Maintenance Articles

Why You Should Protect Your HVAC with the Old Coast Corrosion Package

November 17, 2020
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It’s important for your HVAC system to have the proper protection to prevent premature deterioration due to corrosion. If your HVAC system doesn’t have a protective coating or layer of an anticorrosion product applied, your system could be negatively impacted by saltwater damage.

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What Are the Benefits of an HVAC Maintenance Plan?

October 16, 2020
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This is a great time to call our trained professionals and schedule a fall maintenance cleaning, inspection, and tune-up as well. We offer four levels of maintenance plans at four different price points so you can select the best deal for you and your family’s needs.

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Take Advantage of Year-Round HVAC Maintenance Programs

August 28, 2020
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The experts at Old Coast Heating & Air Conditioning understand the importance of regular HVAC maintenance, and are available for maintenance appointments in every season.

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Why HVAC Warranties Require Regular Maintenance Plans

June 26, 2020
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In the case of HVAC equipment, ignoring your warranty can lead to problems—especially if you suddenly have to address an unexpected and costly repair. Our professionals at Old Coast Heating & Air Conditioning want to be sure you understand your warranties, what is covered, and what you need to do to keep them valid for as long as possible.

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Is HVAC Preventative Maintenance Worth It?

March 9, 2020
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At Old Coast Heating & Air Conditioning, we know what an investment your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system is in your home. That’s why time and time again we recommend regular preventative maintenance on all your HVAC units. You need to invest in your investment. We have had some of our Savannah area customers…

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Very Respectful and Completely Professional

February 17, 2020

“I am giving 5 starts to the technician Thomas Honeycutt. He was right on time and finished exactly when he said he would with the routine maintenance. Thomas was very respectful and completely professional. I would recommend him every time.” – Vern D. –

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Here’s Why DIY Furnace Repair Is a Bad Idea

February 11, 2020

Being handy when it comes to home repairs and improvements can save you a lot of money. But attempting to repair the furnace of your Hilton Head, South Carolina, home is generally a bad idea. Here’s why DIY furnace repair should be left up to the professionals. Fire Danger If you attempt your own furnace…

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2 Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your HVAC

December 18, 2019
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Maintaining your Hilton Head, South Carolina, home means monitoring the various systems for signs of wear and tear. Your HVAC system is no exception. While regular maintenance can help you make the most of your equipment, the time will come for a replacement. Check out these signs that you may need to upgrade your HVAC setup.

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3 HVAC Problems That Can Reduce the Comfort in Your Home

October 25, 2019
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Even with a well-maintained HVAC system in your Savannah, Georgia, home, HVAC problems can and do occur. Unfortunately, there are many factors that can ruin the comfort of your home. If you’re experiencing issues with temperature control or irregular HVAC cycling in your home, you may be dealing with one of the following HVAC problems.

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6 Factors That Impact Home Office Productivity

October 21, 2019

Your Hilton Head, South Carolina, home office’s attributes can either lessen or improve your productivity. Ask yourself these six questions to discover how you can improve your performance while working from home. How Quiet Is Your Office Space? You want to achieve more on the job by having more control over potential sources of environmental…

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The Many Benefits of Our Performance Maintenance Club

August 28, 2019
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Many property owners believe that paying for routine HVAC maintenance is unnecessary. Unfortunately, ignoring the need for ongoing maintenance often leads to damage from excess wear and tear. When HVAC systems are not well maintained, costly HVAC repairs are common. In some cases, a complete replacement of the system is necessary. Energy Star suggests having a technician…

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Homeowners’ DIY HVAC Maintenance To Stay Cool All Summer

July 18, 2019
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Your air conditioner plays the major role in ensuring your home stays cool all summer long. With long, hot summers in Savannah, Georgia, you should be able to rely on your cooling system no matter what. Preventive maintenance allows you to preserve your HVAC equipment, allowing it to last longer, while you avoid expensive repairs. These DIY HVAC maintenance tips will help you better care for your AC unit and save money.

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What We Do For Your AC Maintenance Tune-Up

June 10, 2019
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With 216 days of sunshine and summer highs averaging around 90 degrees, Savannah’s Southern ocean-influenced climate puts your air conditioner to the test season after season. Whether you’re a homeowner or a business owner, investing in AC maintenance is the best thing that you can do to enhance your comfort, lower your energy bills and prevent air…

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Would a Solar Installation Save Me Money?

June 4, 2019
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As Savannah, GA residents continue dealing with the rising cost of electricity, solar energy is becoming an attractive alternative. The big question for homeowners is whether solar installation really saves them money. The answer is yes. Here’s how.

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Don’t Let HVAC Noises Fool You: The Problem Could Be Worse Than it Sounds

April 25, 2019

Your HVAC system is responsible for maintaining the comfort of your Hilton Head, SC, home. Unfortunately, small problems can occur that signal a need for HVAC repair. It is important to notify your HVAC technician when you suspect a problem — it can prevent a small problem from becoming a large one. One way your…

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4 HVAC Habits That Can Wreak Havoc on Your Home’s Efficiency

April 23, 2019
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Keeping your Savannah, GA, home energy-efficient is crucial for reducing your carbon footprint and lowering your monthly utility bills. Unfortunately, there are common HVAC mistakes homeowners can make that reduce efficiency. Below are four bad HVAC habits you want to avoid.

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Don’t Neglect Your Commercial HVAC System

January 22, 2019
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If you own a business in Pooler, Georgia, it’s imperative that you keep your commercial HVAC system in top condition. Having a well-maintained system will keep your workers healthy, keep your customers comfortable, and help reduce operating costs. Let’s look at how regular maintenance of your commercial HVAC system will save your business money and keep your employees and customers happy.

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Do AC Coils Ever Go Bad?

November 10, 2018

Warm temperatures in Hilton Head, South Carolina can last well into fall. This means a lot of people use their air conditioners for anywhere from six to seven-plus months a year. Extended use of an air conditioner, of course, adds additional wear and tear to it, including its evaporator coils. These AC coils can go…

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3 Autumn Energy Tips

October 23, 2018
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It’s warm during the summer here in Savannah, Georgia, but staying comfortable in the cool fall weather without raising your utility bills is still a challenge. Here are some autumn energy tips to increase your HVAC system’s efficiency and keep your home from feeling chilly. Install a programmable thermostat, use ceiling fans, and maintain your…

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Maintaining Your HVAC System

August 5, 2018
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The hot, humid summer weather here in Savannah, GA, can make you and your family miserable, especially if you have a problem with your air conditioner. A breakdown could force you to spend thousands of dollars on repairs or a replacement for your system and ruin your weekend. You can maintain your HVAC system and…

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Don’t Let Lightning Damage Your AC. Our Surge Protectors Are On Special.

July 2, 2018
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Don’t Let Lightning Damage Your AC. Our Surge Protectors Are On Special. If a power surge ruins your Espresso machine or even your microwave, it’s typically no big deal to replace it. If a power surge zaps your air conditioning system, however, you’re talking about a costly expense to repair or replace your damaged AC…

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Keep Your HVAC System Energy Efficient Year-round With Our Maintenance Plan

June 28, 2018
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Your HVAC system is the hardest-working appliance in your Savannah, GA, home. This summer, your air conditioner will be at work 24/7. It can’t deliver the reliable indoor comfort you expect without help. A maintenance plan is all it takes to keep heating and cooling equipment going strong. Preventive maintenance also promotes energy efficiency to save you…

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How Your HVAC System Tells You It’s Time For a Repair

April 28, 2018
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Your Savannah, GA HVAC system keeps you comfortable throughout the area’s summer and winter weather. When you think about it, the consistent comfort your system delivers day after day is a pretty phenomenal feat. It’s also the primary benefit that makes this marvel of modern heating and cooling technology such a valuable investment. Yet, any…

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How AC and Heating Maintenance Saves You Money

March 6, 2018
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Having your Savannah, GA heating and air conditioning unit serviced is just as important as having the oil changed in your car, yet homeowners forget about this crucial service until something goes wrong. In reality, having regular AC and heating maintenance performed helps you save money for several reasons. Lower Energy Bills Having annual HVAC…

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What We Do During an AC and Heating Tune-up

March 1, 2018

From summer’s heat and humidity to winter’s polar vortexes, Savannah weather has it all. The secret to reliable and affordable HVAC is annual AC and heating maintenance. At Old Coast Heating & Air Conditioning, we take tune-ups seriously. Here’s what you can expect during a maintenance visit: We Spot Potential Problems and Correct Them Research tells us that…

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