MarGo Plumbing Heating Cooling Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Installation’

Get Ready for AC Installation

Monday, April 1st, 2024

Congratulations! You’ve chosen a new air conditioning system for your home. These days, new air conditioners work so well and are so efficient, we’re sure you’ll be delighted with it. And you’ve made an appointment for the installation! That’s great. But do you know what to expect?

It may have been quite a long time since you’ve had an AC system installed. With proper maintenance, your last one might have lasted twelve years or so. Or perhaps you purchased your home with an air conditioner and have never been through this process. We’d like to tell you what to expect at your AC installation appointment and what you can do to help things go as smoothly as possible.

Continue Reading

Why a Larger HVAC Installation May Not Be the Best Choice

Monday, March 12th, 2018

Air-Conditioner-Outside-UnitWhen you need a new HVAC installation (heating, ventilation, or air conditioning system), it’s important to consider all of your options. We don’t recommend that you simply take whatever your technician says is the cheapest. In all likelihood, this will be a system that is too small. You will end up paying a lot more on your energy and fuel costs for the next several years, and those initial savings may not be worth it.

Too many “technicians” are willing to meet you halfway and install an inefficient, undersized system that does not match your home. Any quality technician will tell you that when a system is too small, it wears down and breaks frequently, and will likely have to be replaced years early. But that doesn’t mean a larger system is better.

Continue Reading

What You Should Know about Air Conditioner Sizing

Monday, June 19th, 2017

AC-flowers-outsideMost people think about air conditioning sizing much in the same way they would think about picking out a new computer or smartphone. If you have the funds, you’re likely going to pick the one with the largest amount of memory or storage. The bigger the memory, the better. However, this is not often the case in picking out a new central AC unit.

A larger air conditioner won’t necessarily be better, as we’ll describe in the guide below. For more information, be sure to contact a local HVAC technician, and definitely do so before installing a new air conditioner. It’s so important to get one that is the right size for your home!

Continue Reading