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The Most Common Repairs On Heat Pumps

Keeping Your Heating System In Tip-Top Shape

After installing a heat pump for your home, you may be excited to get your cost-effective and environmental benefits. However, improper installation and wear and tear can contribute to your system malfunctioning over time. If you’re tired of your unreliable heat pump, there is a lot you can do to get your efficiency back to where it needs to be.

At Brown Heating, Cooling & Plumbing, we have all the home services experience you need to keep your house comfortable! It can be difficult to manage temperature when your climate control system gives out on you. That’s why we have the resources you need for the most common problems with your heat pumps, as well as the experience to handle them right away!

The Most Common Heat Pump Problems

Some of the most common heat pump issues come from faulty components or wear and tear due to overuse. Luckily, this means that most of these issues are easy to address with proper maintenance and inspection by a qualified HVAC technician. Here are the three most common problems that heat pump owners come across.

Heat Pump Doesn’t Cool

If your heat pump has stopped cooling your home, there could be a lot of reasons why. One reason is a low refrigerant level, hampering the heat exchange process that regulates the temperature in your home. Another possible cause of a lack of cooling is a malfunctioning compressor, which is the heart of the heat pump system.

If the parts of your heat pump are failing individually, your heat pump won’t be able to properly cool down your home. Before you call a technician, make sure the problem isn’t caused by furniture blocking vents or clogged air filters.

Heat Pump Runs All Of The Time

This problem can be hard to catch at first, but can be truly annoying for homeowners to have to deal with. Inadequate insulation in your home is an understated cause, which can lead to significant heat loss over time. This makes it easy for your heat pump to overcompensate, running constantly to regulate the indoor temperature.

This can also occur with improper heat pump sizing. Smaller heat pumps will have to run constantly to accommodate the amount of space that it has provided, which will cost you more in usage over time. Reach out to our team for professional heat pump replacement — our team will install the right size system for your Birmingham home.

Heat Pump Keeps Turning Off

There are several reasons that your heat pump may continuously turn off. The most common cause is a malfunctioning thermostat. The inaccurate temperature readings or faulty controls cause the heat pump to shut down prematurely, meaning that you don’t get the temperature control that you need.

However, a faulty thermostat isn’t the only thing that can cause this, even if it is the most common. Problems with the pressure switches or sensors that monitor system conditions can cause the heat pump to turn off at random points, which can be extremely inconvenient. Routine maintenance and inspections can help ensure your system runs efficiently throughout its lifespan.

Get Quality HVAC Help Today in Birmingham, Alabama!

Trying to find the best HVAC technicians in your area is easy with Brown Heating, Cooling & Plumbing! Offering stress-free service calls and installations, you can be sure that you’re hiring the right team for all of your home service needs.

With over 60 years of experience, you can be sure that we can tackle any HVAC or plumbing problems that you may have. We prioritize your comfort first, making sure that you feel comfortable calling us any time you have a home services issue. Call today to get quality HVAC help in Birmingham, Alabama!

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