FAQs

Have a question on your Besel’s services? Find the answer here.

HEATING & COOLING

What is the warranty on HVAC service?
Our warranty covers 90 days labor.  Material warranty is per manufacturer (usually 1 – 5 years).
Do I need to be present when the work is being done?
No, but we will need access to any relevant parts of the house (breakers, water shut-offs, etc.)
Can I request a non-smoker performs the work?
Yes, but we can’t guarantee it.  However, our techs never smoke at the job site.
What is the timeline for completion?
Completion depends the nature of the project and the availability of parts.  However, most jobs are completed same day.
Who is going to be on the job?
Only Besel’s employees will be on the job.  All our techs are screened for background, drug, and driving records.  Besel’s is a NATE Certified Contractor.
Are you licensed and insured?
Yes, we are licensed and insured.  A copy of either the license or insurance can be provided when requested.
Can I buy my own material for the job?
Yes, but we cannot warranty the material.
Can I self-perform any work?
Yes, but it is not recommended by us or the manufacturer.  Work performed by non-HVAC company can void warranties.
Can a friend/relative perform any work?
Yes, but it is not recommended by us or the manufacturer.  Work performed by non-HVAC company can void warranties.
Do you provide references?
Yes. Just ask.
Do you use subcontractors?
No, all Besel’s HVAC service work is performed by a Besel’s employee.
Can I get a price breakdown?
No.  We use flat-rate pricing, which gives a set price to perform a job.  This allows our techs to price jobs on-site and provides peace-of-mind for customers by knowing the price up front.
Do you have a showroom?
No.  The internet has taken over as the go-to resource for remodeling projects.  However, we’re happy to provide brochures, and online resources.
Do you offer free estimates?
Yes. Our estimates for HVAC replacement is always free.  However, if an on-site diagnosis is required then our standard diagnostic fee will be assessed.
Do you offer financing?
Yes. Our financing is provided by Wells Fargo. Our application can be found here.

HOME IMPROVEMENT

What is the warranty on remodeling projects?
Our warranty covers 1-year on labor.  Material warranty is per the manufacturer (usually 1 – 5 years).
Do I need to be present when the work is being done?
No, but we will need access to any relevant parts of the house (breakers, water shut-offs, etc.)
Can I request a non-smoker performs the work?
Yes.  Our techs never smoke at the job site anyway.
How long until the work starts?
It depends on the nature of the work, material lead time, weather, our current work load.
What is the timeline for completion?
It depends on the nature of the work, material lead time, weather, our current workload.
How long does it take to get a proposal?
Usually, we can produce a proposal in less than 48 hours.  Larger and/or more complex projects can take a little longer due to material orders.
Who is going to be on the job?
A Besel’s employee will almost always be on the job. We occasionally us subcontractors who might also be on the job.
Are you licensed and insured?
Yes, we are licensed and insured.  A copy of either the license or insurance can be provided when requested.  Note: no license is required in Leavenworth county..
Can I buy my own material for the job?
Yes, but we cannot warranty them for material defects.
Can I self-perform any work?
No.  We like to be in control of the schedule and the performance of the project.  In our experience, this can lead to delays, disagreements between Besel’s and the customer, and questionable work.
Can a friend/relative perform any work?
No.  We like to be in control of the schedule and the performance of the project.  In our experience, this can lead to delays, disagreements between Besel’s and the customer, and questionable work.
Do you provide references?
Yes. Just ask.
Do you offer free estimates?
Yes. Our estimates for remodeling projects are always free.
Do you use subcontractors?
Yes, but only when it is an out-of-house trade or our schedule demands that we use subcontractors.
Is there a supervisor on site?
A project lead will usually be available.
Can I get a price breakdown?
No, our pricing methodology is proprietary.  However, we’re happy to discuss adding/subtracting line items, material allowances, the scope of work, etc.
Do you have a showroom?
No.  The internet has taken over as the go-to resource for remodeling projects.  We like Houzz.com and Pinterest.com.
Do you offer financing?
Yes. Our financing is provided by Wells Fargo. Our application can be found here.

ROOFING

What is the warranty on roofing projects?
Our warranty covers 5-years material and labor.
Do I need to be present when the work is being done?
No, but we will need access to any relevant parts of the house (back yard, etc.)
How long until the work starts?
It depends on the nature of the work, material lead time, weather, our current work load. Generally, jobs start within a week of contract execution.
What is the timeline for completion?
One to two days.
How long does it take to get a proposal?
Usually, we can produce a proposal in less than 48 hours.
Who is going to be on the job?
A Besel’s employee will almost always be on the job. We occasionally us subcontractors who might also be on the job.
Are you licensed and insured?
Yes, we are licensed and insured. A copy of both the license or insurance is provided with the proposal.
Can I buy my own material for the job?
No.
Can I self-perform any work?
No.
Can a friend/relative perform any work?
No.
Do you provide references?
Yes. Just ask. A list of testimonials is also provided with the proposal.
Do you offer free estimates?
Yes. Our estimates for roofing projects are always free.
Do you use subcontractors?
Yes.
Is there a supervisor on site?
A project lead will usually be available.
Can I get a price breakdown?
No, our pricing methodology is proprietary. However, we’re happy to discuss with your insurance company, when needed.
Do you have a showroom?
No. However, we can provide material samples.
Do you offer financing?
Yes. Our financing is provided by Wells Fargo.