Everything You Need to Know Before Buying & Installing a New AC

A new air conditioning unit is a significant investment. With this in mind, you want to make sure you buy the right kind of air conditioner and are able to install it. Therefore, it’s a good idea to do your research ahead of time and be prepared when it’s time to purchase a new air conditioner.

Risk of Not Doing Your Research

If you don’t do the necessary research ahead of time, a few things could happen. First, you could buy the wrong air conditioner and not be able to use it. Also, you might have difficulty installing an air conditioner if you’re not well versed in doing so. This could cause damage and also result in you losing some money on this often pricey purchase.

What You Need to Know About Buying

Before you buy an air conditioner, here are some tips:

  • Know who’s going to install your air conditioner (you should have a professional install it for you).
  • If you buy your product online, look for deals and free shipping.
  • Know what size air conditioner you need for your home.
  • Get a load calculation from your HVAC professional before you buy your air conditioner.
  • Know what SEER rating you want for your air conditioning unit.
  • Have a budget in mind as this will help you find an air conditioner you can afford.

What You Need to Know About Installing

  1. Get Help from a Professional: It’s always best to have a professional install your air conditioning unit.
  2. Best Spot to Install: Know where the best spot to install your air conditioner is and why you should place it there.
  3. Steps to Install: When you hire an air conditioning professional, this individual will know exactly how to install your air conditioning unit, which is essential. Since there are so many steps and it’s imperative to make sure the job is done right, hiring a professional is a good move to make.
  4. What to Do with Your Old Air Conditioner: If you get your air conditioner professionally installed, the company that installs it may take your old air conditioner away for you. It’s always good to ask in advance.

Get ready to enjoy the cool air from a new air conditioner in your home! Contact an air conditioner installation professional to get the job started. Air Design can help you with all your air conditioner installation needs and questions.

Speak with Air Design today to have your new AC unit installed!