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Brrrr! I’ve Got a Brrrroken Heat Pump!

cold-temperature-readingThe heat pump is one of the most useful systems you can ever invest in for your home. It does the task of keeping your home cool during the hot Texas summers, and it keeps you warm and toasty during the cold winter nights.

Its ability to work in the summer and winter to keep you comfortable also means it is the most overworked system in your home. Regular central ACs can work hard in the summer and get a break in winters, but your heat pump has to work throughout the year.

If you’ve got a heat pump that is starting to break down, you need to call us immediately for heating repair in Schertz, TX.

Signs You Need Immediate Heat Pump Repairs

Not sure whether your heater needs immediate repairs? Here are some of the signs that could point you in the right direction.

High Energy Bills

If your energy bills are going sky-high despite your usage being the same as before, there’s a chance it could be your heat pump beginning to break down. When there is something wrong with your heat pump, it can become more inefficient. It means that your heat pump has to work harder to provide you with ideal indoor temperatures. However, this puts more strain on the unit, and it increases your utility bills.

Improper Airflow

Another reason your heat pump might need immediate repairs is poor airflow. Several problems could cause poor airflow. It is possible that you just need to replace the air filter in your heat pump because it’s clogged up with dirt. If that doesn’t solve the problem, it could be a wide range of possible problems that are best left to the experts.

Strange Noises

A heat pump makes a steady humming noise when it is running. If the humming noise is accompanied by rattling, screeching, clanking, or banging noises, you should turn off your heat pump immediately and call in a professional. These strange noises could be coming from mechanical problems that can get worse if you keep running the heat pump without fixing it.

Weird Smells

If your heat pump is giving out weird smells from the vents, it requires immediate repairs. Musty smells are a sign that there is potentially mold forming somewhere inside your ductwork or unit. Another smell you should be aware of is the burning smell of plastic.

If you smell any of these, you should not waste any time in calling a professional to fix it for you before things get worse.

Call a Professional for Heating Repair

If your heat pump is broken, you need to take immediate steps to repair the problem. Sometimes the heat pump may work properly, but it leaves signs indicating a potential problem. Ignoring the heat pump issues can result in further damage to the system and more expensive repairs. You need to address the problem today, and that’s what we’re here for at Riteway Service Company.

Schedule service with Riteway Service Company today!

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