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Heat Pump Leaking Water Repairs Christchurch

Although heat pumps are cost-effective, energy-efficient and save you money in the long run, malfunctions, wear and tears and repairs are necessary to retain the longevity of your system. One of the most common maintenance issues is leakage - whether it be dripping water from the unit or refrigerant gas - those strange noises indicate that your heat pump or air conditioning unit has a problem and needs fixing.

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How Does a Heat Pump Work?

A heat pump is a device that absorbs heat from the chilly outside air and transports it inside our home. To achieve that goal, an internal compressor utilises power to raise the temperature of the heat taken from the outside air. The heat pump may also offer cooling by transporting heated interior air to the exterior.

When Should I Replace my Heat Pump?

With regular maintenance, your heating unit should provide exceptional efficiency and long-term performance. However, even an old heating system will have issues. These pipes may leak, causing excess moisture and sagging airflow.
If your energy use has skyrocketed in recent days, you may require a new heating system. Our staff can assess the unit's performance and determine whether it requires replacement or repair.

Heat Pump Servicing and Repairs

When you have heat pump difficulties, our team at Heatwave Electrical can help you solve or repair most issues regarding your heat pump system. We cover residences within Christchurch, including the wider Canterbury area. The crew can perform routine maintenance and check for a possible refrigerant leak or faulty defrost cycle to simply navigate their way through the system to pinpoint any leaking water inside.
Whether an indoor unit or an outdoor unit, a Mitsubishi Electric or the newest Daikin, our team will ensure all the cogs and gadgets are working properly for optimal performance.

From Mitsubishi Electric to Toshiba and Daikin, we install, replace and repair all major brand heat pumps and air conditioners.



Heatpump Installation

We make heat pump installation quick and easy, weather is a simple back to back installation or an extended custom install our friendly team makes it easy.


Heatpump Servicing & Maintenance

Servicing your air conditioning device regularly ensures it is running to its full potential and as efficiently as possible.


New Electrical Wiring 

Servicing your air conditioning device regularly ensures it is running to its full potential and as efficiently as possible.


Electrical Renovations, Additions & Repairs

We can help you maintain your air conditioning device to extend its longevity and ensure its efficiency.

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Next Steps

You've established the need for a professional technician as your system is not running at full capacity, and there is only so much information the manufacturer's instructions provides. This is where we come in and alleviate any stress you may be having regarding your leaking heat pump.
Simply fill out our form with as much information as possible, and you will receive a free estimation of the job. Whether it be winter or summer, hot or ice cold, our team is dedicated to providing exceptional service within Christchurch city and the wider Canterbury area.
If you have any questions regarding the information above or would like to speak to one of our technicians, please do not hesitate to contact us on our website or alternatively, call us on 0800 123 125.

How Much Does it Cost to Fix a Heat Pump Leaking Water Christchurch?

Heat pumps have an average repair price range of around $90-$610. When a pump leaks, it is normal for there to be difficulties with the evaporator coils freezing over. The majority of the time, low refrigerating temperatures are to blame for frozen evaporator coils.

Why is my Heat Pump Dripping Water Christchurch?

Usually, the air is sucked into a condensate drain system by a heating pump once it has been gathered. Dirt, algae, and mud particles might accumulate over time and eventually clog the drains. In the event that your heat pump develops a water leak, the heat will begin to escape into other areas.
It is essential to be proactive once noticing a leak, as if it is left untreated, it will have dire consequences for your heat pump's life cycle. Anyone with a clogged condensate drain Christchurch-wide can rely on us to fix the problem for you.

Can a Heat Pump or Air Conditioning Leak be Repaired?

In most cases, fixing the leaks in the refrigerant is a straightforward process: the broken line is resoldered using high-temperature torching and solders that have a high percentage of silver. As an electrically conductive substance, we used MAPP gas, whereas a particular professional made use of acetylene or another gas.
This may sound Greek to most, so hiring a qualified repair technician is important for optimal results and peace of mind.

How Can I Tell If My Heat Pumps Are Leaking?

Gurgling sounds coming from heating pumps are a telltale sign that your air conditioning unit is leaking. Air bubbles and gurgling sounds may be caused by a refrigerator that has a leak. If you hear gurgling sounds coming from your pump while it is operating, you should get the system checked by one of our heat pump specialists.

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