Follow these helpful tips to put yourself in the best position.
Know the name and type of system before looking for a repair person. This will let you to give the contractor any information that can help them.
Clean any debris off your outdoor condenser unit. 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 can cause your system by overheating.
Lubricate your condenser once each year. These are usually covered by a rubber or metal caps. Use a lightweight, detergent-free SAE 20 oil, but make sure to avoid overfilling them.
Put your outdoor unit in the shade if you are installing them.
Have the HVAC system inspected twice per year. This should happen in the fall and again in the spring.
Turn off any outdoor condenser units when the weather gets cold. This should be done when the weather falls under 60 degrees Farenheit.This can ensure your system working for years and save you a lot on repairs.
A programmable thermostat can help save money on air conditioning costs. Some can even be controlled from your smart phone or computer.
During this service visit, the contractor will oil parts, oil the unit’s moving parts and ensure the unit has proper freon levels. This will help your system runs smoothly.
Never allow the temperature in your home to rise to a dangerously hot temperature. An AC unit is really only able to reduce the internal temperature of your home approximately twenty degrees in a fair time. If your home happens to get near 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.
Research the companies before hiring them. Check with the best one for your situation. This is what you make the right choice.
Companies that are well established have a better record than those that haven’t been. Hiring a newer contractor means taking a considerable risk.
There are now different online sites now that allow customers share their service experiences. This is useful for finding …