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When to Call a Professional HVAC Company

AC-technician-workingThere are a lot of capable homeowners out there. We understand this. We also understand that such homeowners, as well as those that are not really that capable, like to take things into their own hands when it comes to different projects around their homes. The difference between a capable homeowner and a responsible homeowner is that a responsible one will understand when the service in question is beyond his or her capability. Certain jobs call for a pro.

This is almost always the case when it comes to heating and air conditioning services. Are you unsure of when you should get in touch with your professional HVAC company in Columbia, MD (ahem, us, ahem)? If so,  then this is the post for you. We respect your drive and DIY ethos, but that does not change the fact that our professional, experienced technicians are the ones that should be handling your HVAC services for you! 

You Need New Equipment Installed

Most homeowners would not dream of installing an entire whole-house heating or air conditioning system on their own. For some reason, however, when the time comes for replacing equipment, they sometimes think that the job is not as complicated. This could not be further from the truth, and it gets a lot of homeowners into trouble.

The fact that there is some equipment remaining, such as an air handler or ductwork, does not mean that you can swap out other parts on your own. Even when replacing existing equipment, the new equipment must be sized appropriately and you need to be certain of its compatibility. And don’t even get us going on DIY attempts to handle gas line connections! That is a job that only professionals can take on, as is mandated by local codes!

You Need Repairs

Well, I found this video on the internet and—


Trust us, we have seen it all before. A job that seemed so simple when the tutorial was viewed, only to go horribly awry when the tips were put into practice. If you’re serious about getting your system repaired, you are not going to want it damaged further in the process. From diagnosing the problem to resolving it entirely, our technicians are the ones that you can count on to do the job properly. Contact us today if your heater or air conditioning system does not seem to be functioning the way that it should.

It’s Time for a Tune-Up

What you can do: change the air filter, keep the outdoor unit free of debris—and that is pretty much it.

What we can do: literally everything else. The HVAC tune-up is a misunderstood service. Some people quite mistakenly believe that it is not that big of a priority. Others believe that they can do the job themselves. Both beliefs are incorrect.

If you’re after the most reliable and efficient performance that your AC has to offer, the professional HVAC maintenance is definitely the way to go.

Schedule your HVAC services with MBS Mechanical, Inc.

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