Shaw's Air Conditioning & Heating Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Heat Pump Repair’

Signs That Your Heat Pump Needs Repairs

Monday, January 15th, 2018

heat-pump-repairCalifornia may not be buried in snow, like the rest of the country seems to be, but we’re still in the middle of winter. If you’re using a heat pump to keep your home warm and comfortable over the next couple of months, you should keep an eye out for signs that your system is in need of repairs. The faster you can identify a problem and have it fixed, the more potential damage you’ll be able to prevent. With that in mind, have a look at some of the most common symptoms that indicate a need for professional heat pump repair.

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Various Heat Pump Problems to Watch for This Summer

Monday, June 5th, 2017

heat-pump-repairThings may be nice and temperate now in terms of weather. Before you know it, though, we’ll be back in the middle of the hottest months of the year. If you are going to be relying on a heat pump to keep your home cool during the coming summer, there are a few things that you need to know. The added wear and tear placed on the heat pump from increased demand will make it more likely for various problems to occur over the next few months. You should know ahead of time what symptoms indicate that your heat pump needs to be professionally repaired. Otherwise, the system will suffer more damage and might even break down before you can do anything about it. Read on to find out more about the various heat pump problems you need to watch for this summer.

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Call for Repairs if Your Heat Pump is Making These Noises

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Heat pump issues are more common during the winter, as stress on the system increases. More strain on the system means a higher chance for problems to develop. If you want to keep your heat pump in good condition, it’s best that you call for repairs as quickly as possible if you notice an issue with your system. The best way to do that is to be aware of the warning signs that your system is in need of repairs. Make sure that you are familiar with the noises the system may make that indicate an issue with the heat pump.

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Why Your Heat Pump Is Stuck in Cooling Mode

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Heat pumps are quite popular for their ability to switch back and forth between air conditioning and cooling modes. While this is quite an advantage for the most part, it can cause problems if the system gets stuck in one mode or the other. No one wants to deal with a unit blasting cold air in the middle of winter. If your heat pump is stuck in cooling mode, take a look at why it might be happening below.

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The Problem of Heat Pump Ice

Monday, July 11th, 2016

If you notice ice forming on your heat pump this summer, you should call for repairs right away. Though it may seem like an indication that your system is doing its job, ice on your heat pump is actually a symptom of a serious problem. Let’s take a look at why ice forms on heat pumps, and the problems it causes.

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Why Your Heat Pump May Not Be Heating

Monday, February 15th, 2016

A heating system isn’t much use if it doesn’t actually generate heat. If your heat pump isn’t actually heating your home, there may be a couple of different reasons. Heat pump problems that cause output loss tend to be a bit different from problems that cause similar issues in other kinds of heating systems, like furnaces. Let’s take a look at the unique issues that can cause your heat pump to lose its ability to heat, and what you can do about them.

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Common Heat Pump Problems to Watch for this Winter

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Heat pumps have a number of unique advantages due to their construction, one of which being the ability to act as both heating and air conditioning systems. However, they are also susceptible to just as many problems as any other system. If you are using a heat pump to heat your home this winter, you should keep an eye out for some problems that may crop up. Let’s take a look at some of those problems now.

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Why Is There Ice on My Heat Pump?

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Have you ever noticed ice building up on the outside part of your heat pump during cold weather? If so, don’t worry. It isn’t necessarily a sign that your system is in trouble. However, it could very quickly become a problem under the wrong circumstances. Read on to find out why ice forms on your heat pump, and when to call for repairs.

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Heat Pump Problems You Should Watch For

Monday, August 17th, 2015

Heat pumps are getting more and more popular, as homeowners look for ways to cut operating costs without compromising their climate control. While a heat pump is an excellent system to have, however, it isn’t perfect. It is important to keep an eye out for signs and symptoms that your heat pump is having a problem, especially in seasons in which you use it more often, like summer and winter. Read on for some of the more obvious signs that your heat pump is in trouble.

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