As part of the home-buying process, you are generally allowed to inspect the property. However, the inspection may not allow for a detailed inspection of a furnace, air conditioner, or other HVAC components. Therefore, it may be a good idea to schedule a separate HVAC inspection prior to closing on a home purchase.
Most Inspections Merely Confirm That Components Still Work
In most cases, a home inspector is just looking to see that the furnace, pump, or other HVAC components are working. However, this does not tell you how well they work or if they will need to be replaced in the near future. It also does not tell you if there are any warranties or service agreements associated with a given component.
Will a Given Component Actually Meet Your Needs?
A technician from Ball Heating & Air Conditioning in Biloxi can give you more information about whether a component should be upgraded after closing on a deal. For instance, if an air conditioner is more than 10 years old, it may not be as efficient as it could be. If necessary, a professional from Ball Heating and Air Conditioning can repair or maintain an existing furnace or air conditioner.
Learn How to Care for HVAC Components
By working with an HVAC professional, you have access to someone who has detailed knowledge about the specific products in your house. Therefore, you can learn the best ways to care for and maintain your furnace, air conditioner, or geothermal pump. For instance, you could learn how often to change the air filter or how to tell if the weird noise coming from the condenser unit is a cause for alarm. Knowing the answers to these and other similar questions can help to make your home more comfortable over the long-term.
If you want a thorough inspection of your prospective new home’s HVAC components, call Ball Heating & Air Conditioning today. In addition to inspections, we can help to maintain or install heating and cooling components in a professional and affordable manner.