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April 19, 2021
What do We Check During a Plumbing Safety Inspection?

What do We Check During a Plumbing Safety Inspection?

At Service Champions, we like to say an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. That’s why we started doing plumbing safety inspections. Below we outline everything we check during the 11-points of this safety inspection.
April 16, 2021
Why Do Plumbers Use a Camera to Inspect Pipes?

Why Do Plumbers Use a Camera to Inspect Pipes?

Before the development of sewer cameras, there were a lot of ripped up lawns. Without a camera, the only way a plumber could really know what was going on in your pipes was to dig through your yard and inspect the pipe that way. Now, we have plumbing camera inspections.
April 14, 2021
How to Prepare Your Home for Summer

How to Prepare Your Home for Summer

Southern California summers can do a number to your home and garden, here are some great ways to prepare your home for summer.
April 7, 2021
Signs it’s Time for an AC Tune-Up

Signs it’s Time for an AC Tune-Up

We’re feeling the first bits of warm, spring air which means one thing. Summer is right around the corner. We all know how bad a summer scorcher can feel. This is why we recommend staying one step ahead of the weather and scheduling an AC tune-up as soon as possible. […]
April 7, 2021
What’s Included in an AC Tune-Up form Service Champions?

What’s Included in an AC Tune-Up form Service Champions?

When you bring someone in your home to check your AC, you only expect the best, right? Your air conditioner is a complex system made up of two parts, the outdoor condenser and inside furnace. Believe it or not, your furnace does double duty all year. That’s why two inspections […]
March 23, 2021
Anatomy of a Furnace – What Are All the Parts of a Furnace?

Anatomy of a Furnace – What Are All the Parts of a Furnace?

What if you’re interested in the furnace itself? How it works and what the pieces do. That’s why we put together this handy guide to furnace anatomy.
March 23, 2021
How does Rain Affect my AC?

How does Rain Affect my AC?

It’s vital for some homes to have an outdoor air conditioning unit and we’ve received questions about how rain affects a condenser. This is why we’re sharing the ways rain does, or doesn’t, affect your AC.
March 23, 2021
Can You Use Dish Soap in a Dishwasher?

Can You Use Dish Soap in a Dishwasher?

Have you ever looked at a bottle of dish soap and wondered if you could use it in place of detergent in your dishwasher? We're going to tell you why this is a bad idea.
March 23, 2021
How Often Should I Change my HEPA Filter?

How Often Should I Change my HEPA Filter?

Since the process can be so daunting, we’re here to offer any help. If you’re wondering how often you need to change your HEPA filter, read on.
March 23, 2021
Is There Something Wrong with my Tap Water?

Is There Something Wrong with my Tap Water?

Don’t worry about the quality and condition of your tap water, just keep an eye for any of these signs something is wrong with your tap water.
March 1, 2021
Technicians Remove Palm Branch That Fell On Client’s Head

Technicians Remove Palm Branch That Fell On Client’s Head

Service Champions plumbing technicians Joe and Christian arrived at a Huntington Beach home to install a new toilet.
February 9, 2021
How to Clean Hair from a Shower Drain

How to Clean Hair from a Shower Drain

Hair clogs are one of the most common clogs all homeowners deal with. Here are our choice ways to clean hair from a shower drain.
February 9, 2021
What is Really Included with a Furnace Tune-Up

What is Really Included with a Furnace Tune-Up

We’re going step-by-step through the tune-up process, explaining why our techs inspect a specific part and what's really included with a furnace tune-up.
February 5, 2021
The Different Types of Home Heating Systems

The Different Types of Home Heating Systems

With so many options, we often have homeowners struggling to decide on which home heating system is best for them. Therefore, we’ve put together this handy guide.
February 4, 2021
Easy Ways to Conserve Water at Home

Easy Ways to Conserve Water at Home

Life in Southern California means being used to long, dry spells. that's why it’s important to look at small ways to conserve water at home.
February 3, 2021
Experiencing Allergies from Pet Dander? Here are Some Tips.

Experiencing Allergies from Pet Dander? Here are Some Tips.

Pet dander can have a negative impact on some allergy sufferers, read on to learn how to keep the coughing, sneezing, and itching at bay.
January 18, 2021
Not All Filters Are Created Equal. The HVAC Filter Hierarchy Explained

Not All Filters Are Created Equal. The HVAC Filter Hierarchy Explained

The amount of HVAC air filters on the market is downright overwhelming. They can run the gamut from the affordable—albeit ineffective—fiberglass filter, to HEPA—which are considered the Cadillacs of the HVAC air filter world. We understand how easy it is to get lost in a sea of reviews and recommendations. […]
January 13, 2021
Why Duct Tape Should Never be Used on Ducts

Why Duct Tape Should Never be Used on Ducts

Have you ever looked at that heavy roll of silver tape and thought, “I wonder if this stuff actually lives up to its name?” From wrapping cords to wart removal, duct tape can be used for so many things. Ironically, one of the things you can’t use duct tape for […]
January 13, 2021
What is PEX Piping?

What is PEX Piping?

There’s a newer plumbing material in town that giving traditional solutions a run for their money. It’s called cross-linked polyethylene piping, or PEX piping. Those rolls of blue, red, and gray plumbing that are rolled up like a hose is PEX piping. It’s flexible, strong, and can work well with […]
January 13, 2021
Is Your Heater Making You Sick?

Is Your Heater Making You Sick?

We want your home to be the best place for you and everyone in your family. Unfortunately for some, their heater could be making them sick.
January 5, 2021
Best Way to Clean Your Kitchen Sink After the Holidays

Best Way to Clean Your Kitchen Sink After the Holidays

It’s easy to think that constant dishwashing and countertop wiping will keep your kitchen clean as can be, but unfortunately it takes a little more than that to clean your kitchen sink after the holidays.
April 14, 2021
How to Prepare Your Home for Summer

How to Prepare Your Home for Summer

Southern California summers can do a number to your home and garden, here are some great ways to prepare your home for summer.
April 7, 2021
Signs it’s Time for an AC Tune-Up

Signs it’s Time for an AC Tune-Up

We’re feeling the first bits of warm, spring air which means one thing. Summer is right around the corner. We all know how bad a summer scorcher can feel. This is why we recommend staying one step ahead of the weather and scheduling an AC tune-up as soon as possible. […]
April 7, 2021
What’s Included in an AC Tune-Up form Service Champions?

What’s Included in an AC Tune-Up form Service Champions?

When you bring someone in your home to check your AC, you only expect the best, right? Your air conditioner is a complex system made up of two parts, the outdoor condenser and inside furnace. Believe it or not, your furnace does double duty all year. That’s why two inspections […]
March 23, 2021
How does Rain Affect my AC?

How does Rain Affect my AC?

It’s vital for some homes to have an outdoor air conditioning unit and we’ve received questions about how rain affects a condenser. This is why we’re sharing the ways rain does, or doesn’t, affect your AC.
January 13, 2021
Why Duct Tape Should Never be Used on Ducts

Why Duct Tape Should Never be Used on Ducts

Have you ever looked at that heavy roll of silver tape and thought, “I wonder if this stuff actually lives up to its name?” From wrapping cords to wart removal, duct tape can be used for so many things. Ironically, one of the things you can’t use duct tape for […]
August 24, 2020
History of the Air Conditioner

History of the Air Conditioner

August 14, 2020
What is a Radiant Barrier and How Will It Keep My Home Cool?

What is a Radiant Barrier and How Will It Keep My Home Cool?

If you want to learn what a radiant barrier is, how they work and how they can benefit your family, check out this article to learn more.
August 14, 2020
My AC is Blowing Warm Air. Now What?

My AC is Blowing Warm Air. Now What?

What happens when you turn on your AC and feel warm air coming out? Today why we’re sharing the why your AC is blowing warm air, and what to do about it.
July 22, 2020
Size Matters, Especially When It Comes to HVAC

Size Matters, Especially When It Comes to HVAC

July 20, 2020
How to Keep Your AC Bill Low

How to Keep Your AC Bill Low

July 16, 2020
Thinking of Moving Your Outside AC Unit? Read This First

Thinking of Moving Your Outside AC Unit? Read This First

July 9, 2020
How Does a Whole House Fan Work?

How Does a Whole House Fan Work?

Your HVAC system and whole house fan can work in perfect harmony together. Read on to learn how does a whole house fan work and how can it save you money.
June 29, 2020
AC Glossary for All Homeowners

AC Glossary for All Homeowners

From A to Z, there are simple words every homeowner should know to better understand their AC system. For your convenience, here is an AC glossary.
June 24, 2020
Air Sealing Your Home, The Why and How

Air Sealing Your Home, The Why and How

June 17, 2020
Choose Exceptional Air Conditioning Service in Laguna Niguel

Choose Exceptional Air Conditioning Service in Laguna Niguel

June 12, 2020
How to Prepare Your Home for a Southern California Summer

How to Prepare Your Home for a Southern California Summer

To ready ourselves for a long, hot season, we’re sharing some great ways to prepare your home for a Southern California summer.
June 8, 2020
Service Champions Delivers Extraordinary Air Conditioning Service in Laguna Woods

Service Champions Delivers Extraordinary Air Conditioning Service in Laguna Woods

Who should you choose for air conditioning service in Laguna Woods? Trust the best. Trust Service Champions Plumibng, Heating & AC.
June 5, 2020
The Best Air Conditioning Service in Laguna Beach for Your Home

The Best Air Conditioning Service in Laguna Beach for Your Home

Service Champions Heating & Air Conditioning is committed to bringing you the best air conditioning service in Laguna Beach. No matter what you need.