Heat Pump Service & Repair
Dependable Heat Pump Service & Repair
Have you been noticing your heat pump blowing cooler air than usual or not heating rooms as efficiently as it used to? You may be experiencing a heat pump related malfunction that needs to be addressed.
Common Symptoms of Heat Pump Failure
If you are experiencing less than adequate heat in your home, the following problems may be the root cause. A low refrigerant charge can prevent the heat pump from adequately heating the air and you will most likely notice cooler air temperatures coming from the unit. A blockage in airflow will force your heat pump to work harder causing your energy bill to rise and ultimately provide insufficient heat to your home. A frozen compressor is another common issue that can happen on exceptionally cold winter days. If you are experiencing a heat pump that is not defrosting properly, you should have your inspected immediately.
Should I Repair or Replace My Heat Pump
Today’s heat pumps can last as long as 20 years, however, you may begin noticing signs of its decline sooner. When deciding whether or not to repair your heat pump, or replace it with a new unit, the following are some things to consider.
Have you performed routine maintenance to the system? Well maintained heat pumps can perform as much as 25% better than a system that has been neglected. Regular maintenance will not only improve the performance, but also significantly increases the life by reducing excessive wear and tear.
What is the age of your heat pump? Always check to see what the age wand warranty are on your heat pump. Heat pumps less than 10 years old can typically be repaired for a relatively low cost. If your heat pump is 10+ years old and has been causing numerous problems, you may want to switch over to a new more efficient unit. It may cost more up front, but will end up saving you money on wasted energy in the long run.
Does it work well? Regardless of its age, if your pump is not properly heating/cooling your home, especially after a few repairs have been done, it may be time to consider a new unit. We always recommend having your system professionally diagnosed, which will give you a better understanding of what is going on with your system and what it will take for it to function at full capacity. Repairs are always the first choice, but if your heat pump continues to fail and drain your wallet, it may be time to consider a new unit.
Professional Heat Pump Repair
Your family depends on having comfortable temperatures in your home throughout the year and you deserve the peace of mind knowing that you are covered when disaster strikes. Our team of certified heat pump experts have the training and expertise to handle everything from simple repairs to the most complex issues requiring advanced diagnostics. Call us today to have one of our licensed and insured professionals inspect your homes heat pump today!
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