When you are in need of air conditioning repair in Mount Pleasant, it is important to remember that several factors will influence the cost. For simple repairs that do not require the replacement of a major component, you will pay for the service call and possibly a little more. Major repairs that require new parts and a few hours to manage will cost more. Wood Air Conditioning & Plumbing, Inc. can evaluate the issue with the system and provide an estimate of the cost, based on the relevant factors.
Scheduling a Service Call
When you request a service call, it is helpful to provide basic information about the type of heating ventilation and air conditioning system you own. This includes the make and model of the system and the approximate age of the equipment. You will also want to provide a few basic details about what is happening with the system. While that data does not make it possible to provide a diagnosis, it will help the technician to be thinking about what could be causing the problem. This in turn helps to expedite the process of finding the origin and determining what type of air conditioning repair is needed.
Depending on your description of what is happening with the system, you may be advised to shut it down until the technician arrives. This is to ensure that the underlying problem does not create additional stress on the rest of the system and possibly increase the cost of the air conditioning repair.
During the Service Call
Once the Mount Pleasant service technician arrives at your home, provide a more complete description of what the system is doing. This includes describing any unusual sounds that the system made as well as any problems with the temperature of the air coming through the ducts. Keep in mind the technician will likely have some questions. Provide answers to the best of your ability. Every bit of information you can supply will help the technician identify what needs to be checked.
As the technician examines the system, make sure you remain within hearing range. Depending on what he or she finds, the technician may have another question or want to show you what is causing the operational issue.
Getting the Estimate
Once the technician identifies what is causing the problem, he or she will talk with you about ways to make the air conditioning repair. This will include identifying any parts that need to be replaced. As part of the process, you will receive an estimate. That estimate will account for the cost of all parts needed for the repair plus the labor costs involved. The technician will also provide an estimated amount of time it will take to secure the parts and make the necessary repairs. From there, you have the option to authorize the work or to wait until you get a couple of other estimates for comparison.
Depending on the amount of the estimate, you may want to verify the payment methods that are accepted. Wood Air Conditioning & Plumbing, Inc. accepts several different methods, making it easy for clients to pay for the air conditioning repair.