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HVAC: What You Should Know Before You Begin

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Home DesignNot everyone knows a lot about working on HVAC units. This makes handling the HVAC system or to deal with problems to your existing system.

If you are having issues with your HVAC, try touring your home before calling a professional. This will help the contractor determine where the problem is and how to fix it.

Know what work you need before you select an HVAC contractor.It will be difficult for an HVAC contractor to give you with an estimate on the phone if they have not seen your current system. It will be way more hard if you don’t know what’s wrong.

Clean any debris on an external condenser units. 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 could overheat and cause your unit.

Turn the power off first so you don’t get hurt or break something. Then, pop off its grills, pull the blades out, and gently clean them as well as the unit itself.

Lubricate your condenser once each year. You will notice these ports have a rubber or metal caps. Use a lightweight, and put 10 drops or fewer in each port, putting 10 drops in each port.

It is always a good idea to swap out single pane windows for double panes. This also helps keep it warm in heat when it gets cold.

A programmable thermostat can help you save money on your power bills. Some of these thermostats can even be controlled from your smart phone or other device.

Ask people that you know and family for contractor recommendations. People will tell you who they have had quality work done are worth calling. It’s also important to do this to learn which companies should … Read More . . .