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You can ask any company to supply proof of general liability contractor insurance. Any company that is not going to offer evidence 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 business.

There are other methods for looking into cooling, heating and ventilation business such as: call your local Better Business Bereau (BBB), perform online searches and reviews and ask the business in concern for references. Nevertheless, all these methods fall short of extensive openness. The BBB in fact works for the companies it represents as they are only ranked if the business in question pays them a recurring charge. Online review sites hardly ever show all of the evaluations got, and post evaluations from sources that are not constantly reputable. This offers a platform for companies to post their own evaluations and individuals to hastily post reviews without the company in question's capability to professionally deal with the concern. In addition, no business would provide an unfavorable referral; just those that are incredibly positive. None of these are ideal dynamics for consumers seeking entirely objective evaluations and references. It is advised to use these approaches as an educated consumer and think about the information source for exactly what it is worth.

Among the very best ways to find a brand-new cooling, heating and ventilation contractor is by means of the "word-of-mouth" method. If the business recommended was inexpensive, expert and reputable for a buddy or family member, there is a great chance that business will do the very same for you. Good companies use the word-of-mouth method to continually offer a brand-new customer stream by keeping their clients delighted.

Other conventional techniques for discovering a brand-new a/c, heating and ventilation contractor include carrying out online searches, phone book directory sites or online directories and other advertisement mediums. Keep in mind that all of these techniques are bought and paid for by the companies in question. None of these methods should serve as a testimonial and ought to be utilized only as finding sources.

Third party suppliers such as Angie's list, Discover Regional and other online business are the latest platforms for sourcing and ranking cooling, heating and ventilating companies. Although these companies do provide a service with some merit, they are, in fact, adding expense to the consumer. Angie's List, in addition to some other online organisation directories, charge the consumer straight for their scores and business' contact info. Other third-party websites offer consumers with a/c, heating and ventilation companies and add the cost of being a middle-man to business equation. Bear in mind that none of these are "free" and that customers need to understand the expense and value of utilizing entities like these.

Multiple price quotes are advise when working with a cooling and heating specialist. There are no industry standards for rates HVAC related product or service. Similar tasks can differ countless dollars from one company to the next. A minimum of three estimates is recommended prior to the repair or replacement of any significant air conditioning and or heating unit component and before the design and installation of brand-new systems.

A 2nd opinion can be of value if the repair work or replacement is expensive. Not all specialists or business are equal or respectable. Repairing cooling and heating systems is incredibly intricate. It is not uncommon for a repair technician to be unable to isolate the problem or for an agent to recommend an unneeded purchases. Calling a competing a/c and heating company can conserve time and money and regret.

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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?
Http://Www.Historicproperties.Com/Detail.Asp?Detail_Key=Sepnc192 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? Thank You.

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.
Al

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.

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