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How to Know When It’s Time for a Heat Pump Repair

In Paso Robles you depend on your heat pump to keep you comfortable throughout the winter. If it’s been a while since you had a regular maintenance appointment for your heat pump, you could be needing a heat pump service visit any day. Confirming that you schedule regular maintenance service will help keep your heat pump running efficiently and pinpoint any problems that may need fixing before they get worse. But you can scan for trouble too. We’ve assembled some signs for you to scan for. The sooner you can call for a heat pump service, the better. Call in a pro, like Paso Robles Heating and Air, if you note any of these symptoms:

  1. Your heat pump is stuck in either heating mode or cooling mode. Your heat pump is capable of cooling your house when it’s warm by shifting refrigerant through the internal evaporator coil. When it’s time to heat your home, it backs up the procedure and moves refrigerant to the external evaporator coil. If your heat pump is fixed in one mode, it may be time call in a pro to inspect why.
  2. Your heat pump is not evenly heating or cooling your home. Ensure that your registers are all open and unrestricted. If the problem persists, call in a pro to see why your system is breaking down or out of equilibrium.
  3. Your blower doesn’t seem to be operating properly. Is it working enough? Is it working all the time? Is the air blowing through as easily as it should, or does it seem tired? Indications related to your blower could indicate 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 cycling on and off too often, it may be overheating. This could be a simple fix, like swapping a obstructed filter or recalibrating your thermostat. It could also present a fault in your thermostat or your blower.
  5. Your heat pump is loud. If your heat pump starts working at top volume or making noises you’re not used to hearing, there could be a problem.

Now that you’ve read these symptoms, you’ll know when you need to setup heat pump repair. Call Paso Robles Heating and Air at 805-238-7553 or use our online scheduler when you need to setup repairs or regular maintenance.