Heat pumps need maintenance at least twice a year to keep you warm during the cooler months and cool the rest of the year. However, you’ll want to get the first tune-up of the year done before summer arrives and things get hectic. Below are some of the top reasons why you should schedule heat pump maintenance this spring in Winter Park, FL.
A More Durable System
During a tune-up, your service technician will check the compressor, refrigerant line, indoor and outdoor coils, and fan for any issues, even the smallest. Doing so will help your system run more efficiently, which means less wear over time and longer service life. With maintenance, a heat pump can last a good 15 to 20 years.
Fewer Costly Repairs
Heat pumps often break down because small issues go unnoticed. Routine maintenance can fix these problems and decrease the likelihood of frequent repairs. On average, you may need to schedule one or two repair appointments a year, and these involve things like fan blades or wiring, not costlier components like the motor or compressor.
Cool Air for a Lower Price
A well-maintained heat pump will keep your home at a set temperature, eliminating warm and cold spots and issues related to air pressure. It will normally cycle two or three times an hour and run for around 10 to 15 minutes per cycle. You’ll likely see a decline in your monthly electric bill because regular tune-ups resolve issues that hinder airflow and heat transfer.
Serving Clients Since 1961
Just like your car, your heat pump needs routine maintenance. Luckily our ACR Air Conditioning & Refrigeration team has over 60 years of experiencing repairing, installing, and maintaining a variety of heat pump makes and models. Remember, the key to extending the life of your heat pump is routine tune-ups, the first being right before spring.
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