Carolina Climate Control Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Charleston’

Can I Repair My Sump Pump on My Own?

Monday, February 5th, 2024
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A sump pump is one of the most useful protections a home can have. It’s a small device: a pump installed over or inside an excavated pit (the sump) in the lower part of a house. But this small device does the vital job of pumping out water that can occur from storm weather, plumbing disasters, and moisture build up due to a high water table.

Like any prevention device, a sump pump isn’t any use to you if it’s not working. If you have a broken sump pump, you’ll want it fixed as soon as possible. Can you do that repair on your own? Or will you need professional sump pump repair in Charleston, SC with our team? 

The simple answer is Always go with the pros! We’ll explore this more below as we look into sump pump repair and maintenance.

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The Different Types of Sump Pumps: Pedestal vs. Submersible

Monday, November 27th, 2023
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If your home doesn’t have a sump pump, we can’t stress enough how important these basic devices are for protecting your home and belongings. They’ll also give you important peace of mind. 

Sump pumps are designed to “bail out” your house in case of water flooding in the lower levels (such as the basement or crawlspace) or to remove excess moisture that can lead to problems with mold, mildew, wood rot, and generally higher humidity inside your house.

We offer the sump pump services in North Charleston, SC that you need. To get started, we’re going to explain the two basic types of sump pumps—the pedestal pump and and submersible pump—and the differences between them.

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How to Keep Your Sewer Line From Getting Clogged

Monday, November 13th, 2023
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The sewer line that carries wastewater and solid waste from your home and out to the municipal sewer line in the street isn’t a part of your home plumbing you probably think much about. Who wants to think about the sewer system, after all?

However, it pays to know something about how best to care for this sewer line so you can avoid major problems with it in the future, such as having the sewer line become so clogged that it starts to back up and potentially send sewage into your home. Thinking a little bit about your sewer line is much better than being forced to think about it.

We work with sewer lines and offer services such as sewer cleaning in Charleston, SC, and we can use our expertise to help you keep your sewer line from getting clogged up. Follow along below and we’ll keep those sewer emergencies at bay.

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Explaining the Magic of the Heat Pump

Monday, November 6th, 2023
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Fall is a time when homeowners consider making upgrades to their heating system. If you’ve got a furnace that’s over 15 years old and you’re concerned about it making it through the coming winter, fall gives you a chance to arrange an appointment with our team to look at your options for a heating replacement.

One of those options is a heat pump. You may already know a bit about heat pumps, but we want to share with you why heat pumps have started to make news and jumped to the top of many people’s heating system lists. Using a heat pump in Charleston, SC isn’t the ideal choice for all homes, but if it’s right for your home, we want you to know about it!

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How Powerful a Pool Heater Do I Need?

Monday, October 16th, 2023
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You’re thinking about getting a pool heater for your outdoor pool. This is an excellent idea because it lets you get the most out of your investment in a luxury like a pool. You can extend the months you use your pool farther outside of the summer season, and you can also make use of the pool during warm evenings when you don’t have the sun around to use its radiant heat to warm up the water.

But how powerful a pool heater do you need? There’s no one-size-fits-all option because there are many different pool sizes. Don’t worry if you don’t know: you can rely on us because we’re experienced when it comes to pool heater service in Charleston, SC. We’ll go over some of the basics here, and when we work with you in person, we’ll use our expertise to ensure you have the perfect-sized heater.

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Reasons Your Water Heater Isn’t Providing Enough Water

Monday, October 2nd, 2023
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You have a routine throughout the day, and that routine often depends on having hot water available with the turn of a tap. You don’t think about it much because it’s just expected. That makes it extra disconcerting to discover that the hot water you rely on is running out early. When you’re taking your morning shower and the water goes lukewarm after only a minute … that’s a terrible start to the day!

If you’ve noticed that the volume of hot water from your taps has dropped, you’ll probably need to call our team for water heater repair in Charleston, SC. We’ll quickly get to the bottom of the problem and find the solution that will restore your expected daily hot water supply.

Let’s look at some of the possible reasons your water heater isn’t doing its full job.

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Important Heating Safety Tips for the Coming Winter

Monday, September 18th, 2023
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The summer weather isn’t done with us yet. That may make it difficult for you to think about winter safety, but at Carolina Climate Control, we think it’s always wise to keep our clients informed about seasonal safety before the season arrives. You’re going to need to start thinking about your heating system soon, and many of the safety tips we’re about to list have to do with your heater. 

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Your Furnace Needs a Maintenance Tune-Up and Inspection This Fall

Monday, September 4th, 2023
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Hello! We interrupt your hot late summer with this important bulletin: it’s almost fall! We know it’s hard to imagine the weather turning colder right now, but of course it will happen—and fall is the time to start preparations for the winter ahead.

What this means for your HVAC system is that the furnace is due for its annual tune-up and inspection. This routine maintenance visit is essential if you want to enjoy worry-free heating during the coming winter, better energy efficiency, and fewer (if any) calls for furnace repair in Charleston, SC.

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Is Your AC Dying at the End of Summer?

Monday, August 21st, 2023
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Welcome to the “dog days of summer,” that late summer period when the weather is the hottest and muggiest. You can chase away the dog days of summer in your house with a powerful air conditioning system, but these days are also a period when ACs can seriously struggle.

It’s not just because of the heat, but because of all the stress the ACs have already undergone. In fact, if you’ve got an air conditioner that’s lagging at the end of the summer, you may need to schedule something bigger than repairs. It may be time for an HVAC replacement in Charleston, SC.

Is this really the end of your trusty ol’ AC? Let’s look into the possibilities.

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What You Need to Know About Older Piping Material in Your House

Monday, August 7th, 2023
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Charleston has many vintage homes and it’s common for families to live in buildings built before 1950. An older house can have immense charm and beauty, but it can come with its share of problems from out-of-date fixtures. One of the biggest concerns with older homes is the piping which we’ll look at in this post.

If your home was built before 1980, there’s a chance you have pipes made of outdated materials that are prone to leaks and releasing harmful chemicals into the water. Fixing this requires working with professional repiping plumbers in Charleston, SC. We’re a local team who knows what to watch for in plumbing for older homes. You can rely on us to see you have the repiping your house needs.

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