Maintaining outdoor unit: Before performing any maintenance task always turn off your unit that will ensure you in safety. Check the outside unit to clean all the weeds and dust accumulated around the heat pump. If you find the weeds or debris clean it properly otherwise it may block the air flow of your unit. Once the cleaning is finished the next step of maintaining your outdoor unit is the heat exchanging coil and gently cleans all the dust and debris. It is always better to clean with the help of vacuum cleaner to make it run at to efficiency.
Cleaning of air Filter: The first and foremost tips to maintain any air conditioning or heat pump unit are the maintenance of air filter. It should be inspected regularly and depending upon the condition of filter it should be cleaned or replaced after one or two months. Clogged air filter reduces the unit’s efficiency by fifty percent and causes several problems in your heat pump. During air filter maintenance also check the ducts and vents to ensure that there should be no blockage in the pump.
Indoor unit maintenance: After cleaning of air filter along with ducts and vents, the next important tips is the maintenance of indoor unit where you have check the controllers as well as thermostat’s temperature. The thermostat temperature should be below the room’s temperature in order to get an effective cooling or heating from your heat pump. And after that you must check the Freon level which is sometimes causes the poor Air flow.