Saddleback Plumbing Blog

Sink Issues You Should be Aware of

October 9th, 2017

sink-plumbingThe average homeowner uses the sinks in their home many times a day. We wash our hands after using the bathroom, after taking out the trash, before and after cooking, etc. You probably take your sinks for granted at least some of the time, but you’d surely miss them if they started to malfunction. There are a number of issues that can affect a home’s sinks, some trivial and some not.

It’s important that you be aware of these problems, and their symptoms. The faster you can identify that your sink is having some sort of issue, the faster you can get it professionally repaired and the better off you’ll be. Let’s have a look at some of the issues that can afflict your sink, and when you should call a professional.

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Why Your Air Conditioner Output is Falling

September 25th, 2017

air-conditioning-repairWe’re finally starting to get out of the hottest part of the summer, but we still have at least a couple of weeks left where you’re probably going to be using your air conditioner on a regular basis. That means that you still need to keep an eye on your system, in case it starts to exhibit issues. One of the most obvious warning signs that your air conditioner is having problems is falling output. Have a look at some of the reasons why your air conditioner output might be lower than it should be.

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Weird Air Conditioner Noises, and What They Mean

September 11th, 2017

air-conditioner-repairAir conditioning problems are more likely to occur during the summer, when strain on the system is highest. It’s a good idea to keep an eye out for warning signs that your air conditioner is in trouble, so you can have it repaired before the problem gets any worse. One of the most obvious signs that your air conditioner is having some kind of issue is when it starts making odd noises during operation. Let’s go over some of the more common air conditioner noises that indicate a problem with the system.

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Why Trenchless Pipe Replacement is Preferable to Other Options

August 28th, 2017

water-lineThere are a number of pipes that run under your property to your home, where they connect to the rest of the plumbing system. Of these pipes, the two most important are your water and sewer lines. Without these, your plumbing system would not be able to function. If you use natural gas in your home, the gas line is another pipe that falls into this category. All of these pipes present a rather unique problem. They’re important to the operation of your home, but they’re quite difficult to get to under normal circumstances. This means if they break and need replacement, they can cause major headaches for everyone involved. Fortunately, there is an easy way to replace damaged water, sewer, and gas pipes. Let’s take a look at the advantages of trenchless pipe replacement.

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Symptoms of a Problem with Your Ductless System

August 14th, 2017

ductlessDuctless systems are becoming more popular in California, due to their energy efficiency and added control. However, before you start thinking that a ductless mini split is the perfect answer to every climate control problem, you should know that they are just as prone to issues as any other. If you are currently using a ductless mini split to cool your home this summer, keep an eye out for the following signs that the system is in some kind of trouble.

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Should I Install a Ductless Mini Split?

July 31st, 2017

ductless-installaionIf you have the misfortune of being without a reliable air conditioning system this summer, it’s time to have one installed. There are a great many options available on the market today when it comes to air conditioning. You should make sure to carefully examine each option before making a decision, so that you can get the best possible solution for your needs. Have a look at the ductless mini split, and the advantages that it can offer you if you install one this summer.

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How to Save Money on Your Electric Bill This Summer

July 17th, 2017

cash-grassElectric bills tend to skyrocket during the summer, when people rely on their air conditioners during most of the daylight hours. Now, for some people, high electric bills are a worthy trade for not having to deal with indoor temperatures in the 90’s. However, you can both cut down on your electric bills and stay comfortable during the summer heat if you know what to do. Have a look at some of the ways that you can save money on your electric bill over the summer.

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Warning Signs That Your Air Conditioner Needs Repairs

July 3rd, 2017

air-conditioner-repairWith the summer heat beating down on a daily basis, many of us are relying on our air conditioners to keep cool. Using your air conditioner for multiple hours a day is does more than just increase your monthly bills, though. It also increases the rate at which your system wears down. That added wear and tear makes it more likely for various problems with the system to occur. The last thing you want in the middle of a heat wave is for your air conditioner to break down. So, you should familiarize yourself with the common warning signs that your AC is in need of repairs.

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Make Sure You Replace Your Air Conditioner Air Filter This Summer

June 19th, 2017

air-filterThere are a lot of recommendations for getting your air conditioner ready for the sweltering summer heat. Most of them require professional equipment and expertise, which you should take advantage of whenever possible. Fortunately, though, you don’t need to wait for a professional to take some steps to take care of your air conditioner. One simple thing you can do to prepare your air conditioner for the summer season is replace your air filter. Let’s have a look at why it’s so important to replace your air filter, and how you can do it.

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Tips on Keeping Your Plumbing System in Good Condition

June 5th, 2017

underwater-living-roomIt can be tough trying to keep your plumbing system in good condition, for a number of reasons. Plumbing systems are pretty sturdy, but they’re also mostly hidden from view. When a problem crops up in a plumbing system, most homeowners won’t notice it until it’s caused widespread damage. Because plumbing systems rarely demand a lot of attention, most homeowners don’t remember to schedule preventive maintenance for them. This leads to a lot more issues, and shortens the effective lifespan of many plumbing appliances. If you want to keep your plumbing system in good shape for as long as possible, follow our tips below.

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