A HVAC system that works is important for an enjoyable home. It can be a great joy to have warm air during cold winter months and cool air in the heat of summer. However, this can become a nightmare quickly if the HVAC system in your home fails. Proper HVAC maintenance is important, and the following article will give the necessary information to do that.
It is important to have some knowledge of your present system and needs before calling a contractor. You might not be able to get a price quote unless you let the contractor see your current system first. Being unable to explain what has been already done will make it even harder. Know this normal and chemical wash when calling a aircon servicing company.
Every spring you need to make sure your condenser fan's coils and blades on the fan part are clean. First, turn off the power so that nothing will move as you are working on it. Remove the grill and carefully clean the blades and surrounding areas.
Lubricate your fan condenser if it has oil ports. You will notice these ports have a rubber or metal cap covering them. Get an oil that is SAE 20 and put about 10 drops into each port, but don't overfill it.
Put outdoor condensers in the shade. The unit will have to do less work cooling this air.
Replace any single-paned windows with double-paned versions. Having a double pane window helps limit your need for air conditioning during the summer months. Likewise, in the winter more hot air stays inside during the cold season.