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July 12, 2021
How to Deep Clean a Bathroom

How to Deep Clean a Bathroom

Cleaning the bathroom doesn’t need to be a daunting task. For some homeowners, cleaning the bathroom is a breeze, for others, not so much. We all have our preferences for cleaning and organizing. Here is our favorite way to deep clean a bathroom. We’ve also included a handy checklist for […]
July 12, 2021
How to Clean a Garbage Disposal

How to Clean a Garbage Disposal

Cleaning your garbage disposal is a small task that makes a huge difference. One of the most effective ways it can make a difference is by getting rid of any lingering odors that might be wafting through your home. When your sink starts to have some stink lines coming from […]
July 12, 2021
Warning Signs of a Slab Leak

Warning Signs of a Slab Leak

If you’ve never heard the term slab leak, buckle up, it’s about to get rough. These leaks are one of the most challenging plumbing issues a homeowner can face. However, this plumbing problem only affects homes build on concrete slabs. For those not in the know, we’re explaining everything, including […]
July 12, 2021
How Does Radiant Barrier Work?

How Does Radiant Barrier Work?

We’re always looking for ways to make our homes as energy efficient as possible. A solution that sometimes goes overlooked is radiant barrier. This insulation method is pretty much tin foil. We can see your quizzical expression, and today we’re telling you how radiant barrier works. What is Radiant Heat? […]
July 1, 2021
Four Common Misunderstandings About How Your AC Works and How to Use It

Four Common Misunderstandings About How Your AC Works and How to Use It

Common Misunderstandings About How Your AC Works At Service Champions, our techs help so many homeowners they have a trained eye for detecting problems common to Southern California air conditioning systems. Far too often we see problems left unattended for so long they pose a greater threat later down the […]
June 15, 2021
How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

The first modern air conditioner was introduced in 1902 by a young man named William Carrier. Back then, the air conditioner was used to offset humidity. Though the job has changed, the technicalities have stayed the same. For those wondering how does an air conditioner work, we’re explaining everything below. […]
June 15, 2021
How to Clean a Showerhead

How to Clean a Showerhead

Almost nothing feels better than a powerful stream of warm water during a shower. We all know that feeling and if you’re anything like us, you want to have that experience every time you step under the showerhead. We’ve written before about the problems caused by hard water. Unfortunately, without […]
June 15, 2021
Parts of an Air Conditioner

Parts of an Air Conditioner

It’s easy to take an air conditioner for granted during a Southern California summer. Even here, we’re guilty of doing it. While your HVC system may just look like a big box that goes on and off, the truth is it’s full of intricate parts that all play a role […]
June 2, 2021
How to Remove a Sink Stopper

How to Remove a Sink Stopper

There are certain things that seem a lot easier than they truly are. Removing the sink stopper in your bathroom is one of them. Yes, there are those lucky people who have the type of stopper that just pops out and pops back in, but for the rest of us, […]
June 1, 2021
How Does a Condensate Drain Pan Work?

How Does a Condensate Drain Pan Work?

The condensate drain pan is an important part of the entire central air system. This little tray protects your home from damage and protects the furnace from microbiological growth and failure. Perhaps most importantly, it protects your home from any type of water-related safety issues. Southern California homeowners who want […]
May 9, 2021
My Air Conditioner is Not Turning On

My Air Conditioner is Not Turning On

My Air Conditioner is Not Turning On There are number of problems that could contribute to why your air conditioner is not turning on. If you find any of the problems listed below with your central air, contact your local HVAC contractor for additional help. With warmer weather quickly approaching, […]
May 5, 2021
How Much BTU do I Need for an Air Conditioner?

How Much BTU do I Need for an Air Conditioner?

Some homes require lots of BTU, others don't. If you ever find yourself asking, “how much BTU do I need for an air conditioner,” we have some answers below.
May 5, 2021
What Temperature Should I Set My AC During the Summer?

What Temperature Should I Set My AC During the Summer?

It’s somewhat common knowledge that when the summer hits, utility bills can go way up. We blame increased AC use. While there are myths about how to lower your utility bills, we’re here to share the truth. There is an optimal thermostat setting for the summer months. And the temperature […]
May 5, 2021
How to Prevent Bugs from Coming Through the Air Conditioner

How to Prevent Bugs from Coming Through the Air Conditioner

Bugs are also looking to keep cool. We get questions from customers about how to prevent bugs from coming through the air conditioner.
May 5, 2021
How to Change a Showerhead

How to Change a Showerhead

Want to make a meaningful change to your bathroom without a lot of heavy lifting? Here are the step by step instructions for how to change a showerhead.
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 from Service Champions?

What’s Included in an AC Tune-Up from 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 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.
December 29, 2020
Technician “Leaves” The Place Cleaner Than He Found It!

Technician “Leaves” The Place Cleaner Than He Found It!

At Service Champions, we pride ourselves on cleaning up after doing work at your home and leaving our work area cleaner than we found it.
December 29, 2020
Technician Makes The Right Call And Saves A Life

Technician Makes The Right Call And Saves A Life

Our technician Patrick was with his manager Steven and a homeowner in Ontario, CA and they were all outside discussing his condenser unit.
December 10, 2020
Technician Lends A Hand To Ease The Stress Of Moving

Technician Lends A Hand To Ease The Stress Of Moving

Our technician David was at a home in Rancho Cucamonga doing a final tune-up for a client.
December 10, 2020
Alert Technician Prevents Labradoodle From Drowning

Alert Technician Prevents Labradoodle From Drowning

The alert actions of our technician Kalani recently saved a pooch from drowning.
November 17, 2020
Technician Gives Thirsty Landscapers Some Cold Water… Just Because.

Technician Gives Thirsty Landscapers Some Cold Water… Just Because.

At Service Champions, we encourage our technicians to do Good Deeds For Free whenever they see an opportunity – whether it’s for one of our clients, or for others in the community.
November 15, 2020
Technicians Do A ‘Special Delivery’ For This Expecting Client

Technicians Do A ‘Special Delivery’ For This Expecting Client

Technicians Frank and Marcus were fixing a HVAC system for a client in Dana Point, and they noticed a big box containing a car seat had been delivered to the front door.
November 10, 2020
Technician Gets DVD Player Set Up When A Family Member Can’t Visit To Help

Technician Gets DVD Player Set Up When A Family Member Can’t Visit To Help

Our technician Kalani was performing a tune-up for a client in Chino and she was telling him about how her niece hadn’t visited for a while.
November 4, 2020
Technician Helps His Client With Dog Enclosure

Technician Helps His Client With Dog Enclosure

Service Champions technician Matthew arrived at a Riverside home to work on an air conditioning unit and discovered an obstacle.
October 28, 2020
Technician Frees The Red Peppers

Technician Frees The Red Peppers

Our technician Tracy recently went to a Garden Grove home for a service call recently to check on the functioning of an AC system. As it turned out, everything checked out with the AC and the house was cooling just fine.
October 17, 2020
Our Technician Cleans Up Huge Palm Tree Branch For His Client

Our Technician Cleans Up Huge Palm Tree Branch For His Client

Service Champions technician Damon arrived to do a tune-up at a Tustin home and noticed a huge palm tree branch laying near the pool.
October 13, 2020
Technician Uses Vacuum To Make Leaf Problem Disappear

Technician Uses Vacuum To Make Leaf Problem Disappear

During a recent AC tune-up in San Dimas, our technician Roberto was using his vacuum to clean an AC condenser.
October 7, 2020
Technician Fixes Ugly Problem After Roofing Company Carelessly Leaves Cables Hanging Around

Technician Fixes Ugly Problem After Roofing Company Carelessly Leaves Cables Hanging Around

Service Champions technician Ryen was at a home in Orange to perform HVAC service, and his clients weren’t too happy.
October 3, 2020
Technician Removes Thorny Problem To Keep Everyone Safer

Technician Removes Thorny Problem To Keep Everyone Safer

Service Champions technician Frank was at a home in Corona performing a tune-up. When he started working on the condenser outside, he noticed some thorny weed bushes nearby.
October 1, 2020
Technician Delights His Client With A Cool & Sweet Treat

Technician Delights His Client With A Cool & Sweet Treat

Our technician Marcus surprised a client recently – by delivering EXACTLY what she asked for!
September 24, 2020
Homeowner Struggles To Move Wheelchair Ramp… And Our Tech Steps In To Get The Good Deed Done

Homeowner Struggles To Move Wheelchair Ramp… And Our Tech Steps In To Get The Good Deed Done

As Service Champions technician Damon arrived at a Laguna Beach home for a service call, he immediately noticed his client wrestling with a wheelchair ramp next to her porch.
September 21, 2020
Our Technician Sees Paint Disaster Looming, So He Saves The Day (And The Floor) With A Drop Cloth

Our Technician Sees Paint Disaster Looming, So He Saves The Day (And The Floor) With A Drop Cloth

Recently our technician Mike was at a Santa Margarita completing an AC tune-up. He was outside and could see the family in the living room behind the big picture window.
August 27, 2020
Technician Pulls Some Weeds To Stop Dogs From Getting Sick

Technician Pulls Some Weeds To Stop Dogs From Getting Sick

Service Champions technician Cameron was outside doing an AC tune-up when he noticed a few places in the yard where dogs had gotten sick. The homeowner had 3 dogs, so Cameron figured it must be them. Then he saw some chewed-up weeds next to the AC condenser and realized that […]