Do you know the difference between mold and mildew? If you are a homeowner, you need to know! Mold and mildew are both types of fungi that can be found in your home. They both thrive in moist environments, spread easily, and live on various surfaces. If left unattended, however, they can affect large areas of your property and may […]
It's so nice to live at the beach. The ocean, the sand, the sun . . . the corrosion from ocean air and your air conditioner! While having a home near the ocean is obviously amazing, the salty air you love could actually be damaging your air conditioning system. Ocean corrosion is a serious concern for your air conditioning unit. […]
There are many dangers of not maintaining your a/c system. Air conditioners are an invaluable way of controlling temperature in your home and workplace. They help maintain a comfortable temperature that is safe and healthy. As long as the a/c is properly maintained, the advantages are risk-free. However, if certain precautions are neglected, it is possible that your a/c unit […]
Spring is here and Spring HVAC maintenance is important! Maintenace ensures that your system remains in peak condition, extending its lifespan, and increasing its efficiency dramatically. But when is the best time to seek professional maintenance for your system? We, here at LHT Cooling and Heating, recommend two specific times of the the year when maintenance is essential: Spring and […]
Are you switching between heat and air conditioning? Are you doing it in the same day? Welcome to the South (and maybe just a little global warming)! A lot of homeowners questions whether it is safe to switch between heating and cooling. Unfortunately, our unique climate here in South Carolina can make for warm days and cold nights, so you might […]
The first considerations when buying a new home always revolve around design – kitchen cabinets, countertops, flooring. However the HVAC is overlooked! Ironically, the heating and cooling system is often the one feature that most people are dissatisfied with after moving in. The following checklist outlines the most important features of an HVAC for a new home. The design and […]
Allergies are the worst. A stuffy nose, itchy eyes, coughing and other allergy symptoms can make life miserable. But, is your own cluelessness contributing to the problem? Here are the worst allergy mistakes people make – and the smart ways to avoid them. You leave windows open ~ Make it a rule to keep your windows closed and the air […]
Air purifiers are a great way to clean the air. In addition to investing in your health, they can help with allergies, unpleasant smells, snoring and more. Here are 7 signs you need an air purifier: You can't stop sneezing: pet dander, pollen and dust are just some of the pollutants that could be floating around in your home. The […]
Whenever your air conditioner is running, so is your HVAC fan. But it is up to you to set your HVAC fan settings. Whether you choose to run the fan after your home reaches its target temperature is the choice between cost and comfort. Auto vs. On: Most HVAC systems only have two fan settings: "auto" and "on". When your […]
Next to your mortgage, utility bills are among the highest costs of operating a household. Central air and heating can make up the largest part of your bill. As the system gets older and less reliable, it becomes more expensive to run. If you're considering updating your system, these questions to ask your a/c salesman will be useful. It's important that […]
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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.