Nevada residents trust their furnaces to keep their homes comfortable during the cold winter months. When they are looking for either an installation of a new furnace or a repair for their Furnace in Reno, savvy homeowners hire contractors to perform that work. Unfortunately, the HVAC industry has had some problems with shoddy contractors looking to make a quick buck and sullying the entire industry. But, there are hard-working and fair HVAC contractors out there. Follow these suggestions to find a skilled contractor to suit all your furnace needs.
Word of Mouth Recommendations
Online reviews have their place, but it is better for a homeowner to talk to people they trust to hear about their experiences with local HVAC contractors. Talk to co-workers, neighbours, family, and friends about contractors they have used in the past. Ask if they would use their services again. Pay particular attention to names that are mentioned multiple times. Check with the Better Business Bureau to make sure no complaints have been lodged against the contractors.
Established, Local Companies are Best
Contractors who have been in business in the Reno area for many years have a record of good service to show for themselves. The chances are a company that has been around for many years will continue to be around in the area for years to come. If there ends up being a problem with the project, it will be easier to get back in touch with a local, established company. Experience matters in the HVAC industry, so choose a name that has proven its worth for a number of years. If the job is not an emergency, schedule a contractor to perform routine work on the Furnace in Reno to observe their professionalism and quality of work.
Licensed and Insured
Nevada requires that heating and air conditioning professionals obtain a license from the Nevada State Contractors Board. Having a valid license gives assurance to homeowners that a contractor has obtained a minimum level of knowledge and training in the HVAC field. Look up the license on the State Board’s website to make sure it is valid and up-to-date. Additionally, verify that the contractor is adequately insured before work begins to prevent the homeowner from being financially liable in case an accident occurs during the project.
Following these suggestions will help a homeowner to identify a skilled contractor. Visit us for your furnace needs.