We moved into our condo about 6 months ago, then for two months, our partner and I vacillated over which heating and A/C company my associate and I were going to use.
She wanted the one that was much closer to our home, although I wanted the one that seemed to do better work.
The one closer to the condo was the less fancy of the heating and A/C companies. She said saving money wasn’t always what you wanted, when looking for an actual heating and A/C company to repair your home. I went to the paperwork my associate and I got when my associate and I bought the house. I pointed out they had been using the closer heating and A/C company, and my associate and I should continue using them. They knew the heating and A/C system. She told herself and others they could not have been doing a nice job, if you look at how several repairs they had done over the last two years, and the heating and A/C system was only 5 years old. My nice friend and I ended up calling two other heating and A/C companies and asking for a free inspection of the heating and A/C system, before making our decision. One company pointed out several issues that could be a big problem in the future. She told us that whoever had been doing the repair in the past had missed something every time. My partner raised an eyebrow, and asked if I had any further arguments on the subject? I shook our heads and walked away. My nice friend and I hired the heating and A/C company she was considering, and was also the one who pointed out the discrepancies in the repair reports and what had really been done. I finally lost the debate.