Choosing the Right Company to Handle Your Furnace Repair11/15/2016 You can stay even more comfortable this winter in West Columbia with the knowledge that you have a trustworthy and consistent technician you can call on for furnace repair. You can find the perfect company right where you are now, online. While your prime instinct may be to ask your friends and family for their opinion, you can find out a lot of background about a company on your own, it’s perched at your fingertips. Using online databases and websites, you can find: the length a company has been in business, the feel of their customer’s reviews, financing opportunities, the promotions they are offering and many more with a quick search. The experts at Tri City Fuel & Heating Co., Inc. have put together some things you can look for when searching for a furnace repair company. The company should offer you a quote on repair costs before beginning work. Don’t be hesitant to ask if there are any undisclosed costs. You don’t want a surprise when you get your bill. It’s also a safe idea to keep an accurate account of your furnace repair costs throughout the life of your system. The company should practice proper safety techniques in their work. You are trusting the repair person with your home and possessions and you want to ensure nothing will be hurt or damaged during the repair. Ask the company about their work procedures and the time-frame in order to better understand how they function. The company should be properly bonded and licensed. If a company is bonded that will protect you if anything goes awry during the repair. It also shows you that you’re working with a reputable company. The company clearly explains and puts in writing what is wrong with your furnace. A dependable company ensures their customers know the work required to fix a problem. They don’t want to leave you in the dark. Knowing the right questions to ask and what to expect will help you feel confident you’re choosing the right repair company. Finding a furnace repair company that you can trust will ensure you are comfortable year-round in West Columbia. Our team would be happy to answer any questions you have and hope to earn your trust in the meantime. Give us a call at 803-796-9172 or set up an appointment using our online scheduler.