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

HVAC Tips for Springtime

Monday, April 6th, 2020

Springtime is reserved for opening the windows, pulling out the porch furniture, setting up the garden, and yes—scheduling springtime AC maintenance. Anyone who is concerned with HVAC in Sewell, NJ must know that air conditioners are not supposed to function year after year without routine maintenance. If you’re one of the homeowners that’s at least a little intrigued as to what “air conditioning maintenance” means, then you’re starting to ask the right questions!

While AC maintenance is a specific service that HVAC contractors like us provide, it should be combined with several tips and tricks that you can do for your air conditioner as you pull it out of hibernation and get it ready for the scorching summer to come.

Not sure of what you could be doing to prepare for summer? Well, that’s what we’re here for!

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Everything You Need to Know About Short-Cycling

Monday, September 9th, 2019

As summer winds down to a close, its easy to forget about your air conditioner while you start to get your heater ready for winter. However, there are still a few hot and muggy days to come, and if you’re not careful, your AC could still be showing signs of a major problem that you haven’t noticed yet. This isn’t just a bad sign for your system this year, but could become prominent when you get your AC system ready for next year!

Short-cycling is one of those problems that you should always be on the lookout for. There are many things that can cause short-cycling but believe us when we say, it’s never good. That’s why vigilant homeowners with a good ear can catch short-cycling early and can get proper service for HVAC in Sewell, NJ as fast as possible.

But, as with all AC problems, the devil is in the details.

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Choosing the Right Technician for Your AC Work

Monday, August 26th, 2019

So, if you’re wondering about finding a thorough contractor for work on your AC, chances are your system is already broken. Don’t worry, it happens. Air conditioners don’t last forever. In fact that only usually last 10-15 years. Finding a technician that can help you out of this situation is just a part of life- and we can help you parse out what you should be looking for.

Well, depending on your home comfort needs, there are some ideal characteristics you should be zeroing in on while you try to find the right person to fix or replace your broken air conditioner. Do you want to be sold the most expensive AC unit up for sale? Do you want an AC to be installed only for it to be broken down within a month with no warranty or repair process in place? Absolutely not. When it comes to air conditioning service in Sewell, NJ, you deserve a technician who meets your needs.

Let’s talk about what those needs are.

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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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