1. Mistakes Affecting Your Safety Residential HVAC, as comforting and cozy as it makes you and your family feel, involves a lot of potential “behind-the-scenes” dangers in the hands of an amateur. These include: Electric shock or fatal electrocution from touching the wrong electrical components Fire or explosion from mishandling natural gas Poisoning from inhaling carbon monoxide or gas fumes due to an improperly vented HVAC system Many of the disastrous scenarios described above can affect everyone in your home, not just the HVAC repair newbie. 2. Mistakes Affecting Equipment Efficiency Even if your repair hack somehow gets the heating or cooling up and running again, the system may not be operating at peak efficiency. Unless you’re a trained, experienced expert, it’s easy to make mistakes with essential tasks like correctly adjusting the thermostat or ensuring optimal airflow and drainage. 3. Lack of Proper Tools and Parts Don’t think you can wing it with just a screwdriver and a hammer. HVAC repair requires a range of specialized tools and replacement parts, which will need to be updated periodically as new advances in HVAC technology are made.  The cost to purchase this equipment and the necessary training to use it is […] read more