How to Keep Your Opelika Home Comfortable During Cooler Months

If you want to stay warm during the cooler months in Opelika, your heat pump will need some maintenance to keep operating at its best. If you’ve already arranged your annual tune-up with Farnell Mechanical, 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 many things you can do to keep your heat pump running at its peak performance. Try these maintenance tips to keep your heat pump on track:

  • Are your coils and fans clear for optimal airflow? Lessened airflow makes your heat pump work harder and can hurt your system’s compressor.
  • Your supply and return registers should be open and clear.
  • Check your filters often 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 zone around your outdoor unit if clutter has collected or plants have dominated the zone.
  • To make sure your system is working properly, test your thermostat frequently. Turn it on and slowly increase the temperature setting until you hear your heat pump start. If you don’t hear anything, refer to 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 learn more about heat pump maintenance or would like to schedule a service with one of our professionals, call Farnell Mechanical, Inc. at [[phonenumber]] or schedule an appointment online.
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