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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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.
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.
As you rely on your heat pump to keep you warm this winter, you may notice that there is ice building up on the outside unit of the system. Don’t be alarmed; ice on the system isn’t necessarily a problem. However, it is something that you will want to watch closely. Under the wrong circumstances, ice can pose a huge threat to the heat pump. Let’s take a look at why heat pumps ice up, and when to call for repairs.