Can I Replace My HVAC Unit By Myself?

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Can I Replace My HVAC Unit By Myself?

Can I Replace My HVAC Unit By Myself?

If it is time to have your HVAC unit replaced, you may be curious whether or not you can install your unit by yourself. Getting a new unit can help you save money on your energy bills and ensure that you have a long-lasting machine. However, you never want to install it yourself.

Why You Should Never Replace your Unit Yourself

You may think that you are qualified enough to install your HVAC unit, but there are several things that you have to know how to do it properly. This is why it is best always to have an HVAC company install your system for you. The first thing that an HVAC technician will do is ensure that the new unit is properly sized for your home. If the wrong size is installed into your house, it will not work efficiently. The technician will also make sure that your ductwork is correct, and they may have to retrofit the new unit to work with your ductwork. They will also need to install a thermostat that will work with your HVAC unit. An HVAC technician knows all the rules and regulations when it comes to installing a new system. Several state and local laws have to be followed for the HVAC unit to be permitted correctly. If it is not done right, you could face fines and get a licensed HVAC company to install it.

Removing your Old System

Installing a new HVAC system is only half the job. Once the system is installed, the old system will have to be removed. Removal of old equipment can be tricky and very strenuous. You also have to figure out how to remove chemicals. For example, if there is any freon in the air-conditioning unit, it will need to be disposed of properly. The EPA has strict regulations on the disposal of this chemical.

Saving Money when Getting a New HVAC System

If you are interested in installing an HVAC system yourself, you are then likely doing this to save money. Fortunately, there are ways to save money when having a professional HVAC company install your new system. Many HVAC companies have specials for various systems and salves. You will be able to save money by choosing an on sale unit. In addition to sales, you will save money in the long run by getting a new unit. You will do this to save on your energy costs each month. Allowing it to be installed properly by experienced HVAC Tech will let you rest easy knowing that your machine is 100% efficient. You should see a drastic cut in your power consumption each year. If you are interested in learning more about getting a new HVAC system, please call us today. We are here to help you to save money and get the HVAC system you need.

 
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