How Do You Choose The Right A/C Contractor?
So it happened, you come home from work and you walk in the door and you are greeted with 95 degree temperatures. Yikes! If that were not bad enough, now you have to decide which contractor to call and then the fear creeps in about can you trust them, will they rip me off, etc etc.
These are all legitimate concerns and there is good reason for them. Over the years we have either experienced or heard many stories of how people have been taken advantage of in the service industry.
Here are some tips on how you can choose the top ac companies in Sarasota and feel comfortable about it.
You can start out online looking at the reviews of the companies you looking into. But lets take it a step further.
Make sure the company does not charge and after hours or overtime charge. This can save you big bucks.
Check how long the company has been in business, 10 years or more is good.
Ask how long they warranty their work, you want at least one year on that.
Make sure they employ NATE certified technicians as this is certification for the industry that show they know their stuff.
Do they have a physical location, such as a business. In other words, don’t choose they guy working from his garage.
Do they offer 24/7 service, you want this because if you ever have a breakdown again, you want them there at your convenience, not theirs. You would be surprised how many companies advertise this and you call at 3:00 A.M. and you get an answering machine.
Do they background check and drug test all their employees? The last thing you need is a criminal in your house working.
Here is a company that does do all of these things:
You can also check the better business bureau for reviews also and make sure they have a high A rating as well.
One of the best ways to make sure you get the best air conditioning service in sarasota is to ask someone who has been using a company and ask if they would refer that company to you.
Many service businesses are build on referrals and they understand the value of a happy customer. But again, use the criteria above to check them out as well.
Choosing the right contractor doesn’t have to be a grueling experience, but it does help to know what you should be asking.
Many people have no idea about how their system works so they are left in the dark. Hopefully these questions will help you identify the right company for your needs.
Good luck in your hunt for the right company!