Residential AC Installations
DIY projects are part of owning a home. People today are taking on the challenges of fixes that were once only reserved for professionals. Several projects can empower the homeowner and make the home more enjoyable to live in, but unfortunately, residential AC installation is not one of them. For your air conditioning unit to run perfectly, you need to enlist the help of a residential specialist at All Brands Corp. AC Inc. Here are just a few reasons why a professional is always the way to go for residential AC installations.
The average homeowner understands many things, but unless they are an HVAC specialist themselves, it is unlikely that they know or have kept up with the changing regulations regarding residential AC installations. Regulations for air conditioning units are there primarily to protect the environment; some of the older units would leach harmful chemicals into the atmosphere. The SEER rating is another regulation required in the state of Florida. As the population has boomed in recent years, the minimum rating has increased from 13 to 14, with the possibility of more increases in the coming years.
The Right Equipment
Air conditioning units often require specialized equipment in order to install the unit correctly. Our AC/HVAC team uses the necessary equipment to perform our residential AC Installations successfully. Using substandard tools can damage the unit, leading to more costly repairs or the need to replace the unit altogether. Trusted air conditioning contractors have the tools and experience to ensure that the system works properly without risk of leaks or damage to the unit.
When you purchase a new AC unit, it generally comes with a warranty for up to 12 years, depending on the model and brand purchased. The warranty only covers the parts for the system, but the installation of a unit is often covered by the service warranty given by your residential AC contractor. This warranty doesn’t last as long, but it is essential. The warranty gives the homeowner peace of mind knowing that if there happens to be a problem with the service, the contractor will return promptly to address the issue. With a DIY job, you do not have these luxuries and can spend far more in repairs if the residential AC installation job is not done correctly. An untrained person installing the unit can also damage the system, which can void the manufacturer’s warranty and results in more money out of pocket.
Probably one of the biggest reasons why it’s a bad idea to do residential AC installations yourself is simply a matter of safety. The air conditioning system is an electrical component, and when you are are not trained to install electrical systems, the consequences can be fatal. You can put your life at risk and also the lives of your family if the unit is not installed properly. Power surges from an improperly installed unit can also cause damage to your home and pose a huge fire hazard risk. A trained A/C contractor understands everything about residential air conditioning installation and can always keep you and your home safe.
The Right Unit
Sometimes a homeowner’s lack of HVAC system knowledge can lead them to purchase the wrong unit for their home, which has led many homeowners to pay a higher monthly electricity bill to cool their homes. A system that is too small for the residence will have to work harder and use much more energy than a unit that’s the right size for the home. Working the AC beyond the system’s capabilities can also lead to the unit wearing out quicker than it should cost even more money for the homeowner. A licensed residential AC installation specialist can tell the homeowner which unit is right for their needs to lower their electric bills.
Our Team’s Got Your Back
A homeowner that is a do-it-yourself enthusiast is a powerful person, but it is vital to know your limits. When it comes to AC installation services for homes, trust the best. Our AC/HVAC specialists want to help you get your home on the right track towards energy efficiency with a new air conditioning unit. Our experts can advise you on the right unit for your home, which is likely in our vast inventory of AC brands, so there is no need to involve multiple companies to get the unit into your home. Once the unit is installed, we are there for continued maintenance, service, and repair so your unit lasts for many years to come. To learn more about residential AC installations, call us at 305-619-0650 today!
*Post updated January 31, 2020*