Choosing the Right Company to Handle Your Furnace Repair11/15/2016 You can stay even more comfortable this winter in Cedar Rapids with the knowledge that you have a trustworthy and dependable technician you can call on for furnace repair. You can find the right company right where you are now, online. Though your initial instinct may be to ask your friends and family for their recommendation, you can learn a lot of info about a company on your own, it’s right at your fingertips. Using online databases and websites, you can figure out: the length a company has been in business, the tone of their customer’s feedback, financing opportunities, the promotions they are offering and a lot more with an effortless search. The professionals at Ilten's Incorporated have compiled some things you can look for when searching for a furnace repair company. The company should offer you a quote on repair costs before commencing work. Don’t be hesitant to ask if there are any hidden costs. You don’t want a surprise when you get your bill. It’s also a great idea to keep an accurate list of your furnace repair costs over 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 valuables and you want to be sure nothing will be hurt or damaged during the operation. 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 off-track during the repair. It also shows you that you’re dealing with a reputable company. The company clearly explains and puts in writing what is wrong with your furnace. An honest company ensures their customers are aware 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 Cedar Rapids. 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 319-363-0283 or set up an appointment using our online scheduler.