Your heat pump performs a crucial function: heating and cooling your Argenta, IL house. You can expect a heat pump to serve you for 15 years on average, and routine maintenance can extend its life even more. Continue reading for four strategies to help you extend the lifespan of your HVAC system.

1. Replace Your Air Filters

Changing the air filter in your heat pump is critical to its longevity. Filters assist in delivering cleaner air in your house for you to breathe. They also help keep dust out of the heat pump’s machinery.

As dirt accumulates in the filter, it prevents air from going through as freely as it should. A clogged filter implies your unit will have to work longer and harder to attain the set temperature, or it could even short cycle. We recommend replacing your filters at least every three months, more frequently if you have a smoker or pets in the house.

2. Clean Your Outdoor Unit

Don’t neglect the condition of the space around your heat pump’s outdoor unit. Remove any dirt, leaves, or sticks from your outdoor unit. Trim any bushes or vines that are growing nearby.

3. Schedule Routine Maintenance

Scheduling expert maintenance with us at least once a year is the best strategy to keep your heating and cooling system in excellent shape for years to come. We can diagnose all the issues described above and handle more sophisticated ones, too.

Contact Tica, Inc. Heating and Cooling Today

Call us at Tica, Inc. Heating and Cooling for your Argenta, IL air conditioning needs. We also offer heating, indoor air quality, commercial HVAC, and ductless AC services.

We’re a a family-owned and operated company that’s been in business since 1967. Our Service Technicians work on all brands and offer same day service, as well as 24-hour emergency services. We employ reliable contractors that provide excellent workmanship and unbeatable customer service at competitive prices. Call us today for all your residential and light commercial HVAC needs.

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