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

In Buellton you count 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 needing a heat pump fix-up visit sooner rather than later. Ensuring you schedule routine maintenance service will help keep your heat pump functioning effectively and identify any trouble that may need work before they get worse. But you can scan for issues too. We’ve assembled some symptoms for you to look for. The quicker you can call for a heat pump maintenance, the better. Call in a professional, like Allstar Heating & Air Conditioning, if you note any of these signs:

  1. Your heat pump is stuck in either heating mode or cooling mode. Your heat pump is able 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 outside evaporator coil. If your heat pump is set in one mode, it may be time call in a technician to examine why.
  2. Your heat pump is not evenly heating or cooling your home. Ensure that your registers are all open and unobstructed. If the issue keeps up, call in a professional to find out why your system is breaking down or out of stability.
  3. Your blower doesn’t seem to be operating properly. Is it running enough? Is it operating all the time? Is the air blowing through as liberally as it should, or does it seem tired? Indications related to your blower could suggest a bit of a problem with your air filter or the indoor blower.
  4. Your heat pump isn’t cycling as it normally does. If your heat pump is running on and off too frequently, it may be overheating. This could be a simple solution, like swapping a blocked 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 running loudly or making 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 arrange heat pump maintenance. Call Allstar Heating & Air Conditioning at 805-688-4018 or use our online scheduler when you need to setup repairs or annual maintenance.