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

If Your Heat Pump is Making These Noises, You Need to Have It Repaired

Monday, March 13th, 2017

A big part of keeping your heat pump in proper condition is catching problems as early as possible. The faster you can identify a problem with your heat pump, the faster you can get it repaired and the better off it’ll be. The best way to identify issues early enough to prevent them from causing a lot of damage is to schedule preventive maintenance. You should be doing that at least twice a year, once in spring and once in fall. Problems can and will crop up between appointments, though, so it’s important to know what warning signs to look for. Strange noises is at the top of the list as far as those warning signs go.

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Why do I Need to Schedule Ductless Maintenance Twice as Often?

Monday, February 27th, 2017

If you have been scheduling maintenance for your climate control systems for a while, and we sincerely hope you have, you probably already know that that the common schedule is once a year. There’s a reason for that, and it’s one that actually doesn’t quite apply to ductless mini splits. If you are using a ductless mini split system, you actually need to schedule maintenance twice as often as other systems. If you don’t, you won’t be able to reap the full benefits of preventive maintenance services.

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How Heat Pump Ice can Threaten Your System

Monday, November 21st, 2016

If you notice ice starting to build up on the outside part of your heat pump this winter, do not ignore it. Heat pump ice may seem innocuous, but it can actually seriously hinder the operation of the system under the right circumstances. Let’s take a look at what causes heat pump ice in the first place, and when you need to call for repairs.

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Issues That Lead to Heat Pump Replacement

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Heat pumps can last quite a while, provided that they’re cared for properly. All it takes is the right problem at the wrong time, though, to cause the system to break down entirely. If you’re not careful, you may find yourself replacing your heat pump years sooner than you otherwise would. Let’s take a look at a couple of the more serious problems that can lead to heat pump replacement.

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Why You Should Install a Ductless System This Winter

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Believe it or not, we’re quickly moving through fall and winter is right around the corner. Now is the time to make sure that your home is ready for the heating season. If you’re looking for a new heating system before the weather really starts to get cold, you should have a look at what a ductless mini split can offer you. Read on to find out more about ductless mini splits, and the advantages that they can provide.

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How a Heat Pump can Help You

Monday, October 10th, 2016

We’re moving into heating season, which means now is the perfect time to have a new heating system installed in your home. If you’re looking for a new heating system before winter starts, you’re probably looking at a number of different systems. It’s good to examine all the various heating options before settling on one, just so you can figure out which heating system is the best one for you. Let’s take a look at how a heat pump can help you this winter.

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Do I Need a New Ductless System?

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Ductless systems can last quite a while, as long as you schedule regular maintenance appointments and call for repairs when you need them. However, no amount of care will make your ductless system last forever. Eventually, you will reach a point where you need to replace your ductless system. It’s important that you be able to recognize the signs that your ductless system is in need of replacement, so that you can install a new one before it dies on you completely. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that you need to install a new ductless system.

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Watch Out for These Heat Pump Problems

Monday, July 25th, 2016

If you’re using a heat pump to keep your home cool this summer, you need to be watchful for any problems that may crop up. The more you rely on your heat pump this summer, the more strain it will be put under and the more likely it will be to have issues. Let’s take a look at some of the systems that indicate a heat pump problem.

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Beware of Heat Pump Ice

Monday, July 18th, 2016

You may notice ice forming on your heat pump this summer. If so, you need to call for repairs right away. Though it may seem like confirmation that the system is working properly, it’s actually an indication of a major problem with your heat pump. Let’s take a look at why ice form on your heat pump, and the problems it causes.

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Why You Need Bi-Annual Ductless Maintenance

Monday, July 11th, 2016

If you’re using a ductless mini-split to keep your home cool this summer, you should make sure that it receives professional maintenance at some point. Yes, even if you had it serviced less than a year ago. Ductless systems require maintenance twice as often as other systems, around twice a year. Read on to find out why that is, and when you should schedule it.

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