What to Expect From Your Air Conditioner Repairman

When you think you need a professional service to fix any issues, remember that all air conditioner repairmen are not the same.  Their quality and reliability can be far different from one  another. Hire the wrong person, and you may end up with your expectations not being met. . As a guideline, here is what an air conditioner repairman should be able to provide for their service:

1.   License

A license is crucial, not only to give you a legal standing, but also to make sure that any work done meets the government’s code. In the US, no one has permission to work in the HVAC field unless they have a legal license. HVAC systems can be complex, and any error can bring serious consequences. Hiring a licensed technician will prevent you from such risks.

2.   Inspection

Different situations will require different solutions. A professional repairman will not make any decisions before inspecting the  situation first. They need to inspect your HVAC system first to see where things went wrong, and use the information to offer the appropriate  services to fix it. Therefore, you should be suspicious if an air conditioner repairman offers you specific services before performing any inspection.

3.   Quote

A quote is a next thing to expect from an air conditioner repairman following their inspection. The quote  makes your contract clear in terms of the job description, fee, procedure, and such. Feel free to discuss any items that concern you, and don’t sign  unless you have fully understood and agreed. It is best to avoid any AC repairman who gives an offer with vague details, especially if they refuse to provide a legally written quote or contract.

4.   Quality Work

If the repairman you hire has the proper license and an outstanding reputation, you can expect them to perform their service well. There are government codes and safety standards to obey. They also need to use original parts unless you agree to use other brands as replacements. Rechecking the system is also important to perform, so that you know if the problem is still there or not. Furthermore, every repairman should display professionalism and respect while servicing you.

5.   Warranty

A responsible repairman will provide a warranty period for their services, especially for complex repairs. The warranty covers any side problems that emerge due to the repair, or the original problem should it persist. Most services offer a one-week warranty. During this period, you  need to test  your system so your repairman can resolve any issues without additional charge.

Since the fee of an air conditioner repairman can be different from one to another, it is understandable that you might want to go to the lowest bidder. However, that doesn’t mean you should compromise on essential aspects. After all, you will end up having to hire another repairman if the first one turns out to be unreliable.



ECM Air Conditioning, with its headquarters located in Boynton Beach, FL, provides air conditioning services within Palm Beach County, Broward County, Martin County, and St. Lucie County. If you’re looking to have a new HVAC system installed, we’re on-call and ready to assist you. So if you’re in need of an HVAC installation, don’t hesitate to contact us today to schedule an inspection! Our HVAC installation experts will check your ductwork, measure, check wire sizes, and more before making recommendations to ensure maximum efficiency and comfort. Call us at 561-295-1763 or contact our HVAC installation team online by clicking here.


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