SPS Mechanical Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning’

Odd Air Conditioner Noises? Call for Repairs!

Monday, September 10th, 2018

woman covering her earsSummer is the season where it’s most likely for air conditioner problems to crop up—especially toward the end of the season. Your cooling system is placed under a lot of stress and the additional wear and tear of the summer season means it’s more likely for various components to break down.

It’s important, then, that you get your AC system checked out by a trained and experienced professional if you notice any signs that something is amiss. Keep reading as we take a look at one of the more common indications that your AC is malfunctioning—strange and unfamiliar noises. But what noises do we mean?

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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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What It Means When Your Air Conditioner Has Ice on It

Monday, September 28th, 2015

Fall is upon us, but there are still a couple more weeks of warm weather before the days start to get colder. That means you still need to keep a close eye on your air conditioner, in case it develops any problems. For example, ice building up on your air conditioner is a bad sign. Let’s take a look at why air conditioners ice over, and what needs to be done about it.

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How Often Do Air Conditioners Need to Be Replaced?

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Air conditioners are sturdy systems, and they can last a long time with proper maintenance. Unfortunately, they cannot last forever. A lot of homeowners know that there will come a time when they have to replace their air conditioner, but they aren’t sure when that time will be. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that you may need to replace your air conditioner.

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Why Air Conditioning Maintenance is Important

Monday, August 17th, 2015

Loads of homeowners know that air conditioner problems are progressive, meaning that they get worse the longer they are allowed to continue. As such, most homeowners know to call for repairs as soon as they realize that their air conditioner may have a problem. Far too few homeowners, however, take the extra step and actually have their systems professionally examined once a year. Air conditioner maintenance is a vital part of keeping your system healthy and functioning properly. Read on for more information.

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Why You Should Consider a Heat Pump this Summer

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Traditional home cooling systems are a good way to keep comfortable during the summer, but they are not the only methods available. Heat pumps are a great alternative for homeowners looking for a different option to the typical air conditioning system. Why bother switching to a heat pump, though? There are a couple of different reasons. First, let’s take a look at what a heat pump actually is. Then, we’ll discuss the advantages of using one over other air conditioning options.

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How Your Air Conditioner Compressor Can Cause a Breakdown

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Air conditioning problems are always something you should keep an eye out for, but it’s especially important during the summer. This is because the added stress of keeping up with demand for cool air all day, every day, for several months absolutely increases the chances of a problem developing in the system. One of those problems is a damaged or broken compressor, which can cause a complete system breakdown and is typically expensive to repair. In order to avoid dealing with the unfortunate consequences of such a problem, take a look at how you can tell that your air conditioner compressor is in trouble.

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3 Signs That You Need a New Air Conditioner

Monday, May 18th, 2015

No matter how well you take care of your air conditioner, there will come a day when you have to replace it. The important thing is to ensure that your air conditioner lives as long as possible (by taking good care of it) and replacing it promptly when it nears the end of its life. You don’t want to wait until the system breaks down permanently, lest you be left without a working AC on a hot day. So, it’s important to recognize the signs that your air conditioner is reaching the end of its life. The following are 3 of the most common signs that your air conditioner needs to be replaced.

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Ways That Zone Control Can Improve Your Air Conditioning

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Central air conditioning is a pretty great system. It’s convenient, effective, and basic way to keep your home cool. However, it’s not a perfect system. Central air conditioning actually has a number of disadvantages that contribute to a massive loss in energy efficiency in certain circumstances. Don’t worry, though. You don’t need an entirely different cooling system to mitigate these disadvantages. All you need to do is supplement your air conditioner with zone control. What is zone control? Read on to find out.

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3 Things to Think about Before Installing a New Air Conditioner

Monday, May 4th, 2015

Spring has arrived and throughout Southern New Jersey, Delaware, and Southeast Pennsylvania, homeowners are looking towards the heat of summer. Now is a great time to install a new air conditioner, taking advantage of the mild weather before the heat rises, and likely saving money this summer on monthly electric bills. But before you make the purchase, you need to plan carefully. Here are 3 things to think about before installing a new air conditioner.

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