A+ Heating, Cooling & Electric, Inc.

Phone: 760-290-8327

Fax: 760-290-8330


1165 Linda Vista Dr. Suite 113

San Marcos, CA 92078

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HVAC Repairs Usually Require the Expert Touch

Would you ever ask an attorney to give you medical advice?  Both law and medicine are demanding professions that require intelligence and dedication.  Yet being good at one doesn’t make a person an expert in the other.  So why is it so common that people will try and get advice for their home from people with limited experience?  Getting an experienced and certified HVAC expert to help with any home project can save you stress and money.  An expert can help you right from the beginning of any problem or renovation.

Let’s first look at how they can help with problems you might having.  HVAC systems run through your entire house and control both the heating and cooling.  With so much involved, any problem is sure to have multiple possibilities that could be the cause.  It takes experience, and some fancy tools in many cases, to properly diagnose any issue.  Any good DIYer knows how tough it can be paying someone to work on their house.  However, because HVAC issues can be extremely tricky to diagnose, experts can save a huge amount of time.

In addition to saving time, professionals can save you money on any needed repairs.  Many times there are different ways to fix a problem.  By using a trustworthy professional you will get the pros and cons of each option for every repair.  As a bonus, in many circumstances professionals have the avenues to get parts at a cheaper rate than you can find on your own.

Using a qualified HVAC expert will make any repair or install less stressful while saving you money

Having an expert involved on projects can provide even more benefits than with repairs.  Not only are they able to help with the install, which will be addressed later, but they can also help you plan and lay out your system.  You will get advice based on what is needed to make it perfect for your home.  Getting the right system can have long term benefits and the wrong system can be equally problematic.  Remember that getting the cheapest system isn’t always the best option.  In most U.S. homes, heating and cooling account for more than half of their energy bills.  This means getting a system that combines a good upfront cost with optimum efficiency will save you money in the long term.

Just like getting repairs done properly, having an installation done right the first time is essential.  Improper installs will cost you money and could potentially wear out or damage your system more quickly.  Let’s use the example of having a system put in that has a small leak in one of the ducts.  This will impact you and your system in multiple ways.  First the leak will pump either hot or cold air into unused space and with it waste money.  While it’s wasting money pumping useless air, it’s forcing your system to work harder.  This shortens the life of the system and will lead to more repairs as a result of it staying on so much longer.  Leaks also traditionally continue to grow until they create a large enough problem that has to be addressed and is very costly.