Greenleaf Heating & Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Glendale’

Heed These Signs You Need Heater Repair

Monday, January 24th, 2022
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If temperatures lately have been any indication, we may be one of the sunniest states in the country but our winters still get pretty cold for our tastes! Sure, it’s not snowing outside… but it’s cold enough to necessitate a powerful and efficient heating system.

So what if something is wrong with yours? Do you know what signs to watch for that might indicate something is wrong with yours?

First off, we want to mention the importance of maintenance. If you haven’t already had your professional furnace tune-up done this year, it’s not too late. Maintenance helps your heating system work as effectively and efficiently as possible, for as long as possible. Plus, maintenance helps you avoid up to 85% of the repairs a heater might ever need.

Of course, maintenance doesn’t make your system immune to repair needs, which is why it’s important to know those indicators we alluded to above. Read on to learn a few signs that you might need professional heater repair sooner rather than later.

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Have You Considered Going Ductless This Winter?

Monday, January 10th, 2022

While this isn’t the most popular time to replace a heater, since temperatures are already cooling down, there’s not a whole lot you can do about it if you’ve found yourself too cold this season due to an inefficient or ineffective heating system. That said, if the time has come for you to replace your heater, you’d do well to consider the installation of a ductless mini-split. Why? Read on to learn some of the benefits!

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It’s Not too Early to Be Thinking About Your Heater

Monday, September 21st, 2020

We get it. It’s still hot out there. Really hot. During the day, at least. But you’ve probably felt the chill creeping into our nighttime temperatures, right? As we drop into the 60s and even the 50s over night, it’s clear that you’ll be firing up your heating system before too long.

While our winter weather may be pretty mild compared to other areas of the country, there is no denying the need for a great heating system. Even the best systems will require repairs at some point, though. Here are a few tips for recognizing the need for heating repair in Glendale, CA.

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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

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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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