Climate Masters Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Heat Pump Replacement’

It Might Be Time to Replace Your Heat Pump

Monday, May 14th, 2018

heat-pumpWe’re moving into summer, which means whatever you’re using for air conditioning is going to be put under a greater amount of stress than at any other time of year. If you’re relying on a heat pump to keep your home cool, and you’re not sure whether or not it will last you another summer, it might be time to install a new one. Follow the tips below to help you determine whether now is a good time to replace your heat pump with a new one.

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3 Indications That You Need a New Heat Pump

Monday, June 12th, 2017

heat-pump-technicianSummer is more or less here, even if we’re not in the hottest months of the year yet. You’re probably starting to use your heat pump more and more often these days, which means you’re putting a lot of strain on the system. If your system is close to the end of its life, you should probably replace it now. You don’t want to have it break down on you in the middle of a hot day. Have a look at these 3 indications that you need to install a new heat pump in your home.

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When to Replace Your Heat Pump

Monday, November 14th, 2016

We’re about to move into winter, which means if your heat pump isn’t up to keeping you warm for another season you should probably replace it. Otherwise, you run the risk of having it break down on you in the middle of a cold winter day. No one wants to be left without heat for any length of time during the coldest months of the year. So, let’s take a look at some signs that you should probably replace your heat pump.

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Signs You Need Heat Pump Replacement Services

Friday, July 18th, 2014

Heat pumps are a great cooling option for the St. Augustine weather. But a heat pump that is too old or that needs frequent repairs simply cannot perform as well as it should. Heat pump replacement is an unavoidable service for heat pump owners, but it’s better to replace now than to pay for a series of costly repairs. But how do you know when it’s the right time for heat pump replacement?

The signs that your system needs replacement can be easy to recognize if you know what to look for. If you notice strange noises or a loss in cooling power, you may need repairs. However, if you need several repairs over a short period of time, a whole-system replacement may be more cost-effective than repairing every part individually.

The fact is that an older system is at a greater risk for sudden failure than a newer system. Some problems can be fixed with a couple of repairs, but especially if your system is over ten years old, replacement may be the best option as a new heat pump is much less likely to break down in the middle of summer.

Certain problems may indicate an improperly sized unit that needs replacement. If you have problems with humidity control, for example, or if you notice uneven cooling throughout your home, you may need heat pump replacement sooner than you’d hoped. To avoid these problems with your new system, make sure your technician sizes your home to determine the proper cooling capacity.

Another indication that replacement may be your best option is high energy bills. While these may be a sign that your refrigerant is low or that a part needs repairs, the problem is sometimes irreparable. The best way to keep energy bills low is with regular maintenance by a technician to restore efficiency. However, an older system will lose efficiency over time and may never improve with maintenance. A new system may be more energy efficient and actually help to lower your monthly bills.

If you have high energy bills or need excessive repairs, your best bet may be a new system.

If you require professional heat pump replacement in St. Augustine, call the experts at Climate Masters today to talk to a professional technician.

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