Your family’s home comfort needs should always be of utmost concern, and that’s precisely where looking for a reputable HVAC contractor comes into play. That’s why we’re here to provide you with the questions to ask potential contractors that will help you weed out the less qualified ones.
Are They Listed with the ACCA?
HVAC contractors that are listed with the ACCA (Air Conditioning Contractors of America) are typically of high value. They have proven themselves reputable to the organization, and what’s good for them will be great for your home’s heating, cooling, and other needs.
Are They Licensed and Bonded?
An HVAC company cannot operate if it doesn’t follow certain rules and regulations. This includes licensing and bonding that are required for the industry. Ask to see their documentation, if you are so inclined. If they refuse, they are definitely not a business you want to deal with.
Do They Have a Good BBB Rating?
You can check out a company’s rating with the Better Business Bureau in a minute or two, but also pay attention to customer complaints. While it’s true that almost every company is bound to have a complaint against them (just the nature of doing business), how they handled those complaints will say a lot about them.
Do They Stay Current with Industry Trends?
It’s a given that an HVAC company will be knowledge about heating, cooling, and other aspect of the industry, but it’s important that they stay abreast of all the new technology and techniques that come down the pipeline every year. This will ensure the best service.
Have the Technicians Been NATE-Certified?
NATE (North American Technician Excellence) is maintained by industry experts that provide training and testing to HVAC contractors. Their goal is to ensure that technicians are topnotch at all times. Don’t consider a company that doesn’t utilized NATE-certified men and women.
We could all use more advice when it comes to selecting a reputable HVAC contractor. Reach out to the professionals at Detmer and Sons for further assistance. We’ve been serving the needs of Dayton and the surrounding area since
Our goal is to help educate our customers in Dayton, Ohio about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems).
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