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Why Professional HVAC Technicians are the Best Choice for Home Heating Repairs
At First Choice Heating and Cooling, we are big fans of do-it-yourself projects. As you can imagine, our technicians are pretty handy guys, and at any given time one or more of our techs is probably immersed in a DIY project at their own homes. However, even the most committed DIYers know that some projects require the type of specialized skill and knowledge that make it a job for an expert, and furnace repair is one of those jobs.
The consequences of a botched heating repair job are potentially deadly.
In many DIY projects, the worst consequence you might face is lost time and money if the project is not a success. Home heating is more complicated. Home heating systems have some type of flame or other source of heat that can become a fire hazard if handled improperly. However, the more significant danger comes from improperly diverted fuel sources leaking into your home, creating a potential for carbon monoxide poisoning or other types of air pollution. Because the stakes are high, it is critical to have a reliable, trustworthy, trained HVAC technician handle your heating repairs.
At First Choice Heating and Cooling, our technicians are not only HVAC specialists, but also experts on the area’s top heating and cooling choices, including: Lennox, Carrier, Bryant, Goodman, Trane, Comfortmaker, Daiken, Rheem, Ruud, American Standard, Coleman, York, and Fijitsu. They can help you whether your system is powered by natural gas, electricity, heating oil, or an alternative fuel source. In addition to heater maintenance, repair, and installation, our technicians are also skilled in oil to gas conversions.
Do-it-yourselfers still play a critical role in keeping their heating functioning properly.
Although we do not recommend that homeowners engage in furnace repair on their own, we do believe that homeowners can play a crucial role in maintaining their furnace. If you call us for a beginning-of-the-season heating inspection or repair, one of our technicians would be happy to give you tips for properly maintaining your type and brand of heater and familiarize you with its parts. Simple maintenance like maintaining your pilot light, checking your fan switch, and visually inspecting belts and pulleys can alert you to a potential problem before it requires an expensive repair. Furthermore, knowing your system can give you a good idea what might be wrong if you do encounter any breakdowns that need repair.