Aurora Plumbing Company Blog: Archive for the ‘Heat Pumps’ Category

“My Heat Pump is Leaking Refrigerant, Is That Bad?”

Monday, February 3rd, 2020

insulated-refrigerant-lineSimply put, you don’t want to be losing refrigerant from your heat pump. Heat pumps and other air conditioning systems are installed with a set amount of refrigerant in them, and it’s designed to last the entire lifespan of your system. So if you’re losing any, it means you have a leak that needs to be repaired.

For us, not only are heat pumps vital in the summer, but they’re essential in the winter. The refrigerant process is reversed this time of year to provide us with heat in our homes. If you have a refrigerant leak, you’re about to be unpleasantly surprised by an inoperable heating system.

“Should I really be that concerned? Can a refrigerant leak wait?” These are common questions we get, and we want to stress just why refrigerant leaks are such a big deal. So, read on as we uncover some refrigerant facts.

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Signs of Heat Pump Damage

Monday, January 16th, 2017

It’s only getting colder, and as it does you’re likely depending on your heat pump more and more often each day to keep you and your home comfortable. Increased demands mean more stress on the system, which also means there’s a larger chance that a problem will develop.

The sooner you catch an issue, the more damage you can prevent. Keep a watchful eye out for the following signs that your heat pump needs help.

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