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

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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How a Ductless System can Benefit You This Summer

Monday, June 13th, 2016

If you’re looking for a new air conditioning system to keep cool this summer, you might be tempted to just go with the easy option and install a centralized system. While there’s nothing wrong with using central air, that’s not the only option available to you. You might benefit quite a bit more from using a different system, depending on your individual needs. Let’s take a look at ductless systems, and how one can benefit you this summer.

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Why Heat Pumps Need Bi-Annual Maintenance

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Summer is here, which means the next few months are going to be pretty stressful for your heat pump. You may think that your system can handle the added strain, especially since you had it professionally checked just a few months ago. The reality is, though, that you probably need to have it checked again before summer gets into full swing. Let’s take a look at why heat pumps need maintenance twice as often as other climate control systems.

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Ductless Problems to Watch for This Summer

Monday, May 30th, 2016

If you’re using a ductless system to keep cool this summer, you should be more vigilant than usual for any problems that might crop up. The added stress that comes with increased usage makes it more likely for issues to occur with the system. The faster you get them repaired, the better off the system will be overall. Let’s take a look at some of the common symptoms of ductless problems you may run into this summer.

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Why Your Heat Pump is Stuck in Heating Mode

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Heat pumps are well known for their ability to switch back and forth between heating and cooling functions. In fact, it’s the primary reason that most homeowners install one in the first place. However, this ability makes heat pumps more complicated than the average air conditioner, which also makes them more prone to certain problems. One of those problems is becoming stuck in one mode or another. If your heat pump isn’t cooling the air in your home, read on to find out why.

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The Importance of Ductless Maintenance

Monday, February 29th, 2016

In an effort to save money on unnecessary ductless services, far too many homeowners wait to call for repairs until a problem presents itself. While this may seem to make sense, it can actually backfire in some pretty costly ways. If you want to keep your ductless system in good condition for as long as possible, waiting to call for professional services is not good enough. You’re going to need preventive ductless maintenance. Read on to find out more about the benefits of ductless maintenance.

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The Role Refrigerant Plays in Your Heat Pump

Monday, February 15th, 2016

When you hear the term “heat pump,” you likely don’t think about refrigerant playing a role. However, this is essential to the functionality of your heat pump. Heat pumps work by using the same basic refrigeration-based cycle as an air conditioner, but in the opposite direction. Essentially, a heat pump moves warm air from one place to another: to where it’s needed or not needed depending on the season.

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Keep an Eye Out for Ductless Problems This Winter

Monday, January 25th, 2016

As we get into the full swing of winter, you’re probably going to start relying on your heating system to keep your home warm on a daily basis. That means more stress on the system, which means a higher chance of the system developing problems. If you’re using a ductless heating system to keep warm this winter, you should keep an eye out for the following symptoms that your system is having problems.

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Heat Pump Problems to Watch for This Winter

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Heat pumps are widely used across the country for their ability to offer both heating and cooling functions. Their unique construction makes them useful as climate control systems, but it also opens them up to a number of problems that other heating systems don’t really have to deal with. If you’re using a heat pump to stay warm this winter, you should keep an eye out for some of these problems. Read on to find out more.

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The Benefits of Installing a Geothermal System

Monday, November 30th, 2015

There are a wide range of home heating systems available on the market today. Each of these systems offers its own set of advantages, but each is suited to a different set of individual circumstances. You should always trust a professional to recommend the most beneficial heating system from your home. However, there’s nothing wrong with knowing a little more about the different available systems and the benefits they provide. With that in mind, let’s take a look at the benefits of geothermal systems.

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