Heat pumps are machines that transport heat from one position to another using electricity or other energy sources. Unlike other heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems, heat pumps do not always generate heat. Instead, their main goal is to transfer heat to maintain the temperatures in the pump without consuming excessive amounts of energy. Considering the value of heat pumps, it is important that they are cleaned and maintained regularly. After all, waiting until they show signs of failure before cleaning them can cost you a lot more than just washing and maintaining them frequently.
Heat Pump Cleaning and Maintenance
It would be best to clean a heat pump’s condenser coil repeatedly, as it is a vital part. Maximum heat transfer, economical energy consumption, good indoor comfort and air quality, and extended service life can all be achieved with clean condenser coils. When cleaning the condenser coils, make sure the heat pump is switched off completely. Remove any impediments from the area around the condenser as well. After disassembling the condenser coils, clean them using a condenser coil cleaner or a water and soap solution. If you notice any bent condenser fins, use a fin comb to straighten them out. Once it has been washed and dried, you must reinstall the top grille and heat pump cover. Apart from the condenser coils, you should clean the vents and change the system air filter after 1 to 2 months.
Heat Pump Repairs and Services
When you hire a professional to do routine checks, repairs, and preventative maintenance on your heat pump, you can expect to receive hot water heater service that will considerably enhance its condition. The overall examination of the heat pump would be one of the first services they would do. Leaks, damages, dust, and other flaws are checked on filters, ducts, blowers, cables, indoor coil, bearings, motors and other components. They will begin repairing the heat pump when they have analysed everything that is wrong with it.
Our technician will clean the drain pan and indoor coil, clean and flush the drain line to sealing any duct leaks, replace damaged wirings, repair refrigerant leaks, and seal lubricates motors and bearings. Finally, evaluate the belts, condition system discharge pressure, thermostat, and so much more.
These are just a few of the repairs and services you can expect when a professional inspects your heat pump. Don’t hesitate to contact Ipswich Hot Water today if your heat pump requires repairs or maintenance.