If you’re heading to the doctor’s office, you need to arrive prepared with a list of your concerns and current medications. But how do you come prepared for an HVAC service appointment? What do HVAC companies need homeowners to have ready in advance? Keep reading to learn more.
Schedule Maintenance with HVAC Companies Regularly
Having your HVAC units inspected regularly can help prevent any potential emergency situations in the future. The HVAC companies that come to do regular maintenance on your unit can determine if there are any issues in the works and can stop them before they get any worse. If you’re careful to schedule all of your HVAC maintenance well in advance, you’ll be prepared for anything. Not only that, but you’ll have advance notice as to when your HVAC technician is arriving.
Prepare Questions Ahead of Time
When you have someone come over to inspect your HVAC unit, it may be helpful to ask questions during the appointment. The repair person is there to help you, so don’t be afraid to inquire about any problems you’ve had recently. They might be able to give you some tips if you keep experiencing the same issues over and over again. For example, if you notice your AC unit leaking constantly, they might be able to give you tips for prevention. About 93% of all water damage can be prevented, but you’ll never know if you don’t ask how.
Keep Your Aggressive Pets Out of the Way
If you know someone’s coming over to help you with HVAC repair, make sure your aggressive pets are kept in a separate room or completely out of the house during the appointment. These pets can make it hard for the HVAC service person to do their job properly, posing a challenge for you as well. Either put your pets in a room for the time being or have someone else watch them for the day while the repairs are happening.
While it’s important to make sure your HVAC unit is working properly, it’s even more important to prepare for any potential service appointments. To do so, prepare questions in advance, get your pets out of the way, and schedule regular maintenance.
Rob Minnick is the CEO & President of Minnick’s. His family-owned company specializes in heating, cooling, plumbing, and Whole-Home Comfort. With more than 63-years experience, the company prides itself on having the top HVAC technicians. They follow strict standards and earn top-notch credentials. Customer satisfaction is a top priority. Minnick’s proudly serves Montgomery, Howard, Anne Arundel, Prince George’s, Baltimore, and Baltimore City counties. Ask a Minnick’s technician how they can make your HVAC system smart!