How to Choose a Heating and Air Conditioning Company Posted April 27, 2017 At WM J Kraus & Son, we know choosing a company to provide heating and air conditioning installation and service in Keokuk is a big deal. When it comes to your home comfort, you shouldn’t have to give up the factors that matter to you. You want excellent service from a reliable company. Before you make a decision, we have some advice for what to look for in the company that will be working on your heating and cooling service. Do some research. Make sure to gather some information before you start your search. Take a look at your current system and take some notes on maintenance history, past issues and its model. You should also take a look at the license and insurance requirements for heating and air conditioning service providers in Keokuk. Get personal recommendations. See if your friends, family and co-workers have any favorite companies. Knowing someone had a great history with a company can be a useful way to know what to expect. Get proposals from multiple companies. Get the itemized bids in writing so you can compare cost, energy efficient and warranty information. You should see referrals from current customers. A company may offer the most reasonable prices, but it may not truly be the best value. Consider how these factors will affect your home comfort in the long run before you make your final decision. Plan on a detailed home evaluation. Don’t give your business to a who tells you a quote over the phone for a new or replacement system without coming to your home. A good heating and air condition company will complete a thorough examination of your house and your current system to understand your needs and the best system to meet them. First impressions matter. You should take special interest in your primary meeting with any contractor that visits your home. Make sure they are professional, friendly and punctual. You’re going to involved with this company to make your home comfortable year-round. If they don’t make a good overall impression, you may want to select a different company. Don’t take anything less than the best when choosing a heating and cooling company. This list should help keep you on track. If you’d like to know more about WM J Kraus & Son and how we can keep your home comfortable, give us a call at 319-229-2318 or schedule an appointment with us online. We’re happy to help!