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What to Expect When You Get a Heat Pump Installed

So, you’re getting a new heat pump. In order for your heat pump to run at its top performance, it’s vital to have a skilled technician—like one of ours at Smyth Air Conditioning Inc—conduct your heat pump installation. You can also help by doing some preparation before we arrive to install your new heat pump.

First, be sure the region by your outdoor compressor/condenser is cleared so the technicians can easily get where they need to be to replace it. If you don’t already have a heat pump, clear an area where your home’s new heat pump will be installed outside. It’s also important to check that any plants and brushes are trimmed away from the outdoor unit for proper operation and to allow for maintenance.

You can also perform some simple home maintenance projects to help ensure you’ll get the most energy efficiency from your new heat pump. Take a look to confirm that your attic is well-insulated. You should also look for air leaks around your doors and windows. If you find any, they can frequently be repaired with weather stripping or caulking.

You should be aware that you may need a new thermostat, depending on the model of your previous heat pump. Plus, now would be an ideal time to upgrade to a smart thermostat to take full advantage of all the benefits of a new heat pump. A smart thermostat can help you reach peak comfort and keep your home at your chosen temperatures 24/7. If you need or would like a new thermostat installed during your heat pump installation, you may also want to make sure you have touchup paint if it’s a different size or shape from your previous thermostat to clean up your wall.

If you have additional concerns about what you can expect from your new heat pump installation, or if you are curious how long to anticipate your installation will last, give Smyth Air Conditioning Inc a call at 561-533-6066 . We’re happy to provide more information and look forward to working with you! And don’t forget to give us a call when it’s time for your new heat pump’s routine maintenance.

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