with shade.
Have the HVAC system inspected twice per year. This should be done in the fall and malfunctions.
A programmable thermostat can help you out when it comes to your air conditioning bill. Some can even be controlled from your smart phone or computer.