We are in prime allergy season! It’s time to learn how HVAC and allergies are related. It’s time to banish pollen from your home this Spring. This time of the year, you may be staying indoors hoping to avoid allergens and reduce your allergy symptoms. However, pollen spores are the most difficult allergen to avoid. Even indoors, pollen lurks in […]
The holiday season is here! As we start to unpack the ribbons, wreaths, lights and other decorations, DON’T make these holiday HVAC decorating mistakes. Before you deck your halls, be sure that your decorations aren’t jeopardizing your home comfort, your HVAC equipment, or your energy bill. Don’t cover your thermostat – Pinterest is not your friend! All those pretty posts […]
A fireplace is a wonderful addition to any house and can be an effective way to help heat your home if used properly. Unfortunately, many homeowners don’t know how using a fireplace may affect your HVAC. The reality is many homeowners are literally burning through their savings, sending their energy bill up in smoke, and compromising their health. The “damper” […]
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 […]
When it’s hot outside, it’s hotter in your attic. How can you tell if your attic is too hot? A hot attic is bad for several reasons. High temperatures inside your attic will shorten the life span of your shingles. Excessive heat also deteriorates items you store in your attic. It can also cause moisture problems in your home. Take […]
To enhance humidity control in your HVAC, you can try the following to boost your system’s ability to fight that indoor mugginess. 4 strategies to enhance humidity control in your HVAC: CLEAN THE COILS – This is the easiest thing to try first for getting better HVAC humidity control from an older system. Humid air outdoors is rough on your AC’s condenser […]
You should look for signs your air conditioner is low on refrigerant. Refrigerant is the blood of your air conditioner. Without enough refrigerant, your a/c system cannot cool your home properly. Not only will you be hot and uncomfortable, but low levels of refrigerant can severely damage your air conditioner. Here are some signs your air conditioner is low on […]
There are many advantages of smart thermostats! Heating and cooling account for nearly half your home’s energy costs. A smart thermostat offers both automation and greater control over your home’s temperature and climate – control that could save you a lot of money on your utility bill. Here is the top 8 advantages of smart thermostats: Take human error out […]
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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.