How to Keep Your Upland Home Comfortable During Cooler Months03/15/2017Maintaining your heat pump is vital to keeping it running well and keeping you and your family comfortable during the Upland colder months. If you already called Klaus & Sons Heating & Air Conditioning for your annual check-up, you’re absolutely on top of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Give us a call at 909-982-5698 to get one set-up. There are many easy things you can do in between pro maintenance to advance the efficiency of your heat pump and keep it operating 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 advised. This is such a easy way to improve the airflow through your heat pump and maintain peak efficiency. Look to see if your coils and fans are accessible for optimum airflow. Diminished airflow makes your heat pump work harder and can injure your system’s compressor. Confirm that your supply and return registers are open and clear. If plants have grown up near your outdoor unit or litter has gathered, be sure to clean the area. Test your thermostat frequently to ensure that it’s operating appropriately. Simply turn it on and gently raise the temperature setting until your heat pump turns on. If it doesn’t turn on, check 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 comfortable matters to us. For more ideas on DIY furnace maintenance or to schedule a tune-up with one of our pros, call Klaus & Sons Heating & Air Conditioning at 909-982-5698 or arrange an appointment online. We’re happy to help!