How to Deal With Common Heat Pump Problems

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Published on July 7, 2014

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How to Deal With Common Heat Pump Problems: How to Deal With Common Heat Pump Problems Brought to you by: www.cascademechanical.com How to Deal With Common Heat Pump Problems: How to Deal With Common Heat Pump Problems Heat pump problems can be a nuisance especially if it is that season of the year when you need the heat pump the most. There are some of these problems that you can easily resolve on your own while some of them may require hiring a professional HVAC contractor. Besides consuming heat in order to create new heat or cool the air, How to Deal With Common Heat Pump Problems: How to Deal With Common Heat Pump Problems the heat pump is also very important when it comes to moving heat from one point to another. It can therefore be a cost effective alternative to central air conditioners and traditional furnaces. One of the heat pump problems you might have to deal with is excessive noise. The heat pumps are supposed to run quietly, so if it happens that there it is a lot of noise or rattling coming from them, How to Deal With Common Heat Pump Problems: How to Deal With Common Heat Pump Problems it could be an indicator that something is wrong. The noise and rattling could be attributed to loose parts such as bolts, screws and belts. You will therefore need to check these components and make sure that they are tightened properly. If the noise continues, be sure to seek consultation from an HVAC contractor. How to Deal With Common Heat Pump Problems: How to Deal With Common Heat Pump Problems There may be times when you might experience lack of heating or cooling from your heat pump. This is often caused by improper pressure. Most heat pumps usually have a gauge that you can use to check the pressure. In the event that it is too high or low, you may need to change the filters. Sometimes the heat pump may refuse to turn on. How to Deal With Common Heat Pump Problems: How to Deal With Common Heat Pump Problems If that happens, you will need to check the power and make sure that the connection is properly done. You may need to reset the power supply before you call an HVAC professional to come and have a look at the system. Another common heat pump problem you may experience is frost buildup. This usually occurs when there is a buildup of dirt in the filters as well as the evaporators. How to Deal With Common Heat Pump Problems: How to Deal With Common Heat Pump Problems To resolve this problem, you will need to simply clean or replace the dirty filters and also blow any debris or dust out of the evaporators. After that, you should defrost the heat pump if it has a defrost setting, or you can also wait until the frost totally clears from the unit and then restart it. How to Deal With Common Heat Pump Problems: How to Deal With Common Heat Pump Problems If the problem that the heat pump is experiencing seems to be beyond you, it will be a good idea to hire a HVAC expert to have a look at it. Attempting repairs that you do not understand may end up causing more damage to the pump. Sometimes the pump may be experiencing problems that are going to cost you a lot of money. How to Deal With Common Heat Pump Problems: How to Deal With Common Heat Pump Problems You will therefore need to weigh the cost effectiveness between repairing the heat pump and replacing it altogether. You do not have to spend a lot of money on repairs when you are bound to experience the same problems soon. Want to know how to deal with common heat pump problems? Then contact Cascade Mechanical today! Find out more about our services at http://cascademechanical.com How to Deal With Common Heat Pump Problems: How to Deal With Common Heat Pump Problems Brought to you by: www.cascademechanical.com

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