Sunset Air Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Heat Pump Repair’

Help! My Heat Pump Isn’t Blowing Hot Air

Monday, December 11th, 2023

Do you have a heat pump in your Olympia, WA home? If so, you’re likely very happy with its performance. A heat pump’s ability to work as both a heater and an air conditioner is quite impressive. That is, until the day when it stops functioning as the one thing you need it to be! 

When it’s cold outside and your heat pump isn’t blowing hot air, that’s a frustrating situation. You may be wondering what could possibly be the reason. There are several possibilities. From a faulty reversing valve to a clogged air filter, let’s go over the most common reasons why a heat pump would be unable to generate heat.

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3 Common Heat Pump Repairs and How to Avoid Them

Monday, August 21st, 2023

If you’ve converted to a heat pump after owning a central furnace or air conditioner, you’re undoubtedly happy with its performance. More and more homeowners are switching to these two-in-one systems with little regret about their decision. 

Although it may seem like your shiny new heat pump will never experience problems, it’s still a major HVAC system that needs routine maintenance and the occasional repair every now and then. Let’s go over some common heat pump repairs and what causes them so you can avoid the need for frequent heat pump repair.

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Why Does My Heat Pump Need Twice-a-Year Maintenance?

Monday, June 12th, 2023

When you suspect you need heat pump repair, you might be wondering if it’s because of “user error.” As a homeowner, there are certain things you can do that’ll help prevent your equipment from breaking down. 

You might be wondering why we’re talking about heat pump repairs in a blog about maintenance. It’s because the two are interconnected. Let’s take a look at why a heat pump needs bi-annual maintenance and how getting this important service done is something that’ll stave off repairs.

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“Help! My Heat Pump Is Blowing Out Cold Air in Winter”

Monday, February 10th, 2020

We may not get as bone-chillingly cold weather as other parts of the country do, but still, our winters pack quite the punch. And to get through these winters, we need powerful, reliable HVAC systems. If you’ve discovered that your heat pump is blowing out cold air, it’s obvious you have a problem, but what does it mean?

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Heat Pump Issues to Watch For

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

heat-pumpIf you’re using your heat pump to keep warm this winter, you need to keep an eye out for warning signs that the system is experiencing any issues. The demand on heating systems is a lot higher during the winter, which makes them more likely to develop problems of various kinds. If you want to prevent your heat pump from becoming damaged during the winter season, you should familiarize yourself with symptoms that indicate a problem. Have a look at some of the most common symptoms below.

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Why is My Heat Pump Stuck in Cooling Mode?

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

heat-pumpAre you using a heat pump to keep warm this winter? Are you trying to, but the system is not heating for some reason? If your heat pump appears to be stuck in cooling mode, it is likely due to a problem with the reversing valve. It should not be difficult for a professional to resolve the issue for you, but you should call for repairs as soon as you notice it. Read on to find out why.

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Why Your Heat Pump Output Is Dropping

Monday, August 28th, 2017

heat-pump-repairIt’s never fun to have your heat pump start to malfunction in the middle of a hot summer day. Yet, that is often exactly the time that heat pump problems tend to happen. Summer places more strain on cooling systems than any other time of year, which means a greater chance of various problems developing. One of the earliest signs that something is wrong with a heat pump is dropping output capacity. If your heat pump is not circulating as much cool air as it should, you should know some of the possible reasons why. Let’s check out a few of them below.

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Heat Pump Problems to Watch for This Summer

Monday, May 29th, 2017

heat-pumpYou really don’t want to have your heat pump break down on you in the middle of summer. At least, we assume you don’t. Part of keeping your heat pump in good condition over the next couple of months is going to be keeping an eye out for warning signs of a problem. Summer is the most stressful time of year for many climate control systems, which makes various issues much more likely to occur. Have a look at some of the common heat pump problems you should watch for this summer.

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Common Heat Pump Problems to Watch for This Summer

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Heat pumps develop problems, just like any other system. As you start to rely on your heat pump to keep cool this summer, the stress on the system will increase and it will become more likely for problems to occur. The faster you can identify problems with your heat pump, the faster you can get it repaired and the more damage you can prevent. Let’s take a look at some of the symptoms that indicate a problem with your heat pump.

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Why Is My Heat Pump Not Switching to Heating Mode?

Monday, February 29th, 2016

With a couple months of cooler weather still ahead, being able to heat your home is essential. So if your heat pump isn’t switching to heating mode, your initial instinct may be to panic. But don’t worry too much. If you are in need of heat pump repair services in Olympia, WA we are here to help.  In the meantime, read below to discover common reasons for this issue.

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