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How to Know When It’s Time for a Heat Pump Repair

In Show Low you rely on your heat pump to keep you warm throughout the winter. If it’s been a while since you had a regular maintenance appointment for your heat pump, you could be needing a heat pump repair visit any day. Guaranteeing that you schedule regular maintenance service will help keep your heat pump functioning properly and identify any problems that may need work before they get worse. But you can look for issues too. We’ve assembled some signs for you to search for. The quicker you can call for a heat pump repair, the better. Call in an expert, like Rim Country Mechanical, Inc., if you see any of these signs:

  1. Your heat pump is stuck in either heating mode or cooling mode. Your heat pump is able to cool your house when it’s warm by shifting refrigerant through the interior evaporator coil. When it’s time to heat your home, it reverses the route and shifts refrigerant to the outside evaporator coil. If your heat pump is stuck in one mode, it may be time call in a pro to investigate why.
  2. Your heat pump is not evenly heating or cooling your home. Ensure that your registers are all exposed and unrestricted. If the problem keeps up, call in a pro to see why your system is crashing or out of stability.
  3. Your blower doesn’t seem to be operating properly. Is it operating enough? Is it operating all the time? Is the air blowing through as liberally as it should, or does it seem feeble? Symptoms related to your blower could signify a bit of a problem with your air filter or the interior blower.
  4. Your heat pump isn’t cycling as it normally does. If your heat pump is switching on and off too regularly, it may be overheating. This could be a straightforward fix, like swapping a blocked filter or recalibrating your thermostat. It could also imply a fault in your thermostat or your blower.
  5. Your heat pump is loud. If your heat pump starts running noisily or generating noises you’re not used to hearing, there could be an issue.

Now that you’ve read these indicators, you’ll know when you need to schedule heat pump repair. Call Rim Country Mechanical, Inc. at 928-537-1803 or use our online scheduler when you need to arrange repairs or routine maintenance.