HVAC equipment for the house makes a huge difference in your bills and comfort. The installation marks the start of both a healthy and comfortable indoor environment.
Do your best to ensure the installation day’s success. A well-installed HVAC system will efficiently serve your home. Proper preparation helps the installation experts to be fast and effective in their work. Below are ways to prepare for your HVAC installation.
Prepare Room for the Installation Experts
Make the paths clear for the installation team indoors and outdoors. The room should be big enough to accommodate the HVAC system. The installation team also needs to move easily when carrying large equipment and they require spaces to place their tools during the installation process.
Trim any foliage from the work areas on the outdoor spaces. Inside the house, keep the work area from furniture and other house items that may hinder the movement of the machine and the team. The removal helps reduce the chances of accidents and property damage from happening.
Confirm Your Availability
If you’re usually not at home, make arrangements to be available on the installation date. The installation team may have questions for you throughout the project. The experts should find someone who can:
- Confirm the HVAC operation during the post-installation testing
- Know how to care for the system
- Answer questions if the installers notice hidden damages
- Confirm the installation areas
- Make payments
- Receive warranty information
- Ask questions you might have for the installation team
If unavailable, have someone at home who can take up your role during the installation.
Inspect the Ductwork
The scope of your project determines whether you’ll replace your duct system. Experts will connect your HVAC system to your home using the existing ductwork. Ductwork distributes the cooled and heated air throughout your home. Over time, ductwork starts to deteriorate if not well taken care of.
Have an expert examine the existing ductwork before installation. They’ll inspect the integrity of the existing system and recommend replacements or repairs to prevent air loss soon. Duct system inspection before HVAC installation guarantees your new system runs efficiently.
Replace Your Thermostat
If the installation process doesn’t include a new thermostat, consider replacing it. Replace it with a programmed model to take advantage of all the energy features your new HVAC offers. Smart thermostat models are up to date, giving you control of your new HVAC system.
Make Arrangements for Your Pets and Children
Keep your children away from the job site for the safety of your kids and pets. Children are naturally curious and might get in the way of professionals. The working tools and equipment pose a danger to them. Pets such as dogs can also interrupt the installation process.
Organize for your pets and children to stay in another part of your home or have a friend or relative take them out for the day.
Plan for the Unknown
Like many other home improvement projects, unforeseen repairs may arise that are significant to complete the HVAC installation process. They may include replacing ductwork or upgrading your electrical systems. Keep in mind that unforeseen circumstances may arise, and once they do, they increase the cost of the installation process.
Once the installation process is complete, you’ll be set to enjoy the benefits of a more comfortable home. A new HVAC will also help you lower utility bills and improve the value of your property. The HVAC installation process can seem to be a bit challenging but is worth it.
Our team will ensure quality installation and back it up with excellent customer service if you want to install a new HVAC system. At CABS Heating & Air Conditioning, we aim to offer energy-saving and cost-effective solutions for your home’s HVAC and indoor air quality needs. Contact us today and schedule an appointment.