Purchasing a new HVAC system can be one of the more expensive purchases made by a homeowner. However, not all HVAC companies are alike. Don't be fooled by cheaper prices when purchasing a new HVAC system. Here at LHT Cooling, Heating & Refrigeration, Inc., we include many things that other companies either charge extra for or simply do not do. […]
When we hire a contractor to perform a service on our air conditioners, we put our trust in them to do honest, fair work. We expect professionalism, integrity and a job well done. However, it doesn't always happen that way. Unfortunately, not every HVAC contractor has your best interest in mind. Next time you hire a contractor to service your […]
It's no secret that it is quite sticky here in South Carolina in July and August! Even when it's not so hot here at the beach, we stay pretty damp and humid. When humidity makes its way into your home, it can cause serious problems. It is recommended to keep a relative humidity level between 30 and 50%. The benefits […]
Many studies have proven the effectiveness of UV lights for your HVAC system shown to kill mold and bacteria. The effectiveness of germicidal UV radiation for reducing fungal contamination in air handler units. In one office study after 4 months of operation, the fungal levels following UV operation were significantly lower. There are 2 types of UV lights for your HVAC system: […]
If you turn on your air conditioning system only to smell the musty smell associated with mold and mildew growth, it can be unsettling. What is that mildew smell from your air conditioner? Air conditioning should be refreshing and comfortable. The only thing more miserable than dealing with hot and stickly conditions is dealing with a foul smell coming from […]
Most of us have smartphones today, and we couldn't image life without them. If you're wondering whether you need to install a wireless thermostat, we can help. We're not here to sway you in one direction or another, but here are the benefits of a wireless thermostat. More control saves energy and money – we all know programmable thermostats save us […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
How to check if your home needs insulation: Insulation makes a huge difference to the cooling quality of your air conditioner. It can significantly reduce the stress on your air conditioner and even lower your electricity bills. Is your home insulated properly? It is important to check. At times, old insulation becomes ineffective and needs to be replaced. In such […]
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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.