3 Reasons To Purchase Your Equipment From an HVAC Professional

Your HVAC unit should keep you and your family comfortable for years to come, so it is essential that you find the unit that suits your individual needs. Though online options are tempting, and may seem cheaper than buying from a licensed professional, there are many risks associated with purchasing equipment independently.

Check out these three reasons why you should avoid mail ordering any of your HVAC equipment!


No one wants to spend more money than necessary, which may be what leads people to shopping online in the first place. While this may make sense for clothes and electronics, it can be extremely risky to shop online for HVAC equipment.

For example, if you order an AC unit that is too small for your home, your system will become overwhelmed and break down frequently; if you order a unit that is too large, you’ll end up with poor air quality and higher energy bills. And you’ll eventually end up having to replace the unit altogether, which will cost you even more money. Avoid the hassle and consult with a specialist to make sure your system caters to your individual needs now and in the future.

Installation Complications

With warm weather right around the corner, the last thing you want is to spend hours in the scorching sun trying to properly install your AC unit. Additionally, if you install the system incorrectly, you’ve not only wasted your time, but also risked voiding the system’s warranty. The unit may work at first, but without professional installation, an AC unit can quickly fail.

It’s important to note that HVAC experts rarely agree to install equipment that customers purchase online, as installing a third-party system presents too many risks that reputable HVAC companies do not want you to face.  

Low-Quality Products

As the old saying goes: you can’t trust everything you see on the Internet. Brand name air conditioning units are a bit more expensive because they have a long lifespan and they come with a manufacturer warranty. If you purchase an off-brand or low-quality system, you could face unanticipated costs that extend far beyond those of a reliable system.

For example, if no-warranty HVAC equipment you purchased online breaks down, you will be faced with expensive repairs or may even need to replace the unit altogether. Don’t let a good online deal fool you; be sure you’re receiving quality products for your home and comfort needs.

Since the early 80s, Hyde’s has been committed to helping Coachella Valley residents find the right HVAC equipment for their homes. With an emphasis on customer service that has spanned three generations, we make a point to never compromise on the necessary steps it takes to deliver high-quality work. Call us at (760) 360-2202 with any questions you have about your air conditioning.