Time to Get a New Heating Unit

I decided to look for a hvac company in NYC when September rolled around because I knew my heating unit wasn’t likely to make it through another harsh New York winter. I have a newborn child so having the heat go out in the middle of a cold snap or a blizzard simply couldn’t happen. We don’t know anyone in the city, either, so trying to impose ourselves on co-workers or a neighbor while the heater got fixed wasn’t an option. I wanted to make sure all my ducks were in a row, so to speak, and just decided to replace the unit.

I thought I could do it myself, but online searches quickly revealed that wasn’t going to work. While I’m pretty handy with appliances and electrical stuff, getting a heavy unit into the place and installing it wasn’t going to work. Moreover, there are many requirements and building codes that need to be followed and I didn’t know anything about them. Read the rest of this entry »

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