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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…
Ah, springtime! Bright sunshine, warmer temperatures, flowers blooming and trees pollinating... Definitely springtime in South Carolina! While you're making your spring cleaning checklist, don't forget to add HVAC tune-up to your list. Why is spring the best time to schedule your HVAC regular maintenance service? We can think of a couple of reasons... 1. If your HVAC tune-up is always a part of your yearly spring cleaning, it makes it easy to remember when your…
Wednesday, 05 April 2017 12:30

Changing your Air Filter: Tips & Maintenance

Changing the air filter for your HVAC system is one of those regular household chores that seems more complex than it is and often gets overlooked. However, not changing your air filter regularly can really cost you - on your utility bill and on costly repairs. What Filths up Your Filter? You may be wondering how your air filter gets so, well, filthy. First, your air filter is the first line of defense between your…
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