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Winter Heat Pump Maintenance Before It Gets Cold

Winter heat pump maintenance should be done now before the weather gets cold.Winter heat pump maintenance may be the farthest thing from your mind right now, especially with your heat pump still cranking out cold air to keep your home comfortable during warm weather.

Just like any other piece of heating and cooling equipment, heat pumps need regular tune-ups to operate well. That’s why every season, heat pump maintenance should be your number one concern.

During the spring, we recommend tuning your heat pump to be ready for summer. Now that fall is just around the corner, we likewise recommend getting your system ready for winter now.

Winter Heat Pump Maintenance Will:

  • Keep your system operating at peak efficiency
  • Turn that peak efficiency into monthly energy savings
  • Help your system last longer
  • Help us detect small problems before they turn into larger, costly problems that require major repair

If you have ever had the misfortune of having your HVAC system fail in the cold of winter, you know two things: It’s usually a major inconvenience to find someone to repair your system on short notice, and it probably will be expensive. You can help avoid these misfortunes by having winter heat pump maintenance performed now by Brown and Reaves Services, Inc.

Winter heat pump maintenance now will not only improve the performance of your system, it may also prolong its life. Knowing that your system has been professionally maintained gives you peace of mind, no matter the weather.

There are maintenance tasks that you as a homeowner can and should do. Your seasonal heat pump maintenance checklist should include the following:

  • Check your air filter. Keeping this component clean is important, as it is your system’s first line of defense against dirt build-up. When you start to use your A/C or furnace on a regular basis, check the filter every month and change it as needed.
  • Clean the coils. The outdoor unit’s coils are prone to dirt build-up due to climate factors. You can clean them by gently spraying them with a garden hose or carefully wiping them with a soft cloth.
  • Clear the area. Plants and leaves tend to gather around the outdoor unit, which can block air flow into the system, and it will lead to dirtier coils, too.
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Guarantee that your system will operate well for as long as possible, and schedule your winter heat pump maintenance for fall. To schedule a service appointment with Brown and Reaves Services, contact us today! Give Brown and Reaves Services a call at (843) 497-9867.  And remember to grab our 20% off coupon on your next service call by Liking us on Facebook.

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