Living in Asheville, homeowners often have a heat pump for their HVAC system. In one unit, both your winter heating and your summer cooling are provided. But with just one system, heat pump maintenance is an essential element of your home’s care.
While we offer emergency service, and can help you whenever a problem comes up, the better choice is to let our trained service crew check out your system twice a year.
What does our maintenance cover?
Our professional team will do the following:
- Check the refrigerant and if your system is a little low add whatever is needed
- Look at the outside unit to make sure it is functioning at top efficiency and is clear of any debris
- Check the motor, fan and electrical and refrigerant connections on the outside unit
- Check inside electrical connections to ensure that they are safe and working
- Check the interior forced air fan and the rest of the air handling system
- Check and replace any dirty filters
- Review visible duct work for any leaks
- Make certain all moving parts are lubricated
We suggest that you schedule your heat pump maintenance once in the spring, before the hot weather arrives, and again in the early fall before it gets too cold. This maintenance regime will ensure that you are getting the most from your system, minimizing the costs of running your heat pump, and providing you the comfort that you need year around.
What can you do?
To make your maintenance more effective, the actions you can take are:
- Regularly replace the filters
- Regularly check for any loose duct fittings or tape
- Keep the outside unit free of all debris
- Look for any unusual signs of a problem
Let us keep your HVAC system carefree
For the best advice about your heat pump and heat pump maintenance or other issues related to keeping your home comfortable all year long, please contact us at 828-274-7277 or on our website. We’ve been serving the Asheville area since 1930.
Our goal is to help educate our customers in Asheville, North Carolina and surrounding areas about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems).
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