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How to Deal With a Heat Pump Stuck in Cooling Mode

Fall is just around the corner, so you’ll soon be switching to your heater. This means switching from cooling mode to heating mode if you’re using a heat pump. It’s important to make sure your pump is working properly so that any problems can be dealt with before fall arrives. A common problem with heat pumps is getting stuck in cooling mode despite changing the setting. To learn the the best way to deal with this, our HVAC repair team at Schmitt shares their insight here:

Useful Tips to Keep in Mind When Replacing Your Air Filter

Changing your HVAC system’s air filter may sound easy, but you might be a bit confused by the wide variety of options available on the market. There’s also a procedure you need to follow to ensure a proper replacement, as well as determine the right type of filter for your unit. While reasonable minds may differ in opinion, all professional HVAC repair contractors agree that it’s crucial to have a good air filter for your home’s HVAC system.

Common HVAC Maintenance Myths You Should Be Aware Of

As a homeowner, you want your HVAC system to be in peak condition whenever you use it. For that to be possible, you’ll need to ensure that your unit is maintained by a trusted HVAC repair technician. You may have heard some things about HVAC systems that aren’t necessarily true, such as “bigger is always better” and “routine maintenance isn’t necessary”. These are just myths, and Schmitt is here to debunk them. Read more

Why You Shouldn’t DIY HVAC Repairs

The reason your HVAC system needs to be regularly maintained is so that it will continue running smoothly and efficiently. As such, you’ll need to have HVAC repairs performed by trusted professionals like those at Schmitt. If you can’t do these on your own, it’s best to entrust the job to the pros to ensure you avoid the following pitfalls:

When Should I Repair or Replace My Heat Pump?

If you’ve always used your heat pump over the years, then you’ve probably wondered when your unit needs replacing. Even if you’ve maintained it over the years along with the occasional HVAC repair job, you might be thinking that maybe replacing your unit would be better than having to spend for repairs from time to time. It makes sense if your unit is too old, but just to make sure, you need to consider these things first. Read more