Saddleback Plumbing Heating & Air Blog: Archive for the ‘Heat Pumps’ Category

Heat Pump Maintenance in Spring Helps Avoid Repair Problems

Tuesday, April 7th, 2020
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It’s a busy time, and one of the last problems you’ll want to run into during the months ahead is having to call for a heat pump repair in Orange County, CA because your heat pump has stopped doing the job of cooling the house. Although you can always depend on our technicians to handle your repairs, backed with a satisfaction guarantee, we know you’d rather not have to make the call in the first place. That’s why scheduling heat pump maintenance during spring is so important.

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Some Facts to Know About a Heat Pump Installation

Monday, December 2nd, 2019
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A new heating installation in Irvine, CA usually isn’t a big moment—and that’s because homeowners rarely think about heating systems in the mild winter climates of Southern California. However, any HVAC installation is important, and we recommend you give some serious thought to what type of heater you have in your house. If you’ve come to the point where you’re certain it’s time to put in a new heating system, one of the best options available in our climate is a heat pump.

Heat pumps are different from most standard heaters, such as furnaces and boilers, so to help you out with a heat pump installation, we’ve listed some vital facts about what to expect from a heat pump.

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Is a Ductless Mini Split the Right Choice for Your Home?

Monday, December 18th, 2017

ductless-mini-splitAs we move into winter (finally, some cold weather!) more and more people are going to start relying on their heating systems to stay comfortable. If you’re looking for a new heating system to keep your home warm through the winter season, there are a multitude of different options to choose from. Each heating system has its own advantages to offer, so it’s important that you consider each option carefully before you decide on one. Have a look below at how a ductless mini split operates, and whether or not it would be a good choice for your home.

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Symptoms of a Problem with Your Ductless System

Monday, 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?

Monday, 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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The Importance of Bi-Annual Ductless Maintenance

Monday, November 7th, 2016

There are a lot of things that separate ductless mini splits from traditional climate control systems. Maintenance is one of those things. As we move further into heating season, it’s important that you schedule preventive ductless maintenance within the next few weeks. Even if you already had maintenance done on the system earlier in the year, it’s a good idea to schedule it now. Read on to find out why ductless systems need maintenance twice as often as other heating systems.

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How a Ductless Mini Split can Help You This Fall

Monday, October 10th, 2016

The days are finally starting to cool off, which means it’s time to make sure that your home’s heating situation is in order. You don’t want to be caught without a good heating system in the middle of winter, after all. If you’re looking for a new heating system this year, you should make sure to examine all the options to find the best one for your needs. Read on to find out how a ductless mini split can help you this fall.

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Watch for These Ductless Problems This Summer

Monday, 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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The Benefits of Bi-Annual Heat Pump Maintenance

Monday, April 25th, 2016

You will often read, including on this website, about the benefits of annual HVAC system maintenance. While annual maintenance is far better than no maintenance, when it comes to heat pumps it’s not enough. Let’s take a look at why you need to have your heat pump professionally checked at least twice a year.

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Why is My Heat Pump Not Putting Out Heat?

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Heat pumps are highly valued for their ability to act as both heating and air conditioning systems. In fact, it’s one of the main reasons that homeowners install them in the first place. But, being able to do that means the system is more complicated, which means there are more ways for things to go wrong. If your heat pump seems to be stuck in air conditioning mode, or doesn’t put out as much heat as it should, you may have one of the following problems.

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