How to Know When It’s Time for a Heat Pump Repair 02/16/2018In Tampa Bay you depend on your heat pump to keep you comfortable throughout the chilly time of year. If it’s been a while since you had a standard maintenance appointment for your heat pump, you could be preparing for heat pump fix-up visit in the near future. Ensuring you schedule annual maintenance service will help keep your heat pump running effectively and detect any issues that may need attention before they get worse. But you can scan for issues too. We’ve collected some signs for you to search for. The quicker you can call for a heat pump repair, the better. Call in a pro, like Langford Cooling, if you note any of these symptoms: Your heat pump is stuck in either heating mode or cooling mode. Your heat pump is adept to cool your house when it’s warm by moving refrigerant through the interior evaporator coil. When it’s time to heat your home, it reverses the procedure and runs refrigerant to the external evaporator coil. If your heat pump is fixed in one mode, it may be time call in an expert to investigate why. Your heat pump is not evenly heating or cooling your home. Inspect that your registers are all ready and accessible. If the problem persists, call in a professional to learn why your system is breaking down or out of stability. Your blower doesn’t seem to be operating properly. Is it operating enough? Is it working all the time? Is the air blowing through as freely as it should, or does it seem feeble? Symptoms related to your blower could indicate a slight problem with your air filter or the indoor blower. Your heat pump isn’t cycling as it normally does. If your heat pump is running on and off too often, it may be overheating. This could be a simple fix, like exchanging a blocked filter or recalibrating your thermostat. It could also indicate a malfunction in your thermostat or your blower. Your heat pump is loud. If your heat pump starts operating at top volume or generating noises you’re not used to hearing, there could be a problem. Now that you’ve read these indicators, you’ll know when you need to setup heat pump maintenance. Call Langford Cooling at 813-898-9553 or use our online scheduler when you need to arrange repairs or routine maintenance.