A heat pump is an all-in-one heating and
cooling system. Instead of separate systems, like a
furnace and an air conditioner, a heat pump can cool your home in the summer and heat your home during the winter.
Yes, you should
replace the furnace air filters
often. Be sure and
use the right size for your furnace, and double check they are installed properly. Depending on the amount of system usage, pet dander, hair or fur, dust
and other contaminants in the air, Duron Smith AC & Heat
recommends changing your air filter every 30 to 90 days.
It is important
to keep the area around the furnace free of debris, dirt, and any miscellaneous
items. Making sure no
storage items are in the area will also help keep the equipment more accessible for repairs or an
If your heater needs frequent repairs, is 15 years or older,
or cannot warm your home
advise you replace it. When a
heater or HVAC system is older, it
can’t operate as effectively and
may end up costing you
more money than it should.