Posted: March 6, 2023

Should You DIY Air Conditioning Installation?

Do-It-Yourself Projects for A/C Can Be Risky

diy air conditioning new york Homeowners should always call in a professional if they ever want to install a new central air conditioning system (or need an air conditioning repair).

The fact is, watching “how-to” videos online or reading some home improvement blogs does not give you the expertise to handle what you’ll encounter if you try to DIY a cooling system installation.

Your new central air conditioning system contains advanced technology and represents a valuable investment in your home. Weigh that against your temptation to install it yourself and imagine if your attempts failed and caused damage to the new equipment. This would more than likely void the manufacturer’s warranty.

Need more reasons? Well, you most likely don’t have the proper tools or equipment to do the job and would have to purchase all that you need, which could become quite expensive. Even worse, you could jeopardize the safety of yourself and your family if you make a mistake.

Expert A/C Installation in the Hudson Valley

While it’s true that there is good information online about your options in new cooling equipment, much of it can’t anticipate how the peculiarities of your home factor into what’s realistic or advisable. That’s where Bottini Fuel can give you a big assist.

Bottini installs more cooling equipment (both central A/C and ductless mini-split heat pumps) than pretty much anyone in our service area. We can help you understand your options and choose the system that’s right for your budget and your space.

We have a team of highly experienced installers who have been with us for a long time. Many of them are certified by NATE, the nation’s foremost HVAC training organization. We also have the highest level of factory certification from Mitsubishi, which manufacturers the highly-rated ductless air conditioning systems we install.

What Is a Ductless Air Conditioner?

Many people in the Hudson Valley ask us to install a mini-split system for air conditioning because their home has no ductwork, But they get a bonus because this type of system also provides supplemental heat—which reduces oil or propane fuel consumption when temperatures are above the freezing mark.

The Mitsubishi Electric Ductless Systems we install also eliminates all of the back-breaking work of putting in and taking out air conditioning window units every year. Believe us, you won’t miss doing that.

Highly efficient Mitsubishi ductless mini-split systems actually use less electricity to do the same job as a window air conditioner or a space heater. These units are compact, inconspicuous and quiet. In fact, many units operate as low as 19dB, which is quieter than a purring cat!
The indoor units can be mounted almost anywhere. and all connect to one outdoor unit. These units are perfect for:

Save Money by Contacting Bottini Fuel Today

Please get in touch with us if you’re interested in getting a FREE estimate on a central air conditioning system or a ductless mini-split system. To save you a lot of money, we may be able to help you qualify for a federal tax credit this year.