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Serving Invermere and the Columbia Valley


Serving Invermere and the Columbia Valley


Shift Air Mechanical Ltd. B.C. Blog

Why Professional AC Repair Matters

We know, compared to having a family friend or a local amateur perform repairs, professional services might seem like a luxury. We’ve even met homeowners would are surprised that anyone would call for a professional technician to repair their air conditioner. Well, little did they know that this should be the norm, and anyone who isn’t calling for professional service is likely paying for it in some form or another.

We’re not trying to scare anyone into calling us for AC repair in Columbia Valley. We just want to be honest with you. Professional AC repair can help you avoid complicated problems down the line and make your life a lot easier. It can even save you money where amateur repairs would cost more.

We can explain all of this and more. Just keep reading as we go through the details!

Avoid Compounding Problems

Compounding problems are a serious issue in the HVAC world. This term alludes to a problem that then causes more problems, becoming ever complicated until it is completely fixed by a professional technician. This can occur from amateur repairs because an amateur might not be able to pinpoint the root of the problem. They might only fix a symptom of the issue, letting it persist as it causes additional problems down the line.

Professionals like the ones on our team have been working with air conditioners for a long time. We know how to classify, diagnose, and address problems fully. This means targeting the root of the issue so that it doesn’t keep spawning multiple problems. A good way to help this issue even more is through maintenance which is also offered by our team!

Long Term Solutions

Not every amateur or family friend will be fixing your AC for the long term. An amateur especially might be incentivized to actually only fix the problem partially so they can keep making money off of you as you call them for more repairs. As many homeowners have probably already learned, short term solutions are never as profitable as long term ones.

Our professionals provide long term solutions to your AC problems. If the system is leaking refrigerant, for example, we will figure out why it started leaking refrigerant and fix that issue at its source instead of just recharging the system and letting it leak again.

Fair Prices Backed Up By Licensed and Insured Professionals

While professional service might cost more initially, it comes with a host of benefits. Licensed professionals have more experience in the field and are trained on the specific technology that’s required to fix your system. Likewise, professionals are also insured, which means you’re never liable for a screw up that happens under the supervision of a technician. An amateur or a family friend might mess up and you’re the one who is held liable for the additional costs.

Call Our Team!

We could go on but the truth is that a professional will always be better than an amateur for targeted AC repairs. Call our team to get an estimate and let us get to work as soon as possible!

Call Shift Air Mechanical B.C. today. Shift Air tests, doesn’t guess!

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