In the Market for HVAC Repair? What to Look For in an HVAC Professional
by Greg Leisgang on November 12, 2013
Posted in: Furnaces
Home maintenance is a never-ending cycle of changing bulbs, freshening paint and cleaning gutters, and while you may be willing to take on most jobs yourself, some are best left to the experts. When it comes time for HVAC repair in Liberty Township, there's a long list of contractors to choose from, so how do you know which one to hire?
Here’s a list of important qualities to look for when choosing an HVAC professional for your home.
- Compliant - Verify the contractor has a valid license and up-to-date insurance, including workers compensation. This will help protect both parties in the event of any damages or injuries on your premises. Ask the contractor if he or she will be pulling the permits required for HVAC repair in Liberty Township, as well as state codes and regulations.
- Attentive - Choose a contractor who will listen to and address your concerns regarding the comfort and safety of your home, including the quality of your indoor air.
- Conscientious - A true professional is prompt and respectful of you, your time and your property and will take the time to instruct you on the day-to-day use and maintenance of your equipment.
- Skilled - A top-quality contractor is experienced and knowledgeable about HVAC repair, maintenance and installation and is up to date on the current technology, equipment and design.
- Environmentally aware - Refrigerant components such as chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) can be hazardous to the ozone layer. A responsible HVAC contractor will take the proper steps necessary for the safe handling and disposal of used refrigerant.
- Thorough - Depending on the type of HVAC repair needed, your contractor should be willing to perform a Manual J load calculation to ensure the correct sizing of your equipment and ductwork.
- Prepared - The right contractor will have a preventive maintenance plan in place to provide customers with ongoing service and help prolong the life of their equipment.
When it comes time for HVAC repair in Liberty Township, contact the experts at Tri-County Heating & Cooling. We’ve been proudly serving homeowners throughout the area since 1969.
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