SPS Mechanical Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Haddonfield’

The Benefits of Boiler Installation

Monday, September 19th, 2016

Heating season is almost here, and that means it’s time to make sure that your home is outfitted with a proper heating system. If you are in the market for a new heating system, it’s important that you consider the pros and cons of different models before deciding on one. Let’s take a look at the different advantages of boiler systems, and how they can meet your heating needs.

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Now is a Good Time to Schedule Heating Maintenance

Monday, September 5th, 2016

We only have a few weeks of warm weather left. Soon, it will be time to shut off your air conditioner and rev up your heating system. Before that happens, though, it’s a good idea to make sure that you have preventive maintenance services conducted on your heating system. Read on to find out more about the benefits of heating maintenance, and why you should schedule it during the fall season.

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How Corrosion Affects Your Copper Plumbing Pipes

Monday, August 15th, 2016

During the first half of the 20th century, the majority of plumbing pipes were either iron or lead. This was changed to copper in the 1960’s for a number of reasons. Iron rusts and lead is highly toxic, but copper is both resilient and safe. Though copper doesn’t rust in the traditional fashion, it is still susceptible to a number of different corrosion types. It’s important that you be aware of these corrosion types, so that you can protect your plumbing system from them. Read on to find out more about how corrosion can affect your copper pipes.

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Do I Need a New Water Heater?

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Water heaters are incredibly sturdy systems, built to last for many years despite being put under incredible wear and tear. At some point, though, all systems fail. If your water heater is on its last legs, you need to know about it as soon as possible. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that you need to install a new water heater.

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Yes, Your Heat Pump Needs Maintenance Twice a Year

Monday, July 18th, 2016

If you use a heat pump to keep comfortable all year round, you may have heard that those systems require more maintenance than the traditional climate control system. This is true, but it often goes ignored by homeowners who think annual maintenance is enough. Let’s take a look at the importance of preventive maintenance, and why heat pumps need it twice a year.

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Is Heat Pump Ice a Good Thing?

Monday, July 4th, 2016

If you notice ice forming on your heat pump this summer, you might take it to be a good thing at first. After all, isn’t the system supposed to be getting cold while it’s cooling your home? However, heat pump ice is far from a good thing. In fact, it’s a sign that your system is in deep trouble. Let’s take a look at what causes heat pump ice, and why you should call for repairs as soon as you notice it.

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Why Your Heat Pump is Stuck in One Mode

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Heat pumps are quite popular for their ability to switch back and forth between heating and cooling modes. While that is one of the main reasons that heat pumps are so popular, this ability can malfunction under certain circumstances. If your heat pump is stuck in one mode, read on to find out why.

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The Benefits of Heat Pump Installation

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

With summer fast approaching, now is the time to install a new air conditioning system if you don’t have one. Before you go ahead and install a central split system, though, you should consider all of the options. Heat pumps have a wide range of benefits to offer those homeowners who install them. Let’s take a look at how a heat pump operates, and how it can help you stay cool this summer.

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Does My Heat Pump Need Refrigerant?

Monday, May 9th, 2016

It’s that time again, when summer is getting into full swing and homeowners are busy making sure that their climate control systems can keep them cool throughout the season. One of the most common questions we get during this time is whether or not heat pumps need to be refilled with refrigerant before the summer starts. Let’s take a look at what refrigerant is, how it interacts with your heat pump, and the only time you’ll ever need to refill it.

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How Your Air Conditioner Uses Refrigerant

Monday, April 11th, 2016

You don’t need to know every little detail about how your air conditioner works in order to use it properly. That’s why you call us for all of your air conditioning needs. However, it’s still a good idea to have some understanding of how your air conditioner works so that you can identify problems with it. Let’s take a look at one of the core components of your air conditioning system: refrigerant, and how it operates.

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