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Long Beach HVAC Consultants

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Sharony Fast Services
4.7
from 208 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 302 hires on Thumbtack
Sam S.
Verified review

I have a home in Huntington Beach that had an existing furnace and ductwork. I wanted to install AC utilizing the existing system. I consulted with several HVAC contractors and received quotes. Mina was the most knowledgeable of the group of contractors, provided the best suggestions, and also had a very competitive price. During the installation the ductwork turned out to be in poor condition. Mina replaced the ductwork and only charged me the cost of material and not the labor. For anyone who has done contracting this in unheard of. Change orders are often outrageously priced. Mina is an honest man who does good work and cares about satisfaction with the job. If you have the opportunity to use Mina I highly recommend him. The system has been installed and running for 1 month and all continues to work great. Thank you Mina.

Air Duct Professionals
4.8
from 140 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 221 hires on Thumbtack
Jade C.
Verified review

Amazing! We had James as our service tech. We had a bad smell coming from our ducting for a week. I had another HVAC company come out and quoted me $540 to replace ducting that had been ripped open by a animal. James not only clean all of our floor ducts, he cleaned our furnace, all of our floor vent covers and dryer ducting. He also went under my house (we live in a manufactured home) and took pictures of all of our ducting which was completely in tact and had no rips in it at all!!! He was very professional, super nice go my 2 year old, and was overall very nice. I would absolutely use this company again. Oh did I mention that I live in el cajon, ca and james drove all the way from lake elisnore! He was done quickly and cleaned up after himself. Will forsure use them again! Thank you James for your service!

JC Heating and AC Systems
4.7
from 85 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 100 hires on Thumbtack
Hayley D.
Verified review

Jose did such an amazing job installing our new HVAC system. He is honest and does the job quickly and at a great price. He beat out all the other estimates and was very professional. Thanks Jose!!

  • 4 years in business
  • 110 hires on Thumbtack
Matt A.
Verified review

David was great! He very thoroughly reviewed my existing HVAC package unit and traced the heating issue I was having with my Nest thermostat back to the Nest display itself. He also tested it with an existing thermostat. He also waited with me for over an hour for Nest support and gave them all the info so I could get a replacement.

Platinum
4.7
from 63 reviews
  • 88 hires on Thumbtack
Aska B.
Verified review

Fantastic to work with Joel Mayorga of Platinum Plumbing He was the first to respond to my work request. Answered every question almost immediately! I have tenants living in my home in Los Angeles & I live in Miami. I wanted someone I could feel confident with doing the work 3000 miles away. My tenants have been going without hot water due to ineffectual work by American Home Shield repairs My former TAKAGI tankless was never vented properly nor valves put on for easy maintenance. It was a 15 year old tank Joel described via this app exactly what I needed. I sent him photos so he could see the space. He offered me several options I decided to get a NEW Noritz tankless heater. He was at my leased home within 2 hours ; new heater & all necessary parts in hand! It was a big job but in a few hours; DONE! He returned the next day to make sure all was ok & water temp was holding. He even serviced my HVAC heater at no extra cost! Will I be using JOEL again?! YOU BET I will! Using him for ALL my heating & AC & plumbing needs!

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Air-O-Stat
4.9
from 51 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 89 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sid B.
Verified review

I wish all contractors were as responsive as Air-O-Stat. I had a small flood that blew out two furnaces. When I called that sent a tech out the next day and gave me a specific time for the appointment (rather than the normal some time between 12 and 5) and he was on time! They fully explained what was wrong and went to get replacement circuit boars and installed them immediately. I was a difficult issue to deal with since all the functioning parts of the furnaces had been under water but the fixed it quickly and were a delight to deal with. Will definitely use them exclusively in the future.

32 Degrees PM
4.8
from 49 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
Brian C.
Verified review

Our central AC unit went out on the hottest day of the year. Within just seven minutes of my making the request on Thumbtack (which I did in the early evening), Ziad got back to me with a quote and let me know he could be there at 9 a.m. the very next morning. I had called seven or eight HVAC companies prior to this and they all gave me a two to three week lead time. Ziad came first thing in the morning, diagnosed and fixed the issue (he installed a new compressor), and charged exactly what he said he would charge. I could not be more thankful for his promptness and professionalism.

EXCEL CONSTRUCTION LA
4.2
from 48 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 92 hires on Thumbtack
Marily D.
Verified review

We hired Excel Construction to do a complete kitchen remodeling and enlarge the existing space by expanding the walls several feet to the patio area. The new kitchen included the installation of the upper and lower cabinets, new paint, new backsplash, marble counter top, LED lighting and new dishwasher, stove and range. Eyal, the project manager and Revital (the lady that we worked with in regards to all the documents, payments and permits) from the office who did an outstanding job helping us. During the work, we clearly noticed that they were always made sure that the costs will remain the same and won’t pass the budget that was set at first and they made sure the job was done accurately. All the sub-contractors that they employed for our house (carpenters, electricians, painters etc.) were outstanding, qualified and experienced. We were very fascinated that our project Eyal was able to complete the entire kitchen few days earlier than he promised us. We were always given a personal attention by Eyal, who was very good in communication and organized and by Revital. The new kitchen looks perfect and very useful and we strongly recommend them and we will hire them again for any remodeling project we may have.

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Titan Air Conditioning Inc.
5.0
from 38 reviews
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kyle H.
Verified review

Wow, I've worked with a few HVAC companies before but this one is second to none. I hired them for routine maintenance for both of our units. One of the owners, Mark, was very responsive and reasonable over chat with Thumbtack and the phone when scheduling. Chip, one of the maintenance guys, was on time, courteous, and thorough! After a couple of hours of doing a full check up and tune up ok the system, he went over everything he looked at and called out a couple of things to take note of. No pressure to buy anything but did simply offer an annual maintenance plan that we signed up for. I wouldn't have done this if I hadn't been impressed with the whole experience.

FTS Electrical Service
4.5
from 40 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
Karina P.
Verified review

Geary and prompt work. I will hire him again.

AmTech Heating & Air
4.9
from 34 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
Joy F.
Verified review

Paul came next day and was right on time. He was extremely knowledgeable about the unit we had where other hvac technicians shyed away from the job claiming it was "too complicated". He found the problem right away and was kind enough to explain the unit to me and how it worked. It was a quick fix and now we have cold air again! I would reccomend Paul to anyone needing air conditioning repait.

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Brindicci Engineering, Inc
4.9
from 26 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
James J.
Verified review

My HVAC needed fixed since my home is in escrow, so I am on tight deadlines. After eating almost $500 going down the road with another company and still not solving my HVAC problems, I reached out to Brindicci to get a 2nd opinion on my troubles. Wow talk about “night & day” difference! This guy diagnosed more over texts than two in-home visits from the last vendor. He even tried to talk me through the issues and solve it without me spending a dime. It became painfully obvious to me what a big difference it makes to actually have someone know exactly what they are doing (not a glorified apprentice, etc). Ric was extremely communicative, punctual, and professional, as was his crew. All nice guys, and I have a brand new HVAC unit thanks to their ability to jump on the job right away. Terrific experience! I’ll be saving their info for when I need help on my new home.

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CEO of Clov-air inc
4.9
from 18 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Anoop K.
Verified review

Zack was very prompt in responding and punctual. Had very good knowledge and was very skill full, knowing my hvac is ages old. Great to work with, will recommend anybody else to hire Clov-Air.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Barbara S.
Verified review

Allan was first to respond to my request for service needs. He is WONDERFUL! He didn’t make me feel taken advantage of. Kind, thorough and looking to save me from overspending. He even made himself available for house call to assess the situation at 10pm and didn’t charge after hours pricing. Came back very next evening and repaired the A/C. Pricing was better than anyone else quoted. I will DEFINITELY use this pro again for any HVAC needs and I HIGHLY recommend.

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PE Electrical
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sara B.
Verified review

Tom was fast, efficient, friendly and made sure to explain things as we went. We're keeping his card for future issues as he does HVAC and electrical. He also had all of the tools he needed as well as a replacement for the blown up part that we didn't even know we needed available. A great experience!

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  • 3 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Malini P.
Verified review

Overall very good experience. Hector is very honest. Got a good feeling about the company and in speaking with him. Pricing very reasonable. Overall clean work. Very responsive company. We had 2 entire HVAC and furnace systems replaced. Unfortunately furnace had a technical glitch in the system within the first couple of days. As soon as they found out the problem, someone came out to fix it immediately. Now everything is running smoothly. You never know with any product, if something might go wrong or a part may be recslled...so it’s important to have a company that is very responsive and ready to fix any problems encountered. We felt that we were in good hands.

Beach Cities Mechanical
4.7
from 13 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Randall R.
Verified review

This was our first experience with Thumbtack and, first time hiring Beach Cities Mechanical. We had been using another HVAC contractor for years until we recently became dissatisfied with their work. Travis was responsive and communicative. Even though he was busy, he accommodated our schedule. He was punctual, professional, and got the job done. His pricing was also fair. And, as a bonus, he seems like a genuinely nice guy. So far, our a/c is working great, and I'm sure we'll be working with Travis and Beach Cities Mechanical again!

  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Gary S.
Verified review

When my air conditioning system stopped working, I feared that a technician would tell me that it couldn't be fixed because it was too old. But I called Laith Frangoul of Honesty Cooling & Heating and much to my delight he really was exactly what his company name touts - HONEST! He arrived very quickly, found a bad condenser, had it in his vehicle and we were up and running in minutes at a very fair price! I was so thrilled that I hired him to do some preventative maintenance. He uses top notch modern equipment and he is obviously very knowledgeable. I own a commercial building and I plan to use him when we have HVAC issues. I am thrilled to have found Honesty Cooling & Heating and I highly recommend his services. The HVAC service industry is loaded with crooks and thankfully he is the exception!

Top Pro
  • 3 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mike J.
Verified review

Great tech. Discovered the problem quickly and completed repair. Very reasonable price and great service. Ark is now my go to guy for HVAC and plumbing.

Cool Aid HVACR
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Camille L.
Verified review

CoolAid HVAC surprisingly was available the same day as requested. Very convenient. Rick was professional, friendly, and knowledgeable about HVAC systems. Very satisfied.

  • 20 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Michael T.
Verified review

Had multiple contractors come out to give us an evaluation/quote on our HVAC system. Everyone except TJ came in and started telling me what I needed without listening to what my problems and issues were with the system. TJ took the time to listen to what my issues were and recommended a couple solutions to fix. We ultimately replaced the entire system (compressor, furnace, etc) and added a new duct line and vent register. TJ rerouted the gas line to our furnace, relocated and hung the furnace in our attic, installed a smart thermostat in a new location, and more. His crew is very friendly and they all work quickly. They leave the work site cleaner than when they arrived which is so nice. Their quotes are very reasonable compared to what the other contractors were quoting. TJ even checked in the next week after everything was complete to make sure I was happy with the new system! I would highly recommend giving TJ a call for any and all of your HVAC needs.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

Who fixes furnaces?

If your furnace needs to be repaired, you’ll want to find a qualified heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) repair technician. Each state has its own licensing requirements; some require all HVAC technicians to have an HVAC license, while others only require someone operating an HVAC service and installation company with employees to hold a contractor’s license. For example, in Alabama, the Alabama Board of Heating Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Contractors regulates licensing, while in Kansas there is no state regulatory body and HVAC licensing can vary by region. For simple furnace repairs like changing out a filter, a trusted handyman can probably handle the job, but a trained professional should be hired for tasks like replacing a gas valve, installing a new inducer fan motor or other critical furnace repair jobs that involve dealing with gas leaks or other dangerous conditions. For more, check out our tips for smart hiring on Thumbtack.

How often should you get your air ducts cleaned?

How often you should clean your air ducts depends on your situation. If you or someone in the home has asthma or is acutely allergic to certain airborne materials or pollen, regular duct cleaning may be helpful. The Environmental Protection Agency doesn’t have an official position on the necessity of air duct cleaning unless the ducts have been contaminated by rodents, insects or mold, or you are aware of particles blowing out through the vents. The EPA recommends you have your air ducts cleaned on an as-needed basis. The National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA) suggests having air ducts cleaned every three to five years.

Be cautious with companies that offer “whole house air duct cleaning,” urges the NADCA. The company may be using unscrupulous tactics to upsell you once they get started. Before any work begins, always clarify in writing what the job entails and what the cost will be. To protect yourself against fraud, read customer reviews and verify that your HVAC cleaning service has applicable licenses and certifications.

What is an HVAC system?

The letters in HVAC stand for heating, ventilation and air conditioning. An HVAC system enables you to regulate your home or building’s internal temperature (thermal control) for comfortable living and working. You can bring heat levels down in the summer and up in the winter, keeping your home or office livable year-round. HVAC systems can also help with humidity levels and regulate indoor air quality in a home or office. There are many types of HVAC systems and technologies available.

Many homes have a forced-air HVAC system. Both the heating and the central air conditioning units share a ductwork system where they either push in or pull out warm or cooled air. There are also heating and cooling systems that don’t require ductwork — such as ductless mini-splits — but work on the same principles of heat exchange. The national average to hire an HVAC specialist is $2,920-$3,670, with costs varying depending on the work you need done and the equipment you are installing.

Do you need to clean your air ducts?

Air duct cleaning is done by heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) professionals. The pros use industrial-strength, truck-mounted vacuums and powerful brushes and hoses to clean inside the metal ducts that make up your forced air heating and cooling system. The Environmental Protection Agency recommends duct cleaning if there is “substantial visible mold growth inside hard surface ducts, ducts that are infested with vermin such as rodents or insects, or ducts that are clogged with excessive amounts of dust and debris and/or particles are actually released into the home from your supply registers.”

You should also have air ducts cleaned after recent water contamination or water damage to prevent mold; after renovations or remodeling to ensure debris and dust didn’t settle in the vents and ducts; if you are having problems with allergies or asthma; or when you are moving into a newly purchased home, especially if the previous owners smoked or had pets. The National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA) recommends getting your air ducts cleaned every three to five years, or every two to three years in regions where homeowners use their air conditioning and heater for many months of the year, while the EPA suggests homeowners have duct cleaning done as needed.

How many years does HVAC last?

The number of years an HVAC system lasts depend on the type and brand of components that make up your system. The lifespan of an air conditioner averages between 15 and 20 years. The life expectancy of a tankless water heater is approximately 20 years, while a storage water heater is closer to 10-15 years. Ducts may need replacing within 10-15 years. Your equipment will have a longer life if you have regular tuneups and maintenance to keep everything in good working order. If you’re having repair problems and your HVAC system is over 10 years old, it’s a good time to consider the costs and benefits of repairing vs. replacing. Energystar.gov provides the following tips to help you decide whether to repair or replace:

  • Your HVAC system needs frequent repairs and your energy bills are increasing.
  • Your cooling or heating equipment is less efficient.
  • Rooms in your home are too hot or too cold.
  • Your heat pump or air conditioner is more than 10 years old.
    • Replacing your system with an Energy Star-certified unit could save up to 20 percent on your heating and cooling bills.
  • Your furnace or boiler is more than 15 years old.
    • You may choose to replace your system with an Energy Star-certified furnace (which is 15 percent more efficient than a conventional furnace) or an Energy Star-certified boiler (which is 5 percent more efficient).
  • Your home has humidity problems.
  • Your home has excessive dust.
    • Leaky ducts can pull particles and air from attics, crawl spaces and basements and distribute them throughout your house. Sealing your ducts may be a solution.
  • Your heating or cooling system is noisy.
    • You could have an undersized duct system or a problem with the indoor coil of your cooling equipment.
  • Your score on the Home Energy Yardstick is below five.
    • That means your home energy use is above average and you're probably paying too much for your utilities.
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