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

Short-Cycling: What It Means and How to Avoid It

Monday, October 5th, 2020

Short-cycling seems to be a problem that’s a little too complex for the average homeowner, but common enough to still cause headaches. For something with such a simple name, it can really be one of the worst things to find out about. If a professional tells you that your air conditioner is short-cycling, or you hear the dreaded frequent cycles for yourself, then it can be hard not to panic.

But the first thing we’ll tell you is not to panic. We take care of everyone’s central air conditioning in Deptford Township, so short-cycling isn’t exactly a problem we’re unfamiliar with.

Stay tuned as we go into detail about this problem. We’ll talk about signs to notice, problems that come with short-cycling, and more importantly—what you can do to fix it. Don’t neglect your air conditioner or pretend it’s not cycling abnormally, make sure you call us today.

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You Might Need a New Air Conditioner

Monday, September 7th, 2020

We get it: that’s not necessarily the sentence you want to hear right now. But let’s be honest, we’re not the kind of HVAC team to lie to you, are we? It’s true, your air conditioner could be on its last legs and it’s about time you did something about it. Would you rather be surprised by a sudden breakdown or meet this ordeal head-on and replace it with something better?

Luckily, you’ve got plenty of options. From heat pumps to more efficient central air conditioners, there are various different types of air conditioners to choose from. The most important thing you can do as a homeowner is to get well-acquainted with air conditioning in Deptford Township.

What kinds of air conditioners are out there? What system would best benefit your home? Those are all questions we’ll seek to answer in this blog, so keep reading!

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Hot HVAC Myths to Dispel

Monday, June 29th, 2020

What makes these myths so hot? Well, we’re constantly reminded that they exist by homeowners with broken down air conditioners who tried to do something they shouldn’t have. In the information age, one of the most difficult problems to traverse is the issue of easily found—but uneasily vetted—misinformation. This applies through all fields and even right here in the HVAC industry.

What kinds of myths are we talking about? Well, if you keep reading, we’ll get into some details about the myths we encounter all the time. We’re not blaming anyone for falling into this trap, since the correct information can be hard to find sometimes. Before we get started, just remember that if any information seems odd or doesn’t make sense to you, feel free to call us for our professional opinion or AC repair in Deptford Township, NJ.

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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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