There are several things you may be doing right now that are costing you more money than need be. How your thermostat costs you money is a question you should look at. Heating and cooling your home is a very large portion of your utility bill. If you’re looking to cut back on expenses, stop doing these things with your […]
We would like to share some of the most important HVAC Safety Tips to keep your home and family safe from electrical fires, injuries, even death. The first thing to do if there is a problem, is to ALWAYS turn off the circuit breakers! Keep reading for further HVAC Safety Tips . . . Have a licensed HVAC technician perform […]
What is the proper humidity level for your home? Winter is in full swing, and that means the air inside your home is extremely dry. Reducing your time in the shower, and moisturizing constantly will do very little to help. But, being mindful the the proper humidity level for your home will make a big difference. Research has shown that […]
As the name implies, when should I use emergency heat, in emergency situations! If you notice your house is cold and not heating properly, it may be a good time to switch to emergency heat and call a professional. Your heat pump is usually “out of sight, out of mind.” But, you should check it out occasionally – especially with […]
You set your thermostat for 71 degrees and your house only seems to get up to 68 degrees. Why can’t my heat pump keep up with my thermostat? This is a very common problem and generates many service calls. Sometimes, it is caused by a genuine problem. Unfortunately, sometimes there is nothing you can do. Even a properly working heat […]
The choices of heating equipment available to homeowners are continually expanding. Choosing gas vs. electric furnaces can be overwhelming. There are models that suit every budget, every comfort demand and various fuel types. Here are some pros and cons to consider when trying to decide between gas vs. electric furnaces. Electric Furnace: This category can be interpreted a couple of […]
Sometimes the thermostat on your heat pump may read AUX HEAT. What does auxiliary heat mean? Does it mean there is something wrong with your heat pump? This is a common question we get from heat pump owners, especially those new to this type of heating. Heat pumps use less energy to heat homes than furnaces. However, they are designed […]
Indoor air quality can include temperature, humidity, lack of outdoor air, mold from water damage, or exposure to other chemicals. What is considered “good” indoor air quality? The qualities of good indoor air quality include a comfortable temperature and humidity, an adequate supply of fresh outdoor air, and control of pollutants from inside and outside your home. What are the […]
More fires occur in December than any other time of the year. Many are the cause of Christmas lights and decorations. Some are a result of HVAC electrical safety hazards. Don’t let the latter happen in your home. Schedule a professional tune-up of your system in the Fall to make sure your equipment is working safely and efficiently. In addition […]
As you make the transition from fall to winter, it is easy to switch on the heat without giving it a second thought. However, there are a few things to check out before turning on the heat for the first time this year. In order to ensure a safe home with a well maintained furnace or heat pump, it is […]
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LHT Cooling, Heating & Refrigeration is a Myrtle Beach HVAC and commercial refrigeration company in South Carolina that services the Grand Strand. LHT services and repairs heat pumps, air conditioning units, heating units, furnaces, ventilation systems, indoor air quality, humidification, ductless systems, boilers, ice machines, reach-in coolers, walk-in coolers, blast chillers and refrigerated displays. LHT services all of the the Grand Strand of Myrtle Beach including North Myrtle Beach and Surfside Beach.