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How to Know When Its Time for a Heat Pump Repair

In St. Cloud you rely on your heat pump to keep you comfortable throughout the colder months. If it’s been a while since you had a regular maintenance appointment for your heat pump, you could be preparing for heat pump service visit in the near future. Confirming that you schedule regular maintenance service will help keep your heat pump running effectively and identify any problems that may need fixing before they get worse. But you can search for trouble too. We’ve compiled some signs for you to search for. The quicker you can call for a heat pump repair, the better. Call in a professional, like Osceola Air, LLC, if you note any of these symptoms:

  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 indoor evaporator coil. When it’s time to heat your home, it backs up the route and runs refrigerant to the external evaporator coil. If your heat pump is set in one mode, it may be time call in an expert to investigate why.
  2. Your heat pump is not evenly heating or cooling your home. Ensure that your registers are all open and accessible. If the trouble continues, 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 running enough? Is it working all the time? Is the air blowing through as easily as it should, or does it seem tired? Signs related to your blower could indicate a bit of a problem with your air filter or the internal blower.
  4. Your heat pump isn’t cycling as it normally does. If your heat pump is switching on and off too often, it may be overheating. This could be a easy fix, like changing a blocked filter or recalibrating your thermostat. It could also imply a glitch 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 an issue.

Now that you’ve read these indicators, you’ll know when you need to setup heat pump maintenance. Call Osceola Air, LLC at 407-908-8651 or use our online scheduler when you need to arrange repairs or regular maintenance.

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