Help... needing repairs but are the quotes fair?


Old 07-21-10, 09:22 PM
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I had water leaking out the vent in my laundry room and come to find out the drain line backed up into plenum and soaked it causing the leak.

The repairman said... I need a new plenum, flow switch & adjustment of the drain line. He also said I really need to install a second return in the house (3 1/2 ton unit... 1500 sq ft house)

Does anyone know of fair prices on all of this? I know it would just be a guess but anything would help me see if I am being taken for a ride or not...

Old 07-22-10, 08:17 AM
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Without seeing your specific installation, it's impossible to even give a ballpark estimate. I'd recommend you get three bids from qualified HVAC contractors and go from there, if you don't trust the guy you've already talked to.
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All I can tell you that clogged drain line is a simple DIY problem. Why all the other repairs, I don't know, as mentioned, a picture may help..
Old 07-22-10, 09:26 AM
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Beachboy is right, get more bids and compare
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Replied in your other thread (basically same as what has been said here):
Old 07-23-10, 07:59 PM
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Wet plenum should dry! It should not have to be replaced

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