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

How to Prevent AC Overheat at the End of Summer

Monday, 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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How Do I Know I Have Hidden Leaks When They’re Hidden?

Monday, November 30th, 2020
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This is a good question, and it’s one people often ask when confronted with the idea of “hidden leaks.” The truth is that most leaks in a home’s plumbing are not in easy sight, since much of the plumbing is disguised in the walls or in the ceilings. Only a few pipes are easy to see, such as the drainpipe directly underneath a sink (and even then leaks can go unnoticed if there’s too much stored there). 

Finding and repairing hidden leaks is a job for professional plumbing in Laguna Niguel, CA. Our technicians can locate hidden leaks, even those buried down in a concrete foundation, using the best available technology. But in this post, we’re going to help you notice when you have hidden leaks. They do leave a number of indicators they’re around.

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What Is Video Pipe Inspection and Do My Pipes Need It?

Tuesday, July 28th, 2020
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We use the most advanced technology and tools available for all the plumbing services we provide. The plumbing industry moves fast with new advances, and we’ve been in the industry for almost forty years—there have been numerous big shifts in technology during that time!

One of the most important tool developments for plumbing is digital video and miniaturization technology that allows for video pipe inspection equipment. We often use video pipe inspection during a range of jobs. We’re going to explain in a bit more depth what video pipe inspections are and when you may need this service done for your plumbing in Laguna Niguel, CA.

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A Reminder About Maintenance for Your Heating System

Monday, December 17th, 2018

service-reminderWinter may not be ice-cold in Orange County, but it’s still a busy time of the year for almost everyone. This makes it easy for many routine tasks to slip off our personal “To-Do” lists, or fall so far down them that they never go from “To-Do” to “Done.”

One of the most often neglected of these December jobs is heating maintenance. Even when the weather gets a touch nippy, heating systems aren’t foremost on residents’ minds.

We’re here to remind you that professional heating maintenance is a job to schedule each year! It’s not too arduous, since the expert technicians do most of the work. You only have to remember to call to set a date.

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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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Why Your Air Conditioner Output is Falling

Monday, September 25th, 2017

air-conditioning-repairWe’re finally starting to get out of the hottest part of the summer, but we still have at least a couple of weeks left where you’re probably going to be using your air conditioner on a regular basis. That means that you still need to keep an eye on your system, in case it starts to exhibit issues. One of the most obvious warning signs that your air conditioner is having problems is falling output. Have a look at some of the reasons why your air conditioner output might be lower than it should be.

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Warning Signs That Your Air Conditioner Needs Repairs

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

air-conditioner-repairWith the summer heat beating down on a daily basis, many of us are relying on our air conditioners to keep cool. Using your air conditioner for multiple hours a day is does more than just increase your monthly bills, though. It also increases the rate at which your system wears down. That added wear and tear makes it more likely for various problems with the system to occur. The last thing you want in the middle of a heat wave is for your air conditioner to break down. So, you should familiarize yourself with the common warning signs that your AC is in need of repairs.

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Why You Need to Replace Your Air Filter, and How to do it

Monday, February 13th, 2017

We’re going to go out on a limb and guess that you don’t change your furnace air filter very often. If you did, you probably wouldn’t be reading this blog about how to do it. If that assumption is correct, you should know that it is very important to change your furnace air filter every few months. If you don’t do this, you are actually making it easier for a fairly destructive set of problems to occur. Better to know how to change the air filter, and why you’re doing it.

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The Advantages of Trenchless Pipe Replacement

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

When a plumbing pipe in your home needs to be replaced, it’s not that difficult to exhume and replace it. Some plumbing pipes, though, are less easy to remove and replace. Your water and sewer lines, two of the most important pipes in your system, connect your home to the city water and sewer mains. Though these pipes are designed to last quite a while, they will eventually need to be replaced. When that happens, it’s a good idea to make sure that you schedule trenchless pipe replacement.

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Why Having Your Furnace Air Filter Changed is a Good Idea

Monday, November 14th, 2016

We’re not into the coldest part of the year yet, but we’re not far off either. Chances are, you’ve been using your furnace more and more often over the last couple of weeks. If you haven’t had your system professionally checked yet, you should do that as soon as possible. Otherwise, you may find yourself with a broken furnace in the middle of the coldest part of the year. Let’s take a look at one specific problem that can be prevented by furnace maintenance.

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