SPS Mechanical Inc. Blog: Archive for April, 2016

Watch for These Heat Pump Problems This Summer

Monday, April 25th, 2016

As you start to use your heat pump to keep cool this summer, you’re going to put the system under more and more strain. That dramatically increases the chances for your heat pump to develop problems of one kind or another. If you want to preserve your heat pump as much as possible, you should be familiar with the signs that it needs repairs. Let’s take a look at some of those problems now.

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Beware of Air Conditioner Ice

Monday, April 18th, 2016

As you use your air conditioner more and more to stay cool this summer, you may notice ice starting to form on the inside coil of the unit. This may seem like confirmation that the air conditioner is working normally, but that’s not the case. In fact, ice buildup indicates a serious issue with the air conditioner that needs to be solved. Let’s take a look at why air conditioners ice over, and the damage that can result.

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How Your Air Conditioner Uses Refrigerant

Monday, April 11th, 2016

You don’t need to know every little detail about how your air conditioner works in order to use it properly. That’s why you call us for all of your air conditioning needs. However, it’s still a good idea to have some understanding of how your air conditioner works so that you can identify problems with it. Let’s take a look at one of the core components of your air conditioning system: refrigerant, and how it operates.

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Do I Need to Replace My Air Conditioner Before Summer?

Monday, April 4th, 2016

As we move closer to summer, people are going to start getting their air conditioning systems ready for the daily stress of keeping their homes cool. For some people, though simple maintenance and repairs isn’t enough to counteract years of use. If your air conditioner is nearing the end of its life, you should probably replace it before it breaks down during a hot summer day. Read on for some of the signs that you need to replace your air conditioner before summer.

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