by Lambert Plumbing and Heating in Vancouver on June 6, 2014

How to Choose an HVAC Contractor

HVACHeating, ventilation, and air conditioning, often referred to as HVAC, is a major part of keeping your home and businesses environment comfortable and healthy. Inefficient or no output of heat or air conditioning is caused by a number of different situations. Knowing how to choose an HVAC contractor is easier by following the advice given by A/C and Heating technicians.

Easy to Work With

Look for a business that wants to know about the problem before setting an appointment at your home. Politely end any call if an estimate is given prior to a physical inspection. The unit, ducts, and area of operation are just a few of the things to analyze before any sort of bid can be given.

The HVAC contractor explains why heat-load and cooling-load calculations impact the proposal for repair or replacement of your current system. A written bid details the price, including labor, what kind of work is needed, and the unit to be installed. An installation time will be set that is compatible with your schedule.

Dependable

Read reviews about the service and performance of the companies being considered. Look for comments about punctuality and prompt service. Was the customer notified about any delay, including the reason? Check with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) regarding the contractor’s grade and any unresolved problems.

Confirm the physical location of the business, whether it is the contractor’s home or an office downtown. You will be able to contact them if there is a problem. Give your business to the person that treats you with courtesy and respect, particularly when explaining why the unit is not suitable for the cooling and heating needs of your home or company building.

Delivers Quality

The lowest bid sounds attractive, but possibly reflects a lower quality of work or product. Look for the contractor who will do the best job, even if it costs more. Ask how warranties and guarantees are handled.

Choose the HVAC contractor that is properly certified and correctly installs the proper equipment after fixing any duct or insulation problems.

Is your Vancouver home in need of HVAC services? Call Lambert Plumbing & Heating today at (604) 734-0890 for top-notch services!

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