Saddleback Plumbing Blog

Which Air Conditioning System is Right for Me?

July 25th, 2016

If you’re looking for a new air conditioning system this summer, there are a great many different systems to choose from. No one system is objectively “better” than all the other systems. Rather, each has its own strengths and weaknesses that cater to a different set of needs. All of these different pros and cons can be overwhelming if you don’t know what to look for. Fortunately, we’ve compiled a short list of pros and cons on some of the more popular air conditioning systems.

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What Air Conditioner Type Should I Install?

July 18th, 2016

If you’re in the market for a new air conditioner this summer, you have quite a few options to choose from. It can be quite daunting to try and sort out which air conditioner type will actually serve your needs best, among the sea of different choices that you could pick. We always recommend talking to a professional before making any long-term decisions like this. Before that happens, though, you can read on to check out the pros and cons of a couple of the more popular air conditioner types.

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It’s Never Too Late: On the Value of a Cooling Tune-Up

June 27th, 2016

If there’s one thing that we want our customers to know during the summer, it’s this: it’s never too late to schedule a tune-up. Whether you completely forgot earlier this year, or you just didn’t have the time or money to even think about it, you can always give us a call. A professional AC maintenance service call (or cooling tune-up) is the best way to keep your central air unit, heat pump, or ductless mini split in excellent shape. 

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Tips for Enjoying Great Energy Efficiency This Summer

June 20th, 2016

Wouldn’t it be great if you could keep your home comfortable throughout the hottest time of the year at no cost? Well, that is simply not the reality of the situation. If you want to cool your home, you are going to have to pay do so. The good news is that there are plenty of ways in which you may make your air conditioning system and the cooling process more efficient and affordable. Read the following tips on how to enjoy efficient comfort this summer. When you are ready to schedule professional air conditioning services in Ladera Ranch, CA.

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Watch for These Ductless Problems This Summer

June 13th, 2016

If you’re using a ductless system to keep cool this summer, you should be aware of some of the problems it may run into. The more you rely on a system, the more strain is placed on it and the greater the likelihood for problems to occur. If you know what symptoms to look for that indicate a problem, you can call for repairs faster and save your system a lot of damage. Let’s take a look at some of the common indications that your ductless system needs repairs.

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Listen for These Air Conditioner Noises

June 6th, 2016

Air conditioning issues can cause quite a bit of damage, especially if they’re left alone for long periods of time. It’s important that you be able to recognize the signs of an air conditioning problem, so that you can call for repairs as soon as possible. One of the most common signs of an air conditioner issue is strange noises coming from the system. Let’s take a look at some of the most common air conditioner noises that indicate a problem.

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Why Air Conditioner Size Matters

May 30th, 2016

Air conditioners have a lot of different factors that determine how effective they are, size is one of them. If an air conditioner isn’t properly sized for the home in which it is installed, it will have a whole range of problems that could have otherwise been avoided. Let’s take a look at how much trouble an improperly sized air conditioner can cause, and why you need to consult with a professional before having a system installed.

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Do I Need More Refrigerant in My Air Conditioner?

May 23rd, 2016

This is a question we often get from homeowners who are scheduling maintenance for their air conditioners. Refrigerant is the core of the air conditioning system, and the unit will not work without it. In order to understand the answer to this question, though, you must first understand how your air conditioner uses refrigerant. Let’s take a look at the role refrigerant plays in your air conditioning system, and when you need to refill it.

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Consider Installing a Ductless Air Conditioning System This Summer

May 16th, 2016

Summer is here, and if you’re looking for a new air conditioning system you have a lot of options to choose from. One of those options is ductless air conditioning. Ductless systems are a fairly new technology, but are already gaining popularity as an alternative to central air conditioners. Read on to find out more about ductless air conditioners, and how they can benefit you this summer.

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When to Install a New Air Conditioner

May 9th, 2016

Air conditioners can last quite a while, but they’re just as susceptible to wear and tear as any other system. Sooner or later, your air conditioner will become so worn out that it will break down permanently. You’re going to want to be able to identify when your air conditioner is nearing that point, so that you can replace it before it happens. Otherwise, you run the risk of suddenly finding yourself without air conditioning at a time when you might need it. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that you need a new air conditioner.

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