Signs You Need Heat Pump Repair On Your Heater


Your home's HVAC system is a unique technology that makes your home hot in the winter and cool in the summer. A heat pump is a common form of home heating that has a lot of pros and can be considered energy efficient. If you have a heat pump system or a mini-split system in your home, then it's wise to know when you need heat pump repair.

Heat pump replacement may also be something you need to do with your heater, although it will be dependent upon what your heat pump system repair specialist wants to do. Your heat pump system repair specialist may recommend replacing a heat pump if it's entirely destroyed or too much to repair, although if you have a system that is in generally good condition, then heat pump repair can be best.

Here are signs you need to have heat pump repair done on your heater.

Your unit is frozen over

It's not uncommon for a heat pump to freeze over in the wintertime, so keep an eye on the unit and make sure the exterior parts of your heat pump are not being covered in snow or otherwise being blocked ventilation-wise. Also, make sure your heat pump is not freezing over in the summer because the unit can freeze if it's also part of a cooling system.

The air filters will need to be checked and changed as the season goes on, which can greatly improve the working abilities of your heat pump. If you need other heat pump repair needs because the unit is always freezing over, your HVAC specialist will let you know.

Your heater is not heating or cooling your home

You need to have heat pump replacement done in your home if your heat pump is not doing its job well. Yes, it's a heat pump, but it should be able to both heat and cool your home and if it cannot, it needs to have some heat pump repair or replacement work done on it. Your HVAC specialist will let you know the best way to go about your situation so you have a well-working heat pump system that will last you a long time.

In the end, it's up to you what to do with your heat pump system when you need heat pump repair. Your HVAC specialist will let you know the best way to go about your repair needs so you have a unit that lasts and will be worthy of your investment. 

For more information about heat pump replacement, contact a local company. 


23 February 2023

Keeping up With Maintenance Between HVAC Inspections

Working with HVAC contractors is an important part of being a homeowner. Not only do your contractors ensure that a new system you buy is properly installed, but they also ensure optimal performance throughout the years through a series of regular inspections, maintenance services, and repairs. But there are lots of things you can do in between your contractor's visits to ensure that your HVAC investment is always in tip top condition, aside from cleaning out the air filters. After working with my dad for more than a decade in the HVAC business, I've put together a few methods homeowners can use to maintain a well working system, and I have published those tips and tricks right here on this blog. I hope some of the information you find here helps you on your journey as a homeowner!