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Heat Pump Maintenance Tips

May 19, 2021
Heat Pump Maintenance Tips

Most of us tend to take our heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems for granted. As long as they are working, it’s easy to go on day after day without thinking about them. But, like most other things, taking care of your HVAC system through regular maintenance is critical to keeping it in good working order.

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Why Is My Heat Pump Freezing Up?

January 31, 2021
Frustrated male employee discussing contract details over the phone. He is looking at documents in his laptop, holding phone, fling arms in an angry gesture, trying to find solution.

Our team at Adams Heating & Cooling regularly gets calls about frozen heat pumps. Though common, a heat pump freeze-up usually means your system’s components are not working correctly. Sometimes you can fix it yourself. But oftentimes, you will need to call a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) professional, like us, as the problem may require a part replacement or complex repair.

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Heat Pump Versus Furnace

November 23, 2020
hand adjusting thermostat, Heat Pump Versus Furnace

Looking to install a new heater in your Cincinnati home? Your two most popular choices are a heat pump and a furnace. Each one has advantages and disadvantages when compared to the other.

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Transitioning Your Heat Pump

March 20, 2020
An outdoor heat pump by a home representing how you should focus on transitioning it.

One reason Ohio homeowners love heat pumps is they function as an all-in-one unit. Instead of purchasing and maintaining a separate furnace and air conditioning system, you can simply transition your heat pump from the heat setting to the cooling setting and vice versa as seasons warrant.  Our Adams Heating & Cooling team wants you…

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Heat Pump or Air Conditioner — Which is Right for You?

April 29, 2019
Heat Pump or Air Conditioner — Which is Right for You?

There are a number of things to consider when choosing whether to install a heat pump or a traditional AC/furnace system in your Anderson Township home…

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Should You Invest In A Heat Pump Or An Air Conditioner?

March 11, 2019
Should You Invest In A Heat Pump Or An Air Conditioner?

There are a number of things to consider when choosing whether to install a heat pump or a traditional AC/furnace system in your Anderson Township home…

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How Can I Get My Heat Pump to Last Longer?

February 11, 2019
How Can I Get My Heat Pump to Last Longer?

Caring for your heat pump requires diligence but is quite manageable if you get into the habit of it. It’s often easier if you break them down into tasks…

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Why Is My Heat Pump Turning On and Off Frequently?

December 12, 2018
Why Is My Heat Pump Turning On and Off Frequently?

Homeowners generally favor heat pumps for their efficiency. However, internal errors can cause them to run extremely inefficiently. When your unit turns on and off continuously, this can drive up your energy bill significantly and damage its parts, leading to both repairs and part replacements. This phenomenon is known as short cycling. When a heat pump short…

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How Do I Know When to Use My Heat Pump’s Auxiliary Heat?

January 9, 2018
How Do I Know When to Use My Heat Pump’s Auxiliary Heat?

How do I know if I’m using my heat pump’s auxiliary electric heat all the time and costing myself a lot of extra money?

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Air Conditioner vs. Heat Pump

July 3, 2017
Air Conditioner vs. Heat Pump

What is the difference between an air conditioner and a heat pump? Read more from Adams Heating & Cooling to find out.

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