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Heat Pump Issues to Watch For

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.

Dropping Output

Falling heating output can occur in a heat pump for any number of reasons. It’s possible that the air filter is clogged, which would prevent the system from circulating enough air. You may have an issue with the thermostat, or a refrigerant leak, or any one of a dozen other issues that can affect the output of the system. Regardless of the cause, though, dropping output is not a good sign. Make sure that you call for repairs as soon as you notice this symptom.

Unusual Noises

If you’ve had your heat pump for a while, you know what it’s supposed to sound like while it’s running. If the system starts to make any strange noises while it’s operating, you should have a professional examine it as soon as possible. Odd noises could indicate a wide range of problems, from mild to severe. You won’t know what’s wrong with your system until you have a professional take a look at it, though, so make sure you have it done sooner rather than later.

If you think that your heat pump needs professional repair services, contact us today to schedule an appointment with one of our expert technicians. We’ll restore your system to proper shape.

Sunset Air offers comprehensive heat pump repair services in Puyallup, WA. 

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