We’ve had some chilly mornings. Follow these steps to take before turning on your heat. Before you turn on your heat, make sure the entire system works properly. A preventative maintenance approach keeps your unit operating efficiently and helps prevent an unexpected breakdown on a cold winter day. It can also save you costly repairs before issues get out of […]
HVAC preventative maintenance is essential in keeping your home comfortable. The following reasons explain why: Save money – here are the ways preventative maintenance benefits your bottom line. Cut energy bills – preventative maintenance helps ensure that your HVAC systems runs at peak efficiency. This can save you up to 30% on your utility bills Extend system life – regular […]
Hurricane winds can impact your HVAC is many disastrous ways! Condenser coil clogged with dirt and debris following high winds of a storm: Dust and debris clogged condenser coils – high winds that accompany a hurricane often lead to excessive airborne dust and debris that will easily clog the aluminum fins of an HVAC’s condenser coil. Fortunately, this is easy […]
As the water starts to recede in some areas, here’s what you need to know when “my a/c is under water.” First and foremost – TURN OFF THE POWER – go to the breaker and turn off the power to your a/c unit. Second, contact your homeowner’s insurance company to confirm if you have coverage from flooding or storm damage. […]
We will see many HVAC units damaged by the storm. Repairing or replacing a damaged HVAC unit should be left to the professionals. 1. Easy fixes: Depending on the type of unit, the type of storm and the severity of the storm, some damages may be easy fixes. After the storm/flood, it is possible for the damages to be minimal, […]
Your HVAC is prepared for the hurricane? Hurricanes can be extremely destructive. You probably already know to stock up on water, non-perishable foods, flashlights and batteries. But most people take their HVAC system for granted. To help keep you and your family safe during the hurricane, here are some tips to protect your home! Before the storm Prevention is critical […]
Here are 5 good reasons to replace your HVAC in the Fall: Save money – by replacing your system in the Fall you have time on your side. Time to research the best system to meet your needs and time to find the best contractor to install your new system. This time of the year contractors are between cooling and […]
Your best thermostat setting when it’s hot is one that keeps you comfortable without skyrocketing your utility bill. How do you find that balance? It’s summer here in Myrtle Beach and the heat index is above 100 degrees. If you prefer a relatively chilly indoor temperature, you probably won’t like what we have to say. The case for a warmer […]
When you think about the dog days of summer in Myrtle Beach, chances are you may be thinking about soaking up the sun at the beach or swimming pool. You could also be thinking about a family barbeque in the backyard. However, at the end of the day, you will be thinking about a good night’s sleep in a comfortably […]
There are several steps you can take to ensure that clogged HVAC drain lines don’t happen to you. To ensure your HVAC drain line stays clear between preventative maintenances, we’re going to look at what you can do as a homeowner to prevent these clogged HVAC drain lines. At the air handler: Condensation will collect in the pan under the […]
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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.