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What to Do When Your Heat Pump Is Frozen

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Have you ever had your heat pump freeze up completely? It’s not a highly uncommon occurrence here in St. Charles (if you’re not keeping up with proper heat pump maintenance)! Luckily, the issue can be easy to spot, and in most cases, easy to handle as well! Trust the specialists at Jerry Kelly Heating & Air Conditioning to bring you the answers you need!

What Do We Mean “Freeze Up?”

It’s not unusual for a thin layer of frost to develop on your heat pump, but when we say freeze up we’re specifically referring to your entire unit frozen over or the coil freezing over until inoperable. This can be caused by various issues, some simple, and some complex. We’ll get to that.

How can you tell the difference between a harmless layer of frost and a serious issue? Easy:

What Causes a Heat Pump Freeze?

Quite a few situations can lead to a freeze of your unit, coil or fan, including:

What To Do In The Event Of A Frozen Heat Pump

The most important factor when dealing with a frozen pump is to act fast. When faced with a frozen heat pump:

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