HVAC equipment for the home significantly affects your utility bills and comfort. The installation signals the beginning of a healthy and comfortable indoor environment.
Make every effort to ensure the installation day’s success. A properly installed HVAC system will serve your home efficiently. Proper preparation allows installation professionals to work quickly and efficiently. Here are some things you can do to prepare for your HVAC installation.
Prepare the room for the installation experts.
Clear the way for the installation team both inside and outside. The room should be large enough to house the HVAC system. The installation team also needs to be able to move around easily while carrying heavy equipment, and they need places to store their tools during the installation process.
Remove any vegetation from the work areas in the outdoor spaces. Keep the work area free of furniture and other household items that could obstruct the movement of the machine and the team. Accidents and property damage are reduced as a result of the removal.
Confirm your availability
If you are not usually at home, make plans for it to be available on the installation date. Throughout the project, the installation team may have questions for you. Experts should look for 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
Receive warranty information
Ask questions you might have for the installation team
If unavailable, have someone at home to take up your role during the installation.
Inspect the Ductwork
The scope of your project dictates whether you will replace your duct system. The existing ductwork will connect your HVAC system to your home. Ductwork is responsible for distributing cooled and heated air throughout your home. Ductwork deteriorates over time if not properly maintained.
Before installation, have an expert inspect the existing ductwork. 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.
Restart your thermostat
Consider replacing the thermostat if it was not included in the installation process. Replace it with a programmed model to take advantage of all the energy-saving features provided by your new HVAC. Smart thermostat models are current, allowing you to control your new HVAC system.
Make arrangements for your Pets and Children.
Keep your children and pets safe by keeping them away from the construction site. Children are naturally curious and may interfere with professionals. The working tools and equipment endanger them. Dogs, for example, can also disrupt the installation process.
Arrange for your pets and children to stay somewhere else in the house or have a friend or relative take them out for the day.
Plan for the unknown
As with many other home improvement projects, unexpected repairs may be required to complete the HVAC installation process. They could include ductwork replacement or electrical system upgrades. Keep in mind that unforeseen circumstances may arise, increasing the cost of the installation process.
After the installation, you’ll enjoy the benefits of a more comfortable home. A new HVAC system will also help you save money on utility bills and increase the value of your home. The HVAC installation process may seem difficult, but it is well worth it.
Our team will ensure quality installation and provide excellent customer service if you want to install a new HVAC system. Scotty’s Heating and Air-conditioning Inc. aims to provide energy-efficient and cost-effective HVAC and indoor air quality solutions for your home. Contact us today to set up an appointment.