Does Your Water Main Need Repairs? These Signs Can Tell You

September 6th, 2021
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Without a water main, you don’t have a working plumbing system. Plumbing requires water, after all. If the water main to your house becomes damaged because of age, corrosion, tree roots, earthquakes, construction, or clogs, you may soon have no freshwater in your house at all. Not a good time!

Handling repairs for a home’s water main is a major job for your plumbing in Irvine, CA, but you can relax when you know you’ve got a team like the one at Saddleback ready to help you. We offer fast and effective repair service for water mains and sewer lines. To help you know when to call us for assistance, look over this list of signs of a water main in jeopardy.

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How to Prevent AC Overheat at the End of Summer

August 23rd, 2021
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We’re in for some serious heat here at the end of August and into September. This is when your air conditioning really earns its keep. But the heat, consistent operation, and the general wear from the rest of summer can lead to your AC overheating and shutting down.

“Overheating” can refer to several different occurrences in an air conditioner: tripped circuit breakers, burnt-out fan motors, even a dead compressor. They all have in common an AC overworked and overstrained to the point it ceases to work.

Although you can always trust us for fast air conditioning repair in Laguna Niguel, CA and elsewhere in Orange County, we know you’d rather not have the AC overheat in the first place. We’ll go over ways to avoid this problem during the end of the season.

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We’ve Been Named One of the Top Plumbers in Lake Forest for 2021!

August 12th, 2021

We’re proud to announce that Expertise.com has named Saddleback Plumbing Heating & Air as one of the top plumbers in Lake Forest for 2021.

This is an important recognition: the Expertise.com research process finds and reviews top service professionals in over two hundred industries across the US. Each month, the Expertise.com team researches more than 60,000 businesses to provide customers with help finding the most qualified professionals to meet their needs.

Expertise.com awarded us an A+ for Reputation and an A+ for Professionalism. You can’t ask for a better report card from an esteemed organization! If you’re already a Saddleback customer, you’ve experienced our professionalism and skill firsthand. If you’re looking for home service experts, you now know who to call!

Saddleback Plumbing Heating & Air has served Orange County since 1981.

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The Benefits of Trenchless Sewer Line Replacement

August 9th, 2021
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If your sewer lines are in need of repairs, the worst thing you can do is to wait and do nothing. Small clogs can turn into complete blockages and can even break down the sewer lines completely. These problems should be solved quickly on an urgent basis with help from professional plumbing in Newport Beach, CA.

A lot of people are opting for trenchless sewer line replacement technology. It offers a faster, cheaper, and environmentally friendly method for replacing and repairing sewer lines. Let’s look at how it works and some of its major benefits.

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Why Water Might Leak From Your AC

July 26th, 2021
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You may expect to see water leaks coming from places like beneath your sink or around the edges of your shower. These are places where there’s plumbing, and where there’s plumbing there can be leaks.

But water leaking out of your air conditioner? You might not have thought about that occurring. Yet you can see the water starting to puddle around the inside cabinet of your central AC. Why is this happening? Where is the water coming from? Do you need it repaired?

We’re going to look at why water might start to leak from your air conditioner and what to do about it. In most cases, you’ll need professional air conditioning repair in Irvine, CA. Our team is here, ready to help you solve whatever cooling system troubles you have.

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When the Heat Rises, How Much Can You Expect From Your AC?

July 12th, 2021
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We’re going to be in for some serious heat during the rest of the summer in Orange County. These are the times when your home’s central air conditioning system has to get down to serious business. You need it working hard now more than ever.

This brings up a good question, one homeowners often ask: How much cooling can an AC do? Does it have a limit to watch out for?

The answer is that air conditioners do have limits, although thankfully you won’t need to push up against them often. But knowing those limits can help you enjoy energy-efficient cooling and possibly keep away a major air conditioning repair in San Juan Capistrano that interrupts the comfort in your house on a hot day.

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How Long Can I Expect My Water Heater to Last?

June 28th, 2021
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A water heater is a vital part of any household, and it is also one of the biggest sources of energy consumption in the home, whether it’s a gas-powered or electric unit. These facts together make it important to know when you need to schedule a water heater replacement in Mission Viejo: a water heater that’s too aged will put your hot water supply at risk and will cost too much to run as it drains excessive amounts of power.

So how many years can you expect to get out of your current water heater? We can’t give you a definite single answer, but we can provide you with several answers, as well as help you understand when the time has come to get a new water heater.

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An AC That Isn’t Cooling Enough? Here’s What Might Be Happening

June 1st, 2021
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The temperatures are warming up, summer is almost here … and your air conditioning system is already disappointing you. 

You don’t want to go through the summer with an air conditioner that is struggling to keep up with the heat. If you’ve noticed that it’s taking too long for the AC to deliver the comfort you want, or the AC isn’t getting the house to its regular level of cooling, you may need to look into air conditioning repair in Irvine, CA from our pros. 

There may be a simple explanation, so we’re going to climb a ladder of possibilities, from the simplest to the most complex, to see what’s causing the AC’s capacity problem.

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What to Expect When You Install a Tankless Water Heater

May 17th, 2021
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Just to be clear about the title: you don’t want to do the actual tankless water heater installation yourself. This type of work requires professionals. In this post, we’re looking at what to expect when you choose to have us install a tankless water heater for you.

Now that’s out of the way … great news to hear you want to get a tankless water heater! More and more homeowners are making the decision to have their old storage tank water heaters replaced with tankless “on-demand” water heaters. There are a few things you can expect and maybe one of two things to consider. Let’s jump into it below.

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Haven’t Scheduled Maintenance Yet? It’s Not Even Remotely Too Late

May 3rd, 2021
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This is going to be a busy summer for almost everyone as people try to return to normal and get around to many tasks they had to put off for months at a time. We understand if you feel a bit anxious, or even a touch panicked, at having to add yet another item onto your calendar. 

Last month we posted our annual reminder to schedule HVAC maintenance for your air conditioning system. It’s always a good idea to have this done early in the spring and avoid busier schedules. But if you haven’t scheduled spring maintenance yet, don’t think you’ve missed your chance. And please don’t decide that maybe you can skip it this year. Maintenance is a vital service, but it doesn’t have an expiration date: you haven’t missed any “cut-off.” It’s not even summer yet! 

Call us today to sign up for our Membership Value Program (MVP) for your HVAC system to have maintenance done as soon as possible. (Yes, we said there wasn’t an expiration date—but the earlier you have it done, the more value you receive from maintenance!)

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