What It Means When Your Heat Pump Makes Weird Noises

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

If you’ve been using your heat pump for longer than a couple weeks, you’re probably eminently familiar with the kinds of noises that it makes during operation. If the system starts to make strange noises while it’s running, it tends to indicate a problem with the system. Let’s take a look at some of the strange noises that your system might make, and what they mean. (more…)

Why Is My Heat Pump Stuck in Heating Mode?

Monday, July 11th, 2016

Having your heat pump get stuck in heating mode is pretty awful in the middle of summer. It’s possible that you simply forgot to tell it to switch modes. However, it’s also possible that there is a serious problem hindering your heat pump’s operation. Let’s take a look at why heat pumps get stuck in one mode, and what you can do about it. (more…)

Why Your Heat Pump Needs Fall Maintenance

Monday, September 21st, 2015

Summer is almost over, and that means it’s almost time to turn off your air conditioner for another year. If you have a heat pump, though, you’ll likely be starting it right back up again in order to deal with the cold months of winter. One of the best things about heat pumps is their ability to act as both heating and cooling systems. Unfortunately, that ability can also cause problems in the long run. Read on to find out why your heat pump needs fall maintenance. (more…)

Common Heat Pump Issues to Watch For

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Heat pumps are quite popular among homeowners for their ability to act as both heating and cooling systems. If you have a heat pump, chances are you’re going to be using it right through the end of the summer and into the winter. Before that time arrives, though, there are a few things you need to keep an eye out for. Normal air conditioners get a break once the summer is over, but heat pumps are used on a regular basis for most of the year. That increased stress makes it more likely for problems to form in the system. The sooner you can recognize when these problems appear, the sooner you can get them repaired and the more damage you can prevent. Let’s take a look at some of those symptoms now. (more…)

The Advantages of Installing a Heat Pump This Summer

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

When you think of air conditioning, you probably think of the traditional centralized type that has been popular for decades. While those air conditioners are still quite effective, they are not the only option for keeping your home cool during the summer. A heat pump supplies the same amount of cool air output, while also offering some unique advantages that traditional air conditioners cannot match. Read on to find out more about heat pumps, and the benefits of using one in your home this summer. (more…)