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Hiring an HVAC Technician? How to Find the Right HVAC Contractor for Your Home or Business

HVAC Contractor | Fritts Heating & Air

Fall is the perfect time of the year to consider an upgrade to your heating and cooling system. Not only are the conditions temperate and the weather is cool, but it’s also a great approach for winter preparation. 

When shopping for a new heating or cooling system, homeowners take part in hefty Google-searches to yield the perfect system for their home. Research in regards to equipment is essential, as your heating and cooling system is one of the most complex systems in your home. Your air quality is dependent on it! Additionally, an HVAC contractor plays a critical role in your home’s comfort, air quality, and your family’s safety. Hiring a well-trained expert for one of the most complex systems within your home is essential. Follow our tips below to find the perfect heating and cooling contractor.

What To Do When Hiring an HVAC Contractor—

1. Prepare.

Before calling an HVAC technician for quotes, be prepared and know the model of your current system and maintenance history. If the air quality or temperature seems off in any room, make note of this. This will help your potential contractor better understand your heating and cooling needs.

2. License & Experience.

Many states require HVAC contractors to have a minimum number of years in training experience, typically 2 to 5 years. In Georgia, it is required to possess an HVAC license. It is important to check your contractor’s license. Many states offer license look-up websites to check the current status of your HVAC contractor’s license.

Georgia Contractor Look-Up— http://verify.sos.ga.gov/Verification/

3. Read Reviews.

Check the company’s online reviews in Yelp, Google, Facebook, etc. If the company has limited or zero reviews, this could be a telling sign to keep searching.

4. Ask.

How do you know if a technician is qualified? Ask! Ask your potential HVAC contractor about their experience and certification. Asking for a few customer referrals will also be beneficial in finding your ideal contractor. Asking what tools the contractor uses is also important.

5. Price.

A well-qualified HVAC contractor will provide an estimate once your needs are identified and explored. A quality contractor will ask detailed questions about the issues you are experiencing, and will schedule a diagnostic in-home evaluation to assess the project. A good contractor will build on contingency. To avoid unforeseen issues, establish the project price before job completion. 

Fritts Heat & Air provides homeowners with quality products and services and reliable solutions to fulfill your heating and air conditioning needs. Contact us or call us at (678) 327-3897 today to find your perfect HVAC technician.

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