Heat Pump Replacement
Because heat pumps are used constantly throughout the year for both heating and cooling, it’s important to always stay on top of regular maintenance. Missed maintenance can quickly lead to issues within your heat pump that require expensive repairs. But, there’s a big difference between extra repairs and a complete replacement, but replacement will eventually be necessary if problems go ignored for extended periods of time.
Call DB Heating & Cooling today if you think repairing your heat pump is getting so expensive that it may just be time to replace your system. We offer complete heat pump replacement services throughout the Bergen County area and we’ll help you select the system that will work best in your home. After discussing your options and settling on a system, we’ll have it in place as quickly as possible so you can get back to your daily life in your comfortable, temperature controlled home.
When to Replace Your Heat Pump
For the average homeowner, it isn’t easy to tell if a heat pump is on its last legs and needs to be replaced. Major appliance repairs come with the territory of home ownership, but at a certain point, when you are calling in a professional every three or four weeks to replace yet another part that has broken or stopped working on your heat pump, it may be time to start considering options beyond repair.
There are a number of specific things to keep an eye out for. The first is a drop in capacity. Your heat pump should be able to handle all of your cooling needs in the summer and the bulk of your heating needs in the winter. So, when you find your system unable to keep you comfortable on the hottest or coldest of days or if your energy bills suddenly start to spike to keep the system operational at full capacity, it is likely due to a problem in your heat pump.
When that happens, you should have it inspected right away. Sometimes, it may just be that your heat pump needs filter maintenance or your air handler is a little dirty. But if it happens regularly or you simply can’t get it back to 100% efficiency, it may be time to consider replacement.
Heat Pump Energy Efficiency
One of the most common reasons to seek a replacement for your heat pump is when it simply costs too much to operate. In the last decade, energy efficiency in heat pumps has increased dramatically. If your system is more than 10 years old, a brand new mid–range model might serve to provide significant energy savings over the one you have now.
If that is the case, you may want to invest in a new system now rather than waiting for your old one to completely breakdown. Either way, a professional can help you determine what the most cost effective option is.
To learn more about heat pump replacement and the effect it can have on your current heating and cooling bills, call DB Heating & Cooling and talk with one of our heating and cooling experts. We can analyze your current system, determine the cost savings you’ll gain from a new system and tell you whether or not it’s in your best interests to replace at this point.
We offer heat pump services to customers across the Bergen County, NJ area, from installation and maintenance to emergency service and replacement. Whether you’re certain that you’re ready to have your system replaced or you’re just concerned about potential issues with your existing system, call us today to talk to an expert who can analyze your situation and provide professional guidance.