The importance of heat pump maintenance01/24/2017Having to pay for pointless repairs isn’t superior on anyone’s to-do list, that’s why keeping up with heat pump maintenance is so important. The perfect time to halt a problem is before it arises. While we approach the winter months in Bakersfield, you don’t want to be left in the cold due to a heat pump failure. Your heat pump will be operating hard this winter to keep you comfortable. Routine heat pump maintenance from the team at Hillcrest Air Conditioning & Plumbing will fix any existing problems and identify and tend to any problems that could otherwise lead to heat pump repair. Annual heat pump maintenance is as crucial as getting the oil changed in your car. You wouldn’t go years on end without getting an oil change – the same applies to heat pump maintenance. As with any mechanical system, there are many of things that should be examined so they don’t go wrong, and the professionals at Hillcrest Air Conditioning & Plumbing in Bakersfield will examine all those moving fragments to guarantee they aren’t proceeding toward a breakdown. Our technicians will look at every moving piece of your system, even your wiring, to guarantee that everything is working as it should. There is also a easy thing that you can do as a homeowner to keep your heat pump operating properly all through the year: check your air filter. Regularly testing and keeping up with changing your air filter is a crucial task to keep your system running correctly, avoiding unexpected heat pump repair. A dirty air filter restricts airflow and produces added tension on your heat pump to maintain operation with your thermostat. This will not only decrease your heat pump’s efficiency, it can also lessen the life of your system by causing additional wear and tear. Another thing to [[keep in mind|remember]bear in mind]67] is your indoor air quality. All of the air in your home clears through your air filter. If your filter is dirty, so is your air. The further a problem goes unattended, the more destruction it can do. We want to help you stay practical and keep you from any unforeseen breakdowns, which come with unanticipated bills. If you haven’t yet planned for heat pump maintenance, give the experts at Hillcrest Air Conditioning & Plumbing in Bakersfield a call at 661-437-3499. You can also set up an appointment with us online.