Air Conditioning Articles

Air Conditioners: Things You May Not Have Known

September 29, 2023
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Though air conditioners are a major part of modern life, they hold many secrets few people know about.
Luckily, our team at Coastal Air Plus is ready to spill the beans.

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Air Conditioning Noise Concerns

August 31, 2023
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Very few central air conditioners (AC) are whisper-silent. A certain amount of noise coming from your ductwork is not uncommon.

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Video – When Do I Need to Replace My Air Conditioner?

May 31, 2023
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The central air conditioning system is a simple pleasure of everyday life.

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Controlling Humidity in Your Home

May 19, 2023
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At the height of summer, the weather can get quite sticky here in South Carolina.

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Video – The Importance of Air Conditioner Maintenance

April 28, 2023
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The best time of year to have your AC serviced is spring, even if you reside in a locale with pretty warm weather all year long.

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What Does AC SEER Mean?

April 19, 2023
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SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio—a rating system of the air conditioner’s cooling capacity to power input. In technical terms, it’s the ratio of the amount of cooling produced (in British Thermal Units, or BTUs) divided by the amount of electricity (in watts) used. The higher the SEER, the greater the air conditioner’s efficiency.

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Video – Summer AC Check Up

July 26, 2022
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Schedule a clean-check today to make sure your air conditioner runs smoothly this summer.

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Common AC Purchasing Mistakes to Avoid

June 14, 2022
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When it’s time to invest in a major home appliance like an air conditioner (AC), you want to be well informed. The good news is technology has made it easy to gather a great deal of information in a short period of time. The bad news is there are so many makes and models of air conditioners available, the entire process can get quickly overwhelming.

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Video – What Are Common Mistakes Made When Purchasing a New AC?

May 31, 2022
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It’s time to replace your old or broken AC unit in your home and you don’t want anything to go wrong with the new one. Avoid the common mistakes people make when purchasing a new air conditioner and learn how to prevent them.

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3 Telltale Signs It’s Time for a New AC

May 4, 2022
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Should you repair or replace? That’s always the big question when it comes to major home systems like air conditioning (AC). Repairs are easier on the pocketbook in the short run, but too many of them can add up. 

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Freezing Up?

April 30, 2022
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A freeze up is when a layer of ice forms on the outside of your air conditioning unit. It can look a bit disconcerting, but don’t panic. It’s fixable. Whether you have a central air system or a window unit, the causes and effects, as well as the solutions, are the same.

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Do I Really Need an AC Tune-Up?

March 31, 2022
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A regular air conditioning tune-up can catch problems before your AC stops working. A tune-up can help save time, money, stress, and hassle.

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Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

March 1, 2022
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The optimum time for AC maintenance is in the spring to ensure your system will run efficiently during the warmer Myrtle Beach months.

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3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping

July 30, 2021
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When your home’s air conditioner is in prime condition, you can experience three health benefits by running your system while sleeping.

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How to Properly Size an AC System

July 15, 2021
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Use these tips to help you select the best-sized air conditioner for your particular home.

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Heat Pump or Air Conditioner: What You Need to Know

June 30, 2021
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What is the best cooling solution for your home, a heat pump or an air conditioner? Use these tips to find what’s best.

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Common AC Problems and Solutions

May 28, 2021
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We want you to be aware, prepared, and ready to solve these common AC issues so you and your family can stay cool this summer.

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Consider a Ductless AC System

May 14, 2021
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Considering a ductless AC system? Our team wants you to know all about this system and how it can help your home.

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Is It Normal for My AC to Turn On and Off?

April 16, 2021
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Is your home’s air conditioner turning on and off? Here are several of the most common reasons and how to fix it.

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AC Maintenance Checklist

March 15, 2021
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Can you imagine a hot day without air conditioning? Here’s an AC maintenance checklist, to help keep your unit in working order.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

September 16, 2020
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Is your AC making a strange noise? Our team wants to share with you the most common noises and the problems they can indicate.

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Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air?

July 30, 2020
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Is your home’s AC blowing hot air instead of cool air? Our team wants to help diagnose your issue and quickly get it fixed.

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How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

May 29, 2020
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Want to know more about your home’s air conditioner? Our team wants you to know all about your cooling system and how to keep it running.

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Spring Money-Saving Tips

May 19, 2020
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Looking for money-saving tips on your air conditioner? Our team has compiled the following ideas to help save money this spring.

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