Service King Plumbing & HVAC Blog : Archive for the ‘Heat Pumps’ Category

Watch Out for These Heat Pump Problems During Winter

Monday, December 14th, 2015

One of the biggest advantages associated with heat pumps, and the reason that most homeowners install them in their homes, is that they can act as both heating and air conditioning systems. This makes them quite valuable, but it also means that they have a number of unique problems that you should be aware of. If you are using a heat pump to stay warm this winter, read on for some of the problems you need to watch for. (more…)

The Benefits of Installing a Heat Pump for Winter

Monday, November 9th, 2015

Winter is almost here, which means that it is time to get your home heating situation in order. If your current home heating system isn’t up to the task of keeping you warm through another winter, then time has come to replace it with a new one. If you are in the market for a new heating system, consider installing a heat pump. Heat pumps have a wide range of unique advantages to offer compared to other systems. Let’s take a closer look at heat pumps, and what they can do for you. (more…)

Why You Need Heat Pump Maintenance This Fall

Monday, September 21st, 2015

For most people, the end of summer means that they can turn off their air conditioners for the year and get ready to use their heaters on a regular basis. If you’re one of the many homeowners who uses a heat pump, though, then you’re going to be using that heat pump all year long. This has a number of implications, not the least of which is that the heat pump needs more maintenance. Read on to find out why your heat pump needs maintenance this fall. (more…)

Signs That You Need a New Heat Pump

Monday, September 7th, 2015

Heat pumps are sturdy systems, but they aren’t invincible. No matter how well you take care of it, sooner or later you’ll need to replace your heat pump system. It’s important that you be able to recognize the signs that your heat pump is failing, so that you can replace it before it fails completely. After all, you don’t want your heat pump to fail on you in the middle of a hot day. So let’s take a look at some of the signs that you need a new heat pump. (more…)

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…)

Why You Should Consider Installing a Heat Pump

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Air conditioning is a pretty hot topic during the summer, if you’ll pardon the pun. As popular as central air conditioning is, though, it’s far from the only option you have available for home cooling. Take heat pumps, for example. These systems have been around for a long time, but are finally starting to grow in popularity as people realize the incredible benefits that they provide. Read on for a closer look at those benefits. (more…)