So, you’re purchasing a new furnace. It may be a large investment, but an efficient, well-running furnace is vital to your comfort. A furnace installation is a big job, and you can anticipate it to take several hours. To help make the installation go as quickly and smoothly as possible, there are several things you can do to prepare. That way, you’ll be getting back to cozy comfort in no time.
It’s very common for a furnace room to serve as storage space. So, if there’s anything near your furnace or in its path, transfer it a safe distance away for the installation. Don’t forget that the Contra Costa Heating & AC technicians will need plenty of room surrounding the furnace to move around as they work. Clearing the area will allow them space and will help guard your belongings from being damaged. You can be confident that our technicians will take extra care to keep your space clean and your belongings undamaged. It’s also a good idea to move any furniture located in the path to the furnace room.
You should be aware that you may need a new thermostat, depending on the model of your previous furnace. Plus, now is the ideal time to upgrade to a smart thermostat to take full advantage of all the benefits of a new furnace. A smart thermostat can help ensure peak comfort and keep your indoor space at your desired temperatures 24/7. If you need or selected a new thermostat installed during your furnace installation, you may also want to get some touchup paint if it’s a different size or shape from your previous thermostat to clean up your wall.
If you have more questions about what you will find from your new furnace installation, or if you are curious how long you can expect your specific installation time to last, give Contra Costa Heating & AC a call at 510-343-9841. We’re happy to answer your questions and look forward to working with you! And remember to call our team when it’s time for your new furnace’s first preventive maintenance.