Whether you need to replace an old furnace that no longer works or are installing a new furnace into a new home, contacting an HVAC company will eliminate any unnecessary headaches involved with the installation.
The installation of a furnace requires a knowledge that only a professional HVAC contractor will have. There are several different aspects that need to be taken into consideration before a new furnace is installed into your home, and a properly licensed contractor will be able to assess the job and adhere to regulations and codes while efficiently and effectively getting the installation done.
The contractor will likely need to come to the site to determine what size of furnace is needed, the location of the installation, and if there are any additional services needed. Additional services could include ductwork installation, rerouting or cleaning, or updating thermostats. The contractor will be able to completely assess the situation so that any and all issues are addressed when it comes time to install the furnace. They will then give you the price for the work to be done.
Things to take in consideration when scheduling a furnace installation:
Do you need your central air unit replaced or installed, too? If so, you may be able to get both done at the same time saving time and money in the future.
Do not always go with the cheapest option. Ask for different options. What costs more now may save you money through the years with energy efficiency.
Is there a warranty? How long does the warranty cover the equipment and the labor?
Is there a regular maintenance schedule that needs to be followed to keep the equipment installed running efficiently?
Are there permits that need to be pulled? Will the contractor handle this part and include it in the service cost?
By hiring a professional in the HVAC industry, you can rest assured that they will be able to answer these questions and any others you may have before installing the new equipment.
Once you have decided on what type of system to have installed and what additional services are needed, a day will be set for the furnace installation to occur. Once this is determined, you will likely have heat within the scheduled day, baring no unforeseen complications.
By hiring a professional and following the provided maintenance schedule, you will likely not have to have a new furnace installed for many years.