It is extremely important when choosing the right HVAC contractor for a job when you need to replace or repair your heating and cooling system. It can also be the most challenging.
When you hire the right company, you can expect the work to be of a high standard. It may be that you fall into the half of homeowners with improperly installed HVAC systems if you hire the wrong contractor. CoolPro Heating and Cooling are HVAC installation experts and have all the necessary training plus experience needed to ensure you stay comfortable all year long.
Errors in sizing, measurement, and design are the most common. When your HVAC system is improperly installed, you will be forced to pay more and use more energy. There will be an earlier degradation in performance and a shorter lifespan than expected.
In order to choose the best heating and cooling contractor for the job, do your research and get written estimates, among other suggestions.
5 Tips to Choose a Quality HVAC Contractor
- Do Your Research First
Getting your homework done first is essential. Use review sites, such as Yelp, Facebook, Google, to find HVAC companies in your area. Better Business Bureau (BBB) ratings of A or higher and popularity with past customers are recommended.
Ask your friends or contacts on social media for advice. Posting a question to your Facebook timeline or talking to a good friend who is also a homeowner can often yield great advice.
You should hire a contractor who has a reputation for providing good customer service and quality workmanship.
- Safety & Certification
It is important to hire an HVAC company whose technicians are licensed, bonded, insured, drug-tested, and background checked. It’s also a good idea to look for certifications such as EPA, NATE and Diamond Certified. With these certifications, you can be assured that your business is working with a company that is highly rated for quality and customer service.
Websites and marketing materials of AC companies should include the license number. Don’t be afraid to ask for license numbers, criminal background check results, and any other measures that protect you and your property.
- Compare Estimates
Before beginning any work, any reputable HVAC company will provide its customers with an estimate in writing. It is important that these estimates are honest and fair.
By getting upfront pricing, unexpected costs won’t creep up on you. Prior to any repair or replacement, your contractor should go over all the costs and fees with you.
Shop around once you have your estimates. Comparing quality and costs with other highly rated contractors is a good idea. Consider the company’s online rating before choosing the lowest estimate. You save a lot of frustration and money later on if you spend more money upfront for quality workmanship.
Before signing anything, make sure that the costs are clearly explained in the written proposal.
- No Home Evaluation, No Work
A contractor who fails to perform measurements and an evaluation on your home is not reputable. Before any estimate is provided for a replacement, a contractor should visit your home to inspect your current forced air heating system and take measurements.
After your technician has completed a full inspection, he will determine the size and type of unit that will best suit your home. It will also be necessary to evaluate your duct system and insulation. When you hire the right contractor, he will take the time to get to know your home before beginning the project.
Maintaining lower costs by working with a company that offers special deals. Please don’t be afraid to contact your HVAC company and inquire about any current coupon promotions.
Rebates are also available on qualified ENERGY STAR® equipment. When purchasing HVAC units, homeowners should look for any discounts and rebates they can get. You should discuss all of your rebate, warranty, and other savings options with your technician.
- Eco-Friendly Living
Eco-friendly living never goes out of style. Choosing an energy-efficient HVAC unit that meets the national energy efficiency standards is important. Environment Protection Agency is good for you and the environment.
Make sure the products you choose are ENERGY STAR®-qualified. A contractor can help you estimate how much you will save over time with each model. Therefore, you can consider the best long-term option for your home and the environment.
The quality of work and service that we provide to our clients is an important part of our company’s reputation.
Contact CoolPro Heating and Cooling of Marietta GA if you are looking for quality heating and cooling services in the metro Atlanta area!