Service King Plumbing & HVAC Blog : Archive for August, 2015

Why Your Heat Pump Has Ice on It

Monday, August 31st, 2015

If you are using a heat pump to keep your home cool this summer, you might notice ice forming on the inside coil. This is not a good sign, and it should be repaired as soon as possible. Ice on the heat pump coil is an indication that the evaporator coil has malfunctioned, and if the cause isn’t addressed it could pose a serious threat to the system. Let’s examine why this happens, and what you should do if you notice it. (more…)

Common Ductless Air Conditioning Issues

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Ductless air conditioning systems are just as vulnerable to issues as any other climate control system. As with those other systems, ductless air conditioning problems tend to be progressive. The longer the problem is allowed to progress, the worse it is liable to get. For that reason, it pays to call for repairs as soon as you notice an issue with your ductless air conditioner. Let’s take a look at some of the symptoms that indicate your ductless system is having issues. (more…)

Signs That You Need to Replace Your Ductless Air Conditioner

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Ductless air conditioners, like all systems, have a limited lifespan. No matter how well you take care of them, they will eventually need to be replaced. What is important is that you recognize the signs that your ductless system is reaching the end of its lifespan. You don’t want to have your first warning sign be when your system gives out on a hot day. Read on to have a look at some of the more common signs that you need to replace your ductless air conditioner. (more…)

The Benefits of Annual Pipeline Inspection

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

One of the most frustrating things about plumbing issues is how incredibly difficult they are to detect. Barring a pluming emergency, like a pipe rupture, most plumbing problems are impossible to detect without directly examining the pipes. This gives them plenty of time to cause damage to both the plumbing and the surrounding area before being discovered, easily costing you thousands of dollars to repair. In order to prevent this from happening, you should have your plumbing pipes inspected at least once a year. Read on to find out more about the pipeline inspection process, and what can happen if you neglect it. (more…)