PRK Services, Inc. Blog : Archive for the ‘Heat Pumps’ Category

HVAC Services You Should Schedule, and When

Monday, February 12th, 2018

Ductless-TechnicianHVAC systems are big investments. No one wants to have to replace their heating or air conditioning system every year or two, as it would be a pretty awful return on that investment. If you’re interested in prolonging the life of your HVAC systems as much as possible, there are a couple of things that you can do in terms of professional services. Read on to find out more about how to make your heating and air conditioning systems last as long as possible.

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The Benefits of Installing a Ductless Mini Split

Monday, January 1st, 2018

ductlessIf you don’t already have a good heating system installed in your home, now is a pretty good time to get one. You don’t want to be without one during the coldest months of the year. There are a lot of different heating systems on the market, and each one is suited to a different set of heating needs. Have a look at ductless mini splits, and the advantages that one can offer you this winter.

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Careful of These Heat Pump Issues This Winter

Monday, December 18th, 2017

heat-pump-repairThe weather is finally cold enough to warrant using a heat pump in heating mode instead of cooling mode. As you use your heat pump more often to stay comfortable, though, you should be aware that it will be more likely to develop issues during the winter. There are a variety of different problems that you might run into as you use your heat pump over the next few months. The faster you can identify them and take care of them, the better off your heat pump will be in the long run. Have a look at a few of the common heat pump issues you can expect to run into this winter, and how to address them.

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Be Sure to Schedule Heat Pump Maintenance This Fall

Monday, September 25th, 2017

heat-pump-maintenanceIt may seem hard to believe, but we’re coming to the end of the summer season. That means that soon you’ll be relying on your heating system to keep your home comfortable, rather than your air conditioner. That is, unless you’re using a heat pump as a climate control system. If that’s the case, you’re going to need to make sure that you schedule maintenance for the system before you start using it heavily this fall. Yes, even if you’ve already had the system looked at this year. Read on to find out why it’s important to schedule maintenance for a heat pump system twice a year.

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Should I Replace My Heat Pump Before Heating Season?

Monday, September 11th, 2017

heat-pump-replacementWe’re getting close to the end of summer, hard as that is to believe. Doubtless, you’ve been cranking your heat pump all summer, to try and keep your home as cool as possible. With winter on the horizon, though, your heat pump isn’t going to get a break any time soon. It’s a good idea to evaluate your system, especially if you’ve had it for a while, to see if it’s going to be able to reliably heat your home over the cold months. If not, then now is the time to install a new one. If you’re not sure whether or not your heat pump needs to be replaced, read on.

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Why Your Heat Pump Output is Low

Monday, August 14th, 2017

heat-pump-repairYou really don’t want to have your heat pump start malfunctioning on you in the middle of a boiling Texas summer. Unfortunately, it’s more likely to happen then than at other parts of the year. The added demand puts more strain on the heat pump, which means more wear and tear and more chances for parts to fail. You can mitigate a lot of this with regular professional maintenance, which you hopefully had done before the start of the summer this year. Even if you did, though, that’s no guarantee that you won’t have to deal with problems of any kind.

If your heat pump output is lower than it should be, that’s a prime indication that something is wrong with the system. Have a look below at some of the reasons why this might be happening, and what you can do to fix it.

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Make Sure You Schedule Heat Pump Maintenance Before it Gets Too Hot

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

heat-pumpSummer is officially here, though we’ve been feeling it in this area for quite a while. As the temperature from day to day starts to rise, you’re no doubt going to be putting more demand on your heat pump to keep cool. More demand means more wear and tear on the system, which means an increased chance of problems developing. If you want to make sure that your heat pump stays in good condition for the rest of the summer, it’s in your best interest to schedule preventive maintenance for it as soon as possible. You should do this even if you had the heat pump looked at in the last year.

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Replace Your Heat Pump if it has These Symptoms

Monday, June 5th, 2017

heat-pumpWe’re getting closer to summer, which means that now is the time to make sure you have a reliable climate control system in place for the hot months. If your current heat pump isn’t able to keep you cool through another summer, it’s important that you realize that now and replace it. Otherwise, you run the risk of having your system break down on you during the hottest time of year. Have a look at the following indications that you need to install a new heat pump system.

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How You can Benefit From Installing a Ductless System

Monday, May 8th, 2017

ductless-mini-splitSpring is the number one season for replacing air conditioning systems, since homeowners want to make sure their systems are ready for the hot months. If you’re in the market for a new air conditioning system this spring, you might want to consider installing a ductless system. Have a look at some of the ways you can benefit from having a ductless system installed in your home.

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Want to Keep Your Heat Pump in Good Shape?

Monday, April 24th, 2017

heat-pump-cashCooling season is upon us, and if you’re relying on a heat pump to keep cool you’re probably already using it pretty frequently. You don’t want your system to break down on you in the middle of one of the hottest days of the year. So, it’s a pretty good idea to make sure that your system is in ideal shape before stressful seasons like summer. If you want to keep your heat pump healthy and efficient all year-round, there are a couple of tips you should follow.

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