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You can ask any business to offer proof of basic liability professional insurance. Any company that is not happy to offer proof of basic liability (GL) insurance must be avoided. A minimum standard for GL insurance is $1 million for residential work and $2 million for light commercial.
There are other methods for investigating air conditioning, heating and ventilation companies such as: call your local Better Business Bereau (BBB), carry out online searches and reviews and ask the company in question for recommendations. Nevertheless, all these approaches fall short of comprehensive transparency. The BBB really works for the business it represents as they are just ranked if the company in concern pays them a recurring fee. Online evaluation websites rarely display all of the evaluations received, and post reviews from sources that are not constantly reliable. This offers a platform for business to post their own evaluations and people to hastily post reviews without the company in question's capability to expertly deal with the concern. Furthermore, no company would offer an unfavorable referral; just those that are incredibly favorable. None of these are perfect dynamics for customers seeking entirely unbiased reviews and referrals. It is recommended to use these techniques as an informed consumer and think about the information source for what it deserves.
Among the finest ways to find a new air conditioning, heating and ventilation professional is through the "word-of-mouth" method. If the company suggested was budget friendly, expert and trusted for a pal or relative, there is a likelihood that business will do the same for you. Good companies use the word-of-mouth technique to constantly supply a brand-new consumer stream by keeping their clients delighted.
Other conventional methods for finding a brand-new air conditioning, heating and ventilation professional consist of performing online searches, telephone directory directories or online directories and other advertisement mediums. Remember that all of these techniques are bought and paid for by the business in question. None of these techniques ought to act as a testimonial and ought to be used just as finding sources.
3rd party companies such as Angie's list, Discover Local and other online business are the most recent platforms for sourcing and score cooling, heating and ventilating companies. Although these business do supply a service with some benefit, they are, in reality, adding cost to the consumer. Angie's List, as well as some other online service directory sites, charge the consumer directly for their scores and companies' contact information. Other third-party sites provide consumers with air conditioning, heating and ventilation business and include the cost of being a middle-man to business equation. Bear in mind that none of these are "complimentary" which customers need to understand the expense and worth of using entities like these.
Multiple estimates are advise when working with an air conditioning and heating professional. There are no industry standards for pricing HEATING AND COOLING related service or items. Comparable tasks can differ countless dollars from one business to the next. A minimum of three price quotes is advised prior to the repair or replacement of any significant cooling and or heating system component and prior to the design and setup of brand-new systems.
A second viewpoint can be of worth if the repair or replacement is expensive. Not all professionals or companies are equivalent or credible. Fixing cooling and heating unit is exceptionally complex. It is not unusual for a repair technician to be not able to isolate the problem or for an agent to advise an unnecessary purchases. Getting in touch with a contending cooling and heating business can save time and cash and regret.
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Start Up Costs?
I'D Like To Start An Indoor Soccer Facility Where I Live. I Sat Down With A Score Counselor And Worked On A List To Gather Information. Has Anyone Here Started One? Where Can I Gather Info. Regarding The Monthly Costs, Contruction/Maintenance Of, Other Expenses....Etc.?
For construction/maintenance costs, an architect should be able to help. Just know that you're utility expenses will be very high. The electrical costs are high due to the lighting and having to air condition a large area with high ceilings. Heating costs are high too, although not as bad due to the fact that the temperature is usually kept cooler because of the sports playing. Water and sewage bills will be high if you have locker rooms. Again, an architect that is worth anything should be able to estimate these costs for you.
Once you determine how many employees you have, how much they'll be paid, and what their benefits will be, a payroll accountant should be able to help you estimate these costs.
I have no idea what kind of revenue you would be generating, but be conservative in your estimates. Plan for a "worst case" scenario (e.g. You have fewer patrons than you thought, expenses are 20% greater than you thought). Most businesses close within the first year of operation due to poor planning. The main problem is a lack of money to get beyond the first year.
Make sure you know what you're getting into. Business ownership can be very rewarding if you succeed, but it is hard work and there are a lot of struggles. Plan for them and you will increase you chances of succeeding. Positive thinking is a must, but be realistic. Planning for "best case" scenarios will only lead to bankruptcy.
What Does It Mean A House Needs Complete Rehabilitation?
I'M Looking A Homes And Have Never Run Across Something Like This. What Would A Rough Estimate Be For Just Getting A House Like This Live-Able? What Kind Of Things Would Need To Be Done To A Home Like This? And Can I Only Move It S Or Move It Anywhere?
Unless you really want to live in a "historic" home and have the money to move and rebuild it, don't even THINK about this house. To move it will cost a fortune. Once moved it's going to have to be stabilized so it doesn't fall apart. Then you're going to have to rehab and upgrade the electrical, plumbing, heating and air conditioning, appliances, etc. If you still insist on going this route, contact both a licensed home inspector and a structural engineer and get their reports. I think the total cost is going to shock you.
How Much Is (On Average) A Disconnect Box For A Air Conditioner?
I Was Told $200, By The Repairman, But To Be Sure How Much Are They?
Does It Depend On The Brand Of The Air Conditioner?
& If That'S The Case Then I Have Rheem
Nope. It doesn't depend on the brand of the air conditioner, it depends on the brand (and quality) of the disconnect. For $200, you should be getting a top of the line spring assisted snap disconnect. I doubt VERY highly that that is what is being quoted, but if it is, it's a durn good one. What is MUCH more likely is that it's nowhere near that quality. Home Depot for example sells a UL approved air conditioning disconnect for about $12. It IS UL approved, but at the very bottom of the approval list. Just like a standard wall outlet, you can get them cheap, at less than $1 each, or you can get a much better quality one and spend the extra money. My *opinion* is that it will be money well spent. You get what you pay for.
How Do I Recharge The Air Conditioning Unit On A 1995 Mercury Sable?
I Bought This Car About Four Months Ago, And The Air Conditioning Has Been Broken Since Day One. I Bought Some Stuff To Recharge And Hopefully Fix This Problem, But I Can'T Figure Out Where To Hook It Up.
Is the system on your vehicle set up for 134A refrigerate. If not you will have to change system out to use the 134A refrigate. you can buy the kit to do this for about $65.00 at a parts store, depending on where you live. If you are set up to 134A you put the refrigerate in on the low side of the system, not the high side, the low side usually is near the canister which is called the dryer. Look for a blue plastic cap, marked with a negative sign on it, that is your low side, don't over fill the system or you will lock up your compressor. Put a can in, and then check to see if it cooling, always have your air condition on while charging the system.
I Have A 24000 Btu Air Conditioner 230/208 Volts And 20 Amps What Type Of Plug Do I Need?
Air Conditioner Brand New But It Will Not Come On What Can Be Wrong
An appliance marked 230/208 volts is probably a 60 Hz appliance intended for the USA market. In residential buildings in the USA, 230 or 208 volts is used only for larger appliances like stoves, clothes dryers, water heaters, and central air conditioners. These items are wired to a double circuit-breaker rather than the single circuit-breakers used for ordinary 120 volt plug receptacles. For a 20 amp, 230/208 volt appliance, the plug is similar to the plug used on a dryer or stove, but smaller. You need an electrician to install the required wiring and receptacle.