Climate Masters Blog: Posts Tagged ‘heat pump repair’

Heat Pump Issues to Be Aware of This Winter

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

heat-pumpHeat pumps are placed under a lot of stress throughout the year, but especially during the summer and winter seasons. If you’re using a heat pump for climate control this winter, you need to keep an eye out for problems that might develop. Earlier problem detection means faster repairs, which means more damage prevented. Have a look at some of the warning signs that your heat pump is malfunctioning this winter.

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Why is My Heat Pump Stuck in Cooling Mode?

Monday, January 8th, 2018

temperature-gaugeYour heat pump probably spends a lot more time in cooling mode than heating mode around here. Still, you probably don’t want to go totally without the ability to heat your home. There are going to be at least a few days where you’re going to want your heat pump to, you know, heat. If your heat pump seems to be stuck in cooling mode, it’s probably because of a problem with your reversing valve. Have a look at how the reversing valve operates, and how a problem with it can lock your system into cooling mode.

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Be Careful of These Summer Heat Pump Problems

Monday, July 24th, 2017

heat-pump-maintenanceThe weather is only going to get hotter over the next few weeks, which means you’re going to be relying on your heat pump that much more to keep your home cool. More demand means more stress, which means a greater opportunity for issues to occur. You may not be able to fully mitigate the chances of a problem developing with your heat pump, but you can reduce the damage as much as possible. The best way to do that is to call for repairs as soon as you notice a warning sign that something is wrong with your system. Have a look at some of the warning signs that your heat pump is in need of repair.

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Be Careful of These Heat Pump Issues During Winter

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Winter is a stressful time of year for heat pumps, even in Florida. More stress means more ways for things to go wrong, so it’s important to be watchful for any signs that the system is in trouble. If you’re using a heat pump to stay warm this winter, keep an eye out for the following issues.

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Why is My Heat Pump Making Weird Noises?

Monday, July 25th, 2016

If you’ve had your heat pump for any length of time, you’re probably familiar with the kinds of noises that it makes. If at any point your heat pump starts to make unusual noises, it’s a sign that it may be in trouble of some kind. Let’s take a look at the various kinds of strange noises that you may hear coming from your heat pump, and the kinds of issues that they indicate.

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Common Heat Pump Problems to be Aware of

Monday, January 25th, 2016

Just like any system, heat pumps are susceptible to the occasional problem over years of normal use. Also like any other system, the chances of a heat pump developing problems go up during times of heavy usage. If you’re using a heat pump to keep warm this winter, you’re putting the system under more stress than it usually has to deal with. You should keep an eye out for any problems that may crop up as a result of this stress. Lets’ take a look at some common heat pump problems you should watch for.

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What to do if Your Heat Pump is Icing Over

Monday, January 11th, 2016

If you’re using a heat pump to keep warm this winter, you may notice ice starting to form on the outside coil. If you do see this happening, don’t panic. Heat pump ice is to be expected if certain conditions are met, and the system is designed to deal with it. However, the ice can definitely become a problem if the system’s countermeasures fail. Let’s take a look at why it happens, and when you should call for professional help.

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Why Isn’t My Heat Pump Working?

Monday, December 28th, 2015

We are at that time of year when the evenings become cool enough to warrant turning on the heat. But what happens if your heat doesn’t come on, or your heat pump doesn’t work at all? There can be a few reasons why your heat pump isn’t working as needed, and the pros from Climate Masters can help determine what the issue is. Some common reasons for a heat pump HVAC system not working properly are:

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Why Isn’t My Heat Pump Switching to Heating Mode?

Monday, November 16th, 2015

One of the great benefits of a heat pump system is that it offers your home both heating and cooling. With the touch of a button on your home’s thermostat, you can change the mode of your heat pump HVAC system. But what if the mode doesn’t change? Then it’s time to call the heating and cooling experts at Climate Masters for repair.

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Heat Pump Repair Guide: Problems with the Reversing Valve

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Many people ask what the difference is between a heat pump and an air conditioner. The main difference is that a heat pump can both heat and cool a home, whereas an air conditioner just cools a home. The reason for this is a key component called the reversing valve. This valve is specialized for heat pumps, and when issues arise with the reversing valve in your heat pump, there will be operational issues. What kind of problems can arise with the reversing valve? Let’s take a look.

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