Emergency Heat The Emergency Heat switch on a heat pump confuses a lot of people. What is it? When do I use it? Do I turn it on when it’s really cold? These are all great questions! Heat pumps need a supplemental heating source. Especially when the outdoor temperature dips below 40 degrees. These supplemental heating sources are things such […]
Those first few cold days of the year always take our heat pumps by surprise. What does it mean when your thermostat reads auxiliary heat? That “AUX Heat” mode is usually an indicator that it’s freezing outside. Your heat pump is using a secondary back-up heat source to keep your home at your set temperature. If, however, your thermostat reads […]
With the first of the holidays days away, it’s time to think of your HVAC and Thanksgiving. Make those final preparations to get your home ready for your guests for those hosting Thanksgiving dinner! It’s safe to say that 24 hours before the holiday, it’s time to clean your home from top to bottom. However, did you know that cleaning […]
We would like to share some of the most important HVAC Safety Tips to keep your home and family safe from electrical fires, injuries, even death. The first thing to do if there is a problem, is to ALWAYS turn off the circuit breakers! Keep reading for further HVAC Safety Tips . . . Have a licensed HVAC technician perform […]
What is the proper humidity level for your home? Winter is in full swing, and that means the air inside your home is extremely dry. Reducing your time in the shower, and moisturizing constantly will do very little to help. But, being mindful the the proper humidity level for your home will make a big difference. Research has shown that […]
As the name implies, when should I use emergency heat, in emergency situations! If you notice your house is cold and not heating properly, it may be a good time to switch to emergency heat and call a professional. Your heat pump is usually “out of sight, out of mind.” But, you should check it out occasionally – especially with […]
You set your thermostat for 71 degrees and your house only seems to get up to 68 degrees. Why can’t my heat pump keep up with my thermostat? This is a very common problem and generates many service calls. Sometimes, it is caused by a genuine problem. Unfortunately, sometimes there is nothing you can do. Even a properly working heat […]
Sometimes the thermostat on your heat pump may read AUX HEAT. What does auxiliary heat mean? Does it mean there is something wrong with your heat pump? This is a common question we get from heat pump owners, especially those new to this type of heating. Heat pumps use less energy to heat homes than furnaces. However, they are designed […]
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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.