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3 Questions to Ask Before Hiring an HVAC Contractor December 19, 2018

West Haven, New Haven County
3 Questions to Ask Before Hiring an HVAC Contractor, West Haven, Connecticut

To keep your home comfortable and your belongings intact, a functioning heating and cooling system is crucial. When it comes to finding a professional to install and repair it, you’ll need to vet a number of HVAC contractors before committing. To ensure you make a good choice, ask the following questions during the interview process.

What to Ask a Prospective HVAC Contractor

1. How Long Have You Been in Business?

The longer a company has been thriving, the more likely you are to trust the quality of their work. Aim for a team that has at least 10 or more years of experience, and ask them what they’ve done to stand out. For example: For example: Have they installed ever installed a high-efficiency furnace? How long will it take for them to fix a leaking pipe? Also, while they may claim to have been around for a long time, you should double check it on the Better Business Bureau® website

2. Do You Have Any References I Could Contact?

hvac contractorThe best way to verify an HVAC contractor’s claims is to speak to past customers. Since online reviews can be wide-ranging, give the contractor the benefit of the doubt by asking them to provide contact information for satisfied clients. If the customers you call reiterate their satisfaction, you can feel confident they’ll be professional.

3. Do You Ever Consider Energy-Efficiency?

Whether you’re concerned about the environment or want to lower your monthly bills, you should ask the HVAC contractor about their efforts to champion energy-efficiency. If they offer eco-friendly solutions or products, such as high-efficiency furnaces, you can rest assured that the company will help you save money.


If you’re currently looking for an HVAC contractor, contact Apple Oil in New Haven County, CT. Not only have they been in business for 30 years, but they also offer environmentally friendly solutions and services, such as low-sulfur fuel deliveries and high-efficiency furnace installations. They provide same-day heating oil delivery for those who call by noon, and brand-new customers get a discount on their first delivery. For more information on their offerings, visit their website. You can also set up an appointment by calling (203) 934-3835 today. 

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