Investing on a heat pump can be an important decision. Though heat pumps will be able to save your money over a period of time, the initial investment can be a large one.
Due to this, it is very much essential that you select a qualified and reputed contractor for handling the installation work.
Hiring a contractor, who is not good enough for the job and also who does very sloppy work will make you spend more money unnecessarily.
Now, how can you find the right person for this job? In this write up, we will provide you few tips that you must know while choosing a contractor in order to handle work for heat pump installation Phoenix AZ.
- Expect home visit
For evaluating proper size and also position of the ductless mini-split unit of heat pump system, the contractor needs to visit your home to perform home evaluation.
Few companies may prefer to offer you the price quote or tell you the price range just over the phone call. However, you must insist on home visit to properly evaluate the site and take measurements before submitting their quote.
Incorrect sizing or placement of the heat pump will mean reduced savings as well as efficiency.
- Know about your warranty
As far as warranties are concerned, consider not only the warranty of heat pump but also the warranty of the installation job. Your contractors must offer guarantee about their work for minimum 3 months.
- Ask for references
All reputable contractors must have many numbers of happy customers. You can ask them to provide references and you may call them and ask them to share their experience about the installation and also performance of heat pump.
- Obtain three quotes
For most households, ductless mini-split heat-pump can be a major investment and hence you must contact 2 or 3 contractors and try to compare their offers based on their performance and equipment efficiency, warranty along with cost of installation.
Remember that lowest price may always not be the best deal.
- Try to get everything in writing
Ensure that you have everything written down that includes – efficiency, installation, warranty, work schedule, financing option, payment schedule, options, etc. so that you may compare your contractors’ offers.
- Hire a professional
While hiring a contractor, ensure that they carry insurance and also workers’ compensation coverage. Also, they have necessary license to perform installation work.