Heat Pump Articles

Why is My Heat Pump Turning On and Off Frequently?

December 20, 2023
Two Workers Join Residential Geothermal Heating/Cooling Pipe.

The continuous on-and-off phenomenon is known as short cycling. When a heat pump short cycles, it is having trouble heating or cooling your Waynesboro home. The unit can’t maintain the set temperature, so it restarts over and over again.

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Heat Pump Maintenance in Staunton, VA 24401

April 18, 2023

Michael performed maintenance on my HVAC systems today. He did a fantastic job. I was very impressed with him.  

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Heat Pump Service in Verona, VA 24482

April 12, 2023

Will was wonderful. He was very thorough and explained things well. He represents Vailes very well.

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Heat Pump Versus Furnace

December 15, 2022
Image of someone pressing control panel attached to HVAC unit. Heat Pump Versus Furnace.

Looking to install a new heater in your Staunton 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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Heat Pumps: Residential Carbon Emissions in the Work from Home Era

July 28, 2022
Father and his daughter are using computer in the kitchen at home

When the world went virtual at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, up to 69% of working Americans brought their jobs home.

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Enjoy the Summer Sustainably

June 28, 2022
Title: Enjoy the Summer Sustainably Photo: Technician inspecting HVAC unit outside

For more information on all of our efficient heating & cooling offerings, contact Vailes Home Improvement Services today to learn more!

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Let’s Talk About Mini-Splits: Three Ideal Applications

May 27, 2022
Blog Title: Let’s Talk About Mini-Splits: Three Ideal Applications Photo: Mini-Split Heat Pump Heating and Air Conditioning Unit

From basement remodels to home additions to home gyms, there’s no shortage of opportunities for a mini-split system to improve your home’s comfort.

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Heat Pump Maintenance Stuarts Draft, VA 24477

May 6, 2022

Michael is a very nice and pleasant person. He was on time and seemed to know what he was doing. Glad you have him on your team.

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Heat Pump Maintenance in Fort Defiance, VA 24437

May 6, 2022

Casey did a very good job performing maintenance on my system. He was very thorough and went through the list of what all he did.

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Mythbusters: Ductless Systems Require More Maintenance than Ducted

March 30, 2022
Cozy and Modern living room with a ductless unit.

The earliest ductless HVAC systems earned the reputation of being high-maintenance compared to their ducted conventional counterparts.

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