Top 10 HVAC #Fails


Hey, nobody’s perfect - as the pics below can attest. While the lighter side of HVAC mishaps is good for an easy laugh, the discomfort and costs incurred by shoddy workmanship is enough to bring tears to the eyes. If just one lesson can be gleaned from this post it’s this: never underestimate the importance or necessity of a qualified, professional HVAC technician where installation and repairs are concerned.

Fail #1


Psychiatrists stress the significance of stability in one’s life. Well, stability is also important when it comes to air conditioners. (Courtesy of hvac-hacks.com)

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Psychiatrists stress the significance of stability in one’s life. Well, stability is also important when it comes to air conditioners.

Fail #2


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Evidently the drywall guy wanted to leave work early that day.

Fail #3


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The homeowner’s didn’t suspect anything was amiss until some penguins showed up seeking shelter.

Fail #4


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Sometimes duct tape and a little ambition can be a very bad thing.

Fail #5


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The tenant claimed the condenser was making a rattling sound but the technician did not expect to find this!

Fail #6


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“Honey, the kitchen is heated but I have no idea how we are going to heat the bedroom...”

Fail #7


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Not only did this kill air flow, it’s gross too!

Fail #8


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It’s one thing to have a condenser unit hiccup; it’s a very different thing when it starts to burn your house down.

Fail #9


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This is wrong on so many levels…

Fail #10


Courtesy of energyvanguard.com

You probably don’t even notice the ductwork after a while (eye roll)…

In some of the preceding pics, the problems and “fixes” were merely cosmetic; in other photos, the consequences of such fails could be dire. Always err on the side of caution and contact a pro to get the job done right. To find a qualified HVAC technician nearby click here.


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