When your home's heating and cooling system needs repair, you may be tempted to jump on the web or the yellow pages and just start calling Heating and Air Conditioning Repair Contractors - choosing the first one that says that they can be there TODAY! Unfortunately, this method of choosing a contractor while under pressure because your air conditioner or oven needs repair can be a recipe for disaster for the owner.

When choosing a heating and cooling contractor, there are far more important questions to answer than just when you can be here. I'm not ruling out the fact that that's a big factor, especially when it's hot or cold because your air conditioner or oven needs to be repaired, but it can end up costing you a ton of money, stress, and long-term aggravation,http://www.coolraysac.com/.

So how do you know if you have chosen a quality air conditioning contractor? It all starts with the initial phone call, but it doesn't stop there.

Some things to consider:

• Check your grades, things like the Tucson BBB, the Arizona Contractors Registry and Angie's List. Google, while valuable, can be manipulated to show positive reviews, and is a less reliable option.

• Is the phone answered professionally and promptly? be sure to alert HVAC business owner / management)

• If the call is after business hours, how long does it take for someone to contact you to address your concern and provide a time frame for when you can be away from home.

• Are they giving you a clear deadline for service and also informing you that you will receive a confirmation call before the technician heads home as a courtesy update and reminder?

Once the call has been scheduled:

• Do you receive a confirmation call? If so, is the technician / dispatcher professional in his behavior?

• Are they on time? If not, do you receive a courtesy call informing you that you are arriving late before your expected arrival time?

• Because HVAC repair can be a complicated business, it sometimes takes a technician to take longer than expected on a call. A quality company will respect your time in the most valuable way and will notify you as far in advance as possible so that you don't needlessly wait for someone to show up when they can do other more productive things.

When the technician arrives:

• Are you punctual and punctual? What if he or someone from the office called you to let you know you were late? Your time is valuable and a quality air conditioning professional will respect your time.

• Is your appearance neat, clean and professional? Are you wearing a clean uniform that clearly demonstrates professional attention to detail?

• Are you courteous and professional in your presentation? Do you confirm with you the reason for your visit (am I here to complete your maintenance, repair your air conditioning or oven, etc.)?

• Do you put on shoe covers before entering your home? While many people may feel that this is not necessary, it is the right thing to do for a technician and it shows that they have been adequately trained to respect and protect their home.

• Does the technician take a few minutes to discuss with you what he is experiencing with your system? Do you ask probing questions regarding your heating and air conditioning system and listen carefully to their answers? A well-trained heating and cooling technician who is adept at repairing your cooling or heating system knows the value of listening to a customer. Not only can it help you make the correct diagnosis, but it can also alert you to other issues that you can address and might otherwise be missed if you only focus on repairing your air conditioner or oven.

• Once diagnosis or maintenance is complete, do they offer to demonstrate what the problem / deficiency is, or do they show you an image that shows the need for repair?

• Can you speak professionally and intelligently about the problem so that you can understand what needs to be done, but more importantly, why? Are they educating and supporting their findings with visual evidence or readings from their diagnostic tools, or are they trying to sell you something?

• If you say no to one of their recommendations, are they still professional in their behavior? A quality heating and cooling contractor would never employ technicians who become aggressive or unprofessional when a homeowner chooses t

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