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

Why is My Air Conditioner Leaking Water?

Monday, September 5th, 2016

You should never ignore fluid dripping from your air conditioner; it’s never a good sign for the system. However, there are a couple of different things that a leak could mean. It’s possible that you have a leak in your refrigerant line, which will drain your air conditioner of the fluid it needs to operate. It’s also possible that your system is leaking condensate. Let’s take a look at why your system generates condensate, and what to do about condensate leaks.

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Why Your Air Conditioner’s Output is Low

Monday, August 1st, 2016

In record-breaking summer heat, an air conditioner that isn’t operating properly isn’t much better than not having one at all. If your air conditioner isn’t keeping your home as cool as it should be, there could be a couple of different reasons why. It’s important that you be able to recognize some of the output symptoms that indicate a problem with your air conditioner. Let’s take a look at those symptoms now.

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It’s Never Too Late: On the Value of a Cooling Tune-Up

Monday, June 27th, 2016

If there’s one thing that we want our customers to know during the summer, it’s this: it’s never too late to schedule a tune-up. Whether you completely forgot earlier this year, or you just didn’t have the time or money to even think about it, you can always give us a call. A professional AC maintenance service call (or cooling tune-up) is the best way to keep your central air unit, heat pump, or ductless mini split in excellent shape. 

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Listen for These Air Conditioner Noises

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Air conditioning issues can cause quite a bit of damage, especially if they’re left alone for long periods of time. It’s important that you be able to recognize the signs of an air conditioning problem, so that you can call for repairs as soon as possible. One of the most common signs of an air conditioner issue is strange noises coming from the system. Let’s take a look at some of the most common air conditioner noises that indicate a problem.

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Get Your Ducts Sealed to Improve Air Conditioner Efficiency

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Ducts are one of those parts of climate control systems that just don’t get a lot of attention, which is a problem because they actually serve a very important purpose. As we move into summer, a lot of people are probably making sure that their air conditioners are in good condition. Very few are taking the same good care of their ducts, though. Read on to find out why you should get your ducts sealed this summer to improve your air conditioning system.

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Why You Should Always Trust a Professional with Your Gas Piping Needs

Monday, March 28th, 2016

Natural gas is a primary heating fuel in most homes in America, with good reason. It’s affordable, plentiful, and very good at generating a lot of heat. With the exception of some older homes, most living spaces are equipped with at least one or two appliances that rely on this natural gas to function. However, using gas does come with its inherent risks, which is why you should always trust a professional to handle your gas piping needs. Keep reading to learn more.

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It’s Not Too Late for a Heating Tune Up!

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

We still have a few months of winter left before things start consistently warming up (freak heat waves notwithstanding, of course.) If you are using a heat pump to keep warm this winter, and you want it to keep operating to its full potential, you should schedule preventive maintenance for it. Read on to find out more about the importance of heat pump maintenance.

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When to Call for Drain Cleaning Services

Monday, January 18th, 2016

The drain systems in your home serve a valuable role. Without them to serve as the connection point between your plumbing and sewer systems, you would have quite a difficult time disposing of wastewater. That’s why it’s so important to make sure that you keep your drains clean and in working order. Keep an eye out for the following signs that your drains are in need of cleaning.

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Extend the Life of Your Water Heater with These Tips

Monday, December 14th, 2015

Water heaters are built to last a fairly long time, considering how much of an investment they are. No one wants to replace their water heater every couple of years. However, if you want to make sure that your water heater lasts as long as possible, you’re going to need to do more than trust to chance. Read on for a list of procedures and precautions you can take to ensure that your water heater lasts as long as possible.

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What is Furnace Short Cycling?

Monday, November 9th, 2015

If you’ve ever noticed your furnace turning itself on and off every few minutes, you have a short cycling problem. Short cycling is a serious issue that not only affect the furnace’s ability to heat, but shortens its lifespan and increases the chances of a breakdown, as well. Let’s take a look at what causes this serious issue, and what to do about it.

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