Heat Pump Repairs and Installations

Thinking about installing a new heat pump in your home? Planning a heat pump replacement for your current system? Whatever the case may be, our kind and caring professionals will be happy to help with all your heat pump needs! At Blanton & Sons, we stand behind our workmanship and have the necessary training to handle both minor repairs and complete heat pump installations. 

Whether you’re interested in-ground or air-source heat pumps, you can count on us to get the job right the first time — leaving you with a reliable system that will provide you with cool or warm air when you need it the most!

Why Consider a Heat Pump Installation?

Heat pumps are renowned for their energy efficiency, making them a popular choice for heating and cooling. Unlike traditional HVAC systems that rely on burning natural gas to generate warmth or cool air, heat pumps transfer heat between the indoor and outdoor units using a refrigerant flow. This process allows them to save money on utility bills by harnessing existing warmth from the air or ground.

The seasonal energy efficiency ratio (SEER) measures the performance of heat pump systems, which demonstrates their ability to provide maximum efficiency. With reduced reliance on traditional energy sources, heat pumps contribute significantly to a greener and more

Heat pumps have much more flexible placement options than other HVAC appliances. During heat pump installation, an HVAC professional from our team can strategically position the indoor and outdoor units to optimize their performance.

This flexibility not only streamlines the installation process but also makes it possible to install a heat pump in spaces where traditional heating systems might be impractical. As such, their adaptability to different environments allows homeowners to customize their heat pump systems to meet specific needs and spatial constraints.

In addition to their energy efficiency and flexible placement, heat pumps also contribute to improved indoor air quality. This helps eliminate dust, allergens, and contaminants, which creates a healthier living environment in the process. The continuous circulation of air in a heat pump also prevents the stagnation of air and reduces the likelihood of mold growth.

It’s also worth noting that because heat pumps don’t need to use natural gas or propane to function, you won’t have to worry about potential carbon monoxide leaks. As such, heat pumps don’t just provide comfortable temperatures — they contribute to the overall well-being of occupants.

Compared to traditional HVAC appliances, heat pumps offer more consistent temperature regulation throughout the year. Traditional systems may struggle to maintain a constant temperature and create uneven heating or cooling or sudden spikes in warmth. Heat pumps, on the other hand, adjust their output to match the desired temperature — ensuring a steady flow of warm or cool air.

This consistency is especially beneficial during extreme weather conditions, as heat pumps can efficiently extract heat from the air even in colder temperatures. The ability to maintain a consistent indoor temperature not only enhances comfort but also reduces the strain on the home’s electrical system, leading to additional energy savings.


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Signs That Your Heat Pump Needs Repairs

Insufficient heating and cooling can be indicative of underlying problems that necessitate heat pump repairs. When a heat pump fails to provide the expected warmth or cool air, it may be a sign of issues such as refrigerant leaks or problems with the outdoor unit.

Neglecting these signs and failing to promptly schedule heat pump repair can result in increased labor costs and potentially more extensive damage. As such, timely and professional heat pump maintenance can prevent these problems and ensure that the heat pump operates at maximum efficiency and prolongs its lifespan.

Unusual sounds emanating from a heat pump should not be overlooked, as they often indicate the need for repairs. Clanking, hissing, or banging noises may be symptomatic of issues like refrigerant leaks or problems with the air handler.

Ignoring these sounds may lead to further damage and increased heat pump repair costs. Addressing these issues promptly through professional heat pump maintenance can prevent more extensive damage and preserve the longevity of your system.

Short cycling — where the heat pump turns on and off frequently — is a clear sign that something is wrong with your system. This behavior can be tied to various issues, including air leaks, problems with the refrigerant flow, or issues with the size of the heat pump.

Short cycling not only compromises the energy efficiency of your heat pump but also puts undue stress on the components, potentially leading to premature wear and tear. Knowing how to spot the signs of short cycling and promptly investing in professional heat pump repair can rectify the underlying issues, restore your system to optimal performance, and prevent further damage from occurring.

Additionally, dehumidifiers help prevent condensation on windows and walls — mitigating the potential for structural damage and mold formation. This not only contributes to a healthier living space but also ensures that inhabitants can breathe easily and comfortably in a well-maintained and properly humidified home.

Blanton & Sons Is Proud to Serve the Following Areas:

  • Charleston

  • Summerville

  • North Charleston

  • Goose Creek

  • Ladson

  • Mount Pleasant

  • James Island

  • Moncks Corner

  • Isle of Palms

  • Ravenel

  • Ridgeville

Our Other Services Include:

Residential Services
Commercial Services
Preventative Maintenance
Air Conditioning Repair

If You Need Heat Pump Services for Your Home, Contact Us Today

Repairing and installing a heat pump can be complicated, so don’t hesitate to call the Blanton & Sons team for assistance! To learn more about our services and to discuss a heat pump installation cost, reach out today.