Your home's heating system is vital to your family's comfort and welfare. When hiring a heating contractor, don't take chances with an unqualified or unknown company. Be a smart consumer. Do your homework. Ask the right questions.
To Find a Contractor
Consider referrals first. The best place to look for a reputable contractor is family and friends. Have they had similar work done? Who did they use? Were they satisfied? Would they recommend the contractor? Also, check the websites of contracting professional associations. They often have a "contractor finder" you can search for a qualified pro in your area.
Contractors to Avoid
Avoid contractors who:
Before Signing a Contract
Before signing a contract, make sure it includes: