Summer is coming to an end and Fall will quickly lead into chilly Winter months, are you prepared? Taking a little time to ensure your heating system is functioning properly now can save you from some chilly days and nights in the coming months. A local heating company will be able to quickly inspect your furnace to ensure it is functioning properly. They will also be able to perform any routine maintenance that may be needed.
Most heating systems require the filter to be cleaned or replaced regularly and this one of the first things you should do before using your furnace. Changing a furnace filter is an easy task that almost all homeowners will be able to do. Most other maintenance and repairs should be left to a trained and certified HVAC company.
When considering hiring a local furnace maintenance and repair company, there a few things you should consider doing for each company you are considering. Below are a few things you can do quickly that will ensure you hire a good and reputable HVAC company:
- Check to make sure they are licensed as a HVAC contractor in your state.
- Check the BBB or state contractors board website to see if they company has any complaints.
- Look at online review sites to see what past customers are saying about them.
- Check their rates to see if they are comparable with other local companies.
Performing the items mentioned above will help ensure you hire a good heating and cooling company for you furnace or heat pump installation or repair needs.