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What Questions Should I Ask When Getting Work on my HVAC?

When it comes to maintaining your HVAC unit, there are a lot of factors to consider. However, one of the most important things to do is to make sure that you know what questions to ask when getting work done. After all, your HVAC unit is a complex system, and you want to make sure that you're getting the best possible service. Any great HVAC technician will be able to walk you through every answer to your question. Here are a few key questions to ask when getting your HVAC unit serviced:

  1. What are important signs of needed maintenance?

This question is important because most homeowners miss common signs that can lead to their HVAC system breaking down and working less efficiently. Your home’s HVAC system is complex and affects your heater, air conditioning, indoor air quality, and duct system, so if it goes down, it can make a huge difference in your quality of life. An expert HVAC technician will be able to tell you all the common signs to keep an eye out for so you’re never without a working HVAC system.

  1. What size unit does my home need?

Homeowners often underestimate the importance of having a properly sized HVAC unit. While it may be tempting to save money by opting for a smaller unit, this can lead to several problems. A unit that is too small will have to work harder to maintain the desired temperature, leading to higher energy bills and increased wear and tear. Additionally, a small unit will not be able to effectively remove moisture from the air, which can lead to condensation and mold growth. On the other hand, a unit that is too large will cycle on and off too frequently, wasting energy and causing unnecessary wear and tear. To ensure optimal performance and efficiency, selecting an HVAC unit that is properly sized for your home is important.

  1. How often should I have maintenance done?

A great way to prevent your system from breaking down in the future is to plan and schedule regular upcoming maintenance. The best way to stay on top of getting maintenance done is to create and stick to a plan. An experienced HVAC technician will be able to break down why and when you should have different parts of your HVAC system serviced. This plan can help save you a lot of time, frustration, and money in the long run.

 
  1. Are you licensed, and do you have insurance?

When it comes to your home, you want to make sure that everything is in good working order. That's why, when something goes wrong with your heating or cooling system, it's important to call in a professional. But before you let anyone into your home, it's important to ask if they are licensed and insured. A licensed technician will be trained and trained to diagnose and repair your problem correctly. They will also be up-to-date on the latest industry standards. Furthermore, an insured technician will have protection in case of any accidents or damage to your property. By making sure that your technician is licensed and insured, you can rest assured that your home is in good hands.

 

For all of your HVAC needs and questions contact Monarch Home Services at (661) 271-6099! We keep your home comfortable 24/7.