Homeowners often pride themselves of their self-sufficiency, and with the weather in Dover, DE turning warm, some may think that they can replace a faulty or outdated air conditioning system themselves. This is invariably a big mistake. Do-it-yourself projects are usually undertaken to save money, but air conditioners require licensed professionals with training and experience to perform properly. A well-intentioned effort to cut costs could end up hitting your pocketbook hard. Here are 3 benefits to professional air conditioning installation that you should seriously consider before proceeding with any do-it-yourself project.
- Professional Installation Includes Measuring and Sizing. Before you install a new air conditioner, you need to make sure that its power levels match the space it needs to cool. It also needs to be compatible with your existing ductwork and match similar requirements that only a professional can ascertain.
- Professional Installation Improves Efficiency and Longevity. Countless tiny details go into an installation, including bolts, seals, placement in the space and electrical connections. If these are handled poorly, the air conditioner may still function, but it will lower the unit’s efficiency and place a great deal more strain on it. That will result in repair bills coming sooner and more frequently, as well as lowering the lifetime of the air conditioner as a whole.
- Professional Installation Comes With Guarantees. If anything goes wrong during a do-it-yourself installation, you’re on the hook for the damages it incurs. But professionals are bonded and insured, as well as possessing the experience required to perform the installation without a hitch. You’ll be protected by a warranty if anything isn’t working, and you can rest easy knowing that someone else is taking care of the labor.
The experts at Atlantic Refrigeration are NATE certified and recognized by the BBB, as well as having years of experience in professional air conditioning installation. Call us today, and let us put your new system in the right way!