If your AC unit is in disrepair and you’re on the hunt for an HVAC contractor to fix it, chances are there many different companies in your city that you could potentially use.
Do you know what to look for when you are hiring an AC Company? Unfortunately, just because someone offers the best prices doesn’t mean they are the right choice. Here are three questions you can ask to ensure that you get quality service, the best equipment, and fair pricing.
1. Are they licensed and insured?
Each state has specific requirements for HVAC contractors to become licensed or certified. Licensure also requires AC companies to hold a certain level of insurance, which protects you, the homeowner from any accidental damage or injuries.
AC Companies should have their license number displayed on their website, business cards, and service trucks and should readily be able to give you this information over the phone. If you can’t easily get an answer to this question, move on.
2. Are they reputable?
How long has the company been in business? Is their online presence on their website and social media professional? What do other clients have to say about them?
Though you are welcome to ask any company for references, other great places to check out what past clients have to say are review sites like Google+, Yelp, Facebook, and even the BBB. Finding good reviews across a variety of platforms is favorable.
3. Are they saving you money?
What this question doesn’t mean is, “Are they offering the lowest price?” A great company you can trust might be more expensive up front; however, there are a few different ways a reputable AC Company can help you save in the long-run.
AC Companies in good standing will have relationships with equipment distributors and top brands in the industry and may be able to save you money on a variety of systems and parts. They should be up-to-date with the latest energy-saving technology and know which systems will save you the most money in the long run.
Did you know that installing or updating an HVAC system often qualifies you for a federal or state tax credit or rebate? Your HVAC contractor should be able to let you know about which rebates you qualify for.
Lastly, you should look for a company with a maintenance program that provides regular service checks at a discounted price. You could save yourself major repair or replacement costs by having routine maintenance on your system.
Looking for an AC Company in Boca Raton
Air Boca has proudly served the Boca Raton area for more than 27 years. We have the answers to these questions and any others. Our team is here to make sure that when you hire us, we become the AC Company you turn to again and again.
Whether you need a quick repair, a total replacement, regular maintenance, a custom installation, or even just a new filter, we’re here to help. To learn more or to get a free estimate, call (561) 750-1625.
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