How Do the Professionals Install an AC Unit?

August 18, 2021

When you’re looking to replace an old air conditioner or install an entirely new one, you may be curious about what goes into installing the system from beginning to end. You may be surprised to learn that there are a lot of steps involved, and the process itself isn’t easy! Here, we’ll list the general steps in order to let you know what to expect. 1. AC Home Estimation Before any physical work can be done, a professional AC installer will first come to your house and estimate what size unit will work best for your home. Sizing is probably the most important step, though, because an AC system that is too small will work harder than it needs to and use more energy to cool a home, while one that is too big will cool a house too quickly, then have long periods of shut-off, which will actually not keep the house’s temperature consistent. During this step, you will also get a first idea of the cost for your new AC unit and be given an estimate of how much time installation will take. 2. Initial Safety Checks When installers arrive at your home on the first day of...

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