Saddleback Plumbing Heating & Air Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Ladera Ranch’

What Contaminants Can an Air Purifier Remove From the Air?

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

If you are concerned about the quality of the air inside your home—and many people share your concern—then one option to consider is installing an air purifier in Ladera Ranch, CA. If you don’t already have an air filtration system in place (and the filter on the air conditioner cabinet does not count), we suggest you start with that. Mechanical filters are excellent at straining out larger contaminants that circulate through a household ventilation system: dust, dander, lint. Once you have the right filters installed, you can consider an air purifier to take care of the smaller particles that often slip through the mesh of a mechanical filter.

And what are those particles? Let’s take a closer look at what an air purifier can eliminate from your home’s air.

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What Is Causing the Clogs in My Drains?

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

The clogged drain is almost the definition of “household nuisance.” We’ve all dealt with one before, we know we’ll deal with more in the future. The good news is that unclogging drains isn’t difficult—as long as you know the right steps. Use a plunger or a hand-cranked drain snake. If that doesn’t fix the clog, don’t use chemical drain cleaners. Instead, call us for professional plumbing in Ladera Ranch, CA and we will remove the clog, thoroughly, quickly, and without damaging the drainpipes.

But drain clogs aren’t a singular problem—they’re the result of different problems. “What is causing the clogs in my drains?” is the right question to ask, because it goes a long way toward prevention of clogs in the future. So we’ll guide you through the most common sources of drain clogs.

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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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Professional Drain Cleaning Techniques That Can Benefit You

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

drain-cleaningWhen most of us have a drain clog, we tend to reach for some kind of store bought drain cleaner. That can work, but it comes with quite a high cost. The highly caustic chemicals that can melt through the waste that commonly clog drains will also corrode the pipes themselves. If you want to have your drains cleaned, but don’t want to pay for it with negative side-effects, the best thing to do is to take advantage of professional services. There are two common methods used in professional drain cleaning services: drain snaking and hydro jetting.

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Would It be a Good Idea to Install a Sump Pump This Winter?

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Sump pumps are one of those things that are quite common in other parts of the country, but which aren’t widely seen in California. Still, there are times when it might be a good idea to have one in your home. With the last few months seeing record rainfall, now is one of those times. If you aren’t sure whether or not your home could do with a sump pump, read on to find out.

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How to Tell if You Have a Plumbing Leak

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Leaks are among the most common, and damaging, plumbing issues in the average home. Further complicating the problem is that leaks are often quite subtle. It can be quite difficult to detect a leak in the system before it does quite a bit of damage. If you know what to look for, though, you can still detect plumbing leaks before they can cause too much damage.

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How to Keep Your Furnace in Good Shape This Winter

Monday, December 5th, 2016

Your furnace is going to be put under more and more strain in the coming months. As the temperature outside continues to drop and you use the system for longer hours, there’s going to be an ever-increasing possibility of something going wrong. Fortunately, you don’t have to just sit and wait for your furnace to break down.  Let’s take a look at some of the things you can do to keep your furnace in good shape this winter.

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Signs That You Need Drain Cleaning

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Your drains serve an important part in your home’s plumbing system. If the drains are in poor condition, the rest of the home will start to experience problems. The best way to keep your drains in good shape is to schedule drain cleaning services. Read on for some of the signs that you need to have your drains professionally cleaned.

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Signs You Need a New Furnace

Monday, October 24th, 2016

You can make your furnace last quite a while, provided you take proper care of it. However, no amount of repairs and maintenance can make a system last forever. Sooner or later, you’re going to need a new furnace. If your furnace is not up to the task of keeping you warm through another winter, it’s important that you replace it now. Otherwise, you run the risk of it breaking down on you in the middle of a cold winter day. Read on for some of the signs that you need a new furnace.

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A Reminder That You Should Install an Earthquake Emergency Shutoff Valve

Monday, September 19th, 2016

Chances are, you use at least a couple of gas-burning appliances in your home. Whether it’s a furnace, heater, or some other appliance, you probably rely on natural gas to keep part of your systems up and running. That’s all well and good, but it’s important that you be aware of the risks that it presents, as well. Read on to find out why it’s a good idea to install an earthquake emergency shutoff valve.

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