This article can be a big help you understand it better.
Know the name and type of system you currently have before calling someone to fix it. This will be helpful to any contractor asks for this information.
If you struggle with your HVAC, do a tour of your house before you call in help. This will help the contractor determine where the problem is.
Know what work you need before you hire a contractor. It will be hard for an HVAC contractor to give you with an estimate over the phone without knowing what your current setup is. It will be way more hard if you over the phone without the information readily available.
Clean your fan and coils each spring to ensure that your condenser fan operates at it’s best. Clean the outside of your external condenser unit regularly.
Turn the power off first so nothing moves. Next, pop off the grill, put the blades out and start to gently clean them along with the unit.
Don’t get grass clippings on your outdoor condenser. Aim the grass cuttings in a different direction from the unit. This applies when you are taking care of the leaves in debris.
Lubricate your fan condenser yearly if it has oil ports. You will notice these ports covered with rubber or metal caps. 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 the shade.
Don’t ever let your home temperature get dangerously hot. Air conditioners really can only cool a home by just twenty degrees in a reasonable amount of time. If your house’s interior temperature hits 100 degrees Fahrenheit, you will only be able to cool it down to 80. This won’t be a safe and comfortable temperature for you to sleep in.
With the right information, even an HVAC system is simple enough to understand. Be sure you pay close attention to everything as you learn. Use these tips to improve the time you spend working on your HVAC system.