HVAC general service questions aren’t always easy to answer. If you settle for the common sense of an inexperienced technician or an experienced DIY fan, you could be asking for trouble. The question of whether you should change your indoor coil—especially whether you should tackle this job yourself—is an issue that causes common confusion.
There are certain aspects of HVAC maintenance and repair that are easy for anyone to handle. Change a filter? Sure. Add on a specialty air filter? No problem. Swap out a sensor? Easy as pie. Well, that last one can be troublesome for a beginner, but it shouldn’t pose too much of a problem. Swapping out coils is something else entirely because of the chemicals, materials, and tools involved. Just buying what you need to do the job could be much more expensive than hiring it out, and then, you run the risk of making a mistake and having to call in someone for an expensive clean-up.
Here are some factors to consider when it comes to swapping out coils:
As with many HVAC general service questions, the answer is, “You’re better off leaving this work to the pros.” Contact McCall’s Supply, Inc., for referrals, product information, and to get expert answers to your general service questions.