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(360) 467-3434
5907 S 231st Street Kent, WA 98032
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8753 State Highway 303 Bremerton, WA 98311
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Seattle Air Conditioning

For many homes in Seattle, air conditioning is provided by window units rather than an outdoor condenser and a system of ductwork. This, of course, is no surprise since a mild summer may never see the thermometer hit 90 degrees. Unpleasantly warm weather, in general, may last only a week or two and/or may be spread out intermittently over June through August. That said, many Seattleites don't take kindly to warm weather. Since you don't need top-of-the-line air conditioning in the Emerald City, many local homeowners are more than willing to shell out the money for a window unit, but not quite ready to make the investment in central air conditioning. Seattle homeowners may find that window units suit their needs well enough, but other available options offer quite a bit more than you might expect.

The Problem with Window Units
Though the summers might not get as hot in the Pacific Northwest as they are in other areas of the country, in Seattle air conditioning is still something that is a great benefit to any property, as well as the people inside it. Adding a few window units can certainly relieve some of the tension of a hot day, but because they are typically only powerful enough to cool a single room, you'd need a lot of them to match a quality central air conditioning installation. Seattle homeowners might balk at the price of installing central air, but this is one investment that pays off big time down the road!

Not only are window units less effective than central air conditioning systems, they are less desirable for prospective buyers. If you're sure your home will never go on the market and you're fine with the window unit(s) you have, there's no real reason to worry about property values. However, since so many of us will eventually sell our homes, the investment in central air conditioning will raise your property value, set your home apart from those that don't have A/C, and make your home more comfortable more efficiently.

Using Heat Pumps for Air Conditioning
Heat pumps are a dream come true for folks in Seattle. Air conditioning is something that most Seattleites will only use sparingly, but because heat pumps can provide both heating and cooling through a single system of ductwork, you'll have the best of both worlds! Not only are heat pumps convenient, they are extremely energy efficient, too. If a heat pump is in your future, the best time to install air conditioning in your home may very well be when your heating system breaks down.

Keep in mind, too, that you may want to talk to a Seattle HVAC contractor, as different heat pump units can have different heating and cooling capacities. If you already have a home heating system, you might look for a heat pump more geared toward cooling capacity and efficiency. For a higher-end model to take care of your heating and cooling needs, you'll naturally want to look for a model that will have sufficient heating for the cold Seattle winters. The good news is that the one major disadvantage of heat pumps is that they can fail in the extremely hot or cold temperatures, which are nonexistent in the Puget Sound area.

Cost of Installation
Whether you choose a conventional air conditioning unit or a heat pump, the majority of Seattle A/C installation projects cost $5,000. HomeAdvisor did see a few that cost less than $4,000 and one that hit $6,000. Top-of-the-line heat pumps have been known to hit the $10,000 mark, but again in Seattle, this type of performance is not generally needed. By contrast, a single window A/C unit will run you about $500, though besides the fact this will only work on a single room, these units are not as energy efficient. In the end, it generally boils down to what you want and what you can afford.

A/C Contractors
That said, when you talk these factors over with Seattle HVAC professionals, different companies may frequently suggest different solutions. This is why it's important to solicit as many estimates as possible and also to have each contractor explain why he or she thinks a particular air conditioning system is best for your home. Like many complex situations, there's probably more than one right answer. You may even end up taking a suggestion from one HVAC contractor, even if he or she is not the person who ends up with the job. You should also take a look at our quality controlled online customer ratings and reviews section to see what other Seattle homeowners have said about each contractor.

Recent Job Requests for Air Conditioning Contractors in Seattle, WA


New Lead
Project: Repair or Service a Central Air Conditioning System
Location: Seattle, WA
Date: 04/25/2017
Is this an emergency?: No
Problem description: No air conditioning in all locations
Equipment Age: Don't Know
Request Stage: Ready to Hire
Desired Completion Date: Today
After Business Hours: No
Covered by Insurance: No
Property Owner: Yes
Comment: THIS IS NOT A BIDDING JOB/WE ARE READY TO HIRE This project is for a building that is 4 stories high, the top three floors are residential and the bottom street level floor is commercial, this job is street level. HVAC - New System Approx. One Ton Per 350 sq. ft.; bathroom needs exhaust system for air flow I have the plans for this job and we are ready to hire - THIS IS NOT A BIDDING JOB/WE ARE READY TO HIRE

New Lead
Project: Install a Central Air Conditioning System
Location: Seattle, WA
Date: 04/25/2017
What is the nature of this project?: Install or replace central air conditioning system
Request Stage: Ready to Hire
Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
Property Owner: Yes

New Lead
Project: Install a Central Air Conditioning System
Location: Seattle, WA
Date: 04/20/2017
What is the nature of this project?: Install or replace central air conditioning system
Request Stage: Ready to Hire
Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
Property Owner: Yes
Comment: Would like central air. Heat not necessary

New Lead
Project: Install a Central Air Conditioning System
Location: Seattle, WA
Date: 04/20/2017
What is the nature of this project?: Install or replace central air conditioning system
Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible

New Lead
Project: Install a Central Air Conditioning System
Location: Burien, WA
Date: 04/18/2017
What is the nature of this project?: Install or replace central air conditioning system
Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
Desired Completion Date: More than 2 weeks
Property Owner: Yes
Comment: We just need a capable and reliable system which will complement our heating system and be trouble free using quality components that will last us and perhaps the next owners as well.

Project: Install a Central Air Conditioning System
Location: Gandhi Nagar, WA
Date: 04/17/2017
What is the nature of this project?: Install or replace central air conditioning system
Request Stage: Looking for Parts Only
Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
Comment: my godrej ac compressure is not working i want to change with new one

Project: Repair or Service a Central Air Conditioning System
Location: Seattle, WA
Date: 04/15/2017
Is this an emergency?: No
Equipment Age: Don't Know
Request Stage: Ready to Hire
Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
After Business Hours: No
Covered by Insurance: No
Property Owner: Yes
Comment: I need to have an air conditioner tuned up

Project: Install a Central Air Conditioning System
Location: Seattle , WA
Date: 04/14/2017
What is the nature of this project?: Install or replace central air conditioning system
Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
Property Owner: Yes
Comment: I'm looking for someone to install a new Hvac system in my condo

Project: Repair or Service a Central Air Conditioning System
Location: Seattle, WA
Date: 04/10/2017
Is this an emergency?: No
Problem description: Annual maintenance
Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
Desired Completion Date: More than 2 weeks

Project: Install a Central Air Conditioning System
Location: Seattle, WA
Date: 04/05/2017
What is the nature of this project?: Install or replace central air conditioning system
Request Stage: Ready to Hire
Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
Comment: Mitsubishi ductless mini split in upstairs Studio apt

Unscreened Air Conditioning Contractors in Seattle

Polymath Mechanical LLC
P.O. Box 45416
Seattle, WA 98145
Advanced Radiant Technology
8314 Greenwood Ave. N
Seattle, WA 98103
Ace Heating, Inc.
725 Industry Dr.
Seattle, WA 98188
Pacific Coast Construction
260 E. Rain St. Ne
Ocean Shores, WA 98569
Paragon Heating & Air Conditioning
712 Wetmore Ave.
Everett, WA 98201
Thurman Heating & Air
110 179th St. E.
Spanaway, WA 98387
Bevan's Painting
Pmb #241 4320 196th St. S.W. #b
Lynnwood, WA 98036
The Lightmen, Inc.
P.O. Box 3184
Kent, WA 98032

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