Why Your Heat Pump Output Might Be Low

Monday, December 18th, 2017

heat-pump-repairWe’re not exactly in the middle of a frozen wasteland out here, even if most of the rest of the country is around this time of year. Even so, it’s a good idea to make sure that your climate control systems are in good shape for those times that the weather does start to get a little cold. If you’re trying to use your heat pump for climate control this season and it’s not generating enough output for your needs, there might be a number of different reasons why. Check out the following factors that might contribute to low heat pump output, and what needs to be done to repair them.

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Should I Install a Ductless Mini Split?

Monday, November 20th, 2017

ductless-mini-splitIf you’re in the market for a new heating system, there are a lot of different options for you to choose from. Each option has its own pros and cons, so it’s important that you carefully consider each one before you make a final decision. After all, you wouldn’t want to go to all the effort of having a new climate control system installed if it weren’t the best one for your home’s needs, would you? If you’re not sure what heating system to go with, have a look at some of the benefits that a ductless mini split can provide.

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Help! My Heat Pump Is Stuck in Heating Mode!

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

heat-pumpWith how hot the daily temperatures have been around here lately, the absolute last thing you probably want to do is turn on the heater. Yet, for some unfortunate souls with malfunctioning heat pumps, that’s exactly what happens every time they want to turn on their systems. If you’re one of those people who can’t seem to get their heat pumps to stop blowing warm air, read on to find out why it might be happening.

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If Your Heat Pump Meets These Criteria, Replace It

Monday, June 19th, 2017

heat-pumpThere are a lot of different steps you can take to prepare your home for the hottest months of the year. For a lot of people, scheduling preventive maintenance for their climate control systems is enough to make sure they’re ready for the coming heat. Sooner or later, however, everyone needs to replace their system with a new one. If you’re using a heat pump to stay cool this year, you should evaluate it at some point to make sure that it’s able to keep you cool through another season. If not, you should replace it now so it doesn’t break down on you in the middle of a heat wave. Have a look at some of the ways you can tell that your heat pump needs to be replaced.

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The Benefits of Installing a Heat Pump

Monday, April 10th, 2017

Now is the time of year when homeowners start to focus on getting their homes ready for the hottest months of the year. For some, this means scheduling preventive maintenance to make sure their systems are ready. For others, however, it means replacing their old system entirely. If you are in the market for a new air conditioning system, you actually have a lot of options available to you. One of those options is a heat pump. Read on to find out more about how a heat pump system can benefit you this year.

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Make Sure to Schedule Heat Pump Maintenance Soon

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Winter, such as it is, is coming to an end. The weather is starting to heat up, and that means that you’re going to start using your heat pump to cool your home more and more often over the next couple of months. Because you’re going to be putting more demand on your heat pump, you need to take steps to prevent problems from occurring due to the added wear and tear. The primary method for doing this is to schedule preventive maintenance for the system.

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Why You Should Consider Installing a Ductless System

Monday, February 13th, 2017

We have more options for home heating now than ever before, but that doesn’t mean that every option is good for every situation. Some homes have needs best met by combustion systems, while some would probably be better off with heat pumps. Many homes are outfitted for central forced-air systems, though some lack ducts entirely.

Regardless of your personal situation, it’s important that you check out the many different heating options available on the current market. Careful consideration of these options will help you to decide which type of heating system is be best for you.

Let’s take a look at some of the advantages of using a ductless system.

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Why Your Heat Pump Is Stuck in AC Mode

Monday, November 21st, 2016

If you use a heat pump for climate control, you already know that it can act as both a heating and air conditioning system. This is normally quite an advantage over other climate control systems, but it does have the potential to become a problem. You don’t want your heat pump to be blowing cold air in the middle of winter, obviously. If your heat pump seems to be stuck in air conditioning mode, read on to find out why.

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Should I Replace My Heat Pump This Fall?

Monday, October 31st, 2016

It’s not a good idea to head into a heating season with a system that can’t carry you through it. If you are using a heat pump to stay warm this fall, and it cannot actually keep your home warm through another season, you should replace it right now. That way, you won’t have to worry about the heat pump breaking down on you in the middle of winter. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that you need a new heat pump system.

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The Benefits of Ductless Heating

Monday, October 17th, 2016

The days are starting to get colder, though we won’t be hit with truly cold weather for another month or two. Still, it’s important that you start preparing your home for winter right now. If you are in the market for a new heating system, you should take a look at a number of different systems to find the best one for you. Let’s take a look at ductless heating, and how it can help you this winter.

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