Air Conditioning Installation And Maintenance

Air Conditioning Installation And Maintenance

Air Conditioning Installation And Maintenance2024-05-28T15:52:38+00:00
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The Best Air Conditioning Installation & Repair Service In Maryland & Pennsylvania

When it comes to the hotter months in Maryland and Pennsylvania, a working air conditioning unit is a necessity. Old Line Heating & Air has helped replace and fix thousands of air conditioning units. We service HVAC units in Harford County, Baltimore County, & Lancaster County.

Don’t wait around in the heat, get a tech out for a new air conditioning installation. We will come out and provide a free HVAC estimate and give you an honest answer if your old unit can be repaired instead of replaced.

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How To Know It’s Time For A New Air Conditioning Installation?

The Unit Needs Constant Repairs
If your air conditioner needs repairs often and the cost of fixing it is becoming expensive, it might be more cost-effective to invest in a new system.

Your HVAC Unit Is More Than 10 – 15 Years Old
Air conditioning installations typically have a lifespan of around 10-15 years. If your AC is nearing or over this age, it may be time for a replacement. Older air conditioning units tend to become less efficient and reliable.

A Noticeable Decline In Performance
Is your air conditioner is no longer cooling your home as effectively as it used to? Is it struggling to maintain consistent temperatures? This could be a sign of a failing air conditioning unit.

Your Energy Bill Is Higher Than It Used To Be
An inefficient air conditioning installation can lead to higher energy bills. If you notice a significant increase in your energy costs, it may be due to an aging or inefficient AC unit. Replacing your unit could save your family a lot.

Unusual And Excessive Noises
Are there new unusual and loud noises coming from your air conditioner? This could be grinding, rattling, or screeching sounds. This could show mechanical issues that might warrant a replacement.

Drawbacks Of Not Replacing Your Air Conditioner?

A Lack Of Humidity Control
An air conditioner that fails to control indoor humidity levels can lead to problems. This includes discomfort and potential mold growth. If your air conditioning installation struggles with humidity control, it may be time for an upgrade.

Unpleasant Odors Coming From The Unit
Persistent musty or unpleasant odors coming from your air conditioner could mean mold growth. There might be other issues within the unit, which may need replacement.

Airflow is Less Consistent
Uneven distribution of cool air throughout your home could mean problems. These problems could be with the ductwork or an undersized AC system. The issues could mean you need a new, appropriately sized ac unit.

Risks To Health And Safety
If your AC is releasing substances like refrigerant leaks or carbon monoxide, it has the potential to cause health risks. Replacing the unit becomes a top priority for the well-being of your family.

Learn About Our Process For Air Conditioning Installation

We inspect the current AC unit, check your home’s size and layout, test ductwork, and discuss your preferences and budget. Based on this, we help you select a new unit that suits your needs.

Permits might be required for replacing your AC unit. This varies depending on the state and local regulations. We will handle the whole permit application process so you don’t have to.

We will disconnect and remove the old air conditioning unit. We make sure to dispose of any refrigerants safely. We will prepare the installation area. We may need to clean, level the ground, or modify the existing platform for your new unit.

The new air conditioning unit will be carefully positioned and secured in place. We will connect the unit to the ductwork, electrical supply, and thermostat. Refrigerant lines will be connected, and the system will be checked for any leaks.

We will test the new air conditioning system to ensure all components are functioning correctly. We will verify that the airflow is balanced and that there are no blockages or leaks in the ductwork. We will calibrate the thermostat and adjust settings for optimal performance.

A final inspection will be conducted to ensure everything meets safety and quality standards. We will show the tenants how to use the new unit. The installation area will be cleaned up, leaving your home tidy.

Frequently Asked Questions About Air Conditioning Installation

How often should I schedule maintenance for the new air conditioning unit?2024-05-07T15:28:46+00:00

Regular maintenance is essential to keep your AC running efficiently and prolong its lifespan. It’s recommended to schedule maintenance at least once a year. We have maintenance plans available to our customers.

We don’t have any ductwork. Will we need to have ductwork installed?2024-05-07T15:28:17+00:00

For a traditional HVAC Installation you would need ductwork. The good news there is we offer several modern ductless air conditioning systems.

Will the new air conditioning unit need any modifications to my existing ductwork?2024-05-07T15:27:33+00:00

Depending on the type and size of the new system, modifications to the ductwork may be necessary. This can ensure proper airflow and distribution of cool air throughout your home.

Are there any energy efficient options available for air conditioning replacements?2024-05-07T15:27:12+00:00

Yes, there are several energy-efficient options. We have units with high SEER ratings (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio). We also sell models that use eco-friendly refrigerants. These options can help you save on energy costs and reduce your carbon footprint.

How much will a new air conditioning installation cost?2024-05-07T15:26:44+00:00

The cost varies based on factors like the type and size of the system, brand, features, and installation requirements. We can provide a detailed estimate based on your specific needs.

Can I replace only the outside unit (condenser) and keep the indoor unit (evaporator)?2024-05-07T15:26:08+00:00

While it’s possible in some cases, it’s generally recommended to replace both the indoor and outdoor units together. Mismatched components can lead to reduced efficiency and performance issues.

What size air conditioning installation do I need for my home?2024-05-07T15:25:35+00:00

Proper sizing is crucial for optimal performance. We will conduct a load calculation based on many factors. These include the size of your home, insulation, and local climate. This helps us determine the right AC size for your needs.

How long does air conditioning replacement process usually take?2024-05-07T15:24:59+00:00

The time frame can vary depending on many factors. These include the complexity of the install, the type of system, and the size of your property. On average, it may take 1 to 2 days to complete the installation.

When is the right time to consider replacing my air conditioning unit?2024-05-07T15:24:24+00:00

A good rule of thumb for replacement is if your AC is over 10-15 years old and is giving you problems. These problems might be frequent repairs, struggles to cool your home, or rising energy bills.


Looking For Air Conditioning Repair Instead?

A brand new unit is not always necessary. Have one of our technicians come out to test your AC Unit and we’ll let you know if repair or replacement is right for you.

See Why Our Customers Love Us

Old Line has been to our house a few times, most recently they discovered we had duct issues. The repair was faster than they originally thought and now not even 24hrs later it is feeling much better in our home. Can’t say enough good things.


They came out very professional and we decided on a new unit. Price was very fair. We already had estimates. One week later unit was installed and now very comfortable. Excellent communication, professional and fair prices.


Old Line came for a leak in my water heater. Not only was the fix cleanly done, but he explained what he was doing every step of the way. Really appreciated the honest service and pricing – would strongly recommend!

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