SPS Mechanical Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘West Deptford’

Bathroom Remodeling Options to Consider

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

BathroomThe bathroom is one of the most popular rooms in the home when it comes to remodeling. It’s an important part of people’s daily routine, and who doesn’t want to spend their morning and evening rituals in a comfortable bathroom environment? If you’re looking to have your bathroom remodeled in the near future, you probably have a range of ideas about what you want to go in it.

There are a lot of different options to sort through on the market today for each kind of bathroom appliance. We recommend consulting with a professional technician before making any permanent decisions on things like plumbing appliances, just to make sure that everything will work well together. Still, there’s nothing wrong with taking a look at some of the options out there.

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Heating Options to Consider This Season

Monday, November 20th, 2017

gas-burnerLooking for a new heater to keep your home comfortable this season? You have a lot of options to choose from, if you are. Each heating system has its own set of advantages, and is suited to different home situations. You’re going to want to make sure that you carefully consider the pros and cons of each type before you install one, just to make sure that you get the best one for your needs. Let’s have a look at a couple of the more popular heating types available on the market, and why you might want to consider installing one of them.

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Is it Time for a New Water Heater?

Monday, October 9th, 2017

plumber-water-heaterAs we move deeper into the fall season, now is the time to take stock of your home and see what needs to be done to prepare it for the winter. Part of those preparations might include installing a new system in your home, like a water heater. Water heaters are designed to last for quite a long time, especially if they are properly taken care of. No system lasts forever, though. Sooner or later, you’re going to need your replace your system. If you aren’t sure whether or not your water heater needs to be replaced, there are a number of signs to look for.

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Why It’s a Good Idea to Schedule Pipe Inspections

Monday, September 11th, 2017

water-lineOne of the biggest problems with plumbing systems is how difficult it can be to keep them in good condition. When an air conditioner or heater malfunctions, it can become pretty clear early on that you need to call for repairs. If nothing else, you can always give the system a quick look if you’re concerned that it might be malfunctioning in some way.

The plumbing system, though, is hidden throughout the house. You aren’t going to be able to really inspect it without professional equipment, which is why it’s a good idea to schedule a pipe inspection appointment at least once a year.

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Reasons Why Your Air Conditioner Output Might be Low

Monday, August 28th, 2017

air-conditioner-blowingSummer is just about the worst possible time to start experiencing air conditioning issues. It’s also the time of year when air conditioners are most likely to have problems. One of the first signs that the air conditioner is in trouble that most homeowners notice is dropping output. Have a look at some of the reasons why your air conditioner output is low, and what to do about it.

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If Your Air Conditioner is Making Odd Sounds, Call for Repairs

Monday, July 31st, 2017

air-conditioner-repairWe’re going to bet that you are using your air conditioner quite a bit to keep cool these days. That’s all well and good, but as long as you’re going to be using your system that often it’s a good idea to beware of any problems that might develop.

The faster you can detect if your air conditioner needs professional repair, the faster you can have it fixed and the better off it will be. If your air conditioner is making odd noises during operation, it’s a sign that it needs to be repaired. Have a look at some of the more common sounds that indicate a problem, and what they mean.

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How can I Tell if I Need a Water Treatment System?

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

water-handsIf you’re getting your water from a city water main, and not a well, then you probably know that your water supply goes through a treatment process before it reaches your home. The efficacy of these water treatment facilities varies from city to city, though most of them are good enough to remove the majority of harmful materials from the water supply. It is important to remember, though, that none of these water treatment processes are 100% effective.

There will always be a chance that some trace elements of contaminants like lead or cyanide will make it into your home’s water supply. There is no “safe” level of exposure to these materials. If you want to add an extra layer of protection to your home’s water supply, consider installing a water treatment system. You should especially consider installing a water treatment system if you notice the following symptoms.

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When to Install a New Heat Pump

Monday, June 5th, 2017

heat-pump-cashAs the weather continues to heat up, you’re going to start to rely on your heat pump more often to keep cool during the day. If your system is not up to the task of keeping you cool through another summer, though, it’s a good idea to replace it now. You don’t want your system to die on you in the middle of the hottest season of the year. If you’re not sure whether or not it would be a good idea to replace your heat pump system, have a look at some of the tips below.

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Prepare Your Air Conditioner for Summer by Doing This

Monday, May 8th, 2017

air-conditioner-blowingSpring is the ideal time to prepare your air conditioner for the demand you’re going to put on it during the summer. Once the daily temperature starts to rise, you’re going to want to know that you can run your air conditioner for hours at a time without damaging it. Nobody wants their system to break down on them when they need it most. The best way to make sure that your air conditioner is ready for anything the summer can throw at it is to follow the steps below.

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Could I Benefit From Installing a Heat Pump?

Monday, April 10th, 2017

Spring is a time of change in many ways, including for HVAC systems. Many homeowners schedule preventive maintenance during this time of year, or they replace their systems entirely. If you’re in the market for a new cooling system before the summer, you might want to have a look at the benefits a heat pump has to offer. It might be just the thing you need to keep comfortable, not only during the summer, but in winter as well.  

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