What can you expect when you have your HVAC unit replaced?

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July 22, 2022

What to Expect During an HVAC Replacement

After scheduling an appointment to get your home’s HVAC unit replaced, most people don’t know what to expect. Comfort Hounds would like to take a moment to talk about what homeowners can expect when they have their HVAC unit replaced. This job is a big one, it‘s not like replacing a light switch or a faucet. It‘s a whole system and it needs to be done correctly in order for your home to remain comfortable all year long.

There are four main steps in this process:

  1. The first step is to remove the old system. We have to take everything out – the furnace, the AC unit, the ducts, everything. This is messy work and there will be debris everywhere once we‘re done.
  2. Next, we‘ll install all of the new components – the furnace, the AC unit, and the ducts – making sure that they‘re all properly sized and installed according to code requirements.
  3. After that we‘ll test everything out to make sure it‘s working properly and that the home is heating and cooling as it should be.

4 Finally, we‘ll clean up after ourselves and leave your home looking exactly as it did before we arrived – except with a brand new HVAC system!  It‘s important to remember that this is a big job and it will take some time to complete. We‘ll need access to your home for at least one day, and sometimes two. We‘ll also need to turn off your utilities for a short period of time while we‘re working.

We understand that this can be an inconvenience, but we promise that it will be worth it in the end. When you have a new HVAC system installed, you‘ll be able to save energy and money, and you‘ll enjoy improved comfort in your home all year long. The professionals at Comfort Hounds make it our priority to make the process as quick, easy, and convenient as possible for all customers. Have more questions? Don’t hesitate to submit a contact form or give us a call at 919-578-7798. 

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Jacob LavenderJacob Lavender
14:20 04 Oct 22
As a new homeowner, my HVAC system needed help. The AC, duct-work, and furnace were all breaking down. Rob and his team at Comfort Hounds came out and fixed everything.- The AC works better and doesn't have to run as often.- The ducts now have dampers so the heat and air spread more evenly throughout the house.- The furnace heats our house faster and easier than before.- There are no more big swings in temperature.I could go on, but the point is that our HVAC system is now running properly thanks to Comfort Hounds.Next is the price, HVAC repair is always expensive, but Comfort Hounds has the most competitive pricing out of the 4 other HVAC companies I've used in the past.Lastly, Rob and his team were patient with us. They stayed well past the allotted time to fix our HVAC system. They spent time with us explaining how we could keep our system running well and how to save money on our electricity bill. They never rushed us despite having other appointments to make.I will continue using Rob and his team for their skills, price, and patience. I highly recommend them.
16:11 29 Sep 22
Great company-friendly-professional-timely. They have been maintaining my hvac for two years. Quick to return calls/texts and provide service. Old system finally needed replacement and they were able to do so quickly and provide financing that met my budget requirements.
Katrina ShowmanKatrina Showman
20:48 19 Jul 22
Quick call back, same day service for my broken AC. Rob broke down pros and cons of repair vs replacing for my unit and went the extra mile to be sure I had the right system size and HVAC coil to match my heat pump and my sq footage for my house. He also did some maintenance and extra work on issues when installing the new system to be sure it could work at full capacity.Great communication and didn't treat me different being a female. I'll definitely be returning!
Victoria SteedVictoria Steed
18:18 18 Jun 22
I had an excellent experience with comfort hounds. My AC had gone out and was getting uncomfortably hot in the house. I have called several different companies and nobody had an appointments for days. Then I noticed comfort hounds said they were open after hours and within 20 minutes of my call they were here working on my air conditioning and had it repaired and working at 7:00 in the evening. I was really impressed with their quick and courteous service. I went ahead and signed up for the twice a year maintenance check so that I don't end up in an emergency situation again.
Jay ChaneyJay Chaney
19:52 04 Apr 22
Really happy I went with these guys. My HVAC went out and they were able to come diagnose the problem very quickly. While they had the parts on the truck and could do the repair same day I opted to replace my system. Rob was very knowledgeable of his products and what would work best for my home and able to give me a quote within 24 hours. Rob called to check on us after a particularly cold Sunday night to see if we needed space heaters or anything, super thoughtful. The new system 100% solves the problems I had with the old system - my upstairs is finally warm.Definitely would recommend to a friend.


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