How to Keep Your Buellton Home Comfortable During Cooler Months

If you want to stay cozy during the chilly months in Buellton, your heat pump will need some maintenance to keep operating at its best. If you’ve already arranged your once a year tune-up with Allstar Heating & Air Conditioning, 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 plenty things you can do to keep your heat pump running at its peak performance. Try these maintenance ideas to keep your heat pump on track:

  • Are your coils and fans clear for optimal airflow? Diminished airflow makes your heat pump over worked and can hurt your system’s compressor.
  • Your supply and return registers should be open and clear.
  • Check your filters routinely and clean or change them when recommended. We can’t highlight this enough. It’s an easy way to improve the airflow through your furnace and maintain peak efficiency.
  • Clear the zone around your outdoor unit if a mess has gathered or plants have taken control of the space.
  • To check that your system is working correctly, test your thermostat on a regular basis. Turn it on and gradually increase the temperature setting until you hear your heat pump kick on. If you don’t hear anything, read our blog post on heat pump repair for thermostat advice or give us a call.

Keeping you comfortable this winter is a priority for us. If you want to learn more about heat pump maintenance or would like to make an appointment with one of our technicians, call Allstar Heating & Air Conditioning at [[phonenumber]] or schedule an appointment online.
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