But with several contractors offering air conditioning services out there, how would you pick the best one?
If you are a first homeowner who recently moved to Whitsunday Island, looking for an AC specialist can be challenging. Likewise for old residents who wished to find another contractor who can offer better services. To help you find your long-term air conditioning contractor, we listed some qualities a good AC specialist must-have.
A good AC specialist is licensed and experienced
License and experience must come together. Firstly, air conditioning contractors in QLD are supposed to carry a license to operate. This is a minimum requirement which they should be able to show their clients upon enquiry. Therefore, if you have doubts about whether you should hire a certain contractor, you are free to check their license.
This license further shows the contractor’s credibility. As part of the conditions to obtain a license, a contractor must agree with the following:
- Workers’ insurance
- Service warranty
- Continuous learning on the field
This can guarantee that you’ll be hiring a responsible tradesman who is also knowledgeable in his job.
Now, most if not all of the contractors you’ll come across in your search are licensed. That is where experience plays its role. Experience is the tiebreaker between licensed contractors. As the old sayings go, “Experience is the best teacher”. Undeniably, a contractor with more years in the industry knows a lot more than the budding ones.
Moreover, service providers such as an air conditioning contractor thrive in people’s trust. Thus, several years in business speak a lot of how an AC specialist is trusted by its clients. You can never go wrong in taking experience as a measure.
Consider a Local and Accessible Contractor
A malfunctioning air conditioner during hot weather is distressing. This is the reason you should consider hiring a local contractor. An AC contractor that operates within the area is more accessible than those outsides. The proximity allows a more urgent response when your air conditioner suddenly acts up.
Local contractors are also knowledgeable about the area’s climate and other factors that must be considered when installing an AC system. Amount of rainfall, average temperature and relative humidity have a lot to do with the air conditioner’s maintenance. Thus, letting a local contractor handle what they are very familiar with is a good decision.
Look for some Perks within the Contract
A reliable service is good enough, but if there are perks to go with it, what else could you ask for?
We at Air Conditioning Whitsundays offer a 12 months installation warranty to our clients. This is to ensure that they are getting the most of what they paid for. Apart from that, we also offer a 5 years warranty on all our Mitsubishi Aircon Products.