How to Sell Recurring Service Agreements and Increase Revenue for Your Home Service Business

If your home-service company is like many others, it relies on a steady stream of calls from customers in order to stay in operation. Yet if your phone stops ringing for whatever reason, your business could be at risk. But what if there was a way to put your finances on autopilot, allowing your company to weather even the worst of off-seasons? That’s the type of transformative effect recurring service agreement can have for businesses that make house calls.

If you’re unfamiliar with the term recurring service agreements, or if you’ve heard of recurring service agreements but aren’t sure how they can apply to your business, this article introduces the essentials and includes some tips to help you learn how to sell recurring service agreements to your customers.

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How Sentree Helps Your Hvac Business Grow: Contractor Q&A

How Sentree Helps Your HVAC Business Grow: Contractor Q&A

The Sentree Air Conditioning Monitoring System which provides 24/7 real-time remote monitoring of residential central air conditioning systems to track A/C health is now available and shipping.

We thought a quick Q&A with one of our contractor customers would be a great way to tell you how Sentree can help provide value to your HVAC business and your customers.

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Remote A/C Diagnostics: Better Service And Increased Revenue

Remote A/C monitoring is just one of the many ways that technology is changing how HVAC businesses manage their costs, add value to customer relationships and stay competitive. One of the newest smart sensors on the market is the Sentree A/C monitoring system from Alert Labs. With Sentree, contractors can now remotely monitor and diagnose air conditioning systems from anywhere.

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Works With Nest Series: Use Google Assistant With Nest Secure

Let’s face it: getting out the door can be hectic sometimes. Between rushing to beat the traffic, making sure you’re dressed for the weather and running through your to-do list, there’s a lot to juggle—and we could all use a little assistance streamlining our routines.

Google Nest has added a new feature to Nest Secure to do just that: the Google Assistant is available on your Nest Guard, so you can ask it questions like, “Hey Google, do I need an umbrella today?” before you set your alarm and leave the house.*

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Learn More About Our Top 3 Best Selling Nest Products

Nest products can help your customers save on energy costs, keep their families safe and stay connected to what’s important. And together, they do even more to create a thoughtful home.
In this post, we go into detail about our top 3 best selling Nest products: the Nest Learning Thermostat, Nest Protect and Nest Hello Video Doorbell.

Nest® Learning Thermostat

Saving energy is a beautiful thing. Meet the 3rd gen Nest Learning Thermostat.

The Nest® Learning Thermostat automatically adapts to lifestyle and seasonal changes. It gets to know habits, such as turning down the thermostat before bed or up first thing in the morning and starts building a schedule accordingly. The temperature can also be adjusted from a phone, so it’ll be cozy upon arrival.

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Put your Best Foot Forward with a Professional Sales Tool

You know that in the HVAC/R business, it is imperative to make a great first impression on each prospective customer to beat out the competition and close on every sale.

Yet contractors often put all their effort on closing the deal by beating out their competitors on price instead, leading to a lose-lose situation where profit is reduced, and finishing the job in the professional way customers expect is put at risk.

Consider also the effect that giving customers a paper proposal may have on your ability to close on sales.

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