An Easy-to-understand Guide To All Your Air Conditioner Questions
April 1, 2014
The heating and cooling systems of a home are very important. This is why your Heat And Air system is constantly checked and you ensure it is properly working.If you don’t properly care for your unit, you will likely experience costly repairs and uncomfortable temperatures. Here are some great tips to help you out.
Know what type of system before calling someone to fix it. This makes sure the contractor will need.
If your Air Conditioning system us giving you issues, check out each room in your house before calling for assistance. This will help the tech determine where the problem is and how to fix it.
Clean the fan blades and coils each spring to ensure that your condenser fan operates at it’s best. Clean the outdoor condenser unit regularly.
Don’t let grass clippings on your outdoor condenser.Aim your grass cuttings in a different direction away from the unit.This applies when you are taking care of the leaves in debris.
Lubricate the oil ports on your fan condenser at least once each year. You can easily find these ports as they have a rubber or metal cap.Use SAE 20 oil that is non-detergent and lightweight, and put 10 drops or fewer in each port, putting 10 drops in each port.
Put your outdoor condensers in places with shade.
Turn off outdoor condenser when weather turns cold. This should turn it off to prevent damage if the temperature drops below 60ÂºF to avoid damage. This can ensure your unit is working well throughout the years and save you a lot on repairs.
During the service check, the contractor will oil parts, oil the unit’s moving parts and ensure the unit has proper freon levels. These easy to do things are going to allow your system to run at its peak performance.
Don’t ever let your home temperature get dangerously hot. Air conditioners really can only cool a home down about 20 degrees in a short time. If your home become 100F or more, then you will only be able to reasonably cool to around 80. This is not a healthy environment to live in.
Now you should be able to see what must be done to keep your Heating And Air Conditioning system in working order. Don’t let it go bad on you by not paying attention to regular maintenance. These tips will help you to maintain your unit and avoid breakdowns.
To succeed with Ac and Heat, learning is critical. Start by learning as much as you can. With the advice you’ve learned here, you’re sure to do well in the future.