An HVAC represents a significant financial investment, so you want to hire an HVAC contractor who will install the unit correctly and keep it running efficiently. Here are the steps you should take to hire an HVAC maintenance and installation contractor.
Research the licensing and insurance requirements for your state. When you call HVAC contractors for information, you need to verify that their businesses meet the requirements for operating in the state.
Ask people you know for recommendations, and compile a list of at least three contractors to contact.
3. Request references from the contractor and call those references to get information about the contractor’s performance.
4. Gather together information about your current heating and air condition system and note any hot or cold spots in your home so you can relay that information to the contractor.
5. Collect three or more written estimates for the work you want to have done on your heater or air conditioner. Avoid getting bids over the phone. The HVAC contractor can better assess your needs if he or she performs an inspection of your home and your current HVAC unit.
6. Evaluate the quality of the company’s customer service and choose the HVAC contractor that provides the best combination of