While the majority of HVAC companies and contractors have your best interests at heart, there are a few you should be sure to avoid. Below is a basic rundown of three different types of contractors and why you should avoid them at all costs. Contractor #1: Wants to Install a System Too Large for Your Home While a larger system may heat your home quicker than a smaller system, there are many issues that can result.
- You are so grateful for your air conditioner when the weather is scorching. It keeps your house cool and comfortable, allowing you to relax on hot days. You should have an HVAC technician out to check your air conditioning unit once a year to detect any underlying problems early. This visit should occur during a more temperate season, such as spring or autumn, when you are not running your unit as often.
- See no evil, hear no evil, smell no evil. Sometimes your senses will tell you that your heating system is feeling under the weather, even if you're staying comfortable. There are some weird signs a heating system may exhibit when it needs attention right away. Symptom 1) Signs of leakage around the furnace. You should never see any drainage, or anything wet around your furnace. Sometimes the culprit is an overhead pipe or drain that's leaking.