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The Dangers Of DIY AC Installation

May 30, 2023 | Blog

With summer on its way, the need for a reliable air conditioner is rising. If your unit is no longer working as it should, it may be tempting to take on a DIY AC installation or try to complete a DIY HVAC repair yourself. These tasks can have very negative consequences though.

At Ball Heating, Cooling, Plumbing & Electrical, we want you to avoid taking on AC installations alone due to the safety hazards that come with this DIY project. That’s why we’re here for you! We offer professional AC services here in Biloxi so that you and your home can stay safe. Our team has well-trained technicians that know what they’re doing to get the job done right. Learn more about why you should call a professional instead of completing AC services on your own!

3 Reasons Why DIY AC Installations Are Dangerous

There are many negative outcomes that can result from trying to take on an AC installation project yourself. That’s why we highly recommend calling a professional! With all of the electric wires involved and the need to follow steps precisely, getting a professional to do the job for you is the safest option. Here are some reasons why you should avoid a DIY AC installation.

Risk Of Injury

There are a lot of different steps to installing an AC unit, and if they’re not completed properly, you can get hurt easily. Read below to learn what dangers can occur.

  • Wrong wiring placement can cause fires
  • Touching wrong components can cause electrocution
  • Sharp parts on the unit can cause cuts
  • Improper vents can cause carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Gas line damage can lead to gas leaks

Avoid these risks by getting ahold of our team to come out and install your AC unit for you!

Risk Of System Damage

If your system isn’t put together properly, it can cause your unit to not function as it should. In Biloxi, we’re right by the Gulf of Mexico, and with the hot temperatures we endure, it’s important for your AC to perform well. Without a professional doing the job, your system will be face consequences.

Incorrect installments can negatively impact your system by not performing the way a professionally installed HVAC system would. This would affect not only the performance, but also the system’s longevity. A correctly installed cooling system lasts for about 15-20 years. One that’s not installed correctly won’t last that long due to possible damage. Before you know it, you’ll need a whole new AC replacement, which is costly.

Risk Of Increased Repair Costs

Your HVAC unit needs proper attention and care in order to last its full lifespan. AC systems require certain equipment to be used during installations and repairs. If you don’t have the right tools, it can have a significant impact on your AC’s performance, and it’ll end up costing a lot to repair it.

We’re aware that most people want to save money, and that’s why they try to do certain jobs themselves. However, a simple mistake can lead to expensive repair costs. With air conditioners needing certain things to help it run efficiently, we advise you to get a professional to help.

Benefits Of Professional Services

Our team is well-trained on how to install both indoor and outdoor HVAC systems. We work hard to make everything run smoothly for your home, and safety is our main priority. Here are benefits of having a professional install or repair your HVAC unit:

  • The job will be done correctly
  • Your HVAC unit lifespan will increase
  • You’ll avoid injuries
  • Your AC will work efficiently
  • It’ll save you money in the long run

With our technicians bringing positive results for your HVAC unit installation or repair services, you’ll be thankful that you chose a professional to get the job done.

Rely On Your Local Biloxi AC Installation Company!

If you’re a homeowner and you’re needing professional AC services such as installations or repairs, call us today at Ball Heating, Cooling, Plumbing & Electrical! Our team will be happy to provide the care your system needs and answer any questions you may have. You can rely on us for any of your HVAC needs!

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30% Utility Saving Guarantee
You will save a minimum of 30% on your heating and cooling costs or we will refund double-the-difference of your savings not realized during the first year.
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If we do not have your new system operating by the date promised, we will pay you $500 for your inconvenience.
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All technicians in your home have an extensive background check performed and are randomly drug tested for your safety.

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