by Zona on November 27, 2013

Steps to Picking the Right Heating Contractor

 

Indianapolis HeatingYour heating, ventilation and air conditioning system is probably the hardest working fixture in your home, yet many people never give it a thought until a problem develops. The best-case scenario is to hire a contractor to perform preventive maintenance. A desperate call in the coldest part of winter, or the hottest part of the summer, is the reality. Given the role that it plays in making your life comfortable, you should search for the best HVAC contractor available for either service. The best testimony for a quality air and heating contractor is satisfied customers. 

Neighbors and friends are a good source of reliable information. Obtain references from any contractor you plan to do business with and take the time to check them. Check the companies’ standing with the Better Business Bureau. Do not be afraid to ask the HVAC contractor if they have the proper license and carry liability and workers compensation insurance. Any reputable contractor will gladly produce the requested proof. Contractors that have been in business for many years usually indicate a responsible reputation.

Make sure they comply with local, state and federal laws by following any existing codes or regulations. The speed of today’s technology makes it important that contractors remain up to date on new services and developments in the HVAC field. The further development of energy saving appliances that are eco friendly benefits you in fuel costs and decreases harmful pollution to our planet. No quality contractor will release harmful refrigerants into the air. They will recycle or contain the gas to dispose of properly.

During the course of repairing or installing a HVAC system, a responsible contractor will listen and address your concerns. An experienced technician teaches you how to care for your system on a daily basis. You should learn how, what kind and when to change the air filters that reduces its workload. Learn how to operate your thermostat and request suggested temperature settings. HVAC units often show signs of developing problems before they become critical. Ask for a list of those symptoms. Most importantly, make preventive maintenance a habit.

Are you looking for a reliable and knowledgable heating contractor in Indianapolis? Give us a call at (317) 881-9536 and schedule a service call today!

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