All contractors are certainly not the same. We have witnessed an enormous variation in heating and air contractor competence and ethics. Fortunately, the great majority of contractors are honest.
They work hard, and mean well. Unfortunately, most simply don’t have the business systems in place to properly serve the consumer. Most companies don’t invest enough in initial and ongoing staff training.
Going without a working air conditioning system in Utah during the summer is practically a death sentence. When you’re in your home or business without air conditioning, it will be difficult to get anything done. If your air conditioning system has stopped working or needs servicing, HVAC Utah can come out to your property and let you know what the problem is.
Whether your air conditioning system is old and needs to be replaced, needs some repairs, or just needs some servicing, the Layton air conditioning experts from HVAC Utah can assess the situation and make sure that everything is working properly.
What’s a Good Heating Contractor Worth?
There are an excess of individuals in Utah who call themselves “heating contractors” however they aren’t genuine professionals. This makes it harder on homeowners, because you can’t simply trust everyone who says they can service your furnace or heating system.
Genuine professional contractors care about your home’s indoor environment system, because they care about your business … and they want your referrals. Real professionals offer employee training, provide state of the art safety equipment, ask you questions about your lifestyle needs, and provide options for service, so you can make the right decision.
Question to Ask a Heating Contractor?
Picking the right contractor means asking the right questions. Here are just a few to think about:
- Are their professionals NATE certified?
- NATE certification is the industry standard for technical excellence. You should never accept anything less than a certified contractor.
- Do they offer continuing education to their technicians? This industry changes quickly, if they don’t stay ahead of technology, you need to know.
- Can they give local references?
- Get the names of neighbors who have utilized this contractor, and follow up with them.
- Do they offer a service agreement or maintenance plan? Well maintained equipment will last longer and save you money.
- Are they licensed and insured? Request verification before they touch your home!
- Do they adhere to industry standards? Ask your contractor what a “Manual J Calculation” and “Quality Installation”. If they can’t answer these basic questions, maybe you ought to look elsewhere.
What to Expect From a Professional Heating Contractor
Your furnace is a complex mechanical system. Properly installing and maintain them is not an easy thing to do. It requires education, skill and experience. Time and again, home owners feel hurried by “contractors” who like to keep the process as confusing as possible, because it benefits them. If you feel like something just doesn’t add up, go with your gut instinct and get a second opinion.
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