How to Keep Your Muskogee Home Comfortable During Cooler Months Posted March 15, 2017 If you want to stay comfortable during the cold months in Muskogee, your heat pump will demand some maintenance to keep working at its best. If you’ve already arranged your yearly tune-up with Hix Air Conditioning Service, Inc., you’re right on schedule. Don’t panic if you haven’t, there’s still time! Give us a call at [[phonenumber]] to schedule your appointment. Between professional tune-ups, there are plenty things you can do to keep your heat pump running at its peak performance. Try these maintenance ideas to keep your heat pump on track:Are your coils and fans clear for optimal airflow? Reduced airflow makes your heat pump work too hard and can damage your system’s compressor.Your supply and return registers should be open and clear. Check your filters routinely and clean or change them when recommended. We can’t highlight this enough. It’s a simple way to improve 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 control of the area.To check that your system is working well, test your thermostat frequently. Turn it on and bit by bit increase the temperature setting until you hear your heat pump kick on. If you don’t hear anything, check out our blog post on heat pump repair for thermostat next steps or contact us directly.Keeping you comfortable this winter is important to us. If you want to hear more about heat pump maintenance or would like to meet with one of our experts, call Hix Air Conditioning Service, Inc. at [[phonenumber]] or set up an appointment online.