Saddleback Plumbing Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Irvine’

Water Savings Tips As We Head Into Spring

Monday, March 11th, 2019

faucet-drippingWater usage usually goes up for a household during the spring because of gardening—you’ll likely notice an uptick in your water bills for the first months of the season. However, if you’ve been dealing with higher water bills than normal, or you think your current bills could be lowered, you can take steps to save water.

Some of these tips are basic, common sense ones. Others will require you call a plumber in Irvine, CA for repairs, replacements, or new installations.

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How Video Pipe Inspections Make Pro Plumbers Better Than Ever

Monday, December 31st, 2018

technician-with-toolsDigital technology has changed the world in significant ways. For example, tiny digital cameras are now installed in the phones most people carry around with them, allowing them to take pictures almost anywhere to capture any moment.

One place where the digital camera has been helpful is in the world of professional plumbing. Although “plumbing” may not be the first thing that pops to mind when you think about the benefits of digital tech, you’ll be thankful for it the next time you need plumbing in Irvine, CA to help with trouble with hidden leaks, drain cleaning, or sewer line issues. The video pipe inspections that digital technology has made possible have improved the power of your plumber.

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Signs You Should Install a Water Treatment System?

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

showerhead-dripping-close-up“Do I need to have a whole-house water treatment system?”

This is a question many homeowners in Orange County ask themselves. Water quality is often in the news, and people are more concerned about the health conditions of the water they drink and cook with and bathe in. Simple filtration pitchers don’t seem like enough if there are high levels of impurities in the water entering a home through the water main.

We’re a plumber in Irvine, CA who handles water treatment system installation. We can provide guidance for whether putting in a water treatment system is a good idea. There are ways you can tell you have too many impurities in your household’s water.

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Is There Supposed to Be Ice on My Air Conditioner?

Monday, November 19th, 2018

frozen-air-conditionerThe simple answer is: No. If you see ice forming on your air conditioner (probably along the indoor coils), turn off the system and call for repair services from our team right away. The AC needs to be fixed, and it’s a repair only professionals can correctly diagnose and perform.

So, while you’re waiting for us to deliver you the Irvine, CA air conditioning services that will ensure you have a healthy air conditioning system, we’re going to fill you in on why ice on the AC shouldn’t be there and why it might happen.

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Why You Should be Scheduling Preventive Plumbing Maintenance

Monday, August 27th, 2018

Plumbing-Maintenance-TechnicianPlumbing problems are not the sort of thing that you should just wait around to address. Most people won’t ignore a leak once it starts flooding their home, though. When we talk about waiting around, what we mean is that it’s not a good idea to wait for signs of a problem before you have it dealt with. The best way to have issues taken care of before they progress far enough to cause problems is to schedule preventive plumbing maintenance.

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Air Conditioning Problems to Watch for This Summer

Monday, July 30th, 2018

air-conditionerAir conditioning issues are pretty common during the summer, and it’s no wonder. Strain on the system is much higher when it’s being used for most of the daylight hours, making it more likely for the system to develop problems. If you’ve already had a professional perform maintenance on your air conditioner at the beginning of the season, then the system has a much lower chance of developing any kind of serious issue over the next few months. Still, you need to keep an eye out for any signs that your air conditioner is developing issues so that you can have them repaired as soon as possible. The following are some of the more common issues you may run into during the summer.

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Be Careful of These Plumbing Issues

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Corroded-Pipes Plumbing issues are really common in homes across the country. Ostensibly, your plumbing system should be one of the sturdiest parts of your home. Unfortunately, in many homes it tends not to be. Pipes are old, or made of the wrong material. Certain chemicals and elements in the soil or the water itself can cause the system to corrode. The best way to deal with these kinds of issues is to have a plumber inspect your system for you at least once every year or so. This will make it easier to find and resolve issues in the system before they have a chance to get any worse.

Even with maintenance, though, there’s still a chance for problems to crop up between appointments. That’s why you need to stay vigilant for any signs that your plumbing system is in trouble. The following are some of the more common plumbing issues that your system might run into, and their warning signs.

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Now is the Perfect Time to Get Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

Monday, June 4th, 2018

air-conditionerWe’ve got a bit of June gloom going on lately, but before long things are going to heat up. That means you need to take steps to make sure that your air conditioner is ready for the summer season. There are a number of different ways to make sure that your air conditioner is in top shape before summer kicks into high gear. Today, we’re going to go over the best thing that you can do to keep your system healthy: preventive maintenance. Read on to find out more about the benefits of preventive maintenance, and when to schedule it.

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Learn How to Spot Plumbing Leaks in Your Home

Monday, April 9th, 2018

pipe-rupturePlumbing leaks are among the more problematic issues that can affect your home. They can cause a lot of water damage, reduce the efficiency of your plumbing system, and generally cost more to repair than what their small size would indicate. The best thing you can do to mitigate the effects of plumbing leaks on your home is to schedule preventive plumbing maintenance at least once every year or two. This ensures that any plumbing leaks are found and dealt with before they can cause too much damage. Between plumbing appointments, though, you should still remain vigilant for signs that your plumbing system has leaks in it. If you call for repairs quickly enough, you should still be able to prevent a lot of damage to the system.

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How Can I Tell if I Have a Plumbing Issue?

Monday, February 26th, 2018

Burst PipePlumbing issues are obnoxious in a number of ways, not least because they’re so difficult to detect without professional services. This is why it’s so important to have professional plumbing maintenance conducted every year or two. Otherwise, you may not be able to tell if you have a plumbing issue in time to resolve it before it causes serious damage. Even between maintenance appointments, though, you should be keeping an eye out for signs that your plumbing system is in need of professional services. You may not be able to prevent all of the damage the problem has caused, but you can at least have it fixed before it gets any worse.

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