Heat Pump Service in Elk Grove Village and the Surrounding Areas
Heat pumps work exactly like our air conditioners when it’s cold outside. If your family uses a heat pump as your heating system then just like any HVAC equipment it needs to be maintained annually. When we neglect the annual maintenance of our heat pumps, we can run into these common problems:
If you’re feeling like you aren’t getting enough heat, there could me a few things wrong with your system. A low refrigerant charge, as well as a blockage in your airflow could be the issue.
The Air Blowing Into My House is Too Cold
This one could indicate a serious issue with your heat pump. If you feel the air blowing in your system is too cold, an inspection would be recommended.
My Energy Bills are Just Getting Higher
Often times we have customers who say their bill keeps going up and up. It turns out that most of the time, this is due to a faulty or incorrectly installed thermostat. If you’ve recently installed an aftermarket thermostat, make sure that it has been installed correctly before calling.
Not Operating in Heating Mode
There could be a variety of issues you’re your system if this is occurring. A compressor failure, pressure lockouts (high or low) or a stuck reversing valve can be the root problem, and all three will require service.
This could be considered a heating emergency depending on the severity of the freeze. It is common for your heat pump to cycle through freezing and defrosting cycles during the winter, but if your heat pump is not defrosting at all, please call for help immediately.
Expert Heat Pump Repair
Your heat pump isn’t likely to have many moving parts, so they are often a fairly low-maintenance component of your overall system, but when there is an issue, it can be very important that you take steps to fix it immediately. Even if you’re only experiencing a small issue, keep in mind that these very likely can lead to much larger headaches in the near future. It’s always a good idea to give us a call if you suspect something, no matter how minor you may think it is. Doing so will ensure that you don’t let far more serious issues creep up on you when you need your system most.