I will share with you 12 easy steps to follow for furnace installation. I guarantee you that these steps will help you to break up this complicated project and in return make you a master of the project.
Assess Your Tools for Your Furnace Installation
(1.) List of tools: There is nothing as frustrating as getting started with your furnace job and to discover you have tools missing, tools that will help you carry out the job. People usually need basic tools like drills, hammer, screwdriver etc. It is important to put down all the required tools in a list before installation work begins.
(2.) Assess the house: Having an understanding about how your house is insulated and made is a must. Whether the doors and windows are weak or strong? If there any external air infiltration in the house via window fans, dryer vents, etc. What type of basement your house has?
(3.) Assess the cooling/heating system along with the duct-work: This is very important because the equipment needs to be sized correctly.
(4.) Materials list: The duct work- Keep a list of all materials you are going to use when you visit the store. You will be definitely attaching the previous duct-work to your new furnace. The furnace installation manual will guide you about the size variations for proper installation. Refer to Step 3.
(5.) The duct work: Keep a list of all materials you are going to use when you visit the store. You will be definitely attaching the previous duct-work to your new furnace. The furnace installation manual will guide you about the size variations for proper installation. Refer to Step 3.
(6.) Electrical: While assessing your home you can determine your electrical needs. Maintain an elaborate list. Don’t forget that new furnace installation requires ground wire. In case you don’t have one, you need to get one installed.
(7.) Hire local suppliers: With the help of internet just search for “furnace Goodman”. There will be lots of information. When you buy a furnace on your own you end up saving money even though you hire contractors for furnace installation.
(8.) Get rid of fuel and power supply from the existing equipment. Do not miss this step.
(9.) Fasten the present duct-work with the help of screws and cleats.
(10.) While removing your old equipment, make sure you turn off all the power. With the duct-work secured you are geared up to begin uninstalling the previous equipment.
(11.) Assemble them all: This step is further broken up.
Align the furnace. Once you do this right, you cut down your quantity of work plus the duct-work that you be making.
Attach the Boot and Return to your new furnace
Attach Old Plenum to your new furnace. It is known as “Transition”
Reconnect gas line and test for leaks
Run the fuel pipes in order to remove exhausted fuel gases
Reconnect the thermostat plus the high-voltage electric supply
(12.) Start up your new equipment. Generally, the instructions manual from manufacturer guides about how exactly they would prefer the new equipment started and tested. Just try to follow all these instructions as accurately as possible.
Once you are done with all the steps, you are good to go ahead with the furnace. In case of any difficulty, get in touch to resolve the problem! Cheers!