How to Keep Your Stuart Home Comfortable During Cooler Months03/15/2017Maintaining your heat pump is vital to keeping it operating well and keeping you and your family warm during the Stuart chill. If you already called Nisair Air Conditioning for your annual service, you’re absolutely in control of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Chat with us at 772-318-4252 to get one set-up. There are plenty of easy things you can do in between professional 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 highlight this enough: check your filters often and clean or swap them when suggested. This is such a straightforward way to improve the airflow through your heat pump and uphold peak efficiency. Look to see if your coils and fans are clear for optimum airflow. Reduced airflow makes your heat pump work vigorously and can injure your system’s compressor. Be sure your supply and return registers are ready and clear. If plants have grown up around your outdoor unit or litter has accumulated, be sure to clean the area. Test your thermostat regularly to ensure that it’s operating appropriately. Simply turn it on and gradually raise the temperature setting until your heat pump switches on. If it doesn’t turn on, refer to our blog post on heat pump repair or more thermostat tips, or give us a call. Keeping you and your family warm and comfortable matters to us. For more plans on DIY furnace maintenance or to set-up a tune-up with one of our professionals, call Nisair Air Conditioning at 772-318-4252 or arrange an appointment online. We’re happy to help!