What You Need to Know About Your HVAC System
JC Hamm & Sons provides comprehensive services for both residential and commercial properties throughout the Shoals Area. Discover what you need to know about your HVAC system below. Contact us with any further questions – we are here for you!
There are many ways to transform your home’s energy budget and become an energy saver by using your HVAC system efficiently. Not all HVAC systems are equal, so making smart decisions about which system would be most suitable for your home will have a huge impact on your utility bill and comfort.
Routine maintenance and checkups help to make sure your system is running efficiently. However, if your unit is more than ten years old, replacing it with a certified and newer model could cut your energy costs by 30 percent. The cost of these products can be more expensive up front, but the difference will be paid back over time through lower energy bills.
Why You Need an Air Conditioning Technician?
With the help of an air conditioning technician (also known as HVAC technicians), your system will remain in proper working condition through the long, hot summers in Alabama.
Installs and regulations are the main purposes for having an HVAC technician. Not only should your air conditioning system be installed by professionals, but it should be regularly checked by an HVAC professional. As with any other equipment you use around the home, HVAC wears down, accumulates blockage, etc. It is for this reason you should hire an HVAC technician to do yearly maintenance checks and help solve your HVAC problems. What does this ultimately do for you? It helps you save energy on your bill, save money on damage fixes to your system, and find the best system for your home.
Tips to Keep Your HVAC in Check
Heating and cooling repairs can be limited with the proper care and upkeep of your HVAC system. We recommend the following:
- Inspect your ducts, filters, blowers, and coils every now and then for blockages and clogs.
- Ensure that there are no leaks or pools of water around your HVAC system. This is normally a sign that there is a problem in need of a heating and/or cooling repair.
- Look for cracks and busted seals around your HVAC system.
- Examine outdoor portions of the system to be sure there is no debris that could clog the system and prevent it from functioning correctly.
- Replace your filters every month. A dirty filter can keep your HVAC system from doing its job.
What an Electrical HVAC Technician Can Do for You
Whether your air conditioning drives up the bill or your heat will not come on in the dead of winter, it is important to hire an HVAC technician who can ensure your electrical HVAC system runs smoothly throughout the year. Here is what a technician can do for you:
- Repairs and Replacements
Let’s face it: sometimes the air conditioning goes out and the last thing we want to do is spend money on getting it fixed. What you need is a reliable technician service so that you can repair and replace faulty electrical HVAC units without the hassle of burning holes in your wallet.
- Routine Maintenance
Your electrical HVAC system is the largest and hardest working investment in your home. Routine maintenance is imperative in protecting that investment. Our Planned Maintenance Program is available to ensure your HVAC equipment runs as efficiently and smoothly as possible throughout the year.
- Installation and Checkups
Have you recently done remodeling projects? What about moving, or building a home? Odds are, you could use an electrical HVAC checkup to make certain your system is still up to par and not potentially facing damage. If you are new to the home and have yet to install an electrical HVAC system, we can do that as well!