Maintenance services are required for almost every appliance in the home. While some of these appliances can be easily serviced using a DIY technique that you can easily read up, online, others such as the heat pump may require the attention of a professional technician like those at HVAC SPECIALIST.
Residential heat pumps typically work by extracting and transferring warm air from one location to another – expelling the hot air from your home, to the outdoor environment, during the warm months. And the reverse in the winter months, until the desired internal temperature is achieved in each case.
These make the heat pumps some of the most energy-efficient and environmentally friendly HVAC systems on the market. And like any home appliance, regular maintenance checks, and repair is required.
BASIC DIY MAINTENANCE THAT YOU CAN YOU PERFORM
Servicing a heat pump can be quite technical. But there are still a few DIY servicing that you can apply before calling in the professional:
Any other perceived heat pump maintenance service or repair should be left to a professional.
RECOMMENDED REGULAR MAINTENANCE SERVICE BY A HEAT PUMP PROFESSIONAL
While the DIY may get some maintenance job done for you, there are other maintenance tasks that may require a professional expertise. They include:
Annual Maintenance Servicing: The condensate drains need to be flushed in order to remove any debris. Your heat pump’s refrigerant levels also need periodic checks. These two need to be checked regularly by a professional to help reduce the possible need for emergency repairs in the future.
Lubrication: The residential heat pump is a complex system, and having a professional do a regular check and lubrication service is a great way to minimize unexpected faults or emergency repairs.
Cleaning the heat coils: You will certainly need a professional to help disconnect your heat pump from its power source, before checking its coils.
Common indicators that a professional heat pump technician is required…
There are a vast number of indicators that may signal your need for a professional heat pump technician or repairer. The most pronounced of these indicators being a system failure or inadequate or poor temperature regulation. Others include:
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Do not hesitate to contact us at HVAC SPECIALISTS if you ever notice any of the aforementioned signs with your heat pump, and we will immediately send a professional HVAC technician your way.
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