How to Keep Your Saint Petersburg Home Comfortable During Cooler Months

If you want to stay cozy during the cooler months in Saint Petersburg, your heat pump will demand some maintenance to keep working at its best. If you’ve already arranged your annual tune-up with Hale's Air Conditioning Services Inc, you’re right on schedule. Don’t be too concered if you haven’t, there’s still time! Give us a call at [[phonenumber]] to schedule your appointment.

Between professional tune-ups, there are plenty things you can do to keep your heat pump running at its peak performance. Try these maintenance ideas to keep your heat pump on track:

  • Are your coils and fans clear for optimal airflow? Reduced airflow makes your heat pump work harder and can damage your system’s compressor.
  • Your supply and return registers should be open and clear.
  • Check your filters routinely and clean or change them when recommended. We can’t recommend this enough. It’s a simple way to help the airflow through your furnace and maintain peak efficiency.
  • Clear the area around your outdoor unit if clutter has collected or plants have taken control of the area.
  • To be sure your system is working properly, test your thermostat frequently. Turn it on and gradually increase the temperature setting until you hear your heat pump turn on. If you don’t hear anything, read our blog post on heat pump repair for thermostat guidance or schedule an appointment with us.

Keeping you comfortable this winter is important to us. If you want to know more about heat pump maintenance or would like to make an appointment with one of our experts, call Hale's Air Conditioning Services Inc at [[phonenumber]] or set up an appointment online.
 
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