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Choosing the Right Company to Handle Your Furnace Repair

You can stay even more comfortable this winter in Erie with the understanding that you have an upfront and reliable technician you can call on for furnace repair. You can find the ideal company right where you are now, online.

Though your initial instinct may be to ask your friends and family for their recommendation, you can discover a lot of info about a company on your own, it’s right at your fingertips. Utilizing online databases and websites, you can find: the length a company has been in business, the tone of their customer’s feedback, financing choices, the promotions they are offering and a lot more with an easy search. The professionals at Patterson & Stirling Inc have put together some things you can look for when choosing a furnace repair company.

  • The company should offer you a quote on repair costs before beginning work. Don’t be hesitant to ask if there are any concealed costs. You don’t want a surprise when you get your bill. It’s also a good idea to keep an updated list of your furnace repair costs throughout the life of your system.

  • The company should use proper safety procedures in their work. You are trusting the repair person with your home and possessions and you want to ensure nothing will be destroyed or damaged during the process. Ask the company about their work procedures and the time-frame in order to better understand how they run.

  • The company should be properly bonded and licensed. If a company is bonded that will protect you if anything goes awry during the repair. It also shows you that you’re dealing with a reputable company.

  • The company clearly explains and puts in writing what is wrong with your furnace. A trustworthy company ensures their customers know the work required to fix a problem. They don’t want to leave you in the dark.

Knowing the right questions to ask and what to expect will help you feel confident you’re choosing the right repair company. Finding a furnace repair company that you can trust will ensure you are comfortable year-round in Erie. Our team would be happy to answer any questions you have and hope to earn your trust in the meantime. Give us a call at 814-833-5558 or set up an appointment using our online scheduler.