AC RepairThe weather is heating up in Illinois, and it’s finally starting to feel like summer. So much so that when you went to turn on the air conditioning, you were sorely disappointed to find it not working. Now you’re sitting in a hot house, wishing you had an AC repair company you knew you could trust. CRNE’s Environmental Control is here for you in an AC emergency. However, if you prefer to do a little research before you hire someone, then we recommend this five-step approach.

1. Ask for referrals.

Your friends, family, co-workers or neighbors may have some great input on local AC companies. Ask who they would recommend (and who to avoid). 

2. Do some digging.

You can always find some information lurking around on the Internet. Check out the company’s website, and get a feel for their credentials and experience with AC repair. You can also read customer reviews and service review sites like Angie’s List. Be sure to also check whether the company has any current specials.

3. Interview three candidates.

Narrow down your options to three or so repairmen, and then give them a call. Ask any and every question you might have about their services, rates, experience, and so on. Pay attention to their answers as well as their professionalism and customer service mindset.

4. Request a quote.

Always get a written quote for service, if you can. Understand what that rate entails, whether it includes parts, labor, and so on. That way, you can compare the quotes from all candidates before making your final decision.

5. Trust your instincts.

After you’ve gathered the information you need, it’s time to make a decision. Go with your gut and choose an AC company you feel comfortable with.

In your search for someone to fix your AC, be sure to keep CRNE on your list. CRNE is your solution to all things heating and air conditioning as well as water heaters, home generators, and more. Plus, in case you need just one more reason to choose CRNE, we currently have some great service specials, such as a $50 Customer Referral Discount. To find out more, you can contact us anytime at (847) 272-3192.

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