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San Rafael Heating Contractors

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

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Smart HVAC Corp
4.8
from 119 reviews
  • 190 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 111 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 143 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 102 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 145 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Shelby G.
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This is the first time in my life that I have taken the time to write a review on any contractor I have hired. That's because, although most have been pretty good, I have not found any to be so extraordinary that I have been motivated to take more time from my schedule to review their work. Until Kevin! I am so gratified that the information on his company, Eastbay Heating and Air, was provided to me in response to my request. I had a heating problem associated with my "top of the line" Carrier Infinity furnace and had been told by another contractor that "in all his years of experience", he had never seen this problem. He then went on to advise me the furnace would need to be replaced at a cost of $6,000 (which he later reduced to $4800 because we are repeat customers). I spoke with Kevin on the telephone that evening and he essentially recognized and diagnosed the problem based upon my recitation of what I was told and observed. He came to our home the next morning at 7:00 am and by 7:45 am, we had heat again!!!! Although he had other customers he needed to get to on time (having fit me in--- and during commute hours, no less), he took the time to educate me on our system, explained how the unique zones behave, the significance of the sounds emanating from the ducts that we had been wondering about, and the maintenance requirements. The bill for all of this? $189.00!!!! Need I say more?

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Maximus Plumbing & Heating
4.8
from 77 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 117 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Justin V.
Verified review

Working with Maximus Plumbing & Heating was a pleasure, mostly because he was (1) extremely honest and (2) very capable. I was extremely impressed with his professionalism, and recommend him highly.

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Gleo's Handyman Services
5.0
from 69 reviews
  • 82 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 71 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 119 hires on Thumbtack
Mike J.
Verified review

I live in San Jose we just got new home and we look in the Bay Area for Hvac contractor to install new system for us . We got five estimates from different company and we chose healthy duct cleaning . The give us great price save us a lot of money they did great job what I like the most is they honesty they stick to their word and they perform excellent service !!! Thanks guys

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Heavenly Service and Comfort
4.7
from 63 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 74 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 41 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 57 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.

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

  • 16 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.

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.

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.

  • 14 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Lewis H.
Verified review

We called empire about a furnace that wasn't working and they came out to look at it the same day. They determined the furnace needed a new gas control valve and brought one out the next day, during the process of installing the gas control valve they found a wire that was overheating due to a faulty blower and arranged to have a new furnace installed on the same day. The work was very professionally done and we are very happy with our new furnace.

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

Workers were on time and work done well.

  • 25 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Nick P.
Verified review

Jared was on time and made sure the work was completed as promised. In addition - the system he suggested has worked out great and our heating bill has dropped significantly.

  • 17 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Diana G.
Verified review

I Had my attic cleaned, rodent proofed and insulated. They came in very profesional people, they laid down plastic to protect my carpet and cleaned up after themselves. Showed me pictures of the work they did, so I can approve without crawling around. They installed R-38 insulation which looks amazing! They actually Did a great job, I’m very satisfied by the fact that I had other 2 companies coming for estimates and I have to say that Attic Renew 360 gave me the best price and they were very respectful of my property.

  • 42 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Kip B.
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Steve was a cool guy , just the man for the job,on time,fast and professional

  • 30 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Liz W.
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Mark Miller and his team were great to work with. Thorough, concise and prompt. We would definitely recommend them to our friends and family.

About

Description: From annoying dripping faucets to emergency pipe and boiler repairs, De Jager & Reilly Plumbing & Heating Inc. in San Francisco, CA, is your go-to heating and plumbing contractor. Our certified and licensed plumbers have the training and the tools to handle the job, residential or commercial. Some of our specialties include the following: * New Plumbing Installation * Piping and Re-piping * Heating Unit Installation * Water Heater Installation * Duct Work * Boiler Installation and more Call us today! Our products include the following: * Boilers * Water Heaters * Sprinkler Systems * Pipes * Radiant Heating * Ducts We service all major brands. We offer the following services: * New Construction Plumbing Installation * Piping and Repiping * Heating Unit Installation and Repair * Water Heater Installation and Replacement * Duct Services * Boiler Installation * Heating Unit Maintenance * Washing Machine Installation * Sprinkler System Installation * Drains * Electronic Leak Detection * Estimates * Water Line Inspections * Radiant Heater Installation * Dishwasher Installation and Repair Our specialties include the following: * Heat * Bathrooms * Broken Pipes * Garbage Disposals * Kitchens * Leaks * No Hot Water * Sinks and Faucets * Toilets * Washers and Dryers * Water Pressure Problems

NWP Heating and Air

New To Thumbtack

  • 40 years in business
About

We focus all our services on meeting our customers needs ,we follow a work ethic that puts the customer first allowing us to provide custom tailored service. We do not up sale whatever the customer wants or we feel that they need to give them the most out of there heating and air conditioning system is what we offer every time. We service the entire Bay area and can always provide service either the same day or the following business day ,weekends are a little tough being that customers schedule those days ahead of time. The work we do at Nwp has always been a reflection on how we would want to be treated if we were the customer. We want to give people optimum service for a good price and great work . We give up front pricing no hidden fees , we always make sure the customer knows exactly what work will be performed before anything is done.

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 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

How much does it cost to replace a gas furnace?

The cost to replace your gas furnace will vary based on the type and size of furnace you select, labor and installation costs, and any repairs your HVAC system may need. Nationally, average HVAC prices for a heating specialist range between $1,800 and $2,500. It’s important to select the right size gas furnace for your heating needs. A furnace that’s too small won’t heat your house properly, while a furnace that’s too large will run inefficiently, cycling on and off and likely breaking down sooner. HVAC specialists calculate your exact heat needs by measuring your home and incorporating variables such as the regional climate and your home’s level of insulation. Retail pricing for gas furnaces can range from $650 up to $3,000 and more. The higher the AFUE (annual fuel utilization efficiency) rating of the furnace, the more efficient it is at turning fuel into heat and the lower your carbon footprint and utility bill will be. HVAC installation costs are often based on an hourly rate and can range from under $50 to over $100 per hour, depending on the company and the furnace being installed. Higher-end furnaces cost more to install because they require added labor and expertise. For a typical installation, it might take two HVAC installation pros one day or less to remove your old furnace and replace it with a new one.

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.
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