SPS Mechanical Inc. Blog : Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

A Leaking Boiler: 3 Common Causes

Monday, October 3rd, 2022

So, you’ve investigated your boiler system and you’ve come to realize that it’s leaking. Perhaps it was the plethora of puddles that sat underneath the system or the various pipes connected to it. Or, maybe it was the “drip drip drip” that you could hear coming from the basement in the middle of the night. Regardless of how you found out, it’s happening and it needs to be fixed.

Boilers are reliable heating systems, but they can run into unique problems that other heaters don’t, like leaks. Just because your boiler is leaking, doesn’t mean the whole system is shot, but the cause could be one of many things.

First of all, we recommend doing yourself a favor and calling our team for boiler repairs in Sewell, NJ. That’s a great start and it will ensure that your system gets fixed by a professional. Next, read on to uncover why your boiler might be leaking!

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Switch from Oil to Gas Heating Today!

Monday, March 21st, 2022

Are your heating bills rising? The cost of oil for heating homes and businesses has grown in the last few years. That makes it more difficult and expensive to create a safe, comfortable place to live. However, many people realize they don’t have to keep up with oil prices. Instead, they are considering the benefit of making a switch to a gas furnace in Deptford Township, NJ. Making this move may seem like a big one, but there are real benefits to doing so now.

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5 Reasons to Go Pro Today!

Monday, March 7th, 2022

HVAC stands for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. HVAC is a necessity in today’s world. It’s hard to imagine that a few decades ago it was a rarity.

So you want to have HVAC work done in your house. Great Idea!

And, you plan to DIY the HVAC in your house. Not a great Idea!

DIY can be tricky. Homeowners might do it incorrectly, break some parts, or make some unintentional mistakes that cause hazards. That’s why you need professional HVAC service.

They have the skills, experience, and knowledge to set up the HVAC as needed. Here are 5 reasons to go for professional service today.

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Let’s Find the Optimal Heating Temperature

Monday, February 21st, 2022
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Keeping your home at the optimal temperature for maximum comfort regardless of the time of day and as efficiently as possible is the ultimate good move. Winter, in particular, in the Washington area is rough on the heating units in our homes but, most of all, on us homeowners. Let’s make heating more of an essential than a nice thing to have, and hope your unit doesn’t break down at this time.

But not to worry, heaters are better than ever, and if yours does break, there is reliable heater repair in Washington Township near you. In this blog post, we will be looking at keeping our homes comfortable while keeping utility bills as low as possible. 

So if you’re ready to realize savings, keep reading to learn more.

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What Is the AFUE of a Furnace?

Monday, January 24th, 2022

Before buying a furnace, there are several factors to consider for the Sewell, NJ homeowner. Beyond the price, fuel source, and maintenance expectations, it is just as essential to consider the AFUE.

But what is the AFUE? How do you determine the AFUE? Not to worry, because this guide will explain everything you need to know about AFUE ratings.

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It’s Not Too Late for Furnace Maintenance!

Monday, December 27th, 2021

If you’re playing any kind of sport or physical activity, it’s important to do some stretches and to stay hydrated. If you skipped that at the beginning of the game, it’s not ideal, but you can always do some stretches and drink water at halftime, or even at the end of the game, to make sure you’re staying healthy and safe.

Think of furnace maintenance as stretching and hydration for your furnace while it does physical activity. Without it, things can get dangerous, and your furnace and start breaking down. And even if you skipped it when it was ideal (like this fall), it’s never too late to invest in it now.

Maintenance is one of those furnace services in Washington Township that is worth the price even when purchased late in the season. Today, we’re going to cover why that is and help you get in touch with our team to schedule maintenance.

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5 Tips to Warm a Cold Home

Monday, December 13th, 2021

If you’ve got a home that’s particularly cold no matter what you set the thermostat to, then you can always count on a call to us to get the job done. Once you pick up your phone and call our number, we’ll be on our way to your house to make some targeted repairs and get your heater back up and running. Easy as pie, right?

Well … then what happens? What if you’re waiting for our technicians to arrive, or you’ve got a lot of elderly family at your house and you need to keep things warm? We’re not big fans of “giving up,” so this blog is dedicated to all those who might be stressed about the time when you need to keep things warm even when your heater won’t.

First, don’t forget to call our team for heating repair in Glassboro. Then, keep reading for our expert advice!

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5 Ways to Keep Your Heater Running Well

Monday, November 15th, 2021

How is your heating system running? We know that your heater running at all is probably a good sign, but we’d like to go a bit deeper. Heating systems can cost a lot of money to run through the middle of the winter, so it’s important that homeowners are prepared to notice when things go downhill.

Our job is to make sure that your heating system, whether it’s a gas furnace or a heat pump, runs as efficiently and effectively as possible. This can be achieved through our professional services like repairs or maintenance, but it can also be achieved through some best practices that homeowners can take on their own. This blog post is all about what you can do for your home heating system.

Let’s get your heating in Sewell, NJ checked so that you’re ready for the colder months ahead.

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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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5 Essential Heating Tips to Finish the Year Strong

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

If you’ve been watching the news at all, it’s become clear that winter hasn’t let go of its icy grip all over the country. We might think we’re isolated from those events, but freak-cold weather could occur anywhere and your heater is your first line of defense.

While spring is just around the corner, the chilly temperatures we experience every so often might not entirely be gone. That’s why we’re going to focus one of our last blogs of the season on heating in Glassboro. We’ll talk about some essential heating tips that could keep your bills low, your heating system in good condition, and your home more comfortable.

Nothing treats your system quite like good, old-fashioned heating service by a pro. If you need our help, don’t hesitate to ask.

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