How Do I Maintain My Heat Pump In The Winter?

A heat pump uses no refrigerant to generate hot or cool air. Instead, it extracts the heat from the outdoor air and distributes it to your house. It also removes the hot indoor air and makes the room cooler during the summer. 

A heat pump is the most energy-efficient HVAC system that can serve you throughout the year, in every season. However, it needs maintenance to work perfectly. In addition, you have to maintain it more during winter because of snowy weather.


Best ways to maintain a heat pump.

  • Clean with care
    When something accumulates on your heat pump, never scratch it with any sharp object, especially the ice on the coils. It causes physical damage to your heat pump that may later require an expensive heat pump repair in Raceland, LA.
    Always use efficient cleaning tools like a vacuum, water hose, brushes, etc., to clean the heat pump.
  • Defrost the ice build-up
    Ice build-up on HVAC is common during winter, but if your heat pump works inefficiently, check the outside unit. Too much build-up of ice can be the reason for the inefficiency. Instead, pour water into ice for a few hours to melt it.
  • Build a shade
    Build a suitable shade around your heat pump to protect it from debris and snow. Ensure that the shading does not restrict the airflow. There should be enough space between the heat pump and the shade you build.

Contact expert service.

Get your heat pump serviced at least once annually to utilize the system in the best possible way. A professional service will help you maintain your heat pump with ease and convenience. In addition, a professional maintenance service will reduce heating repairs in Raceland, LA.

Connect with Martin’s Heating and Air conditioning if you need any heating service in Galiano, Raceland, LA, and surrounding areas. We will be happy to solve your HVAC issues and return you to comfort. Schedule service with us today.