For any home, AC installation is no easy task. There is a lot that needs to be addressed before installing anything new. The age of the home and the condition it's in are both huge factors in ensuring a smooth installation.
It is first important to check the ducts. The ductwork in most homes will need to be properly cleaned out before it is hooked up to anything new. Failure to do so can lead to damage to the ducts, as well as the new AC system.
When choosing a new AC unit, it is vital to know what you are purchasing. For people who live in areas with server weather, be sure to find a unit that is able to withstand the frequent changes in weather and temperature. Another big thing to keep in mind is the seer rating of the unit you are installing. The higher the seer rating, the more efficiently the piece will operate.
The final step is double-checking the ventilation of the home. Old homes may have no place where fresh air is being brought in or where hot air is being vented from the furnace. Installing these in a home may be a necessary step to allow the machine to work at a high capacity.
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