Before you run your heat pump for another summer in Virginia Beach, VA, you want to know if it can handle the workload. Perhaps it’s nearing the end of its lifespan, which can be anywhere from 15 to 20 years depending on how well you’ve cared for it. Besides old age, there are other signs that can tell you that you need a new heat pump.
Maybe your heat pump has been acting up lately. Last winter, did it struggle to produce warm air? Did it run for far too short a cycle, never warming the home adequately or equally throughout each room?
In that case, you know your heat pump needs professional attention. If you’ve already had the system repaired and it still malfunctions, then don’t put another cent into it; a new system will benefit you instead.
Repairs for an Old System
We mentioned the age of your heat pump as a determining factor. Take that and combine it with the latest repair jobs you’re facing. If the system needs a new motor or another expensive component, and if you find out that new component will only extend the system’s life for one more season or one more year, then a complete replacement may save you more in the long run.
Current Energy Bills
Your monthly bill can say a lot about your system; if it shoots up beyond the range you expect when heating or cooling season comes, then possibly the heat pump is overworking. That means it’s inefficient and ready for replacement.
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For a quality AC installation, simply contact Climatemakers. We proudly serve Virginia Beach and surrounding areas. We offer discounts and flexible financing on all installation jobs. From start to end, you’ll work with NATE-certified technicians with years of experience.
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