Five Tips to Increase The Lifespan Of Your Heating and Cooling System

heating and airMany homeowners overlook the importance of maintaining their heating and cooling systems due to their complexity. It is important to remember that HVAC systems can last a lot longer if they are maintained regularly. An HVAC system will last between 15 and 20 years. However, your HVAC system will only last as long if it is maintained professionally at least once per year or whenever necessary.

These are some ways to keep your HVAC system in good working order.

Heating And Cooling Maintenance Tips

Pay attention to the noise

The noise produced by a properly functioning heating and cooling in North Myrtle Beach SC is minimal to none. You won’t hear any strange sounds when the unit is turned on. If your system is having problems, you may hear unusual noises. It is important to have North Myrtle Beach Heating & Air inspect your system if you hear these strang sounds. If you hear them often, it is worth giving us a call to inspect your system.

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What You Should Know About Air Conditioning Repair

air conditioning repairHave you ever experienced a time when your air conditioner won’t seem to work properly? If you have, it could have been a sign that there is something wrong with your AC unit. In case you run into the same problem again, you might want to take a closer look at it. When air conditioner problems remain undetected, they could lead to various problems ranging from negligible to life-threatening. Whenever you sense, there’s a problem call an expert for air conditioning repair. You’ll never know what is ahead. It is better to always fix the problems before and when they appear.

Here are reasons why you should have air conditioning repair North Myrtle Beach right away:

Air conditioner problems could possibly cause house fires

It might not be apparent at first, but there are some instances of AC failures that could lead to house fires. Problems with electronics, for instance, could easily trigger sparks that could ignite a fire. That’s why it is important to call in an HVAC specialist for air conditioning repair North Myrtle Beach, SC whenever you spot an issue with your air conditioner particularly when the problem involves electronics.

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Proper Heat Pump Installation

heat pumpheat pump can be installed in your home and are a useful device. Heat pumps have the primary advantage of providing more heat and using less electricity. There are many types of air conditioners that can be used at home, including the water source, air to air unit, and geothermal heat pumps. These heating and air systems are not only used for heating, but they also function as central air conditioning systems.

They convert warm heat into cooler air during warm weather. There are many types of heat pumps that can be installed in a home, depending on the needs of the buyer. It is possible to install heat pumps in your home if you take a few simple steps to ensure that the installation goes smoothly and does not cause any damage to the vital components. To ensure that heat pumps work well, it is important to use the right type of material and the right type of ductwork.

Considerations With a New Heat Pump

Placement of Heat Pump

The pump’s exterior should be placed a few inches away from your wall. You should have enough space to allow air access. The vents should be at least two inches from your wall in order for the heat pump to move freely. Insufficient ventilation can cause a catastrophic fire. It is important to ensure that the pump doesn’t use combustible material.

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Are HVAC Service Contracts A Waste Of Money

HVACMany companies offer an extended HVAC maintenance contract or service contract if you’re installing or fixing an existing HVAC system. Although such contracts could be a blessing they could also become a money waster. You can make an informed decision by learning more about these contracts as well as what their offer entails.

Here are some things you need to know about heating and air conditioning service contracts

Service contracts are agreements between you and the HVAC North Myrtle Beach SC contractor. They require you to pay a fixed fee to ensure that your HVAC system is maintained by the company.

Standard contracts include a tuneup, checkup, and maintenance that will focus on your heating system in the winter and your air conditioning system well into the summer. Some contracts include parts and service for any issues found during inspections. Others will include emergency service.

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Why You Shouldn’t Do DIY HVAC Repair

HVAC repairAlthough DIY is a great concept for attempting to build a coffee table or converting an ordinary jar into a creative and colorful centerpiece, there are certain repairs or projects that need the technical know-how of a trained expert. Once something goes terribly wrong in your home, it can be very tempting to try to fix it yourself. Unfortunately, this commonly results in costly damages and potentially hazardous situations especially when it involves your HVAC units. Understand why it is better to hire a pro when it comes to HVAC repair.

DIY HVAC Repair Can Be Dangerous

What you don’t know can hurt you. Heating and cooling units are highly technical and utilize a significant amount of voltage electricity. It is best to avoid these levels of electricity especially if you have no idea what you are doing. Apart from that, heating and cooling appliances also utilize refrigerants and chemicals, which you are most likely not familiar with.

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The Benefits of HVAC Upgrades for Homeowners

HVACDo you still use your HVAC system from 10 years ago? Do you find yourself calling North Myrtle Beach HVAC contractors every time you have heating or cooling problems? Don’t let your system die on you before you replace it. An older system will increase your annual utility bills. It will also add costs because of constant repairs.

A newer Energy Star-rated unit could save you up to $200 per year and make your home much more comfortable than the older model. Even though the savings may seem small when you consider the cost of buying a new HVAC system, it will be well worth the added convenience.

Things to remember when upgrading your HVAC system

Make sure your HVAC system is properly sealed and insulated before you upgrade it. A properly programmed thermostat is also a must. HVAC systems are most effective when all components attached to them work as they should.

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival

St. Patrick's Day

North Myrtle Beach Heating & Air invites you to attend:

32nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival
Saturday, March 12, 2022
Main Street, North Myrtle Beach (SC 29582).
Parade: starts at 9 a.m.
Festival: takes place between 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Admission is free

Parade: North Myrtle Beach invites you to a sea green! With over 100 parade entries, the St. Patrick’s Day Parade has a long history and is the biggest on Grand Strand. Every year, Main Street is packed with people who want to see a parade like no other. The parade begins promptly at 9:00 a.m. Make sure you have your “viewing platform” ready by 8:30 a.m. so that friends, family, blankets, and even golf carts can join you. This two-hour event is not to be missed.

While the parade route would remain the same just like in years past, it will take a different direction. It will start on Ocean Boulevard and end at Ye Olde Kings Highway. This change was made to minimize the impact of the parade on 2nd Avenue North. The parade will start at Ocean Boulevard on 2nd Ave North, and continue south to 1st Avenue South. The parade will turn right at Ocean Boulevard and 1st Avenue South. It will then travel on Main Street until it reaches Ye Olde Kings Highway.

Parade staging and line-up will take place at 7:00 AM on Ocean Boulevard, between 2nd Ave North and 11th Ave North. Traffic will be restricted to the southbound lanes of Ocean Boulevard, 11th Ave North to 1st Ave South, from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM. The closure will apply to both northbound and southbound lanes between 2nd Ave North and 1st Ave South.

An emcee will announce parade participants at Horseshoe. The Horseshoe will also have judges stationed to help voters choose the “Best” entries.

The parade will be announced by Jennifer Abney and Ed Piotrowski at the Community Stage. It will also be live broadcast on CW21 for those who can’t attend the parade.

The 32-year-old tradition of North Myrtle Beach’s St. Patrick’s Day parade features decorated and themed floats. This is a fun event for all ages. It kicks off the 32nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival on Main Street, 11:00 AM-4:00 PM.

Street Festival: Continue the party with a parade! Live entertainment on three stages will keep you entertained all day. You can expect Irish Pipe Bands and Irish Dancers as well as many other live performances.

More than 120 vendors will be displaying their crafts. Main Street businesses and food vendors will offer a wide range of Irish treats and festival favorites. Be on the lookout for street performers and leprechauns who will be roaming around this festival. The children’s zone is full of games and rides for all ages.

The festivities end at 4:00 pm. But before you go, make sure to stop by the Information/Parks and Recreation tent and purchase a souvenir shirt to cap off your wonderful day. Limited quantities of T-shirts are available so make sure to get your souvenir tee-shirt at the J. Bryan Floyd Community Center before the festival begins, March 7th.

Contests:

Leprechaun Contest and Jr. Leprechaun Contest- starts 2:30 pm @ Flynn’s Irish Stage

Participate in the 32nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival Leprechaun Contest to show off your love for all things Irish. Originality, creativity and appearance will all be considered. Register at Flynn’s Irish Tavern near the Irish Stage before 2:00 PM. You can also pre-register at the Festival Information Booth (corner Hillside Drive & Main Street) before 12:30 pm. Meet at the Irish Stage by 2:15pm. Contest starts at 2:30 pm.

Shepard’s Pie Eating Contest – 2:45 PM @ Flynn’s Irish Stage

The first person to clean their plate without using their hands wins a plaque and a gift card. Register at Flynn’s Irish Tavern near the Irish Stage before 2:00 PM. You can also pre-register at the Festival Information Booth (corner Hillside and Main Street) prior to 1:30pm. Meet at the Irish Stage by 2:30pm. Contest starts at 2:45pm

Entertainment Schedule

  • Freedom Boat Club sponsors the Community Stage
  • Triple Toe Cloggers 11:00 am – 11:30
  • NMB School of Performing Arts, 11:30 – 12:15 pm

Parade Awards

  • 12:01 – 1:30 p.m. Mark McKinney & Co.
  • 1:30pm – 1:45pm Coastal Carolina Shields Pipes & Drums
  • Sweet Sweet – 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Flynn’s Irish Tavern sponsors the Irish Stage

  • 11:00 AM – 12:00PM The Fiddler and the Flutist
  • 12:00 PM – 12 :15 PM Coastal Carolina Pipes and Drums
  • 12:15 PM – 1:00 AM The Fiddler & the Flutist
  • 1:30 PM – 2:30PM Tan & Sober Gentlemen
  • 2:30 PM – Leprechaun Contest
  • 2:45 PM – Shepard’s Pie Eating Contest
  • 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Tan & Sober Gentlemen

Ocean Stage – Sponsored by Best Home & Property Services

  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Southside Saints
  • The Tonez, 1:30 PM – 4:00 pm

Children’s Area – Sponsored by ISI North Myrtle

  • Rides and games for all ages
  • HTC sponsors Food Area
  • Favorite Irish foods and festivals

Vendors

  • Vendor applications have been withdrawn. The vendor space is full.
  • View important information from South Carolina Department of Revenue (PDF). For more information, please get in touch with the South Carolina Department of Revenue.
  • You can check essential information (PDF) from the North Myrtle Beach Fire Marshal about food vendor tents, and other setups.

Traffic Information

Parade staging and line-up will take place at 7:00 AM on Ocean Boulevard, between 2nd Ave North and 11th Ave North. Traffic will be restricted to the southbound lanes of Ocean Boulevard, 11th Ave North to 1st Ave South, from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM. The closure will apply to both northbound and southbound lanes between 2nd Ave North and 1st Ave South.

Main Street, from the Ash Street to the Ocean Boulevard, would be closed between 5:00 AM and 6:00 PM. Main Street from Ash Street to Ocean Boulevard will close between 8:30 AM and 11:00 AM for the upcoming parade. The Main Street will be transformed into a festival from the Ash Street to Ocean Blvd following the parade, until 6:00 PM.

The parade will start at 9:00 AM. Ocean Boulevard will remain open for vehicular traffic up to 8:30 AM and will reopen at 11:30 AM, shortly after the parade.

https://parks.nmb.us/411/St-Patricks-Day-Parade-Festival

North Myrtle Beach Heating & Air Conditioning
1001 2nd Ave N
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
843-399-3237
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