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How Does Salt Air Affect Your Air Conditioner? Woman opening the windows at home and enjoying some fresh air.

How Does Salt Air Affect Your Air Conditioner?

April 30, 2024

However, salty air can be harsh on your air conditioner (AC). That’s why it’s important to be proactive. First, you should set up a maintenance plan with your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) professional. Joining a plan ensures your equipment gets the attention it needs.

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AC and Allergies. Pollen falling from a plant and floating in the air.

AC and Allergies

April 15, 2024

Luckily, a perfect antidote is already installed in your South Carolina home. A well-maintained air conditioner can boost your indoor air quality (IAQ), reducing symptoms. Your AC has a filter that catches airborne irritants like dust, pollen, dander. It also balances humidity and provides ventilation, reducing the likelihood of mold growth.

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Video – Should I Set My Thermostat to ON or AUTO?

March 30, 2024

On most thermostats, you can choose between On or Auto for your fan setting. On tells your HVAC unit to run its fans all the time, even when the air isn’t being heated or cooled.

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5 Plumbing Problems Costing You Money. A leaky faucet.

5 Plumbing Problems Costing You Money

March 15, 2024

In actuality, this way of thinking can be a costly mistake, as problems rarely disappear on their own. They typically evolve into a larger and more expensive plumbing dilemma. Our Dependable Service plumbers recommend addressing concerns when you initially notice them to help you save money in the long run.

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Does Indoor Air Quality Affect My Pet? Photo of a puppy inside of a house.

Video – Does Indoor Air Quality Affect My Pet?

February 29, 2024

Protect your pets from indoor air pollution by changing your air filters regularly.

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Why Does My Water Heater’s Pilot Light Keep Going Out? Boiler water heater electric tank.

Why Does My Water Heater’s Pilot Light Keep Going Out?

February 15, 2024

The most common reason the pilot light on your water heater keeps going out has to do with its thermocouple. Our Dependable Service heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) professionals can either quickly repair or replace your thermocouple to restore hot water to your Pawleys Island home in no time.

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What Is Carbon Monoxide?

Video – What Is Carbon Monoxide?

January 30, 2024

Carbon monoxide is a poisonous, odorless, tasteless gas. It is formed by the incomplete combustion of carbon, or the incomplete burning of natural gas and other things that contain carbon. It can often be mixed with other gasses with odors. Carbon monoxide can result from the burning of any of these, gasoline, kerosene, oil, propane, coal, wood and other things. It is also a byproduct of an internal combustion engine.

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How to Determine Heat Pump Efficiency. Couple sitting on the floor drinking out of mugs and eating breakfast.

How to Determine Heat Pump Efficiency

January 15, 2024

If you are in the market for a new heat pump, efficiency is probably a key factor in your search. The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has a universal ranking system for heating and cooling units that serves to help. 

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How to Spot a Cracked Heat Exchanger. Man coughs in his elbow while sitting on sofa at home.

How to Spot a Cracked Heat Exchanger

January 15, 2024

At Dependable Service, we take the safety of our customers in South Carolina very seriously. That’s why we want you to know how to spot a cracked heat exchanger.

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Video - Why Is My HVAC Unit Making Unusual Noises? Cartoon of boy laying in bed awake and frightened.

Video – Why Is My HVAC Unit Making Unusual Noises?

December 29, 2023

If you hear any unusual noise coming from your HVAC unit, please turn it off and call us. Don’t attempt any kind of repair without consulting an HVAC certified technician first.

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