Unfortunately, people will say almost anything these days to get a piece of your pocketbook, but a good HVAC technician will take the time to give you the best bang for your buck. Below are some ways you can rest assured that you’ve picked the right technician.
1. He takes time to figure out your needs.
Not all homes are created equal, so some require heavier-duty air conditioning systems to counter poor insulation or inefficient cooling retention via windows, sliding glass doors, etc. Other houses may not need as powerful a cooling system, especially if homeowners rarely run the AC. A good air conditioning company will thoroughly discuss your current AC and cooling needs and offer you several options, taking into account your desired budget and lifestyle.
If the HVAC technician only wants to install one type of service—likely the most expensive one—and if he can’t explain the installation process to you in layman’s terms, consider getting a second opinion.
2. He can supply credentials and references upon request.
You want to make sure that not only are you choosing the correct AC system but also the right installer, so having credentials and references ready is a huge plus. You’ll want a tech who is factory-authorized and up-to-par with national standards. Choose wisely because the wrong contractor, even if installing the best, most appropriate AC system for your home, could cost you 30% loss in efficiency for improper installation.
3. He’ll sign on the dotted line.
Technicians who balk at drawing up a written contract before work commences may not be the best choice. Honest employees don’t mind committing to written terms of agreement, detailing itemized services, products, warranties, payment schedules, and deadlines.
4. Your satisfaction is his priority.
Above all, you want someone who cares for your contentment at the end of the day. If his best work doesn’t meet your standards, he should be willing to make it right.
We at IMS Heating & Air guarantee that we have the kind of technicians you want. For full satisfaction with your next HVAC installation, call our Fort Collins heating and air conditioning to set up the best cooling solution for your needs.