Why Its Important to Have Your AC Professionally Installed

Do-it-yourself has become a habit for many people who want to spend less money. But completing your own AC installation is not one of those DIYs you can ever do yourself. As a matter of fact, the industry is extremely regulated and expects correct licensing and broad training on both installation procedures and refrigerant handling. That’s why the technicians at Herman Allen Plumbing, Heating & Cooling have such a great reputation when it comes to setting up new air conditioners. Here are some pieces of advice for why you should have your AC professionally installed.

  • Experience: A professional knows the details of all aspects concerned with an AC installation. That’s why you don’t find your neighbors outside on the weekend struggling to replace their own systems. Experts go through difficult tests and preparation to get the knowledge needed to correctly maintain, repair, install and troubleshoot HVAC equipment, it’s not something you can study over a few YouTube sessions. Not to mention that you could come out doing more harm, costing you even more than if you had called Herman Allen Plumbing, Heating & Cooling.
  • Safety: Your expert will know how to set up your AC properly and safely. There are industry rules and licenses required in order to carefully work with heating and cooling equipment, indicating that you’re putting yourself at risk if you do it yourself.
  • Tools: Installing HVAC equipment requires many specific tools, not to mention the skill to understand how to operate these tools. Trust us, it’s much easier to call in an expert and relax on the couch and let them take care of it.
  • Knowledge: A professional is going to totally know all the necessities for AC installation, including permits and inspections demanded, and be current on all the codes that need to be followed in Greater Richmond.

If it’s time for a new air conditioner, call the experts at Herman Allen Plumbing, Heating & Cooling. We’ll complete your AC installation quickly and safely, with minimal interruption to your comfort. 

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