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Thursday, 17 August 2017 20:16

Scary Facts About Your Indoor Air

When you think about air quality, you may think about outdoor air pollution. Did you know that the air inside your home can be an average of two to five times more polluted than the air outside? The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) considers indoor air quality as one of the top five environmental dangers. Rates of children developing asthma and severe allergies are climbing at alarming rates and may be linked to poor air indoor…
When the summer heat is soaring, the last thing you want is to feel warm air blowing from your vents. There are a number of reasons your air conditioner could be blowing warm air. Here is a list of the most common issues to check for if your A/C seems to have lost it's cool: 1. Dirty Filter - A dirty air filter reduces airflow, makes your system work much harder and can also create…
Mold thrives in humid climates... like South Carolina. And you may not even realize you have a mold problem. Mold can grow inside walls due to condensation from plumbing, above the ceiling from water leaks, and even under the floor. Mold spores spread easily and once you have a mold problem, it can be difficult to eradicate. Mold releases toxins and particles that can aggravate allergies or even cause serious illness. The best way to…
Saturday, 15 July 2017 15:42

Bryant's Pre-Service Checklist

When you have a scheduled maintenance service visit with Carolina Comfort Systems or need one of our expert Bryant technicians to come out for emergency service, it's helpful to be prepared. Here are a few things you can do to prep before our service technician arrives. Write down the model numbers of your heating and cooling system as well as any components that have model numbers visible. Make a list of all problems you have…
Things are really heating up in South Carolina! Is your air conditioner ready for the hot, humid summer ahead? If not, now is the time to take care of this important task and get it checked off your list for the season! DIY Air Conditioner Maintenance There are a few basic maintenance steps everyone should take care of in between your professional maintenance appointments with Carolina Comfort Systems. * Change out the filter - Regularly…
If you are in the market for a new cooling system for your home, it pays to be familiar with SEER. SEER means Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio and is used to measure the energy efficiency of the cooling unit in your home comfort system. To determine SEER rating, manufacturers measure the cooling a unit puts out over a typical summer season and divide it by the amount of energy the unit used during that time.…
Whether you have a standard air conditioner, heat pump or evaporative cooler, getting ready for summer and warmer temperatures should include professional maintenance and cleaning of your cooling system. Keeping your system well-maintained ensures it runs as efficiently as possible--so you stay cool while saving money on your utility bill. Regular maintenance also helps detect small problems before they become serious headaches (and expensive repairs) later on. The best way to make sure your home's…
Summer is nearly here and with it, the heat and humidity! Keeping your home cool and comfortable doesn't have to leave you sweating over the rise in your utility bill. There are several ways you can save energy and money on cooling your home. 1. Ceiling Fans - Ceiling fans take far less energy to operate than your cooling system. Most people can set the thermostat between three to five degrees warmer while running ceiling…
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