Douglas Cooling & Heating Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Heat Pump Repair’

Why Won’t My Heat Pump Switch Modes?

Monday, August 14th, 2023

The best thing about a heat pump is its versatility. It’s not just an air conditioner. It can also keep your home cozy all winter! But if it gets stuck in a single mode, that versatility is lost.

And most of the year, in Alabama, a heat pump stuck in heating mode is a huge problem. If your heat pump keeps trying to heat your home and can’t switch to cooling, we can tell you exactly why and what can be done about it.

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5 Signs Your Heat Pump Need Repairs

Monday, June 6th, 2022

Heat pumps are well known for being highly effective and efficient at keeping your home comfortable. However, while these systems may offer some unique advantages, they aren’t infallible. Even heat pumps can run into trouble and that’s when you need a reliable technician to turn to for help.

Whenever you need expert heat pump service in Jefferson County, AL you can always come to Douglas Heating & Air Conditioning. We work with all types of air conditioners, heat pumps included. We want you to get any repairs you need quickly so you can get back to enjoying a comfortable home. Here are the warning signs to watch for that will alert you to when you need a repair for your heat pump.

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The Impact of a Clogged Condensate Drain

Monday, January 17th, 2022

Heat pump mini split systems are incredibly helpful for keeping homes in our area comfortable throughout the year. While these systems offer great benefits to their owners, they do also require expert care to continue doing what they do. No system can work effectively or efficiently forever and most systems will fail early without professional services. A heat pump is no different.

Loose parts and electrical issues aren’t the only repair issues that a heat pump may encounter though. Clogged condensate drains are a fairly common heat pump repair in Birmingham, AL that our team can help address. Here is what you need to know about clearing your heat pump’s condensate line.

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Is it a Bad Thing if My Heat Pump is Covered in Ice?

Monday, February 19th, 2018

heat-pump-repairThere are some symptoms that, when you notice them, should instantly that your system needs to be repaired. Some, however, are a bit trickier to diagnose at first glance. Heat pump ice, for example, could be nothing to worry about. Or, it could mean that your system is in dire need of repairs. If you see ice on the outdoor portion of your heat pump, and you’re not sure what to do about it, read on for more information.

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Why Your Heat Pump Isn’t Heating

Monday, November 27th, 2017

heat-pumpHeat pumps are just as prone to developing issues under the strain of winter use as any other heating system. This can manifest in a number of ways, but the most common is simply a loss of heating output. If your heat pump isn’t heating as well as it should be, there are a number of possible reasons why.

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Beware These Heat Pump Problems

Monday, October 17th, 2016

You’re going to be relying on your heat pump more and more often over the coming weeks and months, which means more wear and tear on the system. That equals more chances for problems to occur. If you want to keep your heat pump in good condition, you need to catch any and all problems as early as possible. Let’s take a look at some common heat pump problems, and what you should do about them.

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Call for Repairs if Your Heat Pump is Making These Noises

Monday, September 19th, 2016

Catching problems early is a big part of keeping any climate control system in good condition. The faster you can catch issues, the sooner you can get them repaired and the better off your system will be. If you’re using a heat pump to stay cool this summer, one of the best ways to monitor for issues is to listen for strange noises while the system is operating. Let’s go over some of the more common sounds that indicate a problem with your heat pump.

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Heat Pump Ice, and the Problems It Creates

Monday, June 13th, 2016

If you notice ice forming on your heat pump coil, you have a problem. Though ice may seem like an indication that the system is working as intended, it’s actually an indication of a serious issue that could cause a full breakdown. Let’s take a look at what causes a heat pump to ice over, and why it’s such a threat.

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Heat Pump Problems to be Aware of

Monday, March 28th, 2016

The days are starting to warm up, and that means more people are going to be relying on their various air conditioning systems to keep them cool on a regular basis. More use means more strain on the system, which leads to greater chances of problems developing. You should know what kinds of problems can develop with your air conditioner during this time of year, so that you can call for repairs as soon as you notice the symptoms. Read on to find out more about heat pump problems you may have to deal with this summer.

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