SPS Mechanical Inc. Blog: Archive for August, 2016

Which AC System Should I Actually Install?

Monday, August 29th, 2016

There is a pretty massive variety of different AC systems on the market today, all of them with their own pros and cons. There is no one air conditioning system that is objectively better than any other. What is important is that you have an air conditioning system installed that fits your needs best. Read on to find out more about some of the more popular air conditioning systems available on the market, and the benefits they can offer you.

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When to Replace Your Heat Pump

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

If you take really good care of your heat pump, you can probably get it to last well over a decade. No matter how well you look after your heat pump, though, you will eventually have to install a new one. It’s best that you be able to recognize when you need a new heat pump, so that you aren’t surprised by it suddenly dying on you. Let’s take a look at some of the indications that you need to replace your heat pump.

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How Corrosion Affects Your Copper Plumbing Pipes

Monday, August 15th, 2016

During the first half of the 20th century, the majority of plumbing pipes were either iron or lead. This was changed to copper in the 1960’s for a number of reasons. Iron rusts and lead is highly toxic, but copper is both resilient and safe. Though copper doesn’t rust in the traditional fashion, it is still susceptible to a number of different corrosion types. It’s important that you be aware of these corrosion types, so that you can protect your plumbing system from them. Read on to find out more about how corrosion can affect your copper pipes.

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Listen for These Ductless Noises

Monday, August 8th, 2016

If you’re using a ductless system to keep cool this summer, one of the things you need to do is be vigilant for any problems that may occur. The faster you can identify problems and have them repaired, the more damage to your system you can prevent. So, make sure that you know the signs that your system is in trouble. One of the best ways to tell is by listening for strange noises. Read on to find out about some of the strange ductless noises that indicate a problem.

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Do I Need a New Water Heater?

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Water heaters are incredibly sturdy systems, built to last for many years despite being put under incredible wear and tear. At some point, though, all systems fail. If your water heater is on its last legs, you need to know about it as soon as possible. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that you need to install a new water heater.

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