Air Conditioning
It is important to regularly maintain your air conditioning system to ensure that it is functioning properly and efficiently. Neglecting maintenance can lead to problems such as a dirty filter, leaking refrigerant, and a broken breaker, which can all cause issues with the performance of your AC unit. In addition to these problems, a poorly maintained air conditioner can also pose a fire hazard, cause poisoning from leaking refrigerant, and lead to long-term health problems. To maintain your air conditioner, you should change the filter according to the manufacturer’s recommendations, have a professional check for and repair any leaks, and have a professional check the breaker and other electrical components. By scheduling regular maintenance and being proactive about any issues that may arise, you can ensure that your AC system is functioning properly and efficiently.

Heat Pump

Pilchuck Heating is a trusted provider of central heat pump services in the Millcreek, WA area. Our team of EPA certified technicians are skilled in performing tune-ups, repairs, and replacements for all makes and models of heat pumps. Contact us today to schedule your heat pump tune-up and ensure your system is operating at its best. In addition to our regular heat pump services, we also offer an Energy Savings Agreement for added protection and maintenance of your system. The piece of mind of knowing your heat pump is being properly maintained by the experts at Pilchuck Heating.
Pilchuck Heating offers heat pump tune-ups, repairs, replacements and installations. They also offer an Energy Savings Agreement which includes routine maintenance for your heat pump system and a 15% discount on necessary repairs. They are EPA certified and trained on all major heat pump brands. They have a detailed checklist for their heat pump maintenance process, which includes cleaning the indoor coil and drain pan, measuring and verifying the refrigerant charge, inspecting and lubricating the motors and bearings, inspecting belts for tightness and wear, and verifying adequate airflow. The estimated lifespan of a heat pump is 15 years, but proper maintenance and prompt repairs can extend its lifespan. Pilchuck Heating is available for emergency repairs and recommends scheduling routine maintenance at least once a year, or twice a year if the heat pump is used constantly.

Indoor Air Quality
Ways to Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality
There are several steps you can take to improve the indoor air quality of your home. Some of the most effective include:
1. Install an air filtration system: An air filtration system can help remove pollutants, allergens, and other contaminants from the air in your home.
2. Change your HVAC filters regularly: The HVAC filter captures dust, debris, and other particles that can accumulate in your air ducts. Make sure to change it regularly to keep your air clean.
3. Use natural cleaning products: Many commercial cleaning products contain chemicals that can release harmful vapors into the air. Choose natural alternatives instead.
4. Open windows and doors: Ventilating your home by opening windows and doors can help bring in fresh air and reduce the concentration of indoor pollutants.
5. Fix leaks and other sources of moisture: Moisture can lead to the growth of mold, which can contribute to poor indoor air quality. Make sure to fix any leaks and use a dehumidifier to reduce humidity levels in your home.
6. Avoid using tobacco products indoors: Tobacco smoke can have a significant impact on indoor air quality. Avoid smoking inside your home to reduce the risk of exposure to harmful toxins.
By taking these steps, you can help improve the air quality in your home and create a healthier living environment. If you are concerned about the indoor air quality in your home, consider contacting a professional HVAC company for help.