Sierra Pacific Home & Comfort, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘heat pump repair’

Why Isn’t My Heat Pump Switching Modes?

Monday, January 23rd, 2023
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Your heat pump does two jobs: cooling and heating. But what happens when it doesn’t know when to quit the first one? Your heat pump is stuck in frigid limbo and it won’t switch over even though it’s cold outside.

That’s a pretty big problem. It will most likely require heat pump repair in Rancho Cordova, CA, but before you make that call, it’s important to know what you’re up against and why your heat pump is doing this in the first place. Let’s talk about that.

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How to Tell if Your Heat Pump Needs Repair

Monday, October 17th, 2022
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Nothing feels quite as upsetting as your home comfort being interrupted out of nowhere. If your home heat isn’t quite right and you’re concerned about your heat pump, this quick guide on diagnosing the problem will help. Let’s find out if your heat pump is okay, or if you need to call for heat pump repair Sacramento, CA residents trust.

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“Why Is My Heat Pump Stuck in Cooling Mode?”

Monday, December 14th, 2020
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It may not get as bone-chillingly cold here as it does in other parts of the country, but that doesn’t mean that we don’t need our heaters to work effectively and efficiently when it does get cold. Without a reliable heater, it can get pretty dang uncomfortable. So, if you have a heat pump and all it’s doing is blowing out cold air, you will probably be pretty concerned!

The first thing to check if this occurs is the thermostat. Is it actually set in heating mode? This may seem obvious, but there is always at least a small chance that a family member switched it back over because they preferred a different temperature than you did. Assuming that you’ve checked this though, and the heat pump is still blowing cold air even though the thermostat indicates you switched it to heating mode, then it probably means your heat pump is stuck. But how does this occur? Read on!

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When Good Heat Pumps Go Bad

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

scared-womanHeat pumps are reliable systems with tons of benefits. They can operate as either an air conditioner or a heater, making them a growing favorite of homeowners across the nation. They’re also one of the most efficient HVAC systems on the market, saving hundreds of dollars in operational costs.

It’s almost enough to make you think they can do no wrong … But sometimes, those innocent heat pumps can get into serious trouble.

Now, don’t get us wrong—we love heat pumps as much as any other HVAC contractor in Rocklin, CA. And while we don’t actually believe your heat pump will rebel against you, we also won’t pretend they don’t have some common problems (no heating system is 100% perfect!). A few of these problems, and what you should do about them, are listed below.

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