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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a HVAC technician during the COVID-19 pandemic?

To set up a safe consultation or appointment with an HVAC technician during the COVID-19 pandemic, start by comparing technicians in your area in an online search. Message or call technicians to ask whether they can perform a consultation over the phone or even over a video call. This way, they can assess the problem without increasing the risk of virus transmission by visiting your house. 

If it turns out the service is essential, you’ll need to follow CDC guidelines as well as local government guidelines to ensure everyone’s safety.

How can I find out if an HVAC technician is considered an essential COVID-19 service provider?

Currently, governments on both the federal and local levels are updating guidelines on what qualifies as an essential service. To see whether an HVAC technician is considered an essential service during the COVID-19 pandemic, check your city or state’s government website. 

For federal guidelines, check CISA’s Identifying Critical Infrastructure During COVID-19 page, which identifies 16 critical infrastructure sectors during the crisis. But note that not all jurisdictions follow CISA’s definitions of critical infrastructure.

Are there ways to be safe if I hire an HVAC technician when social distancing?

If you decide to hire a technician for an HVAC repair or installation project, practice current social distancing guidelines. This may require remaining outside while the technician works or ensuring the technician can work in a sectioned-off area or outbuilding.

Comply with social distancing guidelines while the technician is performing work. Do not make physical contact with technicians, maintain at least 6 feet of distance between you at all times, sanitize all involved spaces and surface and pay using a digital platform instead of cash or a check.

Can I use digital payments to pay for central air conditioning services?

The use of digital payment platforms -- like Google Pay, PayPal, Zelle, Venmo and Square Cash -- is common among air conditioning technicians. Currently, the COVID-19 pandemic is improving the adoption of these platforms as a means of helping social distancing.

As you compare local air conditioning technicians online, contact them to see if they’ll accept digital payments. Also, discuss strategies for completing the job while complying with safety guidelines for reducing the risk of exposure.

Can I install central air myself?

While you may be able to do some preparation work for central air installation, you should hire a licensed contractor to complete the project and handle the air conditioning refrigerants. 

Also, unless you have the proper credentials, you risk making common mistakes when installing central air. This may include installing the wrong-size furnace, improperly installing ductwork and exhaust systems, and incorrectly managing drainage.

To ensure your central air is installed correctly, contact the best HVAC pros near you and start getting free estimates today.

Is it worth it to install central air?

Depending on where you live, it might be worth it to install central air. Central air makes your house comfortable on hot summer days. And although it’s hard to predict if adding central air will increase your home’s value, prospective homebuyers will certainly notice if it’s missing.

Another advantage of central air is that it can help dehumidify your home. Not only will it make your home more comfortable and enjoyable, but it can also  help prevent mold from growing or spreading.

Contact the best HVAC contractors near you to learn more about the central air installation process and to start receiving free estimates.

Does central air add value to a home?

A central air unit or HVAC system may add value to your home. Or, if you’re in the process of selling your home, it may help you close a sale.

The Remodeling Impact report found that 20% of realtors have suggested that home sellers replace their HVAC before attempting to sell their homes, and 7% said this project did help close a sale. 

Talk with an expert to figure out if adding an HVAC system is a good idea for your home. And contact the best HVAC pros near you to get free estimates so you’ll know how much this project will cost you.

Does an HVAC technician need to enter my home?

Because most HVAC systems are located in the home, it’s likely that an HVAC technician would need to enter yours when working on the projects. However, there might be exceptions. Some HVAC systems are located in garages or in areas of the house that are sectioned off. During the consultation, ask your technician if they'll need to enter your home.

When you contact local technicians, ask if they’ll perform a video call in place of a traditional consultation. Be sure to send all materials like photos and documents digitally, and comply with all relevant guidelines.

Do HVAC technicians offer remote or virtual services?

Because HVAC technicians need to be physically present to do their work, they have not conventionally offered remote or virtual services. However, with the importance of social distancing due to COVID-19, the need for remote capabilities is greater than ever. If you come across a profile that states the HVAC technician or AC professional is offering remote services, message the pro to find out what those services include.

Consult with your technician to see if the technician will be able to perform a video call consultation. You can find local technicians near you by searching online.

How many years does HVAC last?

The number of years an HVAC system lasts depend on the type and brand of components that make up your system. The lifespan of an air conditioner averages between 15 and 20 years. The life expectancy of a tankless water heater is approximately 20 years, while a storage water heater is closer to 10-15 years. Ducts may need replacing within 10-15 years. Your equipment will have a longer life if you have regular tuneups and maintenance to keep everything in good working order. If you’re having repair problems and your HVAC system is over 10 years old, it’s a good time to consider the costs and benefits of repairing vs. replacing. Energystar.gov provides the following tips to help you decide whether to repair or replace:

  • Your HVAC system needs frequent repairs and your energy bills are increasing.
  • Your cooling or heating equipment is less efficient.
  • Rooms in your home are too hot or too cold.
  • Your heat pump or air conditioner is more than 10 years old.
    • Replacing your system with an Energy Star-certified unit could save up to 20 percent on your heating and cooling bills.
  • Your furnace or boiler is more than 15 years old.
    • You may choose to replace your system with an Energy Star-certified furnace (which is 15 percent more efficient than a conventional furnace) or an Energy Star-certified boiler (which is 5 percent more efficient).
  • Your home has humidity problems.
  • Your home has excessive dust.
    • Leaky ducts can pull particles and air from attics, crawl spaces and basements and distribute them throughout your house. Sealing your ducts may be a solution.
  • Your heating or cooling system is noisy.
    • You could have an undersized duct system or a problem with the indoor coil of your cooling equipment.
  • Your score on the Home Energy Yardstick is below five.
    • That means your home energy use is above average and you're probably paying too much for your utilities.
Reviews for College Park hvac professionals
Ravi B.
Prime HVAC worked hard to find the issue with my HVAC and for it fixed by coming back at the time when the unit started failing.
Prime HVACPrime HVAC
Justin W.
Refilled HVAC system with 5 lbs of freon...
Optimal maintenance LLCOptimal maintenance LLC
David C.
Most importantly, Robert is a great guy. Secondly, he is honest, professional and very knowledgeable about HVAC systems. I highly recommend working with Robert on any HVAC repairs, upgrades or maintenance.
R&A Cooling LLCR&A Cooling LLC
Timothy P.
I needed same day service for my HVAC system and Temp Pro' HVAC was able to accommodate. They were punctual and professional. Before doing the required service, they explained the issue in great detail and the price was very fair. I would highly recommend.
Temp Pro’s HVAC LLC.Temp Pro’s HVAC LLC.
Jason P.
They did great work. Very timely and professional. HVAC system is working again A+
Southside Boiler & Mechanical ServiceSouthside Boiler & Mechanical Service
Thumbtack Customer
Great guy! Good knowledge of HVAC, on time, good pricing, prompt communication. Superb!
Jermaine Grant Electric Heating & AirJermaine Grant Electric Heating & Air
Lauren H.
My HVAC is officially back in commission thanks to Jermaine. Thank you so much!!
Jermaine Grant Electric Heating & AirJermaine Grant Electric Heating & Air
Courtenay B.
Clarence was AMAZING! He was very knowledgeable and made sure that we educated about what needed to be done. He was also affordable compared to others. I highly recommend CAL to anyone with HVAC needs. He is our company’s preferred HVAC vendor.
CAL Property CareCAL Property Care
Nicole R.
I would definitely recommend Brothers HVAC LLC. Edward was a great technician to work with.
Thumbtack Customer
Thorough, honest and dedicated! Completed new HVAC installation for my property fast and with a quality unit!
EvenFlo HVACEvenFlo HVAC
Martin B.
Donald was great! I will call him first next time we have an issue with our HVAC system!
Temp Pro’s HVAC LLC.Temp Pro’s HVAC LLC.
Michael p.
Excellent experience! Brandon is knowledgeable, friendly and very professional. Highly recommend and will use for all future hvac needs.
Mays Heating and Air ConditioningMays Heating and Air Conditioning
Drew P.
No one works harder to get the job done right than Stan. Period. So impressed. He replaced two entire HVAC systems in our home by himself and the work is impeccable. I'll be recommending him to all my friends as well as my real estate agent for any HVAC needs in the future.
Neighborhood Hero Maintenance & Repair LLCNeighborhood Hero Maintenance & Repair LLC
Divad M.
Doug is by far one of the best HVAC professionals around. He came prompt, serviced my unit quickly and did not price gouge me. He also gave me good advice on how to maintain my unit in the future and explained each step of the process. I highly recommend him for all of your HVAC needs. You will not be disappointed!
Morgan D.
I had a fairly urgent HVAC need, and A&G was quick to respond with competitive rates. They performed the repair quickly and to my satisfaction that afternoon.
Thumbtack Customer
Jermaine came out promptly and diagnosed our HVAC problem honestly and commenced with fixing the problem immediately. Very happy with his service.
Jermaine Grant Electric Heating & AirJermaine Grant Electric Heating & Air
Sunil G.
I can not recommend this company enough the technician was prompt and very thorough throughout the whole process. For sure will use Brother HVAC again!
Raven M.
Jose was great! He came out same day and fixed our HVAC issue very quickly. We will definitely be using him again.
J&J Temp ServicesJ&J Temp Services
Thumbtack Customer
Clarence is great! Prompt response, arrived on time, excellent communication and fair prices. We will be calling him again with any future HVAC needs :)
CAL Property CareCAL Property Care
Leigh M.
Was quick to address and fix my problem! Clarence's pricing is fair and he is very professional. Would definitely look to him for my HVAC needs in the future!
CAL Property CareCAL Property Care
Thumbtack Customer
Thank you Clarence for a great repair visit! Clarence was very thorough and helpful with our HVAC needs. He wore shoe covers in our home which was much appreciated. His work and prices are fair, he is also very professional and left a follow up diagnosis of the problem and what he did. Greatly appreciate him and would recommend his service to anyone needing HVAC services.
CAL Property CareCAL Property Care
Tim R.
Good work - on time - he is a problem solver - fair pricing - and pleasant to work with. I will definitely be using him again with any HVAC issues I have.
Davin CoolAirDavin CoolAir
Eboni J.
Punctual, explains things well, seems trustworthy. Quote for service was within the range I found online. I'll likely contact him for future HVAC issues.
Polar Tropic Home Services Inc.Polar Tropic Home Services Inc.
Trisha A.
Stan replaced a broken 4 Ton HVAC unit for us. He was super responsive and knowledgeable. We had a couple hiccups that were my fault and he managed to work around them and still provide excellent service. He also didn’t try to quote high like some of the other pros I talked to during this replacement. He is now my new go-to guy for all things HVAC.
Neighborhood Hero Maintenance & Repair LLCNeighborhood Hero Maintenance & Repair LLC
Andrew J.
Had issue with HVAC, came promptly even on last minute notice (Friday evening and on July 5th!), and fixed the issues (fuse, nest installation, and freon). Highly recommended.
Reliable MaintenanceReliable Maintenance
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