by Lambert Plumbing and Heating in Vancouver on September 19, 2014

What To Look For When Hiring a Heating & Cooling Company

 

Vancouver HVACIt seems like your heating and cooling systems always pick the worst possible time to stop working. It hardly ever fails, it is late Friday evening and you are trying to get ready to go out for the night and you discover that one or the other has stopped working. Worse yet, it seems like it happens a lot when you are facing a long holiday weekend. This is often enough to make you feel compelled to hire the first company that you can find to come out to your location and fix the problem. Unfortunately, you need to remember that without the proper licensing, insurance and experience, you may be doing yourself more harm than good by hiring companies that are not prepared to do a professional job.

License

If you really want to be sure that any company that you hire to do work on your heating or air conditioning system can get the job done right the first time, make sure that they are licensed. There are a lot of different components to heating and cooling systems and the best way to ensure that you hire somebody that knows what they are doing and is to guarantee that they are licensed before they ever come to your address.

Insurance

It is never a good idea to hire any type of contractor unless they are properly insured. Reputable companies are almost always bonded and insured and if you run up against a company that is not properly insured, there is likely a reason why. Therefore, you should take care to make sure that any company that you call to repair your heating or cooling system is fully insured. If they are not, move on to the next company.

Experience

HVAC ServicesOf course, the last thing that you want to do is hire a company that has a bunch of technicians that have virtually no experience with what they are doing. Everyone has to learn, but new technicians should always be paired with someone who is experienced. If that is not the case, the technician may miss something or may not be able to locate the problem or know how to fix it properly.

If you make sure that any company that you call to fix your heating and cooling system has the experience to fix the problem correctly, is properly insured and is licensed, you are likely to get much more positive results. Therefore, you should not hesitate to ask about these things before you ever agree to let someone come out your place of residence in order to look at a problem.

We want to make sure our Vancouver customers are happy, so leave the heating and cooling projects up to Lambert Plumbing & Heating. Don’t delay and call (604) 734-0890 today!

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