Finding the right AC Installer in Hollywood means that you have to first consider a few factors to get the AC unit that will be the best fit for you and your needs. Checking your local market for price comparison, calling a local company and doing research can help you create a well-rounded buying decision. Here are a few tips on what to do (or not to do):
Don’t just replace your old model with the same
Choosing a new unit may seem like an easy decision if you are determined to replace your old unit with the exact same one. You could be missing out on a more efficient or cost-saving model. Also, did you know that there are two different types of AC Units to consider? The first type is your typical central air conditioner. It’s your most common air conditioning choice for most households and uses an outside condenser, evaporator coils and ductwork that’s installed throughout your home. Those ducts can be installed in your attic, basement, garage, and other areas but faulty installation can lead to expensive fixes. There’s also a second type of AC that works by being ductless. It’s installed in the wall of your home and uses an outdoor unit and works to cool a zone the home instead of the whole home.
Size matters with AC
Another aspect to be cognizant of when choosing the right unit is that size will matter. If you are of the mindset that size=power you should also be aware that big=more energy consumption. To better understand your AC needs you should take a look at your home’s square footage as well as the amount of insulation you have. From there you should look at how many windows your home has (and whether they are airtight). Keep in mind that AC and HVAC units take quite a bit of energy to run so if you want to fix up your old one or buy a new one you should pay attention to size and the right parts. A quick fix job may seem easy but if you accidentally choose the wrong parts they could be working without compatibility and cause your unit to strain. This means you will be wasting energy while it struggles to run.
The right HVAC company is important
Choosing the right company to work with and install or fix your unit is important. You have an idea of how much you want to pay and working with the right company that can suggest the best option is a great start. You don’t want to choose a cheaply priced unit to save money in the short term. Instead, you should work with a company that can help you decide on the best long term unit. It may cost more now but an HVAC tech in detail why that unit is energy efficient and going to save you money in the long run (i.e. your monthly electric bill). Finding the right AC or HVAC unit can only help to add value to your home. So, take your time when making a decision and when you are ready to give AC Repair Hollywood a call (323) 746-8100 to help you install it.