SPS Mechanical Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Sewell’

Why Your Air Conditioner Isn’t Cooling Well

Monday, August 27th, 2018

Air-FilterIt’s never fun to have your air conditioner break down on you in the middle of a record-breaking heatwave. Unfortunately, for many homeowners that is exactly what happens. Air conditioning problems are quite common over the summer months, as those are the months where the system is under the most strain. One of the most common signs that an air conditioner is not functioning properly is falling output. Read on to find out what might cause your air conditioner output to be low, and what you can do about it.

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How to Detect Plumbing Leaks in Your Home

Monday, August 13th, 2018

Burst-PipePlumbing leaks have the obnoxious qualities of being both very common and very difficult to detect. A lot of the water damage inflicted on homes across the country occurs because small leaks are not detected and fixed in a timely manner. Professional maintenance conducted on an annual basis is a good way to lessen the chances of a leak spending months rotting out the surrounding area undetected. However, you still need to keep an eye out for warning signs that your plumbing system is developing leaks. The following are a few different signs that can indicate that you have leaks forming in your system.

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Tips on Keeping Your Plumbing System in Top Shape

Monday, April 9th, 2018

plumber-water-heaterIt can be tough to keep your plumbing system healthy, especially since we’re willing to bet you don’t think about it that often. Most of the system is hidden from view, and most people take it for granted until something starts to go wrong with it. If you want to keep your plumbing system in the best possible shape for as long as you can, though, you’re going to need to take a couple of proactive steps.

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If Your Drains are Doing These Things, It’s Time for Some Professional Service

Monday, March 26th, 2018

DrainDrains are among those parts of the home that pretty much never get the respect or care they deserve. That may sound a bit Rodney Dangerfield for a plumbing blog, but it’s actually a serious issue that afflicts drains across the country. Drains are a vital part of keeping your plumbing system running properly. If they’re not properly maintained, they can eventually develop all kinds of nasty issues that will contribute to some hefty repair bills. Fortunately, if you react quickly to potential drain problems you can usually head them off before they get too damaging. The following are some common signs that you should call a professional to take care of your drains as soon as possible.

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The Importance of Bi-Annual Heat Pump Maintenance

Monday, February 26th, 2018

heat-pumpIt’s that time again, folks. Time to get your heat pump ready for the cooling season by scheduling your spring maintenance. Yes, we know that it’s still rather chilly most days.

But, summer is not as far off as you think. If you don’t get your heat pump ready to deal with the added demand of the cooling season, you’ll be taking a big risk as far as the chances of problems developing go. Read on to find out why bi-annual preventive maintenance is such an important part of making sure that your heat pump stays in good shape at all times.

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Neat Tricks for Detecting Plumbing Leaks in Your Home

Monday, February 12th, 2018

burst-pipePlumbing leaks are among the most insidious and subtle problems that can affect a home. They may not be that threatening at first, but they can cause quite a bit of damage in the long run if they aren’t caught as early as possible.

The best way to catch plumbing problems early is to have a professional examine your system. In between maintenance appointments, though, you can still have a good chance of detecting leaks yourself if you know what to look for.

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Why You Might Want to Install a Boiler System This Winter

Monday, January 29th, 2018

boiler-installationThere are a lot of different home heating systems available on the market today, each of which is suited to a different set of individual circumstances. If you’re in the market for a new home heating system, it’s a good idea that you take a close look at each heating system type.

That way, you can determine which one would provide the most benefit for your needs before installing it. Have a look at some of the unique qualities a boiler can bring to the table, including the advantages it can offer to your home this winter.

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Now is a Great Time for Furnace Maintenance

Monday, January 1st, 2018

gas-furnaceWinter is the time of year when furnaces are placed under the greatest amount of stress. We’re going to assume that you’re already using your furnace on a pretty regular basis to keep your home warm and comfortable, which means that it’s got a much higher chance of developing some sort of issue.

The way to mitigate that added likelihood of problems cropping up is to schedule preventive maintenance. Read on to find out why furnace maintenance is such a good idea, and why you should have it done as soon as possible.

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Should I Replace My Heating System This Fall?

Monday, November 6th, 2017

gas-burnerWe’re already getting deep into heating season, but there is still time left to get your climate control situation in order if you haven’t already. If your current heating system is unable to get you through another winter, now would be a very good time to install another one.

If you’re not sure whether or not you need to replace your system, it’s a good idea to have a look at the list below. These are not the be-all, end-all indicators of whether or not a system is near the end of its life. However, they are a good way to help determine whether or not you should call for further consultation with a professional.

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Protect Your AC by Scheduling Repairs Early on

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

In the middle of a heat wave, it’s difficult to get by without an air conditioning system that works to its full capacity. But early on in the cooling season, repairs may not seem so urgent, especially if your unit has not yet broken down. But if you think that a strange noise or a lack of cooling power is not so big of a deal, think again. Your air conditioning system deserves attention as soon as possible, no matter what the time of year.

We offer quality air conditioning repair service in Sewell, NJ. Call the experts at SPS Mechanical Inc today. We also provide AC maintenance, so you can find out about air conditioning trouble before it occurs.

The trouble with waiting too long for repairs

If you wait too long for air conditioning repair, you may find yourself with bigger problems later on down the line. All of the parts of your air conditioner must be in top condition if you want your entire system to run as smoothly and efficiently as possible. When one part is worn, bent, slowed, or otherwise damaged, the system may continue running, but it will take a lot longer for it to cool down your home.

This means that all of the other components will work a lot harder in an attempt to cool down your home. Other parts may become overworked as well, and begin to wear out. Electrical parts may fail, motors may fail, and the compressor could suffer from over-exhaustion. This will result in some costly repairs, and potentially a sudden breakdown right when you most needed your air conditioner to run.

You should always pay attention to the signs of air conditioning trouble so that you can schedule service early. If the temperature on the thermostat doesn’t seem to match the temperature in the home, don’t ignore it. If you notice your air conditioner makes unusual noises during operation or seems to have trouble starting up, this means trouble. An air conditioning expert can diagnose your system and find a suitable repair or replacement part before the heat really picks up.

Call SPS Mechanical Inc. at the first sign of problems for air conditioning repair in Sewell, NJ from professionals you can trust.

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