Installing Air Conditioning In Your Home

Posted on: 8 September 2017

It can be pretty miserable in a hot home, and if you do not have an air conditioner, you may be miserable a lot in the hot summer months. Nobody should have to go through a day in their own home and suffer through temperatures in the high 80's in their own home. Not only is that type of temperature miserable, but it can also be a health hazard. The good news is it can be fixed with an air conditioning system. There are a few different options when it comes to air conditioning:

Window Unit

If a full on central air conditioning system is simply not in the budget then you may find that a window unit is the best option for you. A window unit will be installed in one of the windows in your home. The advantage of the window unit is that it will cool the air in one of the rooms in your home, and it is relatively inexpensive. A window unit really needs to be installed properly to ensure a tight seal around the unit. If you do not have adequate carpentry skills, you may want to hire a professional to install the unit for you.

Central Air With Ducts

If you have a heating system in place with ducts, it is possible that the plumber will be able to tie into those same ducts for the air conditioning. The technician or plumber will inspect the air ducts and ensure that they are sufficient for use with central air and that there is no damage that has been done to the air ducts. Once the inspection of the air ducts has been performed the installation can take place. The benefits of a central air system are that it will cool the entire home. 

Central Air Without Ducts

If the home does not have any air ducts, then the air ducts will need to be installed. This is a very big project and can take a long time. If you are wanting to have air conditioning for a summer, it is recommended that you have this process done in the early spring. Since the process has much more material and much more labor involved you can expect to pay a lot more for your air conditioning. However, once you have air conditioning in your home you will no longer have to sweat out those long hot summer days. 

Contact a company like One Hour Air Conditioning and Heating for more information and assistance. 


HVAC For The Layman

Do you remember the last time your air conditioner died? Although you might have been tempted to write off the problem as a simple quirk, serious air conditioning issues might mean that your family gets stuck living in a hot, humid, uncomfortable environment. I have been a homeowner for a long time, and you wouldn't believe how many times I have come across issues with my HVAC systems. I want you to know how to recognize the early signs of trouble, which is why I decided to put up this page. By reading here, you might be able to learn the intricacies of HVAC in layman's terms so that you can get things resolved as quickly as possible.