Things to Consider Before Installing a New Air Conditioner

Ruth D. Adamson

March 6, 2020 Here are some things to consider before installing a new air conditioner to keep you and your family cool this summer. Summer is fast approaching, and countless homeowners across the country will be shopping for new air conditioners to beat the summer heat this year. Whether you […]

Things to Consider Before Installing a New Air Conditioner

Here are some things to consider before installing a new air conditioner to keep you and your family cool this summer.

Summer is fast approaching, and countless homeowners across the country will be shopping for new air conditioners to beat the summer heat this year. Whether you are replacing your old unit or are putting central air into an old house for the first time, investing in a new air conditioner requires time, money, and thorough research. Here are some things to consider before installing a new air conditioner to keep you and your family cool this summer.

What Cooling System Do You Currently Have?

If you are simply replacing a burnt-out AC, the amount of research you have to do gets slashed dramatically — as does the expense. However, if you have decided to add central air conditioning to an old home that does not have ducts already in place, you have to prepare yourself. The first thing you should do is determine what kind of cooling system and vents your home has. Swapping out the AC in a house with central air is relatively easy. Adding a new air conditioner to a home with forced-air heating is slightly more complicated and expensive, but it is definitely doable. Installing new ductwork and building an AC system from the ground up is often possible, but you can expect to invest much more time and money.

Which Contractor Will You Use?

Once you have determined which services you need, you must start the process of choosing an HVAC professional with which to work. If you are installing new ducts, you may also have to hire a drywall contractor, plumber, or electrician to ensure that your ventilation system can meld with your home’s structure with minimal adjustments or ill-effects. Be sure to check online reviews and seek recommendations from folks who have had similar work done so that you can get the best service possible.

How Will You Pay For It?

Finally, you have to figure out how to pay for your new air conditioner. Replacing an AC unit is a significant expense, but it is nothing compared to installing new ductwork. Whatever project you decide to take on, contact the team at Your Project Loan for home improvement financing. Our team is waiting to hear from you!

Your Project Loan Can Help

When you decide you’re ready to get to work, don’t let financing hold you back. We offer a vast array of loan services, just for you. You’ll never need to worry about paying too much out of pocket for your home improvement projects, and you can start working on your home improvements immediately. We also are partnered with the best dealers in the area, so you’ll be supported throughout your entire project.

We know that home improvement projects like these are urgent matters. This is why we offer a nearly instant loan decision once you fill out our 60-second loan inquiry! We conduct business in all 50 states* and our rates start as low as 4.5%* and terms go up to 15 years! HFS Financial can help you find financing up to $200k* for your project! What are you waiting for? See your options today!

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