Magnolia Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Heat Pump Repair’

3 Indications You Need a New Heat Pump

Monday, June 12th, 2017

heat-pump-cashSummer is the time of year when air conditioners and heat pumps are most likely to develop problems, due to the added strain put on them. It’s also when heat pumps are most likely to break down, especially if they’re older. If your heat pump is too worn down to get you through another summer, you should replace it now. Otherwise, you run the risk of having your system break down on you in the middle of the hottest season of the year. Have a look at three common indications that you should install a new heat pump, before we get too deep into the summer season. 

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The Problem with Heat Pump Ice

Monday, August 1st, 2016

If you notice ice forming on your heat pump this summer, you shouldn’t ignore it. Heat pump ice is not an indication that the system is cooling properly, though many homeowners seem to think that. Rather, it means that your heat pump is experiencing a problem which could cause the entire system to break down. Let’s take a look at why this happens, and what it can lead to.

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When Ice on Your Heat Pump is a Problem

Monday, December 14th, 2015

Have you noticed ice forming on your heat pump while it’s operating? If so, don’t worry. At least, not yet. The outside of the heat pump icing over is a pretty common thing during the winter, especially in colder environments. Under certain circumstances, however, it can certainly become a problem. Read on to find out why your heat pump ices over some days, and when you should call for repairs.

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