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 […]

Is your home insulated properly?

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 […]

Window Tinting Your Home

When you think of window tinting, what is the first thing that comes to mind – your car? Window tinting your home is extremely beneficial! From lowering your electric bills to reducing sun damage, window films and tints that darken your home's windows offer many benefits. Window tinting your home is a long-lasting, smart investment for homeowners. Tinted windows improve […]

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 […]

Switching between heat and air conditioning

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 […]

HVAC is overlooked

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 […]

Questions to ask your a/c salesman

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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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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