How to Keep Your Laguna Hills Home Comfortable During Cooler Months03/15/2017Maintaining your heat pump is imperative to keeping it operating well and keeping you and your family warm during the Laguna Hills chill. If you already called White Mechanical, Inc. for your annual service, you’re certainly on top of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Call us at 949-716-8379 to get one on the calendar. There are many straightforward things you can do in between pro maintenance to improve the efficiency of your heat pump and keep it running in the best shape. Try these heat pump maintenance tips: Yes, we’ve said it before, but we can’t emphasize this enough: check your filters often and clean or replace them when suggested. This is such a straightforward way to increase the airflow through your heat pump and maintain top efficiency. Check to see if your coils and fans are clear for ideal airflow. Decreased airflow makes your heat pump work harder and can injure your system’s compressor. Certify that your supply and return registers are open and clear. If plants have grown up near your outdoor unit or clutter has gathered, be sure to clear the area. Test your thermostat regularly to ensure that it’s working appropriately. Simply turn it on and gently increase the temperature setting until your heat pump turns on. If it doesn’t turn on, look back 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 ideas on DIY furnace maintenance or to set-up a tune-up with one of our professionals, call White Mechanical, Inc. at 949-716-8379 or arrange an appointment online. We’re happy to help!