Touchstone Heating & Air Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Heat Pumps’

Odors From Your Heat Pump? Here’s What to Do

Monday, February 19th, 2024

The air blowing out of your heat pump should never produce an odor. If it does, that’s a major red flag that something is wrong inside of the unit. You should never ignore bad odors coming from your heat pump, even if they seem relatively minor.

Bad odors are usually a sign that you need heat pump repair in Lake City, FL. You can keep reading to learn more about some of the more common odors that may come from your heat pump and what they mean. If you notice any of them, give us a call to schedule a service appointment at your earliest convenience. 

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4 Things You Should Know About a Heat Pump

Monday, March 26th, 2018

sun-and-snowflake-badgeThe heat pump has become a popular home comfort installation in Florida because it’s a fantastic fit for our weather. A heat pump works as both an air conditioner and a heater: its cooling mode is powerful enough to overcome hot Florida summers, the heating mode is efficient and energy-saving for the mild winters. For many homeowners, having their year-round comfort taken care of with a single installation is a huge benefit!

Heat pumps are new to many people, so we’d like to share four important facts about them with you. If you want to know more, or you’re ready to schedule installation for a heat pump in Lake City, FL or elsewhere in North Central Florida, get in touch with a member of our team.

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Beware These Weird Heat Pump Noises

Monday, September 5th, 2016

An important part of keeping your heat pump in good condition is calling for repairs as soon as you notice a problem. The faster you can identify a problem, the faster you can get it fixed and the more damage you will prevent. One of the easiest ways to tell if your heat pump is in trouble is to listen for strange noises coming from the system. Read on to find out more about some of the more common heat pump noises you should listen for.

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Do I Need a New Heat Pump?

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Summer is here, and you’re going to want to make sure that your heat pump system is ready to keep you cool for the next few months. If your system is not up to the task, now is the time to replace it. You don’t want your heat pump system to break down on you in the middle of summer, right? Read on for some of the signs that you need to install a new heat pump before summer gets into full swing.

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The Benefits of Heat Pump Installation

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Summer is not far off now, and it’s time to get your home ready for the hottest months of the year. If you’re in the market for a new air conditioning system, you should consider the benefits of installing a heat pump. Though it may seem like it’s little more than a traditional air conditioner at first, a heat pump actually offers some unique benefits. Let’s take a look at some of those benefits now.

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Why Your Heat Pump Needs Maintenance Twice a Year

Monday, September 14th, 2015

With summer ending soon, many homeowners are getting ready to turn off their air conditioners for the year. If you have a heat pump, though, you’re probably going to continue using it throughout the winter. Heat pumps are well known for their ability to provide both heating and cooling functions. While this is quite convenient for homeowners who use them, it also means that they require different treatment from more traditional climate control systems. Let’s look at why your heat pump needs preventive maintenance at least twice a year.

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How Often do I Need to Replace My Geothermal System?

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

Considering how much of a financial investment climate control systems are, it’s only fair to want to know how long your system is going to last. Geothermal systems are a bit harder to gauge than other systems, due to their unique construction. However, there are still a few easy ways to tell whether or not you need to replace your geothermal system. Let’s take a look at some of those ways now.

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Don’t Forget to Schedule Heat Pump Maintenance This Summer

Monday, July 27th, 2015

One of the greatest advantages of installing a heat pump in your home is the ability to use it for both heating and cooling. However, this also doubles the amount of stress on the system. Therefore, summer maintenance is doubly important for heat pump systems. Read on for more information about heat pump maintenance, and why you should schedule it for your heat pump this summer.

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3 Signs That Your Heat Pump Needs Replacing

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Heat pumps are great systems for keeping your home comfortable all year round. However, they don’t last forever. Time and normal use will eventually wear out your heat pump, and when that happens you need to have it replaced. You probably don’t want your heat pump to die on you in the middle of a hot summer day, so it’s a good idea to know some of the more obvious signs that your system is failing. That way, you can get it replaced without a lapse in climate control. Let’s examine some of the more common signs.

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Heat Pump Problems You Should Know

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

As the summer season gets into full swing, most of us are going to be relying on our cooling systems to keep us comfortable on a daily basis. That includes heat pump users, a rapidly growing demographic in the home HVAC market. While heat pumps are great systems for keeping comfortable all year round, they are not perfect. There are still problems that can affect them, and if you’re a heat pump owner you should know what they are. Let’s take a closer look at the problems you’re likely to run into during this summer.

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