How to Know When Its Time for a Heat Pump Repair


In Anaheim you rely on your heat pump to keep you comfortable throughout the colder months. If it’s been a while since you had a routine maintenance appointment for your heat pump, you could be preparing for heat pump service visit sooner rather than later. Ensuring you schedule regular maintenance service will help keep your heat pump operating properly and pinpoint any issues that may need attention before they get worse. But you can search for trouble too. We’ve assembled some signs for you to scan for. The quicker you can call for a heat pump maintenance, the better. Call in a professional, like Eco Fresh HVAC Inc., if you note 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 running refrigerant through the internal evaporator coil. When it’s time to heat your home, it backs up the process and moves refrigerant to the outdoor evaporator coil. If your heat pump is stuck in one mode, it may be time call in a technician to inspect why.
  2. Your heat pump is not evenly heating or cooling your home. Inspect that your registers are all open and unrestricted. If the problem continues, call in an expert to find out why your system is crashing or out of stability.
  3. Your blower doesn’t seem to be operating properly. Is it operating enough? Is it running all the time? Is the air blowing through as freely as it should, or does it seem weak? Symptoms related to your blower could suggest a minor problem with your air filter or the interior 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 fix, like changing a blocked filter or recalibrating your thermostat. It could also imply a fault in your thermostat or your blower.
  5. Your heat pump is loud. If your heat pump starts running at top volume or producing noises you’re not used to hearing, there could be an issue.

Now that you’ve read these indicators, you’ll know when you need to schedule heat pump maintenance. Call Eco Fresh HVAC Inc. at 714-855-1717 or use our online scheduler when you need to setup repairs or annual maintenance.

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