Throughout your life, you’ve probably heard the saying that you reap what you sow. Did you know the same principle also applies to your heat pump? If you want your Denham Springs, Louisiana, home’s HVAC system to keep running smoothly, you need to make sure you’re taking good care of it.

Maintaining Your Heat Pump

For proper heat pump maintenance, we recommend that you schedule two service visits each year as the seasons change: one during the heating season and one during the cooling season. During these tune-ups, one of our HVAC technicians will check your system and perform routine maintenance tasks as well as any repairs that might be needed. Consider joining our Comfort Club Membership Program, which includes the two annual visits we recommend as well as other perks.

The Benefits of Regular Maintenance

Of course, HVAC maintenance visits cost money, so you may be wondering: Is regular maintenance worth it? The answer is yes. Regular HVAC maintenance offers several benefits:

  • It helps maintain optimal efficiency, which in turn lowers your monthly energy bill.
  • It has a positive impact on indoor air quality, your heat pump performance, and your in-home comfort.
  • It enables your HVAC technician to find problems before they escalate and require costly repairs.
  • It increases the lifespan of your heat pump, pushing back the expense of buying a new system.

DIY vs Professional Maintenance

Most maintenance tasks should be left to an HVAC professional. Your heat pump is a delicate, complex system, so DIY repairs are not a good idea. There are a few things you can do yourself, however. At the top of the list is checking and changing your HVAC filter regularly. You can also make sure the outdoor unit is kept clear of branches and debris.

You rely on your heat pump to keep your home comfortable year-round. Make sure you’re taking care of it, in return. Call One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning® of Baton Rouge at (225) 320-4162 to schedule your HVAC maintenance appointment today!