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The Difference a Professional Technician Makes

Did you ever learn how to change a tire or change the oil in your car? There are tasks like these that certain people can do themselves (with the proper information of course). But just because you know how to change the oil in the car doesn’t mean you never take your car in for professional repairs when something bigger pops up.

The same idea applies to your heater. While you may not need a professional for a filter change, you should reach out to a pro for just about any other major heating service in Fort Mohave, AZ. Much like with your car, getting service from a professional is going to cost more but also be more beneficial in the long run.

Amateurs and Professionals Are Not the Same

There is a misconception that some people have that amateurs and professionals are interchangeable. This just isn’t true though.

Even if your friend from across the street understands a good deal about your heating system, it doesn’t mean they are qualified to repair it. Your neighbor can be a good resource to check with to see if you should be concerned about a certain new noise though. Aside from this, it is best to leave most other tasks to professionals like ours.

What Sets a Professional Heating Technician Apart?

At this point, you may be wondering what exactly it is that makes professionals, well, professionals. Here are some of the key things that allow them to provide the expert services you need.

Certification and Licensure

Every one of our professional technicians is certified and licensed to do what they do. This means they have gone through the right courses, been tested, and been allowed to earn this documentation. Certification and licensure are what let you know that your technician actually knows their stuff!


Depending on your heater, you may have a system that uses electricity only or both electricity and natural gas. In either case, it can be illegal to allow anyone other than a professional to work on your system, largely because it can rapidly put your home and well-being at risk if handled incorrectly.


This one likely isn’t a surprise but it is important. A professional has hours of experience performing services on a variety of systems, both under a more experienced technician and later on by themselves. So when we say a professional knows what they are doing we really mean that!


Last but certainly not least, working with a professional keeps your heating system operating safely. There are many safety measures that your system has in place that a professional knows how to handle and help with. An amateur however runs the risk of causing a safety hazard.

When it comes to getting your heater maintained, repaired, or even replaced, it is clearly the best course of action to reach out for professional service. If you are on the hunt for an expert technician to help you out, then you can turn to our team for an assist!

Contact Air Control Home Services to schedule an appointment.

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