Saddleback Plumbing Heating & Air Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Laguna Hills’

Give Your Air Conditioning System a Summer Report Card

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

Report cards already? Summer hasn’t even officially ended!

Don’t worry: you’re the one giving the report card, and you’re reporting on the performance of a piece of machinery that doesn’t have feelings you can hurt. If your AC deserves and “F,” give it that “F”—you’ll be the one who benefits.

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Make Sure You Schedule Heat Pump Maintenance This Fall

Monday, November 20th, 2017

heat-pump-maintenanceWe’re finally moving into heating season, which means you’ll be switching your heat pump over to heating mode soon. Before you start relying on your heat pump too often to keep your home warm, though, there are some steps you should take to make sure it is ready for the added demand. One of the best things you can do to make sure your heat pump is ready for the winter is to schedule professional maintenance. That applies even if you have already had maintenance done in the last six months. Read on to find out more about why you should schedule heat pump maintenance this fall.

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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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Tips on Keeping Your Plumbing System in Good Condition

Monday, 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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Why You Need to Schedule Drain Cleaning on a Regular Basis

Monday, March 27th, 2017

When you’re spending the rainy season dealing with a 40-hour workweek, doing your taxes, raising your kids, and fighting off a cold at the same time, maintaining your drain and sewer system is probably pretty low on the priorities list. Still, it is something that you need to give at least a little bit of thought to if you want to keep your home running smoothly. There are a lot of issues that can afflict your drain and sewer system, which will then have ripple effects throughout the rest of the home. You need to make sure that you maintain your drain and sewer pipes, and the best way to do that is with regular drain cleaning. Have a look at some of the problems that can crop up if you don’t schedule drain cleaning on a regular basis.

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Watch for These Furnace Problems for the Next Few Months

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Even in California, the demand on furnaces during the winter can cause a lot of problems. You probably don’t want your furnace to break down on you in the middle of one of the coldest months of the year, so it’s a good idea to keep a close eye on your system for any problems that may develop. You should know the warning signs of some of the most common furnace issues, so that you can respond to them as quickly as possible.

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How Boiler Kettling Harms Your System

Monday, December 12th, 2016

If your boiler makes a deep rumbling noise while it’s operating, don’t ignore it. That noise is a symptom of a problem called kettling, which is a serious threat to the system. If the problem isn’t dealt with quickly, it can cause quite a bit of damage to the boiler. Read on to find out what causes this issue, and how to deal with it.

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Signs That You Need a New Boiler

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Boilers can last a pretty long time, longer even than most other heating system types. This is because they have fewer moving parts, which means that there are fewer ways for things to break down. However, boilers are not perfect systems. Eventually, no matter how well-taken care of, they will break down permanently. It’s important that you be able to tell if your boiler is reaching the end of its life, so that you can have it replaced as soon as possible. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that you need a new boiler.

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Is it Too Late for AC Maintenance?

Monday, September 26th, 2016

We’re getting to the end of summer, here, but there are still a few weeks to go before the weather really starts cooling off. You may think that your air conditioner can just coast the rest of the season, without you really paying too much attention to how it’s operating. You would be wrong. This is actually the most stressful time of year for air conditioning systems, which means if you haven’t scheduled preventive maintenance for your system yet, now is the time. Read on to find out more about why it’s not too late for air conditioning maintenance.

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How to Keep Your Indoor Air Quality High During the Summer

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Keeping cool isn’t the only thing you need to worry about during the summer season. Indoor air quality plays a big part in determining your overall health and comfort all year round. During the summer, though, many people inadvertently take steps to actually reduce their indoor air quality. Let’s take a look at some of the things you can do to keep your indoor air quality high this summer.

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