What to Expect During HVAC Repairs

July 20, 2023

Even with regular maintenance and care, your furnace or air conditioner may need occasional repairs to restore proper function. When you call your Columbus HVAC company for repair work, an experienced HVAC technician will visit your home to diagnose the problem with your system and make any necessary repairs. During this process, you can expect top-quality workmanship and customer service geared toward helping you achieve more efficient home heating and cooling.

Full Inspection

The first step in effective HVAC repair is a full inspection of your HVAC system. In most cases, this is necessary to diagnose the issue causing your current loss of heating or cooling, so it can be effectively repaired. This inspection may include disassembling portions of your HVAC appliances or using a remote camera to inspect your home’s heating and cooling ducts. Even if you’ve already identified the problem on your own, your HVAC technician will inspect the other components of your system to identify any other problems that could impact your furnace or air conditioning’s performance. Your technician may also check his records to determine when the last tune-up was performed; if it is time for regular maintenance, he may be able to perform it on the spot or help you schedule this important task for a future date.

Repair Plan

Once the problem affecting your furnace or air conditioning has been identified, your HVAC technician will explain the repair process. If there is more than one problem or repair option, he’ll outline each and explain his recommendations for the best solution to achieve efficient HVAC function for your home. Once you approve, in most cases, repair work can be completed immediately to restore heating and cooling for your home; if not, your technician will make arrangements to return as soon as possible to complete the work. If your furnace or air conditioner is nearing the end of its lifetime and may require replacement rather than repairs, either your technician or a professional comfort advisor will explain this process and outline your options in terms of systems and costs to help you make the right choice. Once you have agreed on a repair or replacement plan, work will begin promptly and diligently to minimize its effects on your comfort and schedule.

Future Maintenance Guide

Once repair or replacement of your HVAC system is complete, your technician will provide you with maintenance tips to keep it running efficiently for greater home comfort and lower energy bills. These tips may include changing your furnace filter regularly and cleaning out your vents or hosing down your air conditioner’s condenser and straightening its fins. Any tasks you don’t feel comfortable performing yourself can be added to your biannual professional tune-up service for convenience. If you’ve installed a new HVAC system or thermostat, your technician will show you how to use your system effectively so you can enjoy the savings you expect. Finally, your HVAC technician will answer any further questions you have and ensure you feel comfortable and confident with the repairs before ending his visit.

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Last Updated: July 20, 2023