The number one thing you should never do when buying a new air conditioner is to plan on installing it yourself. Unless you are an experienced and professionally trained HVAC technician, mistakes can be made that will affect not only the efficiency of that system but also the system’s longevity. There are steps that a professional installer goes through that, while they sound simple enough, ensure the adequate performance of your cooling system for the years to come.
Of course, if you’ve come across this blog post at the time of its publishing, you may very well be reading this because you’re in a hurry to get a new AC in your house, now. We get it, but rushing into a purchase like this can mean sacrificing comfort, and even sacrificing your wallet a bit.
Read on as we uncover the steps that HVAC professionals go through and explain why installing a system yourself may not be the best choice.