The Difference Between Licensed and Unlicensed
Hiring a commercial hvac contractor in Wilmington NC contractor to complete work on your heating and air system is no easy task. There are many companies and HVAC contractors to choose from and making a decision and choosing the very best option can be difficult. Perhaps you’re not even sure what you’re looking for? The main thing you need to search for in an HVAC contractor is that he/she is licensed. Many companies advertising their services might not be properly licensed, and choosing one without the proper license and knowledge the get the job done right could be detrimental to your home and HVAC system.
Any commercial HVAC contractors that you hire should first and foremost have a license. Without one, you are opening yourself up to responsibility and liability for anything that occurs within your home or to the worker. Not to mention you might not receive the best possible work being done in your home. In order to become licensed, the contractor will need to complete the registration and licensing process to be sure that all requirements are met. The agency that handles the licensing agreement is government based and ensures that the contractors are experienced and know how to complete any work associated with HVAC systems.
Licensed HVAC contractors should hold valid insurance. There are two main types of insurance; liability and workers compensation. Liability insurance means that any damage caused to your property or injuries as a result of the work being done would be covered by the insurance. Workers compensation insurance means that you yourself would not be responsible for assuming financial responsibility for any injuries to the workers while in your home performing the work. Without these insurances, you are at risk as a homeowner and could be held liable for injuries or damage.
If you choose an HVAC contractor who is not truly skilled, licensed, and insured, there are so many risks associated. You could be liable for any discrepancies the contractor has with building permits, injuries to the workers while in your home, or damage to your own personal property. Now that you know the basis of what to look for in an HVAC contractor, hopefully, you have the knowledge to choose one that is licensed and insured. Going through the proper channels to research the company or contractor you choose should not be a difficult task if the individual or company is registered as they should be. It should be easy to find out if the person has what they need and you can rest easy on your choice. Contact Brinson & Sons today to schedule an appointment with one of licensed and insured technicians!