Common Air Conditioning Mistakes

We're going to cover common errors that impact your comfort during the warmer months. Common air conditioning mistakes are simple to avoid when you know about their pitfalls: Problem 1 – too much fresh air: This first of the common air conditioning mistakes is enjoying the outdoors too much. Many of us love to open up a bunch of windows […]

Thermostat myths busted

Your thermostat controls the cooling and heating in your home. You think you know everything you need to know about it, but here are some thermostat myths busted! Myth 1: Turn the thermostat up or down when it's hot or cold outside. (52% of people do this) This shouldn't be necessary, because the very purpose of the thermostat is to […]

AC mistakes to avoid

Although their function is pretty simple, air conditioners are fairly complex machines that rely on several components to work properly. Even a small mistake can have huge ramifications for the whole AC unit and your home comfort. Here are 10 of the most common AC mistakes to avoid. 1. Improperly sized systems – bigger is NOT always better. An oversized […]

Ocean air and your air conditioner

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. […]

Dangers of not maintaining your a/c system

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 HVAC Maintenance is Important!

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 […]

Your worst allergy mistakes

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 […]

HVAC fan settings . . .

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 […]

Noisy air conditioner?

The first part of figuring out why you have a noisy air conditioner is to get an idea of where the sound is coming from and what type of sound it is. Is it coming from the compressor or is it the fan itself? Step 1: Is the fan motor squeaking? A common problem when you are dealing with a […]

Do I really need HVAC inspections twice a year?

Many people wonder do I really need HVAC inspections twice a year. We certainly appreciate that you want to be as efficient and cost effective when maintaining your HVAC system, but we firmly believe it is better to have 2 inspections/cleanings done – one in the Spring and one in the Fall – or roughly 6 months apart. Even though […]

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Myrtle Beach HVAC & Refrigeration

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.

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