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How To Choose Your HVAC Contractor

Posted at 12:58 PM, Sep 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-25 14:00:05-04

When you have problems with your HVAC unit, it’s important to have the right consultant to help you. 

Jay Tedder of Rheem Pro Partners explains what to look for when selecting the best help.

“The big thing is to make sure you set enough time aside to go through this process. A lot of people want to rush through. They want this issue resolved as quickly as possible. If you try to rush through it, you may overlook some things. Always ask to make sure that they are licensed and insured. That’s some protection for the homeowner. I would ask how long they have been dealing with that particular piece of equipment. This way, you know that they are familiar and they are doing the best installation that you can get.

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As a contractor, I would always ask how the old unit operated when it was operational, because that may show indications of problems that need to be fixed. When a contractor comes out to your home, were they on time? Did they take the time to walk through your house, to look under the crawlspace, to look up in the attic, to make sure there aren’t any other issues? When they give you the proposal, does that proposal reflect the things that you talked about? Or, does it seem like they are just trying to sell you what they want to sell you?”

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