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What’s the Point of an AC Pre-Installation Appointment?

So, you’re getting AC installation in Akron, OH, and you heard about your pre-installation appointment. It sounds silly, right? But the process is there for a reason, and it’s necessary to make sure your air conditioner installation goes as smoothly as possible. Don’t worry–we’re here to explain.

Your AC Needs to be Sized

Your house has a specific amount of square footage in your living space. Different air conditioners come in different sizes to accommodate varying home and room sizes, and if you had an AC that was too weak to handle the size of your home, that would be pretty bad.

It’s bad because then that air conditioner has to work extra hard to cool your home. It might be able to do it, depending on the target temperature, but it’s going to struggle and drastically speed up the rate of wear and tear on the system.

On the flip side, if your air conditioner is too big, then you’re spending a lot of money to run it when you don’t need to. Sure, it cools the house extremely quickly, but it’s wasting power and not designed for your specific space. A pre-installation appointment allows technicians to see which size AC you need so you can avoid both of these problems.

Evaluating Your Ductwork

If your home has an existing ductwork system, the pre-installation appointment is an opportunity to evaluate its condition and suitability for the new AC system. The technician will check for any leaks, blockages, or other issues in the ductwork. If necessary, they will recommend repairs or replacements to ensure optimal airflow.

Addressing Safety Concerns Ahead of Time

It would be frustrating if you had one or more technicians show up on installation day, you took the time off work to be here for it, and a safety issue sends them packing until it can be fixed. A pre-installation appointment is also for the safety of you, your family, and the technicians. If there are any looming safety concerns, they need to be addressed before the installation date.

Providing Accurate Time Estimations

Your technician might run into an unforeseen roadblock after removing your old AC, one that can’t be seen during the installation process, but most problems can be discovered during this appointment. That means your technician knows what they’re walking into, what parts and materials they need to bring, and ties it all into the time estimate for the project to be completed.

Not all installations take a single day, especially if you’re switching from a central AC to a heat pump, for example. If you want an accurate time estimate so no time is wasted, well, that’s one of the reasons we have pre-installation appointments.

Let’s Get to Work

Your upcoming pre-installation appointment has a purpose, and it’s important to ensure a clean install when the day comes around. If you need more information about pre-installation appointments, or this is where you landed while trying to schedule a new AC installation right from the start, we’re here to help.

Contact Crown Group Ohio today to schedule your air conditioning system installation as soon as possible.

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