How to Keep Your Show Low Home Comfortable During Cooler Months03/15/2017Maintaining your heat pump is imperative to keeping it running well and keeping you and your family cozy during the Show Low chill. If you already called Rim Country Mechanical, Inc. for your annual service, you’re absolutely on top of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Call us at 928-537-1803 to get one set-up. There are many straightforward things you can do in between pro tune-ups to improve the efficiency of your heat pump and keep it functioning in tip top shape. Try these heat pump maintenance tips: Yes, we’ve said it before, but we can’t stress this enough: check your filters often and clean or replace them when advised. This is such a straightforward way to improve the airflow through your heat pump and maintain top efficiency. Determine if your coils and fans are clear for ideal airflow. Decreased 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 sprouted up near your outdoor unit or clutter has gathered, be sure to open the area. Test your thermostat regularly to ensure that it’s functioning appropriately. Simply turn it on and gently lift the temperature setting until your heat pump flips on. If it doesn’t turn on, look back to our blog post on heat pump repair or extra thermostat tips, or give us a call. Keeping you and your family warm and comfortable matters to us. For more thoughts on DIY furnace maintenance or to set-up a tune-up with one of our pros, call Rim Country Mechanical, Inc. at 928-537-1803 or plan an appointment online. We’re happy to help!