SPS Mechanical Inc. Blog : Archive for July, 2017

If Your Air Conditioner is Making Odd Sounds, Call for Repairs

Monday, July 31st, 2017

air-conditioner-repairWe’re going to bet that you are using your air conditioner quite a bit to keep cool these days. That’s all well and good, but as long as you’re going to be using your system that often it’s a good idea to beware of any problems that might develop.

The faster you can detect if your air conditioner needs professional repair, the faster you can have it fixed and the better off it will be. If your air conditioner is making odd noises during operation, it’s a sign that it needs to be repaired. Have a look at some of the more common sounds that indicate a problem, and what they mean.

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Signs Your Water Line is in Trouble

Monday, July 17th, 2017

water-lineOf all the various parts of your plumbing system that serve a vital role, the water line is the most integral. All water that passes into your home does so through the water line. If the water line is in good shape, the rest of your plumbing system will benefit. If the water line is in need of repair or replacement, you will see the effects reflected in the rest of your home. It’s a good idea to be aware of the signs that your water line is experiencing issues, so that you can have it repaired or replaced as quickly as possible. The longer the water line is allowed to struggle, the worse off the plumbing system will be.

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How can I Tell if I Need a Water Treatment System?

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

water-handsIf you’re getting your water from a city water main, and not a well, then you probably know that your water supply goes through a treatment process before it reaches your home. The efficacy of these water treatment facilities varies from city to city, though most of them are good enough to remove the majority of harmful materials from the water supply. It is important to remember, though, that none of these water treatment processes are 100% effective.

There will always be a chance that some trace elements of contaminants like lead or cyanide will make it into your home’s water supply. There is no “safe” level of exposure to these materials. If you want to add an extra layer of protection to your home’s water supply, consider installing a water treatment system. You should especially consider installing a water treatment system if you notice the following symptoms.

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