SPS Mechanical Inc. Blog : Archive for March, 2021

“Why Am I Being Forced to Get a Backflow Preventer?”

Monday, March 22nd, 2021

In the past few years, we’ve gotten a lot of calls from homeowners about backflow prevention. Certain municipalities in our area are starting to require both backflow prevention services and certifications for homeowners who have older homes. While we agree with this concept, it might seem like tyranny to those homeowners that don’t know much about their plumbing systems.

We get it, as your expert plumbers who perform drain cleaning in Deptford Township, we don’t want to tell any homeowners how to live. However, backflow prevention can help mitigate some of the worst sewer clogs and problems that can come up in a home’s lifespan.

It’s time to take a second to think about why backflow prevention is so important. Then, we’ll start talking about why our team can be in and out of your home in record time, to install a backflow preventer so you can go on with your life.

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Furnace Maintenance? Now?

Monday, March 8th, 2021

Yes absolutely. Well, let us explain first.

Maintenance for your furnace is probably something you associate with the fall—and for good reason! Fall is a slower season for our team and it’s also when temperatures are mild enough to not need the full power of your furnace system. You’ve got plenty of time in the fall to schedule maintenance and relax when your system calls for repairs as well. However, if you missed maintenance in the fall, it’s not the end of the world.

Sure, springtime might not be an ideal time to invest in maintenance for your furnace in Sewell, NJ, but it’s better than not getting maintenance at all. Skipping maintenance will result in lower efficiency, more frequent repairs, and a shortened system lifespan. You’re better off calling us for maintenance now, even as you’re taking your air conditioner out of hiatus for another summer!

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