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October 14, 2015
How To Use Your Thermostat to Save Money

How To Use Your Thermostat to Save Money

Thermostat Tips   Every winter and summer, it is a tug of war between the need for conditioned air versus the costs of conditioning air. Though cost-free air conditioning is not yet a possibility to most homes, programmable thermostats and the method by which you use your central air system […]
October 6, 2015
Why Does My Furnace Blow Cold Air?

Why Does My Furnace Blow Cold Air?

Furnace Blows Cold Air Thousands of home central air systems have worked all summer at full throttle to condition cool, refreshing air for California homes. Now, with summer drawing to a close, it’s time to raise the temperature on the thermostat to make our homes warm. To be best prepared […]
September 24, 2015
Why Does My AC Smell When I Turn It On?

Why Does My AC Smell When I Turn It On?

Changes In Your Air Conditioner There are many possibilities that could lead to your air conditioning smelling when in use. However, a common issue as to why your AC may be smelling when it’s on may just be problems with your ducts. Often times, your ducts can have build up […]
September 17, 2015
How Your Air Conditioner Works

How Your Air Conditioner Works

How Does Your Air Conditioner Work? Heating and air conditioning are important contributors to a comfortable and enjoyable home atmosphere. Understanding just how your air conditioner works equips you as a homeowner for proper HVAC care. Parts of Your Home AC System Most homeowners believe that the air conditioner is the […]
September 4, 2015
What Every Homeowner Should Know About Their Home Air Conditioner

What Every Homeowner Should Know About Their Home Air Conditioner

Exceptional air conditioning is integral to our home comfort. Our technicians share the top five things every homeowner should know about their home air conditioner.   The Air Conditioner Has Two Components The condenser unit is the box outside the house responsible for compressing refrigerant to start the cooling process. […]
August 25, 2015
Tips For Better Sleep At Night

Tips For Better Sleep At Night

Quality sleep is essential for a productive workday, a healthy body, stable mind and your overall safety. Unfortunately quality sleep is something many people struggle to achieve. Clear Your Bedroom Keeping your bedroom clean and organized de-clutters your mind. With less to think about before climbing into bed, the more […]
August 25, 2015
How To Ensure Your AC Works Properly

How To Ensure Your AC Works Properly

Service Champions technicians know that homeowners generally have a good feel for their central air systems. Odd noises, unusual behaviors and technical issues rarely go unnoticed. Still sometimes, it can be difficult to locate problem areas when they are subtle or silent. If you want to ensure your AC works […]
August 25, 2015
How To Stay Cool With The Air Conditioning Out

How To Stay Cool With The Air Conditioning Out

When temperatures soar we run inside our homes and flip on the air conditioning to cool off. Sometimes, the air conditioner does not work. Whether it is due to technical mishaps or an energy-saving plan, you need relief fast. Call your preferred HVAC technician to provide proper AC maintenance and […]
August 25, 2015

Top Trends In Air Conditioning

Heating and air conditioning technology is largely driven by anything but the air in our homes. Regulations set limits on energy expenditure and emissions. Advancement in the sciences creates new systems and devices. All combined, the general direction in which heating and air conditioning moves is towards energy efficiency and […]
August 25, 2015

Can My Air Conditioning Make Me Sick?

When homeowners complain that their air conditioning is making them sick, there are several questions to ask and parts to analyze in finding the answer to restore home comfort and health. Believe it or not, if left unmaintained, your air conditioning can make you sick. It most likely is not […]
August 25, 2015

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Service Call

When your preferred heating and air conditioning technicians visit, they are there to service the only part of your house they know best. HVAC contractors are specially trained to handle and care for your furnace and air conditioner. The time they spend at your home is the best time for […]
August 25, 2015
10 Ways To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

10 Ways To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

With hundreds and thousands of individual carbon footprints covering the world, these greenhouse gas emissions, mostly carbon dioxide, reduce the amount of oxygen available for us to breathe and wrap the Earth in damaging heat. There are several steps you can take just inside your home to cut down on […]
August 25, 2015

Top Five Reasons To Consider An Air Conditioning Maintenance Plan

Why Regular Maintenance Works and Why to Consider An Air Conditioning Maintenance Plan Homeowners are oftentimes reluctant to commit to a maintenance plan for their central air system, whether they fear the costs are too high or that maintenance calls are unproductive. Because of this, we’re sharing the tip five […]
August 25, 2015
How To Safely Remove A Broken Light Bulb

How To Safely Remove A Broken Light Bulb

Broken light bulbs should be approached with caution when replacing them. Particularly with energy-efficient light bulbs, which contain special elements such as mercury, proper clean up is essential to preserving the safety of your home and health. Evacuate the Area and Prepare for Clean Up When light bulbs break, empty […]
August 25, 2015

How To Check My Home Air Conditioner

Your Home Central Air System Air conditioners inside of our homes become part of the house and because we spend so much time inside the house with the air conditioner on, we can generally detect when something seems awry.  Still, there are a few home tests you can run to […]
August 25, 2015
The History Of Air Conditioning

The History Of Air Conditioning

History of Central Air Conditioning Home air conditioning has become one of the most essential parts of our everyday comfort. Heating and air conditioning are necessities we depend on for a good night’s sleep, a productive day inside or even to keep warm and safe from bothersome outdoor weather. It […]
August 25, 2015

Benefits Of An AC Tune-Up

  Why Do You Need An AC Tune-Up? Air conditioners of all kinds will be running at high capacity this summer in order to beat the heat. Don’t wait for it to stop working to call your HVAC technician for a tune-up or maintenance check. Air conditioning tune-ups are designed to […]
August 25, 2015

The Household Cleaning Plan For Purer Air

Central Air Filters Indoor air quality depends on the cleanliness of the home and the way in which the home central air system is used. One of the greatest sources of allergens and pathogens is contained in the carpet and collected on wooden floors. Matted with dirt dragged in from […]
August 25, 2015

Breathe Healthy Air

The air inside of homes is the air we breathe most and clean air is part of a happy home. While airborne particles and pathogens can irritate personal health and comfort, proper care and maintenance in the home and in the central air system contributes to air you can trust. […]
August 25, 2015
Does A Lower Thermostat Cool My Home More Quickly?

Does A Lower Thermostat Cool My Home More Quickly?

Lower Thermostat Cooler Home One of the biggest misconception homeowners have about their central air system is that a lower number on the thermostat indicates colder air. This is technically untrue. If you find yourself asking, “does a lower thermostat cool my home more quickly,” we can answer that for […]
August 25, 2015

How To Change Your Home Central Air Filter

How to Change Your Air Filter The air filter in your central air system is a vital part of air conditioning and the first step to cleaning the air inside of your home. Many people do not realize that indoor air receives little opportunity for ventilation allowing airborne pathogens and […]
April 13, 2018
Why Your Air Conditioner Needs an Air Filter

Why Your Air Conditioner Needs an Air Filter

Why Your Home Needs an Air Filter The air filter plays a larger role in home comfort and HVAC than most homeowners realize. Air filters are responsible for: Indoor air quality Energy efficiency Preventing expensive HVAC repairs Preventing permanent damages Accurate heating and air conditioning Home and air safety Protecting […]
April 11, 2018
Seeing Homeowner Struggling To Clean Pond, Tech Quickly Steps In To Help

Seeing Homeowner Struggling To Clean Pond, Tech Quickly Steps In To Help

At Service Champions, we accomplish Good Deeds For Free in many different ways. Sometimes a homeowner will ask us for something specific. Sometimes we just ask, ‘Is there anything we could take care of for you?” And then sometimes we see a homeowner struggling with a chore and we step […]
April 11, 2018
This Technician Is Always Ready To Help Lift The Burden Off Others

This Technician Is Always Ready To Help Lift The Burden Off Others

Service Champions technician David may take the occasional break from work, but he doesn’t take breaks from doing Good Deeds For Free. “I was at the Home Depot on my break and I saw two women trying to put this huge sheet of plywood into their mini-van,” David said. “I […]
April 11, 2018
‘Let Me Do That For You’: Technician Steps In To Keep Homeowner Off Ladder

‘Let Me Do That For You’: Technician Steps In To Keep Homeowner Off Ladder

  Service Champions technician Jorge saw a ladder set-up outside the home when he arrived at a Huntington Beach home for a service call. He asked the homeowner about it. “Yes, the season is changing, and it is time for me to put up a new flag,” she told Jorge. […]
April 11, 2018
Understanding Common AC and Heating Repairs

Understanding Common AC and Heating Repairs

Common AC and Heating Repairs There are few home problems more inconvenient than having a central air system that doesn’t work. It can be additionally frustrating when we can’t understand what causes these issues. Anyone who owns a central air system knows the confusion of AC and heating repairs. At […]
April 11, 2018
What’s In Your Gas Furnace?

What’s In Your Gas Furnace?

Get To Know Your Gas Furnace The gas furnace in your home costs thousands of dollars to buy and install. Fortunately, it takes far less to maintain. In addition to regular gas furnace maintenance, homeowners should have a basic understanding of how their gas furnaces work. This way, they can […]
April 10, 2018
Air Conditioning and Heating Care for Beginners

Air Conditioning and Heating Care for Beginners

Air Conditioning and Heating Care for Beginners There is so much that goes into air conditioning and heating the home. Those unfamiliar with the basics of air conditioning and heating may feel overwhelmed with caring for such an important and expensive system. It’s all rather simple: if homeowners care for […]
April 3, 2018
A Spontaneous Birthday Gift From This Generous Technician

A Spontaneous Birthday Gift From This Generous Technician

While doing an air-conditioning system tune-up at a Norwalk home, Service Champions technician James found out there had been a birthday party there earlier in the day for the family’s 4-year-old son. “What? A birthday party and I didn’t bring a gift?” James said. “I can fix that.” James broke […]
March 20, 2018
Top Three Ways to Help Your Central Air

Top Three Ways to Help Your Central Air

Central Air Considering all the heating and air conditioning we demand, there’s little we have to do for the central air system. However, for homeowners who really want to experience the difference that comes from superior central air systems, there is some care involved. Help Your Central Air Save Time […]
March 20, 2018
Why Doesn’t the AC Heating and Air Conditioning Work?

Why Doesn’t the AC Heating and Air Conditioning Work?

AC Heating and Air Conditioning There can be many reasons why the AC heating and air conditioning doesn’t work. The majority of it stems from lack of maintenance from an HVAC expert. Until they arrive for help, here are the three top reasons why your AC heating and air conditioning […]
March 19, 2018
Not Your Average Good Deed: Alert Technician Foils Robbery Attempt!

Not Your Average Good Deed: Alert Technician Foils Robbery Attempt!

Service Champions technician Christian was halfway through a tune-up at a Paramount home and needed to grab his ladder to access the attic. He headed out to his van to get it and noticed someone walking down the street. Christian looked at him to say hello, but the person wouldn’t […]
March 19, 2018
Homeowner Impressed By This ‘Sharp-As-A-Blade’ Technician

Homeowner Impressed By This ‘Sharp-As-A-Blade’ Technician

Service Champions technician Michael was talking with a homeowner in Cypress as he worked to complete a tune-up. “I was explaining to him that I enjoy taking things apart, figuring out how they work, and then getting them fixed,” Michael said. This sparked an idea for the homeowner, and he […]
March 16, 2018
Heating and Air Conditioning Repair

Heating and Air Conditioning Repair

Heating and Air Conditioning Repair A past due heating and air conditioning repair can get expensive. That’s why homeowners should get ac repairs done as soon as possible. If you procrastinate on heating and air conditioning repairs, you can expect: Low indoor air quality Poor energy efficiency Unreliable heating and […]
March 14, 2018
Make the Most of Your HVAC Contractors

Make the Most of Your HVAC Contractors

HVAC Contractors Heating and air conditioning specialists can do so much more than make simple or routine repairs. They are your top resource to better home comfort, indoor air quality and energy savings. Your HVAC contractors are specialists in: HVAC maintenance Heating and air conditioning repairs Heating and air conditioning […]
March 13, 2018
Air Condition Repairs with Professional Contractor Service

Air Condition Repairs with Professional Contractor Service

Why Air Condition Repairs Matter Air condition repairs take time. They also take money. It is an appointment no homeowner looks forward to no matter how small the repair may be. HVAC specialists know how inconvenient visits can be. Unfortunately, putting off air condition repairs can cost you in more […]
March 12, 2018
Puppy Gets Back Home Safe And Sound Thanks To This Good Deed

Puppy Gets Back Home Safe And Sound Thanks To This Good Deed

Our technician Dean was in his Service Champions van driving down a residential street in Yorba Linda when a golden retriever puppy dashed in front of him. Dean stopped, got out, and grabbed the little guy by the collar to see if he could get him home. Luckily, the collar […]
March 12, 2018
Technician Handles Bumper Repair & Even Buffs Out The Scratches

Technician Handles Bumper Repair & Even Buffs Out The Scratches

Service Champions technician Luke was at a Whittier home for a service call when he noticed a problem with the Toyota Camry parked in the driveway. The left side of the front bumper was hanging low, and Luke could see that it was not securely attached all the way around. […]
February 21, 2018
Common Furnace Repairs

Common Furnace Repairs

Furnace Repairs – Costs – QAs If it’s been months since you’ve last used the heater, there may be some furnace repairs needed. This is especially true if the heater has not been professionally maintained. Luckily, these top furnace repairs are not too serious and will surely help the heater […]