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Don’t Skip Out on a Heat Pump Tune-Up this Cooling Season!

3048480406_2f10d4109eHere on the Jerry Kelly blog, we often talk about the importance of annual air conditioner tune-ups. But did you know that tune-ups during the cooling season are just as important for homeowners with heat pumps? Today we’re going to talk about what’s involved in a heat pump tune-up and why they are so beneficial for St. Louis area homeowners.

What’s involved in a heat pump tune up?

During the cooling season, a heat pump tune up is almost exactly like an air conditioner tune up. Your technician will inspect your heat pump for any functional problems, check refrigerant levels, perform a full-system cleaning and more. All of these tasks will increase your heat pump’s efficiency, extend your system’s operating life and help avoid expensive repairs down the road.

Why is a heat pump tune-up so important?

You probably invested in a heat pump because you want to enjoy the year-round energy-savings that they provide. But without proper maintenance, your heat pump likely won’t perform the way you expect it to. By getting a tune-up from Jerry Kelly, you can ensure that your unit will operate it its peak performance and efficiency.

Unlike air conditioners and furnaces, heat pumps work year-round to both heat and cool your home. This makes it all the more important to schedule a tune-up so that you can take care of any problems your system may have developed.

When is the best time to get a heat pump tune up?

Because summer has already started here in the St. Louis area, the best time to get a heat pump tune-up was yesterday! But that doesn’t mean that it’s too late to take care of your unit. If you haven’t already had your tune-up for this year’s cooling season, schedule one as soon as you can so that you can enjoy its benefits all summer long.

If you have any questions about a heat pump tune up, or if you’d like a cooling system serviced or installed in your home, contact Jerry Kelly, your St. Charles, MO, HVAC company. We service the St. Louis area, including towns like Dardenne Prairie, Des Peres and Frontenac.

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