How to Keep Your Safford Home Comfortable During Cooler Months03/15/2017Maintaining your heat pump is vital to keeping it running well and keeping you and your family comfortable during the Safford colder months. If you already called B&D Air Conditioning for your annual tune-up, you’re absolutely ahead of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Give us a call at 928-432-6018 to get one set-up. There are lots of easy things you can do in between professional maintenance to increase the efficiency of your heat pump and keep it running in peak shape. Try these heat pump maintenance tips: Yes, we’ve said it before, but we can’t highlight this enough: check your filters regularly and clean or replace them when advised. This is such a easy way to increase the airflow through your heat pump and maintain maximum efficiency. Determine if your coils and fans are clear for maximum airflow. Reduced airflow makes your heat pump work more and can injure your system’s compressor. Be sure your supply and return registers are ready and clear. If plants have grown up near your outdoor unit or litter has collected, be sure to open the area. Test your thermostat frequently to confirm that it’s functioning properly. Simply turn it on and gently lift the temperature setting until your heat pump flips on. If it doesn’t turn on, refer to our blog post on heat pump repair or additional thermostat tips, or give us a call. Keeping you and your family warm and comfy matters to us. For more thoughts on DIY furnace maintenance or to schedule a tune-up with one of our experts, call B&D Air Conditioning at 928-432-6018 or schedule an appointment online. We’re happy to help!