Premier Heating & Air Blog: Posts Tagged ‘McDonough’

A Heat Pump That Won’t Heat: What’s Going On?

Monday, January 4th, 2021
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A heat pump is one of the easiest HVAC systems to control. When you want to change from cooling mode to heating mode, all you have to do is set the thermostat temperature lower than the current temperature of the house. This signals the heat pump to change the direction it circulates its refrigerant, and this switches it over to begin moving heat into the house. The heat pump doesn’t operate much differently in the two modes (it’s still evaporating refrigerant in one coil and condensing it in the other), so it’s an easy change to make.

Except right now, for some reason, that change hasn’t happened for your house, even though it’s the season for it. If you have a heat pump that isn’t sending out heat or is actually sending out cold air, you may have a problem that requires heating repairs in McDonough, GA. Let’s take a closer look at the possible causes.

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Your Ducts May Need to Be Sealed Before Winter

Monday, October 26th, 2020
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Have you prepared your home heating system for winter? It’s not difficult to do—you only have to call a McDonough, GA, HVAC contractor to arrange for heating maintenance. We recently wrote about our excellent HVAC maintenance program and its benefits. It’s the best place to start for better and more energy-efficient comfort for your home this coming winter. 

This isn’t the only task your friendly local HVAC contractor can help you with for winter preparations. You may not realize it, but the ductwork in your house might have holes and gaps letting air escape from them. Leaky air ducts are a major problem for any home, but professionals can fix them with duct sealing services. If your house has leaky air ducts, we strongly recommend you schedule duct sealing before winter weather arrives.

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