Greenleaf Heating & Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Glendale’

Getting Your AC Ready for Summer

Monday, April 6th, 2020

We know that there is a lot going on in the world right now. With so much occupying all of our minds, it can be easy to let some things slip through the cracks. Even with serious issues affecting the entire globe, though, you need to remember the essentials of everyday life. And, for those of us in California, that definitely means keeping our air conditioning systems in great working condition.

Our Glendale, CA air conditioning pros want to share some tips with you for getting your air conditioner back into action successfully. The last thing you want to be dealing with on a scorcher of a summer day an air conditioner that’s broken down on you. Be sure to keep these tips in mind, and contact us with any questions that you may have. Your comfort is not an area to make concessions on, especially when comfort and safety intertwine during the heat of the summer season!

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What Are the Benefits of HVAC Tune-Ups?

Monday, March 9th, 2020

Hopefully, you’ve relied on our professional technicians to install your HVAC systems. That way, you know that you’ve got the right equipment in place and that this equipment is installed properly. That’s only the first step in the big picture of ensuring a great HVAC performance, though.

The next step is to schedule routine HVAC maintenance, one of the most vital of all HVAC services in Glendale. Why? Well, that’s what we’re going to talk about today. There is plenty to cover, since routine maintenance has so much to offer, so let’s dive right in!

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3 Ways to Prevent Air Conditioning Problems

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

While we would love to tell you that there are 3 ways to completely prevent problems from developing with your air conditioning system, this just isn’t possible. Make no mistake about it. You are going to need professional air conditioning repairs at some point. When you do, you want to schedule your AC repair in Glendale, CA with a member of our team. That way, you can count on a job well done.

Now, what we can promise in this post is that taking these precautionary measures will help to keep any air conditioning repairs that you do need as few and far between as possible—not to mention as minor. Will they eliminate them entirely? No, but nothing will. Just remember this. The better that you take care of your air conditioner, the better that it is going to take care of you.

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AC Tips: When to Call for Repairs

Monday, July 1st, 2019

AC-technicianWouldn’t it be nice if you could buy an air conditioning system that would never give you any trouble at all? Sure, and it’d also be nice if your car could sprout wings and soar you to work over the traffic backup below. The point is, neither of these scenarios is very likely. No air conditioner is 100% reliable, and you are going to require professional AC repairs in Glendale, CA, at some point.

So what can the homeowner do to protect his or her comfort? You may not be able to completely fend off problems with your air conditioner—though routine AC maintenance will certainly keep them as few and far between as possible—but you can intervene early to limit any potential damages to your home. The sooner you have your ailing air conditioner repaired, the better off your system is going to be. So keep these common signs of trouble in mind,  and contact us when you suspect there’s a problem.

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Is An Evaporative Cooler a Better Choice for Your Cooling?

Monday, June 17th, 2019

warm-manAir conditioning is a necessity in our area, not a luxury. Homeowners are well-advised to take their air conditioning systems and the needs of those systems seriously. That’s why so many homeowners in our area work with us! We not only install and service air conditioning systems, but we also help homeowners to find the ideal air conditioners for their own personal needs and preferences. In many cases, this turns out to be the evaporative cooler.

If you’re not familiar with evaporative coolers, but you are ready to invest in a new AC,  then you need to pump the brakes a bit and familiarize yourself with all of your options. There are a lot of them out there,  but it’s well-worth your time to do the research. There are a lot of benefits to be had with an evaporative cooler. Just remember that,  like any other air conditioning service in Glendale, CA, you need to schedule your evaporative cooler installation with trained professionals. You’re here reading this, so you’re in the right place!

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The Worst Things You Could Do to Your Heat Pump

Monday, May 20th, 2019

disgruntled man reads heat pump horror stories

Aside from deliberately causing harm to your heat pump—or worse, forgetting to change the air filter—some of the worst things you could do to your heat pump are in the way that you choose to operate it.

Of course, no homeowner would do these things on purpose if they knew how bad it was. At the same time, they might have had their unit installed by a technician who was less than thorough about operating the device. But hey, that’s what the internet is for!

In this post, we’ll go over a few operational behaviors you should avoid if you want to run your heat pump efficiently. This will help you save money in the long run, as well as to prevent causing unnecessary wear and tear on the system.

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Get Those Last-Minute Heating Repairs Done Now

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

time-for-serviceAccording to the calendar, winter is over. It’s also over for most Californians, too.

But that doesn’t mean we aren’t still getting our share of uncomfortably cold nights. You might have to fire up your furnace or heater a few more times to stay cozy.

If you do, take note of how your system operates. If it displays any signs of operational issues, we highly suggest calling in for some last-minute repairs. Just because it’s “the end of the season” doesn’t mean you should put off those problems until fall.

We’ll give you an idea of some common last-minute heating repair issues that you can watch out for, and why you shouldn’t wait until next season.

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Time to Get Your Heater Serviced

Monday, November 20th, 2017

heating-servicing-callsCool weather comes late and leaves early here in Southern California. It’s one of the reasons life in our part of the world is so lovely: mild, short winters are much easier to handle than the deep freezes and blizzards back east. But heating systems are still a necessary part of life here, especially at night when temperatures can drop below freezing. With temperatures steadily dropping, now is the time to make sure your heating system is ready to go for the winter.

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Frost on Your Coils Needs an AC Repair Call

Monday, October 9th, 2017

frost-on-ACIf you’ve ever looked at the interior of your air conditioner, you may have noticed frost or ice building up on the coils. It may not seem like a big deal and in fact can make a certain amount of sense. After all, air conditioners are supposed to be cold. Why wouldn’t there be a little frost or ice built up?  Unfortunately, that assumption is wrong. Frost on the coils is a sign of significant problems with the system and usually requires the services of a trained technician to correct. 

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How to Tell if You Need Air Conditioning Repair

Monday, September 11th, 2017

air-conditioning-repairHot days don’t stop just because the calendar is moving towards fall, and chances are your air conditioner has already been pushed to the maximum for the last few months. Repair calls are quite common this time of year, since older units, having handled daily work for months on end, finally get to the point where they need a repair call.

With weeks to go until the weather cools and any problem simply getting worse the more you run the air conditioner, you need to get any problem treated by a professional technician immediately.

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