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Richmond Heating Contractors

Browse these heating contractors with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Richmond.

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Smart HVAC Corp
4.8
from 117 reviews
  • 188 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Pavan K.
Verified review

Took time to explain the options and provided the best value for repair. Definitely recommend Bajji to my friends if they need AC/Heating repairs or installations.

H.P. Mechanical
4.8
from 105 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 137 hires on Thumbtack
Larry H.
Verified review

I received 3 bids to do a difficult job-- remove my old gas furnace and install a heat pump and air circulator in the attic of my home. Rudy Herrera of HP Mechanical, who has 16 years experience as a licensed contractor did an excellent job. He and his helper were very professional, extremely knowledgeable (I asked a lot of questions), productive and friendly. Since his overhead is lower than other companies, he could offer the best value for his hard work. Rudy did a great job within a 2 1/2 day period. He was very responsive to my texts. The heat pump works beautifully cooling the house and heating the house. HP Mechanical's Rudy Herrera is my heating/cooling/ plumbing contractor now. He'll be back to put in the downstairs heat pump.

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East Bay Heating and Air
5.0
from 100 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 141 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kelly C.
Verified review

Amazing! It had been horribly hot in my house problems with ac and I knew I was not gonna have another day off for 9 days and needed this addressed today! Put this on thumbtack and Kevin responded he could be here in 30 minutes. My what seemed to be "minor" problem. Turned into many hours later. A Call pushed back and still having to come back here to check on everything. I will use eastbay heating and air for any future needs no question!

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Maximus Plumbing & Heating
4.9
from 74 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 115 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Valerie O.
Verified review

Max is an experienced heating/plumbing professional. He readily determined the best option to replace my 34 year-old furnace. We agreed on the appropriate replacement unit and related details and the installation took place on March 6. Everything went according to plan. The new unit is working great. I recommend Max to help you if you are looking for a hard-working, experienced heating/plumbing professional that can get the job done in a reasonable amount of time, for a reasonable price,

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Gleo's Handyman Services
5.0
from 66 reviews
  • 79 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Aaron D.
Verified review

Gleo is an excellent contractor. Our water heater installation ran into some complications and he fixed all of them. Couldn't have had a better experience, high recommended!

Healthy Duct Services
4.6
from 69 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 118 hires on Thumbtack
Ron K.
Verified review

Healthy duct cleaning did great job by install new furnace and new ducts system At our home .good hvac contractor company highly recommended .

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Heavenly Service and Comfort
4.7
from 57 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kevin S.
Verified review

I was in the market for a new heating and air conditioning system. I had four companies come out, and these guys blew the competition out of the water. It was funny, I thought I wanted a more expensive system, and the gentleman who came out actually talked me out of spending more money because the return on my investment was not there. Who else does that? They say that like to treat everyone like family, and that is how I felt. The experience was a lot of fun too. The original phone call, service man, and Installers were absolutely great. I'd give them one hundred stars if I could.

AMX Plumbing
4.9
from 40 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
Cathy E.
Verified review

I didn't actually hire Max because our project changed and I didn't need him anymore so I can't talk about work quality. However, I wanted to comment on his quoting process. I had several contractors come out to make their bids and I felt that Max did an excellent job of not only listening but actually hearing what I was asking for and providing his professional suggestions (without trying to bid up the project). He provided his estimate which was exactly what we had talked about and his pricing was lower than the competition. I would contact Max again to bid for projects in the future.

  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
Erich P.
Verified review

Called these guys for a dryer issue for my home & phone conversation was professional. I asked for a quote re: heating element for my dryer model & right away they called me back & gave me a reasonable quote. My appt was for the following day & when I got home, they were already waiting. Took 2 guys to work on the dryer & was done within an hour. Great service, very professional, & reasonable price! Would definitely recommend these guys!

ACE APPLIANCE REPAIR and AC
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
John S.
Verified review

Problem involved electronics controlling heating and AC, technician diagnosed and fixed it same day for a fair price. Would hire Ace again.

  • 4 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Meghan S.
Verified review

JR and his team were FANTASTIC! We had a fully occluded dryer vent that we thought just needed cleaning - as it turns out, it had been poorly installed and completely busted! JR found a great solution to re-route the vent, and it looks great! We also had his team add in a heating system vent cleaning-- they were so thorough with our very dirty ducts!! Work was done with high quality and for a great price! Highly recommend this company!!

No Sweat Cooling and Heating
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
James S.
Verified review

Micah is one of the nicest contractor I ever met. He explained me well about what he was doing and making sure I understood before he leave.

  • 2 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Beti L.
Verified review

The service provided was beyond amazing. I'm quiet impressed with the technician's wealth of knowledge and expertise. I highly recommend A+Turbo Duct Cleaning, Heating and A.C..

  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Don D.
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Sean is competent, honest and trustworthy. He worked very hard repairing my HVAC system. Tempeture remained at the set value all day! I will most certainly call Sean for help with my cooling/ heating system.

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  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Racquel B.
Verified review

Denny was a fantastic HVAC contractor. My husband is a general contractor and we recently relocated to SF. Denny installed anentire single family home new HVAC system (we remodeled down to the studs) and was highly professional, hard working, and delivered excellent work on time. We'd highly recommend him for anyone looking for HVAC work and we will definitely use him again on future projects.

Element Home Solutions
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
George G.
Verified review

I called element home solutions and to check my attic because my house was built in 1959 and insulation is old and wanted to get it fixed or replaced. Element came to my house and gave me estimate and they were also very professional. They explained me about the work process and the day of the job they came to my house on time and they have state of the art machines to do the job. They got it done in about 7 hours. Thank you, I recommend element heating and air

Bayhill Heat & Air
4.6
from 9 reviews
  • 37 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

Great job. Owner Ricardo supervised entire project. Very happy with our new heating system.

A-1 Heating and Cooling
3.2
from 12 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Steve S.
Verified review

Professionally and well executed thru entire process. I got five estimates. A1 was upper middle, but my experience and value of their deliverables justified the price. I would definitely refer them to anyone. FYI my installers were Oscar and William ( very professional/respectful/meticulous), Sales - Jerry, & Brad (COO?). Christina on the phone was helpful as well. They have a good team. Summary of work done: Replaced 48 year old furnace in garage closet shared with water heater. Replaced old ducting. Installed new Trane XV80, 2 stg, 100K BTU, ducting, bubble wrap insulation. Took away all old stuff. $5500 (incl taxes, inspection...). I probably got some discount. All five bids ... lowest 2800$, Highest 7200$, middle were 5000-5500. Great job guys!

  • 9 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Paul G.
Verified review

Workers were on time and work done well.

G. Ts Heating and Cooling
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Monique A.
Verified review

The follow-up to initial request for replacing older thermostat was awesome! I wish all thumbtack follow-ups worked this way. The appointment was scheduled within a couple of days and finished promptly.

  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Kris J.
Verified review

What great service!! Punctual and professional. Great working with Erasmo and a great deal on the pricing. Would recommend to anyone.

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 much will it cost me to replace my furnace?

The national average for furnace replacement is between $1,800 and $2,500. The cost can range dramatically higher depending on the model of furnace you select, any repair work you require, your location and the cost of installation. Furnace installation costs can be more than the furnace itself due to the cost of doing business and the expertise needed to install the HVAC equipment. Installing a new furnace generally requires technical know-how and the proper tools and licensing. It’s best to hire a pro and budget for furnace installation rather than risk potentially unsafe DIY installation. This will ensure your home’s safety. Check to see if your HVAC contractor has the proper licensing to do the job. If you need duct repair or replacement, expect to pay more for your furnace installation costs. The price for duct repair could be an hourly rate ranging on average anywhere from $85 to $150 per hour, with additional costs for parts.

How much does it cost to have your furnace serviced?

When your furnace isn’t regularly serviced it can operate less efficiently. This increases your energy bills and also prevents your furnace from keeping your home as warm as you like. Keep your furnace properly maintained with regular service. The national average furnace service cost is between $60 and $80. Companies may offer tuneup specials that cover all the necessary testing, tightening, measuring and cleaning to keep your equipment running at top efficiency. If you have a newer system, furnace service costs may be covered by your warranty. Outside of warranty, a basic tuneup might start at $58 and a more advanced maintenance cleaning could be over $120. Here are some signs your furnace may need service:

  • The furnace has stopped functioning entirely.
  • The temperature cannot be regulated.
  • Rooms in the home are either too hot or too cold.
  • The heated air coming from the furnace smells like gas.
  • The thermostat isn’t working.
  • Strange noises are coming from the furnace.

How much will it cost me to replace my air conditioner?

If your AC system is in need of replacement, the national average air conditioner installation costs range from $2,930 to $3,670. Costs can vary greatly depending on whether you are replacing a wall or window unit or a central air system. A central air system is connected to ductwork that runs throughout your house and pumps cooled air into your various rooms via vents and registers. A central air conditioning system is far more costly than wall or window units. Selecting a central AC system that has a high seasonal energy-efficiency ratio (SEER) will likely lower both your carbon footprint and your utility bill. The type of AC system you select, where you live in the country, and the regional costs of HVAC work, duct removal and replacement, and ductwork repairs that are needed are some of the main factors that affect the cost of new air conditioner installation. Here are some examples of average costs for installing forced-air systems.

  • Install Lennox 16 SEER single-stage AC unit: $5,743
    • Removing and disposing of the old furnace, moving and reconnecting the water heater, and installing a 3.5-ton gas furnace. The job took 18 hours of labor.
  • Installation of a new 14 SEER single-range cooling system: $4,000-$6,000
  • Installation of a new 16 SEER two-range cooling system: $6,000-$8,000
  • Installation of a new 20 SEER variable capacity cooling system: $8,000-$12,000

How much does it cost to have your furnace cleaned?

To keep your furnace in good working order it’s important to have it regularly cleaned. The national average furnace cleaning cost ranges from $60 to $80, though prices can vary greatly based on where you live in the country and what your furnace maintenance includes. An HVAC company may have different rates for different levels of furnace maintenance. For example,one company may offer general furnace maintenance for $79 and advanced maintenance for $138. Another company may offer a 38-point maintenance check for $89 and a 64-point maintenance check for $178. According to Energy.gov, a standard furnace cleaning and maintenance visit can include:

  • Checking the vent connection pipe and chimney
  • Checking the physical integrity of the heat exchanger
  • Adjusting the controls to provide optimum air temperatures
  • Checking the combustion chamber for cracks
  • Testing for carbon monoxide (CO)
  • Adjusting the blower control and supply-air temperature
  • Cleaning and oiling the blower
  • Removing soot and corrosion from the furnace
  • Checking the fuel input and flame characteristics
  • Sealing the connections between the furnace and the main ducts
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