04:35AM | 06/12/03
Member Since: 02/12/03
19 lifetime posts
Maybe this is a silly question, but I'll ask all the same.

We're about 75% through our renovation project, with the most looming task left is drywalling an upstairs addition. We had an A/C unit installed, and other than grates over the returns and vents, it is completely ready to go. Is there any reason to not run the A/C at this point? It's getting awfully hot and would be nice to have some relief, especially at night. Our contractor said we'd be ok - just not run the A/C while we are sanding the drywall and to replace the filter when all the renovations are complete. Does that sound right to folks out there?



03:30PM | 06/12/03
Member Since: 06/03/01
327 lifetime posts
You can also find cloth 'filters' for the vents that help keep out construction junk and would be a good idea. Look at one of the warehouse hardware stores.

[This message has been edited by LDoyle (edited June 12, 2003).]



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