Its almost fall in Western Montana, time for maintenance on your geothermal equipment.

You did a great deal of thinking, you may have even talked us at Ground Source Systems, Inc., found the perfect geothermal system for your Western Montana house, had the trusty people at Ground Source Systems, Inc. set up your state of the art [[heating and cooling|geothermal107] unit, and now that you have been enjoying your system for a year or so, it’s almost time for autumn maintenance. (We all know [[targetlocation winters can be tough.)

Regular maintenance before heavy use, such as winter in Western Montana, is key to getting the most out of your geothermal heating & cooling system. The most effortless place to start are air filters. Like the majority of air filters, your geothermal air filters can take a hit from the stuff in your air. Routine washing or disposal of old filters will keep your compressor operating perfecty and reduce the accumulation of udesirable dirt. While we encourage, D-I-Y is a great way to save [[time and money|time|money]4 maintenance and repairs on your system is best left to the experts. What can you expect when you reserve your autumn tune up with Ground Source Systems, Inc.? We...

  • Replace or replenish the coolant in your system. (If your system needs coolant.)
  • Examine the pipes outside if a hole is suspected.
  • Lubricate the moving items, such as the fans and pump.
  • Check, and if necessary, tighten electrical connections.
  • If you have an open loop system, an acid flush may be needed to clean out mineral and debris deposits.
  • And other small checks that may be specific to your geothermal system

Maintenance on your Western Montana system is critical not only for your investment, but for your piece of mind. As always, your geothermal unit isn’t just what is in your home, it is the plumbing and pipes underground. Routine checkups help your system stay efficient and last longer. Annual maintenance can also find items that have to be replaced before they fail, like fans and pumps.

No matter the geothermal system that you chose, maintenance in the fall in Western Montana is the perfect time to get your system checked for the fridged months of winter. Keeping your system working efficiently will help minimize energy charges and prevent major breaks in the future. Contact us soon to get your geothermal unit prepared for fall.