So, it is time for a new heating system. Whether you choose an electric furnace, an oil boiler or a radiator, just remember proper installation is the most important factor. Choose one that is reliable and fits into your home. A heating system is a big investment; you want to be able to count on it for many, many years. Although you can pick the system that is right for you, you cannot install it yourself. You need a licensed, trained professional. The best way to find and hire the right professional is to do some research, select a few of the best for comparison and then narrow down the choices before making a final decision.

Finding Oil Boiler Installation Contractors in the Area

  • References from general contractors
  • References from dealers in the oil boiler, radiator and heating supply business
  • References from the HVAC union or another trade union or organization
  • The yellow pages
  • Internet search focused on location
  • Ads in newspapers or television commercials

Narrow down the list by eliminating anyone who:

  • Does not answer the phone, does not return your messages, does not reply to your email messages
  • Does not provide an in home, written estimate for free
  • Does not warrant or guarantee their work
  • Tries to pressure you into buying a system that is not right for your needs
  • Avoids questions about credentials, experience, references
  • Whose references are nonexistent or extremely hard to track down

Finally, you can narrow your list down and make a final choice from those who:

  • Answer the phone or return your massages promptly
  • Provide free in home estimates in writing
  • Offer comprehensive warranties
  • Work with you to decide on the best system for you
  • Answer your questions completely and to your satisfaction
  • Show proof of licenses and certifications
  • Provide recent references you can actually call
  • Provide excellent service at a reasonable price

Your oil boiler or radiator is supposed to last you for many years, so make sure you choose one that will not let you down.