How to Keep Your Irvine Home Comfortable During Cooler Months Posted March 15, 2017 If you want to stay comfortable during the cold months in Irvine, your heat pump will need some maintenance to keep working at its best. If you’ve already booked your yearly tune-up with True Home Heating and Air Conditioning, you’re right on schedule. Don’t worry if you haven’t, there’s still time! Give us a call at [[phonenumber]] to schedule your appointment. Between professional tune-ups, there are quite a few things you can do to keep your heat pump running at its best performance. Try these maintenance tips to keep your heat pump on track:Are your coils and fans clear for optimal airflow? Reduced airflow makes your heat pump over worked and can harm your system’s compressor.Your supply and return registers should be open and clear. Check your filters often and clean or change them when recommended. We can’t recommend this enough. It’s an easy way to boost the airflow through your furnace and maintain peak efficiency.Clear the area around your outdoor unit if a mess has accumulated or plants have taken over the zone.To check that your system is working correctly, test your thermostat on a regular basis. Turn it on and bit by bit increase the temperature setting until you hear your heat pump start. If you don’t hear anything, check out our blog post on heat pump repair for thermostat advice or schedule an appointment with us.Keeping you comfortable this winter is a priority for us. If you want to hear more about heat pump maintenance or would like to meet with one of our experts, call True Home Heating and Air Conditioning at [[phonenumber]] or set up an appointment online.