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Voyage of the S.S. Condenser

Posted by Kim Nemecek on Fri, Mar 30, 2012 @ 12:55 PM

Air Conditioner Condenser VoyageSometimes things just are not as simple as they should be. When we replace an air conditioner, placing the new unit on the outside of the home usually does not present a problem. But this one left us really scratching our heads.

This house was built so close to the lake that there was literally no room to bring the condenser around to the back of the house. The condenser was too wide to fit through the finished doorways, so bringing it through the home was not an option either. What to do?

PK Wadsworth Air ConditioningThat’s when our Installation Manager, Dan Benes, came up with a plan that was a bit outside the box: we could float the condenser around to the back of the house.

It took a bit of planning to make sure the condenser didn’t become the anchor of the boat! It was mounted securely to wood and to the boat so the equipment would be kept level.

Air Conditioning InstallationThe homeowners were so appreciative of our solution since it was much less expensive than lifting the unit by crane would have been.

For more information, contact the outside-the-box thinkers at P.K. Wadsworth Heating & Cooling. We’ll be happy to help you find a solution to your HVAC problem.

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Paul WadsworthKim Nemecek is a marketing professional with P.K. Wadsworth Heating & Cooling. After growing up in Cleveland, she lived in Florida for many years, working at an air conditioning company there. Kim has four grown children, two grandchildren and two spoiled dogs. She lives in Solon with her husband, Todd.

The opinions and statements contained in this article are for general informational purposes only and are not instructions. Only trained, licensed and experienced personnel should attempt installation/repair. The author assumes no liability for the opinions/statements made in this article. Any individual attempting a repair or installation based on this article does so at their own risk of loss.

Topics: home comfort solutions, air conditioning, air conditioner replacement, air conditioner tune-up

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