When contemplating HVAC purchases, you may want to consider sticking close to home. While online deals may seem enticing, you may wind up paying more in the long run. Here are some great reasons why it’s safer to buy your equipment locally:
- Warranty protection: In the event that something should go wrong with your HVAC equipment, warranty coverage can save you a lot of money. Local contractors are not likely to warranty work on equipment they didn’t sell. Buying locally may give you the protection you need with proper warranty coverage on both parts and labor.
- Overall cost savings: Online HVAC purchases may save you money up front, but may turn out to cost you more by the time you’ve paid for installation. Your local contractor will charge less for labor if he sold you the unit.
- Security: Knowing that you have purchased the right equipment for your home gives you great peace of mind. Rather than assuming that great online deal will suit your needs, go for the sure thing and buy locally.
- Knowledge that your purchase is legitimate: Buying HVAC equipment from your local contractor means that you are buying name brand equipment direct from the manufacturer. Online HVAC purchases leave many questions to be answered, such as whether or not the equipment is genuine or a knock-off , and legitimate or stolen.
- Easier resolution in the event of equipment failure: If you have issues with your HVAC purchases bought online, you may have little recourse in the event that the equipment is faulty, or defective. Buying locally assures you that your HVAC contractor will be there for you in the event that there are any problems.
If you are considering purchasing HVAC equipment, give the experts at Overland Park Heating & Cooling a call. We have served the residents of Kansas City for more than 25 years, and are a proven leader in the industry.
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