your home and probably the largest investment you'll ever
you need home repairs, you want to hire the best contractor
want assurance that the contractor who repairs your plumbing,
heating or cooling system is professional, trustworthy,
and courteous. And you can
have someone just like that.
how do you find a contractor who fits this description?
Sometimes it's difficult. Many "handymen"
portray themselves as professionals, but they can compromise
your safety and your home.
Choose a professional instead. We're the Plumbing-Heating-
Cooling Contractors (PHCC), the trade association for
cooling (p-h-c) contracting firms and the consumer's source
for information about the PHC industry.
aren't just "handymen." They're business owners
who employ professional mechanics and technicians. They
are guided by honesty and integrity, use the latest technology,
promote energy and water conservation, and obey all health
and safety laws.
next time you need to hire a firm to service or repair
plumbing, heating or cooling system, follow these tips:
that use the PHCC logo are official members of PHCC. They
proudly display the logo in yellow page advertising, newspaper
advertising and other communication pieces. Hire companies
that use the logo.
the PHCC for a reference. You can
contact us for further information about a particular
a lot of questions. You have the right as a consumer.
Ask the contractor for his/her license number. Then check
with your local consumer affairs department or building
commission to confirm the license and to check the records
of the contractor.
long has the contractor been in business? Does he or she
do service and repair work "on the side?" Or,
is it his or her primary business? Look
for the PHCC logo.
the p-h-c contractor have proof of liability and workmen's
compensation insurance? If not, you could be liable for
any mishaps on your property, including injury to the
|If you have
any other questions or we may be of further assistance
to you, Please Call The PHCC Office At (561) 740-1737
or E-mail us.
"Fix a Leak Week"
PHCC is promoting “Fix a Leak Week,” March 10-17, 2013. Fix a Leak Week is sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) WaterSense® program as an annual reminder to Americans to check household plumbing fixtures and irrigation systems for leaks.