If your HVAC or Heating System is ten years or older, or has started developing some issues, you will be in the market for a heating contractor you know you can trust like PSI. Here are three key considerations to keep in mind that will help you find an experienced professional. 1. HEATING CONTRACTOR: EXPERIENCE AND LICENSING Heating systems are expensive and complicated, so the person working on it should have the appropriate qualifications and experience. Experience is no guarantee of quality, but longevity in business is a good indicator that they know what they are doing and have many happy customers. It would help if you also asked about the brands the contractor works with regularly because each brand is unique. 2. HEATING CONTRACTOR: REFERENCES AND REFERRALS You should always ask your heating contractor for references and referrals of past customers and be sure to call them up. Good questions to ask are how respectful they were of the property, did they complete the job on time, and did they thoroughly test the system after installation or repair? You can also research reviews online such as those provided by Google and trade directories. PSI Projects Benson Project Hyatt Project 3. HEATING CONTRACTOR: SYSTEM EVALUATION? Heating contractors should offer a thorough home evaluation to determine what will work best for your home. They should also be checking for leaks, insulation, and loose fittings. Once the assessment is complete, you should receive an itemized estimate on the costs associated with installation, repair, or replacement. You should never base your choice on price alone, as cheaper may cost more in the long run because of inefficiencies. IN CONCLUSION Heating systems in your home or business can be an HVAC system, water heater, boiler, furnace, thermostat, snowmelt system, and steamer. Sooner or later, some of these systems will fail, and you will need the services of a quality heating contractor. Even if your system is new, you will still want to ensure it continues to operate with regular maintenance. Make sure you take the time to find a heating contractor you can trust and will provide you with a reliable system. Plumbing Systems Inc. (PSI) has been working on plumbing and heating systems in Vail, Avon, Edwards, Eagle, Gypsum, and neighboring counties for close to 20 years. Give us a call for any heating service you need at (970) 446-5457.