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How to Know When It’s Time for a Heat Pump Repair

In West Palm Beach you rely on your heat pump to keep you comfy throughout the chilly time of year. If it’s been a while since you had a standard maintenance appointment for your heat pump, you could be needing a heat pump fix-up visit sooner rather than later. Guaranteeing that you schedule annual maintenance service will help keep your heat pump operating efficiently and detect any problems that may need work before they get worse. But you can search for problems too. We’ve assembled some signs for you to search for. The sooner you can call for a heat pump maintenance, the better. Call in an expert, like Hopkins Air Conditioning, Inc., if you notice any of these symptoms:

  1. Your heat pump is stuck in either heating mode or cooling mode. Your heat pump is adept to cool your house when it’s warm by shifting refrigerant through the internal evaporator coil. When it’s time to heat your home, it backs up the route and shifts refrigerant to the external evaporator coil. If your heat pump is stuck in one mode, it may be time call in a pro to examine why.
  2. Your heat pump is not evenly heating or cooling your home. Inspect that your registers are all ready and unrestricted. If the problem continues, call in an expert to see why your system is crashing or out of balance.
  3. Your blower doesn’t seem to be operating properly. Is it working enough? Is it running all the time? Is the air blowing through as easily as it should, or does it seem feeble? Symptoms related to your blower could signify a slight problem with your air filter or the internal blower.
  4. Your heat pump isn’t cycling as it normally does. If your heat pump is running on and off too frequently, it may be overheating. This could be a simple solution, like exchanging a clogged filter or recalibrating your thermostat. It could also present a malfunction in your thermostat or your blower.
  5. Your heat pump is loud. If your heat pump starts running loudly or making noises you’re not used to hearing, there could be trouble.

Now that you’ve read these symptoms, you’ll know when you need to setup heat pump repair. Call Hopkins Air Conditioning, Inc. at 561-656-4255 or use our online scheduler when you need to schedule repairs or routine maintenance.