Beach Air Heating & Cooling
We offer fast, friendly maintenance and repairs for all makes and models of HVAC heating and cooling systems. Our emphasis is to respond quickly, identify the problem and fixing it. We specialize in same day service and offer 24 hour emergency service.
Our staff is fully licensed and professionally trained. They pride themselves in being polite and will leave your home clean. To show that we care, the service technicians will wear protective shoe covers to keep your home clean. Owner Glenn Hanbury, Jr. says he was raised in Dare County and the staff at Beach Air reflects the courtesy he was taught growing up.
“It is rare when we can’t be there in the same day”
The best way to keep your HVAC system working properly is through preventative maintenance. Our technicians will make sure your system is up to par. You will know exactly what the cost will be before any work has been done.
If your heating and cooling system is no longer functioning as it should, call us for an estimate to replace your old system with one that meets your specific needs. We will replace your equipment with the least amount of disruption to you and your family. We will also take care of disposing of your old equipment.
We proudly offer full service, from installation to repair or replacement, of the following:
Heat pumps can cause your circuit breaker to trip for a variety of reasons. Though it might be frustrating, remember your circuit breaker is there to protect you. If your heat pump were to keep running without being tripped, it may cause an electrical fire! For this reason, don’t reset your circuit breaker more than once. A one-time trip may just be a fluke, but repeated tripping indicates an error that needs to be corrected.
To help you identify potential problems, Beach Air Heating & Cooling came up with five of the most common reasons heat pumps trip circuit breakers:
1. Dusty Air Filter
When you don’t replace your air filter for months, dust and debris clog it. This restricts airflow and sends your heat pump’s components into overdrive. Because they’re working extra hard, they use an excess amount of electricity. As a result, the circuit breaker trips.
2. Covered-Up Vents
It’s important to give your vents ample room to circulate air. But sometimes we get carried away decorating our homes and end up blocking our vents. Like a dusty air filter, this restricts airflow leading to an overload. Be sure to place couches, carpets, and curtains away from your vent openings. Let them breathe!
3. Dirty Condenser Coils
When your heat pump’s condenser coils get dirty, the unit has to work at a higher capacity to produce the same amount of heating or cooling. Subsequently, this can produce an overload, which trips the circuit breaker. To avoid this, be sure to schedule maintenance at least once a year. During the visit, a technician will clean debris off of your condenser coils. That way, you’ll lower the risk of any future issues.
4. Motor Problems
If the blower motor has any friction (rust on the bearings, poor balance, and so forth), this can cause it to run poorly. Often, it will pull more electricity than necessary. This overload will trip your circuit breaker. If your motor is making unusual sounds, this may be what’s happening. Let your technician take care of this one.
5. Electrical Problems
Frayed or faulty wiring could be the source of the problem, as it often causes short circuiting. Additionally, the culprit could be your circuit breaker itself. Older circuit breakers may give you a false reading. If you’ve noticed other appliances tripping the circuit breaker, it may not be your heat pump’s fault after all. Contact an electrician if you believe this to be the case.
Need your heat pump fixed? We can help! Our licensed technicians are proud to perform heating repairs, maintenance, and installations here in the Manteo, NC, area. Call Beach Air Heating & Cooling today at 252-473-1995 to schedule a visit.
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Beach Air Heating & Cooling services Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk, Manns Harbor, Manteo, Nags Head, Southern Shores, Wanchese, and the surrounding North Carolina communities with their heating and cooling needs. Visit our service area page for more coverage details, call us at 252-473-1995, or request service online today.