Area Heating & Cooling, Inc. Blog: Archive for the ‘Heat Pumps’ Category

Why Heat Pumps Need Preventative Maintenance Twice a Year

Monday, January 21st, 2019

Admit it, sometimes you hear people encouraging biannual maintenance services and you brush them off. Why should you get maintenance if you don’t see anything wrong with your heat pump? Well, your heat pump won’t always show signs of distress before it gives out. Biannual maintenance is great because you can spot any problems on the horizon before they’re wreaking havoc on your system and disrupting the comfort of your home.

Here at Area Heating & Cooling, we can provide you with the best preventative maintenance services in the area. We have a great maintenance plan that you can enroll in too if you’re the type to forget about scheduling these services. If you need heat pump repair or maintenance in Vancouver, WA then make sure to contact our team today.

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Why is My Heat Pump Not Cooling?

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Heat-PumpWe’re getting pretty close to the start of heating season, but we may still have some warmer days between now and when the temperature starts to seriously drop. If you’ve tried to use your heat pump to cool your home a bit in the last couple weeks, and it was having trouble cooling properly, you may be wondering why. The best way to find out what’s wrong with your heat pump, and get it fixed, is to have a professional technician examine it for you. While you’re waiting for your technician to arrive, though, check out some of the more common reasons why your heat pump might be malfunctioning.

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The Benefits of Installing a Ductless Mini Split

Monday, June 25th, 2018

DuctlessAre you in the market for a new air conditioning system this summer? If so, you’re in luck! There are a ton of different options available to homeowners looking for a new air conditioning system, each suited to a different set of individual circumstances.

If you’re not sure which air conditioner is best for your needs, we highly recommend that you consult with a professional in person before making any decisions about which one to install. Still, there’s no harm in learning a bit more about each different option before you do that. With that in mind, let’s take a look at how a ductless mini split could benefit you this summer.

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Get the Best of Both Worlds with a Dual Fuel Heating System!

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

furnace-techHeat pumps are quite popular among homeowners across the country, due to their ability to provide both heating and air conditioning functions. While this does save quite a bit of money on monthly climate control costs, it does introduce a number of factors that you need to consider in colder climates like Vancouver. Fortunately, there is a way to get all the benefits of using a heat pump with none of the drawbacks: a dual fuel heating system!

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Want to Know How a Ductless Mini Split Can Benefit You?

Monday, March 19th, 2018

DuctlessIf you’re looking for a new air conditioner before summer starts, you have a lot of different options to choose from. You probably have several different system types that could cool your home just fine. You shouldn’t just pick the first system you find that could work, though. You should try and find a system that provides the most benefits while meeting your unique cooling needs, which means you’re going to need to look a bit more closely at your various options. Have a look below at ductless mini splits, and the advantages they have to offer.

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How Your Heat Pump is Affected by Cold Weather

Monday, March 5th, 2018

Winter-HomeWe’ve got a fair amount of cold weather left in the season before the days start to warm up, which means you’re probably still using your heater on a regular basis.

If you have a heat pump installed in your home, there are a couple of different things that you should know about how the system operates in cold weather. If you’re lucky, you won’t have to deal with any of these issues. Still, it’s a good idea to know about them, so you can act quickly in-case one of them happens.

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Why Your Heat Pump May Not be Heating Properly

Monday, December 25th, 2017

heat-pump-repairThe middle of winter is a pretty horrible time to have your heating system malfunction. It’s also the time when that is most likely to happen, due to the added strain put on the system by regular use. If your heat pump is not heating your home properly, there might be any one of a half-dozen different reasons why. Have a look at a few of the most common reasons below, and what you can do about them.

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Should I Install a Heat Pump?

Monday, December 11th, 2017

heat pumpAre you in the market for a new heating system to keep your home comfortable this winter? If so, you have a lot of options available to choose from. Each heating system type is suited to a different set of individual circumstances. That’s why you should carefully consider the benefits of each type before you make a decision on which one to install in your home. Have a look at how a heat pump operates, and what it can do for you if you install one this winter.

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