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Not all HVAC Companies & Technicians Are Created Equal

Published April 26, 2022
Written by Eric Smith
Not all HVAC Companies & Technicians Are Created Equal

With cool temps looking like they are here to stay and only getting colder, many of us have turned on our furnaces for the first time this year. Some haven’t been maintained yet or are in need of repair or replacement, and not all HVAC companies & technicians are the same!

Companies and techs differ in many ways. From the way they answer their phones; what they drive; how they arrive; to what they charge…and there are many of them to choose from, so it’s important to know who and what you’ve hired.

To help, I’ve written a few tips:

  1. Check Reviews! See what other people are saying. We find what others think and have experienced is important. If a company has anything less than 20 recent Google reviews… be wary!
  2. Ask Questions. Knowing what to expect helps you make an informed decision, whether it’s on a repair, tune up or replacement. So make time if you can to be home when they arrive. 
  3. Cost and Value. There are many things to take into consideration. All HVAC companies charge differently and have yearly specials. Some people choose to use a different company each year with the best pricing. I understand…who doesn’t like to save money? But there is VALUE to a tech knowing your system by tuning it up year after year, and the trust that is built with the company. After all, you would never consider getting a checkup year after year from a different doctor. Plus, a way to help save money is to ask about a maintenance program or club. It makes a difference!

Why wait…get your furnace tuned up, and if you do not have a relationship with an HVAC company give Austin Plumbing Heating & Air a call and let one of our experts get to know you and your furnace today.

Austin Plumbing Heating & Air are experts in HVAC service and replacement serving all of Waukesha County and Washington County. Our number one priority is providing the highest level of service!

About The Author: Eric Smith
Eric Smith is a 3rd generation State of Wisconsin Master Plumber, Water Well Pump Installer, Plumbing Contractor, Water Well Contractor, HVAC Contractor and Water Treatment Expert and the owner of Austin Plumbing, Heating & Air.