Should I Replace My Furnace With a Heat Pump?

May 13th, 2024
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When heating your home, you have options beyond traditional furnaces. Heat pumps offer a more energy-efficient and versatile alternative, but deciding whether to replace your furnace with a heat pump requires careful consideration of its benefits, drawbacks, and how it works. Follow this guide to learn if it’s time to find furnace services in Myrtle Beach, SC, or if it’s time to consider a heat pump.  

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Is HVAC Tune-Up Service Important?

April 15th, 2024

Maintaining a comfortable indoor environment is essential for any home or business. Your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system plays a crucial role in achieving this comfort. However, many homeowners and business owners overlook the importance of regular HVAC maintenance in North Myrtle Beach, SC.

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It Is Time to Replace Your AC

April 1st, 2024

The summer heat is about to return to Myrtle Beach, are you ready? More importantly, is your AC system up to the task?

With experienced technicians, financing options, and attention to detail, Martin Heat and Air makes the process of a new AC installation in Myrtle Beach, SC as easy as possible.

From condo associations, homeowner associations, and real estate companies, we’ve serviced the Myrtle Beach area communities for years. Ricky and Sheila Martin, owners of Martin Heat and Air, are your neighbors and we’re proud to work with you.

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Watch for Early Signs That Your AC System Is Malfunctioning

March 18th, 2024
Watch for Early Signs That Your AC System Is Malfunctioning

Common signs your Air Conditioning system is malfunctioning are inadequate cooling, weak airflow from the vents, strange noises, foul odors, frequent on/off cycling, and water leakage. As the weather warms, if you experience any of the warning signs listed, your AC needs repair in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Are you sure your AC system is ready for another Myrtle Beach Summer? Maintenance for your air conditioning system should be at the top of your to-do list. Remember, average temperatures in each of our summer months are:

  • June high 85° / low 69°
  • July high 88° / low 73°
  • August high 87° / low 71°
  • September high 84° / low 66°

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Spring Is Coming: It’s Time to Schedule HVAC Maintenance

March 5th, 2024

It is imperative that you have the most reliable, functional, and efficient HVAC in Myrtle Beach, SC in your home or business from June to September. Average temperatures in each of our summer months are:

  • June high 85° / low 69°
  • July high 88° / low 73°
  • August high 87° / low 71°
  • September high 84° / low 66°

Each spring, scheduling air conditioning maintenance should be at the top of your to-do list—it’s the best way to ensure you’re AC is ready to handle the heat.

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The Short Cycling Heat Pump—Why You Need It Fixed

February 19th, 2024

The heat pump is your household’s best friend when it comes to year-round comfort. But you might notice your heat pump doing something strange. It’s turning on and off much faster than usual, sometimes five to eight times per hour. This is called short cycling, and it’s not something you want to keep happening.

What Is Short-Cycling?

Short cycling in a heat pump refers to a situation where the system turns on and off more frequently than necessary to maintain the desired temperature in a home. Instead of completing a full heating or cooling cycle, the heat pump starts and stops rapidly, leading to inefficient operation and heavier wear and tear on the system.

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Why We Recommend Regular Duct Cleaning

February 5th, 2024

How often have you thought about scheduling duct cleaning in Conway, SC for your home? Probably not often. Ductwork is a part of the HVAC system of a home that tends to slip people’s minds.

But those ducts can get extremely dirty, and dirty ducts are bad news for several reasons. Today, we’ll look at why routine duct cleaning is a great benefit to your home.

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Do You Need an Air Purifier for Your Home?

January 29th, 2024

Do you know what’s floating in the air of your house right now? You might not want to know—but it’s important that you do. Indoor air quality in many modern homes is often extremely poor. The US Environmental Protection Agency estimates that the air inside buildings is often four to five times worse than the outdoor air, which is the exact opposite of what most people believe.

So the simple answer to the question, “Do you need an air purifier for your home” is probably yes. But there’s more to the answer that we’ll get into below. If you decide you need an air purifier in North Myrtle Beach, SC, our technicians can answer all your questions and take care of the installation.

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Why Is My Heat Pump Only Working in One Mode?

January 22nd, 2024

The biggest advantage of using a heat pump for your home comfort is that it can work as both an air conditioner and a heater. You only need to make an adjustment to the thermostat to change the heat pump from one mode to the other. Simple, and you get excellent energy efficiency along with your comfort.

But a heat pump can malfunction in a way that it won’t change modes (or seem like it won’t). If you find your heat pump trapped in one mode, you’ll probably need professional heat pump repair in North Myrtle Beach, SC. Heat pumps aren’t something you can fix as a DIY project!

What can cause this heat pump problem? We’ll look at the most common causes below.

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Your Furnace Won’t Make the House Warm Enough? Let’s See Why…

December 25th, 2023

The reason to have a central heating system like a furnace is to keep your house warm in the winter. A simple idea. But what happens when your furnace runs, but your home doesn’t feel warm enough?

If you find yourself starting to push up the thermostat setting higher than usual trying to get the normal amount of comfort, there’s probably something wrong with your furnace. It might be something basic, or it may be something that will require you to call us for heating repair in North Myrtle Beach, SC

To help you out, we’ll look into some of the common causes for a furnace that won’t keep up.

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