Whenever you hire a professional to install your A/C unit, you have a lot of benefits rather than doing it yourself. Since it’s their area of expertise, there are minimal or no chances that the technician will do it wrong.
Here are why Canada Furnace Association recommends hiring a skilled technician to install an A/C unit for you:
• Prevents damage to your unit which may arise from improper wiring or installation
• A professional can find the best location and position to set your A/C compressor for effective performance
• When your unit is correctly installed, your manufacturer’s unit is protected from being terminated
• To install a new unit, it needs specific instructions for installation to maintain the warranty and other defects which may arise• In Australia, your installer should have a certificate to maintain manufacturer’s warranty valid as well as to help you in case there is a problem after installation
When you hire a technician, here are the things they do during installation:
They choose the best location for your A/C
The location is important for the security and performance of your A/C. Ideally, you’re A/C should not be under direct sunlight to help in its cooling efficiency. A professional installer will find the most suitable location where your unit will be secure and optimize its performance.
Connect Power supply to the A/C
Mostly a special type circuit breaker is used to connect to A/C units to meet the amount of charge required for its operation. Also, if you own a split type of air conditioners, the skills of a qualified technician are needed to connect the indoor and the outdoor unit.
Handles pipe fittings and other parts needed
Installing split system is quite complicated since it involves assembling different parts to work together. The connecting pipes should fit in well, and the wiring system should also be perfect to avoid short circuiting or any other problem. Mostly, you will need the help of a skilled technician to help you fix the fittings and piping system together perfectly.
Installation can vary depending on the type of system you’ve and in most cases it can prove to be very hard to do it yourself. When looking for a skilled technician, also make sure that the technician is available to come back to your home whenever the need arises.