Does My Heat Pump Need to Be Replaced?

Monday, December 28th, 2015

Heat pumps can last quite a while, with proper repairs and maintenance. However, they cannot last forever. Eventually, your heat pump will get to a point where it will need to be replaced. The sooner you can recognize the signs that your heat pump is coming closer to the end of its life, the better. After all, you don’t want your system breaking down on you in the middle of winter. So let’s take a look at some of the signs that your heat pump needs to be replaced. (more…)

Common Furnace Problems to Watch For

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Furnaces are liable to develop a lot of different problems over years of normal use, especially during the winter when they’re under the most stress. Since most of those problems are progressive, it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with the signs that your system is afflicted with one. The faster you can identify a problem with your system, the faster you can get it repaired and the more damage you can prevent. Let’s take a look at some problems you should watch for this winter. (more…)

Help! My Heat Pump Is Covered in Ice!

Monday, December 14th, 2015

If you’re using a heat pump to keep warm during the winter, you may notice ice starting to build up on the outside part of the system. If you see this, don’t panic. It isn’t necessarily a problem, and can actually be expected when the weather gets cold enough. It may seem unusual in a place like Florida, but there’s a specific reason that ice may form on your heat pump even when the temperature is above freezing. Let’s take a look at why heat pump ice occurs, and when it’s a problem. (more…)

Ductless Issues to Watch For

Monday, December 7th, 2015

Ductless systems have many unique advantages to offer over traditional systems, but that doesn’t make them perfect. If you’re using a ductless system to keep warm this winter, you should keep an eye out for a number of indications that the system is having problems. The faster that you call for repairs, the faster the problem can be dealt with and the more damage to your system is prevented. Let’s take a look at some issues you should watch for. (more…)