Heat Pumps Installation and Repair Services in Metairie and New Orleans LA
When you are looking for quality heat pumps, call the experts at Bienvenu Brothers. We are a company that is passionate about helping our customers get the very best out of their appliances. We specialize in heat pump repair, installation, and maintenance for both homes and businesses. Don’t trust just any company with a matter as important as a heat pump. Contact the business that has an established reputation for prompt quality service. For pricing and availability, call our office today!
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Benefits of Heat Pumps
If you are looking for a way to efficiently cool and heat your home, you may research heat pumps. Heat pumps are one of the most popular and most technologically advanced methods of warming and cooling your home. Choosing a quality heat pump system has its advantages, including…
- Energy efficiency
- Lower utility bill
- Environmentally friendly
- Effective at heating or cooling quickly
- Less maintenance
If you are interested in seeing the benefits you can receive from having a heat pump system installed in your home, call Bienvenu Brothers today.
Heat Pump Installation
Heat pumps are installed outside your home and connected to your furnace system. While there are several different types of heat pumps, the most common pump that homeowners tend to have installed is called an air-to-air pump.
If you take care to maintain and clean your heat pump on a regular basis, your device could last anywhere between 15-25 years.
There are many benefits to having a heat pump for your home – they provide a high level of comfort, are extremely efficient, and can help save on electric bills. Contact Bienvenu Brothers to schedule your heat pump installation today!
Heat Pump Repair
It’s undeniable – your heat pump is an essential part of your home’s HVAC system. You simply can’t afford for it to malfunction. So when your heat pump needs repairing, the best thing you can do is get it fixed as quickly as possible.
While the average price of most heat pump repairs usually ranges from $250-$600, it’s always best to receive a professional estimate to determine your repair cost accurately – there are a variety of problems that can occur with heat pumps.
If you have questions about your heat pump repair or would like assistance with a repair cost estimate, don’t hesitate to contact the pros at Bienvenu Brothers.
Heat Pump Replacement
A malfunctioning heat pump is no fun, but it does happen. Here are some signs that indicate it may be time for a heat pump replacement:
- Your heat pump is blowing cold air. If your heat pump is circulating cold air, and you’ve already checked your refrigerant levels and thermostat for signs of malfunction, this may be a sign that it’s time for a replacement.
- Your heat pump isn’t turning on. Have you checked your main electrical panel to see if the circuit breaker has tripped? If everything seems to be okay, it’s replacement time!
- Your heat pump is making strange sounds. It’s probably best to call a professional in this case – this could be the result of a few different issues.
Why Choose a Heat Pump?
There are many methods to heat or cool your home. You may be a bit overwhelmed about why you should choose a heat pump over other, more traditional methods. Heat pumps are an excellent choice for those living in the South, like Louisiana. It can be extremely effective for heating and cooling a home without using an abundance of power. During those hot summer days, you can rest assured you won’t be surprised with an impossible energy bill. A licensed technician at Bienvenu Brothers can help you decide if a heat pump is right for your home.
How many types of heat pumps are there?
There are currently three main types of heat pumps available on the market, including air-to-air, water source, and geothermal. These heat pumps collect heat from the air, the water, or the ground outside of your home and turn it into heat for the interior of your home.
The most common heat pump for homeowners is currently the air-to-air or air-source heat pump, which transfers hot air between your home and the great outdoors. This specific type of heat pump is capable of reducing your electricity usage by up to 50% when compared to electric resistance heating, including furnaces and baseboard heaters. A high efficiency heat pump can also act as a dehumidifier, working more efficiently than a central air conditioner while using less energy and offering more cooling power during the summer months. The choice as to which heat pump you use in your home is completely up to you, though we can offer some suggestions based on the conditions of your home and property.
Can a heat pump be programmed to operate automatically?
Yes, actually. Most modern heat pump systems will include a 24-hour timer stock, which will allow the homeowner to program the heat pump’s operation throughout the day. In fact, some heat pump systems come with a more modern programmable timer, allowing for four different settings per day and up to one week in advance. This means you can play out exactly how your heat pump will run for the entire week ahead of time. You can remain completely comfortable in your home without wasting any extra time or money by having the heat pump constantly running and shutting off at the wrong times, making the whole system quite ineffective.
To take things even further, some heat pump systems come with Wi-Fi controls, allowing for even further customization over the controls and monitoring of the heating system in your home. With this feature, you can manage the heat pump through a device such as your smart phone or tablet from anywhere you happen to be.
Can I install a heat pump myself?
Installing a brand new heat pump is a complicated process that requires the stalwart hands of an expert. If the unit has not been installed by a qualified technician, chances are high the heat pump may break down before its time and will not be covered under the manufacturer’s warranty. This means the cost of replacing the heat pump and all of the subsequent repairs will be solely on the homeowner. An authorized dealer will be required to handle the whole installation of your heat pump to ensure the warranty remains in place for all home and business owners.
Should a professional install your heat pump, the quality of the job will be ensured and, the chance of numerous repair jobs in the future can be minimized almost entirely. Routine maintenance can also decrease the need for repairs. With our technicians, your warranty remains in place, and we can educate you on the correct way to operate the heat pump.
What are the different types of heat pumps?
There are many kinds of heat pumps out there. These include (but aren’t limited to) ductless mini-split heat pumps, absorption heat pumps, and ground-source heat pumps. However, most experts categorize heat pumps into three main areas – air-to-air, geothermal, and water-source.
Air-to-air, or air-source, heat pumps transfer heat between the outdoor air and your home; water-source and geothermal heat pumps transfer heat between the ground and your home. Air-source pumps are the most common type that consumers purchase, but no matter which pump product you choose, rest assured that you’ll be investing in a high efficiency, high-achieving heating system!
Can I put a cover over my outdoor heat pump?
In short, there are inevitable pros and cons when it comes to putting a cover over your outdoor heat pump. Covering your pump will help protect your unit from wintry weather, such as snow or ice, but your cover may also act as a cozy nest for outdoor critters.
Luckily, there are some stylish and effective cover options that work well for outdoor heat pumps – options that won’t attract animals and will keep your pump safe from inclement weather.
To inquire about cover product options for your outdoor heat pump, get in touch with Bienvenu Brothers – we’re passionate about helping our clientele make the most of their appliances