SPS Mechanical Inc. Blog : Archive for October, 2016

How to Keep Your Garbage Disposal in Good Shape This Holiday Season

Monday, October 31st, 2016

It’s a safe bet that you’re going to be doing some elaborate cooking at least once or twice in the next couple of months. As friends and family start to gather for the holidays, and feasts of various kinds are prepared, it’s important to take steps to keep your kitchen in good shape. Part of that is making sure that your garbage disposal stays up and running. Read on to find out how to maintain your garbage disposal during the holiday season.

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Why You Should Schedule a Home Performance Audit This Fall

Monday, October 24th, 2016

The energy efficiency of your home as a whole is influenced by a lot of different factors. It depends on how efficient your climate control systems are, as well as your windows, insulation etc. etc. You probably are having your heating system examined prior to the arrival of more cold weather, which is smart. However, if you really want to get your home ready for winter you’re going to need to be a bit more thorough than that. Read on to find out more about home performance audits, and how they can help you this fall.

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The Problem of Boiler Kettling

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Is your boiler rumbling like an enormous, sinister tea kettle? If so, don’t worry. The system probably isn’t going to blow up or anything. However, it is experiencing a problem that will need to be dealt with if you want it to continue operating properly. Let’s take a look at kettling, what causes it, and what it can do to your system if it isn’t taken care of.

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Signs That You Need a New Furnace

Monday, October 10th, 2016

No matter how well you take care of your furnace, there will come a time when it’s too worn out to get you through another heating season. When that happens, it’s important that you be able to recognize it as soon as possible. The faster you can tell that your furnace is failing, the less likely you are to be caught by it suddenly breaking down. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that you need to install a new furnace.

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How Duct Sealing an Help Your Heating System

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

In a little while, you’re going to start using your heating system more and more to keep your home comfortable. You’ve probably already had preventive maintenance done, to make sure that your heating system itself is in the best possible shape for the added stress of daily use. If not, you should. Have you also made sure that your ducts are in the best possible condition, though? Let’s take a look at how duct sealing can improve your heating system’s performance this season.

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