SPS Mechanical Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Haddonfield’

Make Absolutely Sure That Your Furnace is Sized Properly

Monday, February 27th, 2017

It can be pretty tempting to rush through the selection process when getting a new furnace, especially if your home doesn’t currently have a working heating system. However, there are some considerations that you really shouldn’t ignore.

One of those considerations is furnace size. A furnace that is either oversized or undersized can cause very serious problems for you, both in terms of comfort and cost efficiency.

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The 5 Benefits of Using a Tankless Water Heater

Monday, January 30th, 2017

showerIt can be more than a little frustrating for major home systems, especially something like a water heater. There are quite a few options available on the market today, and it can be more than a little daunting finding the right system for your needs. The more knowledge you have about the various systems on the market, though, the better you’ll be able to make a decision. Tankless water heaters have been rising in popularity over the last couple of decades, for a number of reasons. Let’s go over five of the biggest reasons that you should consider installing a tankless water heater in your home.

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Heat Pump Noises That Indicate a Problem

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Winter is one of the more stressful times of year for heat pumps, which makes it more likely that problems will develop with them. If you’re using a heat pump to keep warm this winter, you need to be keenly aware of any symptoms that indicate a problem with your system. One of the easiest ways to do that is by listening for any strange noises that come from the heat pump during operation.

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Check These Things Before Calling for Heating Repairs

Monday, December 26th, 2016

Typically, when your heating system stops working, the best thing to do is to call for repairs. However, there are certain times that perceived heating problems are actually caused by factors that don’t require professional repair. If your heating system is not working properly, check the following things before calling for repairs.

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Signs You Have a Plumbing Leak

Monday, December 12th, 2016

It can be difficult to detect leaks in your plumbing system, given that so much of it is hidden from view. This can be a bit of a problem, since plumbing issue can inflict quite a bit of damage before they cause obvious symptoms. Fortunately, if you know what to look for you can identify plumbing problems much earlier. Read on for some of the ways to tell that you have a plumbing leak.

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Problems That Lead to Water Heater Replacement

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Water heaters are built to last for quite a while, but they are not invincible. If you want to get the most out of your water heater, you need to be aware of the kinds of problems that threaten to shorten its lifespan. Otherwise, you may find yourself replacing the system far sooner than you thought you would. Let’s take a look at some of the problems that can lead to water heater replacement.

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When to Replace Your Boiler

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Boilers are well known for their longevity, often lasting years longer than other forced air systems. Unfortunately, they cannot last forever. Eventually, your boiler will wear down to the point that you have to have it replaced. How do you know when that time is, though? Well, if you know what to look for you can find out pretty easily. We’ve outlined a number of signs that you need to replace your boiler below.

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How to Keep Your Garbage Disposal in Good Shape This Holiday Season

Monday, October 31st, 2016

It’s a safe bet that you’re going to be doing some elaborate cooking at least once or twice in the next couple of months. As friends and family start to gather for the holidays, and feasts of various kinds are prepared, it’s important to take steps to keep your kitchen in good shape. Part of that is making sure that your garbage disposal stays up and running. Read on to find out how to maintain your garbage disposal during the holiday season.

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The Problem of Boiler Kettling

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Is your boiler rumbling like an enormous, sinister tea kettle? If so, don’t worry. The system probably isn’t going to blow up or anything. However, it is experiencing a problem that will need to be dealt with if you want it to continue operating properly. Let’s take a look at kettling, what causes it, and what it can do to your system if it isn’t taken care of.

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How Duct Sealing an Help Your Heating System

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

In a little while, you’re going to start using your heating system more and more to keep your home comfortable. You’ve probably already had preventive maintenance done, to make sure that your heating system itself is in the best possible shape for the added stress of daily use. If not, you should. Have you also made sure that your ducts are in the best possible condition, though? Let’s take a look at how duct sealing can improve your heating system’s performance this season.

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