fbpx

COVID-19 Update:

We are open to safely serve you during this time. Click Here to read more about our increased safety precautions.

Blog

August 25, 2015
How To Protect Your Home Against Power Surges

How To Protect Your Home Against Power Surges

What is a Power Surge? Power surges are when there is a sudden over-exertion of electricity. This can be anywhere from 110 percent or more above what is normal for your home. The electricity that powers our homes is something we depend on every single day. Even just a few […]
August 25, 2015

Five Ways To Maximize Car Fuel Efficiency

Five Ways to Maximize Car Fuel Efficiency With gas prices skyrocketing and summer fast approaching, everyone is looking for smart methods to save money. Since most of our time in Southern California is spent in our cars, adjusting the ways we drive and use our cars is a practical way […]
June 1, 2015

Why is My Air Conditioner Compressor Not Working?

Why is My Air Conditioner Compressor Not Working? The condenser unit, a big box that sits outside of the house, is oftentimes referred to as the compressor. It is responsible for half of the heating and air conditioning process, filled with different capacitors, motors, fans and the beginning stages of […]
June 1, 2015

Why the Air Conditioner May Give You a Sore Throat

Why the Air Conditioner May Give You a Sore Throat Heating and air conditioning has become so ubiquitous that we oftentimes do not give a second thought to their importance and effect on comfort and lifestyle—until we experience discomfort of any kind. Did you know that there are three main […]
June 1, 2015

Common Mistakes Found in AC Installations

Common Mistakes Found in AC Installations Is Your AC System Installed Correctly? Air conditioning installations are a lengthy and complicated process. Even after the initial installation, central air system need regular AC tune-ups and maintenance checks to last long and perform well. Sometimes, you may experience trouble with your air […]
June 1, 2015

Is My Air Conditioner Too Big or Small for My Home?

Is My Air Conditioner Too Big or Small for My Home? The Right Size For Your Home Air conditioners are a great concern to California homes when summer comes around: you want to keep your house cool without spending too much. A practical way to save costs all year long […]
June 1, 2015
Central Air Conditioning vs. Room Air Conditioners

Central Air Conditioning vs. Room Air Conditioners

Central Air Conditioning vs. Room Air Conditioners The Benefits of Central Air Conditioning vs. Room Air Conditioners The health and strength of your heating and air conditioning has a lot to do with your home lifestyle quality and comfort. With the weather growing warmer, we once again realize the importance […]
June 1, 2015

MERV Ratings on Your Air Conditioning And Heating Systems

MERV Ratings on Your Air Conditioning And Heating Systems What Are MERV Ratings? Most Filters come with a MERV rating. This number is important in determining the efficiency of the filter. MERV stands for minimum efficiency reporting value and measures how well the air filter removes particles from the air […]
June 1, 2015
How to Protect Your Home Against Microbiological Growth

How to Protect Your Home Against Microbiological Growth

How to Protect Your Home Against Microbiological Growth The basic function of air conditioning is a heat transfer. Whether you’re trying to cool or heat your home air, heat and moisture are added and subtracted from the air supply in order to achieve a comfortable temperature. Condensation is the process […]
June 1, 2015

Five Most Common Furnace Problems

Five Most Common Furnace Problems Central air systems are an invaluable part of our homes, protecting us from extreme weathers and providing a warm or cool place to be whenever we need it. Despite their ability to keep us comfortable and dry, sometimes they display some unusual behavior. To help […]
June 1, 2015

How to Prepare Your Home for the Holidays

How to Prepare Your Home for the Holidays Get Your Home Ready For The Holidays As the end of the year rolls around, there are several new lists to make: gift lists, resolutions, new goals and to-dos. It’s also a perfect time to reevaluate any home makeovers before the guests […]
June 1, 2015

Prepare for Fall Air with Furnace Maintenance

Prepare for Fall Air with Furnace Maintenance After spending the summer months churning out cold air to keep you cool from the summer heat, it’s time for your central air system to switch gears into heating, keeping the house comfortable for holiday festivities. The transition between seasons is a perfect […]
June 1, 2015

Beat Allergy Season with High Quality Indoor Air

Beat Allergy Season with High Quality Indoor Air The start of autumn is a turn for the worse for people with allergies. The winds pick up speed, trees and flowers start to shed and soon enough, you find yourself sneezing and coughing. Though outdoor climate may be to blame for […]
June 1, 2015

Does My Air Conditioner Reduce Humidity?

Does My Air Conditioner Reduce Humidity? Most people find that humid air is both uncomfortable and bothersome. For those asking, yes your air conditioner reduces humidity. The entire process of air conditioning reduces humidity which adds to home comfort during hot humid days. How It Works Air conditioning relies on […]
June 1, 2015

Why Does my Air Conditioner Need Refrigerant?

Why Does my Air Conditioner Need Refrigerant? What Is Refrigerant? Refrigerant is a gas that is more commonly known by brand names such as Puron. Every central air system needs refrigerant for proper air conditioning. It is responsible for kick-starting the heating and cooling process. Without refrigerant, air cannot be […]
June 1, 2015

Is My Air Conditioner Zoned Correctly?

Is My Air Conditioner Zoned Correctly? Zoning Your Central Air System Zoning your air conditioning system is all about personal preference. It is a practical method of saving energy and maximizing comfort by designing specific zones to heat and cool your home only when and where it is wanted. As […]
June 1, 2015

What New Homeowners Should Know About Their AC System

What New Homeowners Should Know About Their AC System As you move into your new home, everything that comes with it becomes a responsibility and concern. One of the biggest and most important of these responsibilities is your central air system. There’s a lot new homeowners should know about their […]
June 1, 2015

Common Air Conditioning Problems and Solutions

Common Air Conditioning Problems and Solutions Your furnace and air conditioner are key components to your home comfort and work to bring you the best air conditioning it can. Since it is one of the most frequently used component of your home, maintaining the health of your air conditioning system […]
May 31, 2015

How to Keep Your Home Cool for Summer

How to Keep Your Home Cool for Summer With summer just around the corner, everyone looks for a way to beat California’s grueling heat. Fortunately, there are several choices we can make to find cool relief. These very practical and easy steps to keep your home cool for summer. Avoid […]
May 31, 2015

The Benefits of Being A Club Member

The Benefits of Being A Club Member As the only Diamond Certified Orange County heating and air conditioning provider, we take pride in the services and products we bring into your home. Thousands of households in California have experienced greater comfort and lifestyle qualities just by changing the air they […]
May 31, 2015

The Importance of AC Maintenance

The Importance of AC Maintenance Why is Air Conditioning Maintenance Important? The central air system built inside of your home is a complex combination of parts and energy sources that work together in delivering air conditioned air to the temperature you want. Indoor temperature plays a major role in your […]
February 20, 2018
Technician Puts Together Walker For His Customer

Technician Puts Together Walker For His Customer

Service Champions technician Andy was in a Glendora home for a tune-up and was having a pleasant chat with the homeowner. That’s when he spotted a brand-new walker, but he noticed it wasn’t assembled. “Hey, I see that walker there, how come it’s still in the box?” Andy asked. “Don’t […]
February 20, 2018
Technician Goes Extra Mile To Get This Sprinkler System Ship-Shape Again

Technician Goes Extra Mile To Get This Sprinkler System Ship-Shape Again

Service Champions technician James was doing an air-conditioning tune-up at an Irvine home and he noticed a sprinkler programming control box that was seriously warped from sun damage. James asked the homeowner about it. “Yep, I know – it’s been like that for years,” he said. “I just don’t know […]
February 7, 2018
Technician Lights Up Homeowner’s Day & Saves Her Some Money, Too.

Technician Lights Up Homeowner’s Day & Saves Her Some Money, Too.

Service Champions technician Wes was on a call to fix a furnace in Fullerton and the homeowner was frustrated. She was having one of those days when it seemed like everything was breaking at once. The customer had a new light fixture in her hand. “Everything’s happening at one time. […]
February 5, 2018
Heavy Lifting Good Deed Earns this Technician Free Cookies

Heavy Lifting Good Deed Earns this Technician Free Cookies

Service Champions technician Jorge overheard a conversation between his client in Huntington Beach and her daughter. It sounded like they could use some help with some heavy lifting. There were 40 lb. bags of top soil in the homeowner’s van that needed to be carried to the garden. The homeowner […]
January 30, 2018
The Perfect HVAC System

The Perfect HVAC System

The Perfect HVAC System in the Perfect Home What does the perfect HVAC system look like? How does the home play a role? While some may simply stick an HVAC system in the house and make it work, there is more to caring for an expensive HVAC system than just […]
January 30, 2018
Man Surprised That Our Technician Stopped To Help A ‘Complete Stranger’

Man Surprised That Our Technician Stopped To Help A ‘Complete Stranger’

Service Champions technician Jorge saw a man pushing his truck on a busy road in Garden Grove. The man was all alone as cars whizzed by. “I could tell he needed help,” Jorge said. “I was on my way home from work so I parked and ran back to help […]
January 30, 2018
Tech Discovers Potentially Dangerous Gas Leak And Alerts Homeowner

Tech Discovers Potentially Dangerous Gas Leak And Alerts Homeowner

Service Champions technician David was performing a tune-up at a Claremont home when he sniffed out a potentially dangerous situation: the smell of natural gas. “I was working on the outside condenser, which was about 15 feet from the gas main,” David said. As he got closer to the gas […]
January 25, 2018
Tech Saves The Day With A Ride For His Client

Tech Saves The Day With A Ride For His Client

The homeowner in Rosemead had a problem. She usually worked with her husband at their small business, but today she stayed home to because Service Champions technician Dan was arriving to perform a tune-up. As bad luck would have it, the family business ended up being particularly busy that day […]
January 25, 2018
Our Technician Helps Cut Back The Tree, Piece By Piece

Our Technician Helps Cut Back The Tree, Piece By Piece

It is something we see fairly often at Service Champions: landscaping that starts to grow to the point where it can impact the functioning of the heating and air conditioning system. When we see it, we alert the homeowner and let them know the issue – and when possible, try […]
January 12, 2018
Our Technician Helps This Homeowner Stay Out Of Trouble With His Wife

Our Technician Helps This Homeowner Stay Out Of Trouble With His Wife

The homeowner in Claremont needed some assistance, so he came to our technician David. He was at the home to perform a tune-up. “I know you guys do Good Deeds For Free, and I have a good deed for you,” he said. “Do you think you could help me out […]
January 12, 2018
Technician Goes Out Of His Way To Find A Good Deed To Do

Technician Goes Out Of His Way To Find A Good Deed To Do

Technician Goes Out Of His Way To Find A Good Deed To Do… And Solves A Problem Homeowner Didn’t Know He Had The service call at the Altadena home finished up more quickly than Service Champions technician Greg had anticipated. With a little extra time, Greg decided to check again […]
January 8, 2018
For This Good Deed, Our Technician Drives Home And Gets His Personal Tools

For This Good Deed, Our Technician Drives Home And Gets His Personal Tools

The homeowner in Corona asked Service Champions technician Luke to help her with a Good Deed For Free and Luke is always happy to help a client. But he wasn’t sure he could pull this one off. “She had a key that had broken off in a lock,” he said. […]
January 8, 2018
Technicians Clean Up Shards Of Glass, Making It Safe For The Kids To Play

Technicians Clean Up Shards Of Glass, Making It Safe For The Kids To Play

Service Champions technicians Jorge and Eric were walking outside with the owner of multiple rental units in Tustin. The owner lived there, too, and as she showed them the units, she warned them to be careful. “The kids were out playing ball yesterday and shattered a light fixture,” she said. […]
December 28, 2017
Why Is My Air Conditioner Not Cooling

Why Is My Air Conditioner Not Cooling

Why Is My Air Conditioner Not Cooling It is absolutely frustrating to find the air conditioner not cooling.  We received the same call when it is hot, Why Is My Air Conditioner Not Cooling? Unfortunately, there can be a number of reasons for your air conditioner not cooling. By preventing […]
December 28, 2017
Home Furnace Repairs In Your Area

Home Furnace Repairs In Your Area

Home Furnace Repairs In Your Area It is when the central air system does well that homeowners begin expecting issues. Home furnace repairs in your area are an inevitable part of central air systems. While every furnace has its determined lifespan, certain parts may wear more quickly than others. Most […]
December 27, 2017
My Heater Stopped Blowing Hot Air

My Heater Stopped Blowing Hot Air

Heater Stopped Blowing Hot Air There is a specific way that the central air system was designed to condition air. When heating and air conditioning strays from that pattern, the system communicates internal problems in subtle ways. Likewise, when the heater has stopped blowing hot air, it is clue signaling […]
December 21, 2017
Technician Picks Up The Paper, But Finds Something More Important

Technician Picks Up The Paper, But Finds Something More Important

At Service Champions, we do a lot of small Good Deeds For Free that we never talk about. Things like rolling in empty garbage cans from the curb, or grabbing a newspaper from the driveway to bring it to the homeowner. Trabuco Canyon It’s just the small extras to treat […]
December 21, 2017
Tech Piles One Good Deed On Top Of The Other

Tech Piles One Good Deed On Top Of The Other

Service Champions technician David had just turned into a Yorba Linda neighborhood for a service call when he saw a man waving him down. “My car needs a jump and I’ve got to get my daughter to school,” the man said. “Do you think you could help me out?” “Sure,” […]