Although Georgia is a Southern state, residents still see a great deal of chilly weather during the winter months. However, many Georgians aren’t prepared for the ice and snow that occasionally befalls their area, which can wreak havoc on a heating system that isn’t used to working overtime. That’s why you need to select a technician that understands what homes in the Augusta, Georgia, area need. Here are five qualifications you’ll want to make sure your heating repair technician has before hiring them:

  • They’re backed by predominantly positive reviews online. If you look up a plumbing company’s online profile and discover a host of unhappy former customers, turn tail and run. You’ll want to hire a technician who is known for quality, well-priced work.
  • The company has a helpful website full of information and advice. The best technicians usually have a professional-looking website that’s easy to find and navigate. Don’t choose a company that relies on a website with a shoddy appearance with little to no valuable information.
  • They have been around for quite a while. The longer a company has had to establish itself in the area, the more trustworthy they appear. Plus, you’ll probably be able to find more reviews from previous customers on older, more reliable companies than you would if you went with a brand new technician.
  • Their rates are fair. Do your research so you know when a company tries to rip you off with unnecessary extra fees or ridiculous prices.
  • The technician is able to answer all of your questions quickly and completely. You’re trusting your home to a stranger, so make sure they know what they’re doing. If they seem hesitant to answer your questions fully or provide necessary information, consider choosing another option.

If you really want to hire someone that understands your home’s specific needs, contact Duggan's One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning®. Their licensed professionals service homes in the greater Augusta, Georgia, area and can help with regular HVAC repairs, furnace installations, thermostat fixes, and water heater maintenance. To schedule an appointment or speak to a company representative, call F:P:Sub:Phone} or visit Duggan's One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning®