You are having a terrible week, it is terribly windy and chilly outside and now your heating unit has broken. The leaves are everywhere and winter is around the corner. Whether it is a portable heating unit at home that is not working properly or the heater at your office this is a problem, these problems can only be addressed by professionals in this field, which is to say a heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) company. Whether you have a problem that relates to heating, air, ventilation or air conditioning, an experienced and reliable HVAC service provider can help to get your appliance up and running again in no time.
A heating and air conditioning system cannot simply be installed and then left on its own. To remain in top working order, it must be maintained, especially in the coming hard winter months. This is the case regardless of whether your heating or air conditioning unit uses the older, more conventional form of technology or whether it uses the newer, more advanced eco-friendly technology, it still needs to be serviced on a regular basis.
When it comes to selecting an HVAC company to fix your heater or your air conditioner, what are the key points you need to know? Read on to find out.
The providing company of your unit should be your first stop before you call any other HVAC company for service or repair. Call the company service in the area in which you live first. If you have a lifetime warranty on your unit then doing this is mandatory. If you do not have a warranty, then you can still go with this option or you can look for other companies that offer HVAC services in the town or city where you live.
You want to choose an HVAC service that is reliable, trustworthy and credible. You also want to find one that comes with good references. It is best to find a service that is nearby rather than far away. You will be charged more if the service person has to travel a further distance and you may have to wait longer for service. If you are not happy with the service, then filing a complaint is much easier to do if the HVAC company is close as opposed to far away.
Before you decide to sign a contract with a company you might want to check them out on the Internet. If they have a website, then look for reviews and testimonials from other consumers. You might also want to look for testimonials on other websites in order to give yourself a well rounded and more objective viewpoint of the company in question and of the service(s) that you require.
You might also check with some of their current clients. After all, everyone has one type of HVAC unit or another in their home or office and can provide you with useful information in this regard. Asking other individuals for referrals can offer a means of not only guaranteeing that you obtain quality service but that you can save money in the process.
At Valley Heating, Cooling and Electrical - and Solar, we are a well known HVAC company in Silicon Valley and the South Bay that offers quality HVAC installation, maintenance, replacement and repair services. Contact us today at (408) 868-5500!