Things To Consider Before Installing A New AC Unit In Your Home

by McAtee LLC on June 20, 2013

Thinking About Getting A New AC Unit For Your Home?


Thinking About Getting A New AC Unit For Your Home?Summer is here and the weather is only going to get warmer. Air-conditioning units are found in many homes to give the owners reprieve from the scorching temperatures. These units do not last forever and start to work less efficiently as time goes on. If your unit is not cooling your home the way it used to, it is probably time to replace it before the temperatures peak.

There are a few factors to be considered before calling a specialist to replace the homes cooling system. A specialist will be able to accurately determine if the unit needs to be replaced, so if in doubt call to have the air-conditioning inspected. Sometimes the unit does not need to be replaced, it may just need maintenance. This is something many homeowners overlook. The system cannot just run for years without being maintained. Having the unit inspected can save a substantial amount of money. The maintenance costs are far lower than replacement costs.

If the specialist determines that the unit needs to be replaced the next consideration is what it should be replaced with. Air-conditioning units have evolved over the years and often there is a better, more efficient model available. In this case the specialist can also help determine which model will be best suited for the home. Homeowners that try to shop without professional advice for these units often end up spending more money and purchasing the wrong equipment, making the unit less efficient. This is largely due to purchasing units that are not big enough to properly cool the home and leaving the homeowner with the dilemma of buying another unit.

The next item to consider is installation. Self-installed units are normally installed incorrectly. Installation should be done by a professional who will ensure the equipment is working as efficiently as it should. A proper unit will keep the home cool and comfortable throughout the summer.

Thinking about getting a new AC unit for your Columbus area home? Call McAtee LLC at (614) 252-9400 and make an appointment with one of our experts today!

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