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A Word About Air Conditioning Duct Cleaning

If someone is telling you that you need a duct cleaning, get a second opinion from an air conditioning expert with a company that does not do duct cleaning. If you call a duct cleaning company to see if you need a duct cleaning … I can promise you, you’ll end up “needing” one. Say your basement got flooded and you legitimately need a duct cleaning; do not let any one sell you a “power-vac” duct cleaning as they are a total scam.

It may be a scary place, in my head honesty will always shine through in the long run, and the conclusion to this visit is living proof: The couple signed up for a service contract, opting to have me service and maintain both of their air conditioning systems from here on out and, after a brief discussion of the efficiency related advantages of system replacement, they’ve decided to replace both systems in a year’s time when they get their next tax return! On the topic of air temperature: if it seems like your system gradually lost capacity until the point where it was blowing warm air, it is most likely due to a refrigerant leak. If someone is telling you that you need a duct cleaning, get a second opinion from an air conditioning expert with a company that does not do duct cleaning. If you call a duct cleaning company to see if you need a duct cleaning … I can promise you, you’ll end up “needing” one. Say your basement got flooded and you legitimately need a duct cleaning; do not let any one sell you a “power-vac” duct cleaning as they are a total scam.

Why it Pays to Have an Honest Air Conditioner Technician Working For You

An hour later I had replaced the leaky filter drier that was connected to their (only) 8 year old system and collected $350 in lieu of what could have been a 7 or 8 thousand dollar sale simply because I can not stand for the deception. It may be a scary place, in my head honesty will always shine through in the long run, and the conclusion to this visit is living proof: The couple signed up for a service contract, opting to have me service and maintain both of their air conditioning systems from here on out and, after a brief discussion of the efficiency related advantages of system replacement, they’ve decided to replace both systems in a year’s time when they get their next tax return! By discussing real life advantages of new higher efficiency air conditioning equipment, after showing the good faith to repair what they’re already working with, I put the ball in their court and gave them a decision rather than an ultimatum.

The Optimum Air Temperature

On the topic of air temperature: if it seems like your system gradually lost capacity until the point where it was blowing warm air, it is most likely due to a refrigerant leak. Any one who is telling you that a unit which is less than 12 years old isn’t worth repairing should immediately be suspect. Be aware that I have seen, many-a-time, when someone has blown off trying to find a leak by selling the customer a new system, the problem resurfaces, because even though both units were replaced, the refrigerant piping (which could potentially reside inside a finished wall or ceiling at some point or another) remains, and was the real source of the leak all along!

Beware of Air Conditioner Repair Scams

I could go on all night, but certainly these are the most commonly abused points of deception, and form the major “techniques” for both the lazy and pushy approaches! As the customer, you have the right to know the truth, and the right to control who works in your home.

When I arrived and met the nice couple, they explained to me that the company that normally services their home told them that the unit can not be repaired and needs to be replaced. A couple of carefully chosen questions later, and I came around to learning that the technician was there for about ten minutes, gave no real explanation as to what went wrong with the unit, and gave the couple an astronomical quote for replacement (the latter of which I can only assume amounts to the reason I find myself standing in their living room).

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