Lubricate the condenser fan motor : If there are oil ports, they will be covered with rubber or metal caps. Clean the indoor evaporator coil : Remove the front panel of your heating unit. Using a soft brush attachment on a vacuum cleaner gently clean any dust off of the coil.
If ONLY I had purchased a home warranty with AC. I was not sure I was going to install it this close to the ocean. Next: my insurance company perform an estimate. I was reassured there was NO penalty in doing this.
Subject: Quote Yes that is astronomically high. My advice is to call around to find a smaller licensed contractor.
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If you have central air installed a while ago you will notice it will not be addressed as an important part of the installation.
Will I be better off by purchasing the equipment myself then hire people to install. Thanks for the information. I will have to get estimates. Nice compendium of useful information.
Subject: No no no It does depend on the market you are in a bit, however that is very very high for any market near me. I am in Richmond VA.
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Melting ice could be the source of the leak. Change the filter every month when the unit is in use to prevent the problem. Examine the condensate line The condensate line is a pipe that runs from the overflow pan to the ground. It is designed to drain the pan. Sometimes this line becomes clogged, resulting in water building up in the pan.
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It should be at the top of the list. So compare cost without ducting and cost with new ducting. Slapping the new unit in is a high profit effort for an HVAC contractor, getting a good job is another thing all together. Subject: Cost of electric.
Thank you for your help. Very helpful and eye opening. I look forward to talking with a representative. Install a Geothermal Heating or Cooling System.
Install an AC Unit.
I already have heating and home is plumbed for AC. The above is from the part about hiring a contractor. So are these the costs for the contractor alone.
Do your company work on churches. I learned a lot in just a very few minutes. Lots of things you forget to ask when they are telling you about the costs etc. From what I have been reading here I might need to replace my unit.
Wondering which unit brand would be a good one. I live in Edison, NJ. And we only want a unit to coll our upstairs.Other Locations Served:
Thanks for the info. Most likely it would. You would need a Manual J Load Calc to know for absolute certain what size is needed. Does the outside Condenser have a Model Number still legible?.
Living in West Tx, will do that I guess. Whats the average price for installing inside and outside unit. The main problem with up-sizing in your case would be that your duct system will be completely under sized.
It gets sprayed or poured in. Reflective System -- Foil-faced insulation used where downward heat flow is an issue. While you can combine insulation types, foil-faced insulation often requires the foil facing to be removed first.Subject: too much I could do it for. Subject: ductless I just got quoted for a dual ductless mini split Mitsubishi system. In other words the whole enchilada. There are no long runs for either electric or the plumbing itself in fact the two rooms that I want to cool are above and below one another. For five thousand more I could get a central ac system installed for the entire house. To me the price points on labor are completely out of balance with reality. Subject: Priced for installation You are out of line in your thinking.