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Schererville HVAC Contractors

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Premier HVAC Cooling & Heating
4.9
from 204 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 274 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tom R.
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Bob has been to my house multiple times now for different issues and is always available whenever anything comes up. The best part of working with Bob is that I know I can trust him, he doesn't try to use any kind of lingo or anything you don't understand in order to sell you on something you don't need. He's always up front and honest, unlike many HVAC contractors I have encountered in the past. I recommend Bob to everyone I know who has any HVAC needs. Highly recommended.

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Rapid Air Heating & A/C
5.0
from 135 reviews
  • 155 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nikki E.
Verified review

Sam is great! He was able to clean my dryer vent timely and he was even early to the appointment. He showed me everything he was doing. He was incredibly conscientious and cleaned up the area so well. And his price was $50 less than the other contractors I contacted. I will definitely be using him again. I highly recommend calling Sam for your vent cleaning and dryer cleaning needs.

Home Medic Handyman
4.6
from 132 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 180 hires on Thumbtack
Thara S.
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Robert responded to our request within minutes, set up a time for the very next day, arrived on time, got straight to work, clearly was well prepared, installed two Nest thermostats, even worked on wiring on the actual HVAC units, gave me an obsessively detailed worksheet with the serial numbers for the Nest associated with each HVAC system, then recommended maintenance on those units, then stuck to the honest estimate he had provided before starting the job. We couldn't be more satisfied with this professional.

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Casa heating & cooling
4.9
from 94 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 121 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jack D.
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This job installed and supported by Casa is a 3 unit mini-split ductless AC system for my 100 year old bungalow without ducts. Let me tell you something about Mike, owner of Casa Heating & Cooling. I received a bid from him as a first-time user of Thumbtack, driven by a frustration in my inability to constructively collaborate with big-box HVAC general contractors on what I was after. I immediately received a request to bid from Mike which resulted in 2 very thorough site visits to properly estimate my job and the myriad of manufacturer options available. Mike worked with me to ensure that he was quoting exactly what I was looking for in terms of capability of the system, and he configured the solution to be expandable in the future - all for the same price or maybe even less than the original big-box quote. Mike oversaw the installation himself, doing much of the heavy lifting and complex pieces of the project on his own - and was onsite during the entire process. Mike is also extremely reliable for support, much of which is a result of user-error and general dumbness on my part, but he is extremely responsive both in communication and on-site visits. Do NOT hesitate to do business with Casa - he's the real deal and provides better service and better value than the big names like Four Seasons. You won't be disappointed.

  • 4 years in business
  • 141 hires on Thumbtack
Billy D.
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First time using thumbtack and it was a great experience. Boris arrived on time and removed my old kitchen faucet and installed a new one in about one hour. He was respectful of my home, even asked if he had to remove his shoes. If I have any plumbing or HVAC projects, I'll make sure to contact him again. Thank you!

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  • 29 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mrs J.
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Comfortaire did an A+ job. My ac unit went out on one of the hottest days in July. I found Comfortaire on Thumbtack. I reached out to them and two other companies about service. I received pre-packaged automated responses from two of the companies, but the one from Comfortaire was personalized and provided different resolutions to my issue. I asked him if he could come out and he was at my house by 8 a.m. I have learned that most contractors are good at their trade and not great on the office side (emails, phone calls, etc.) which is frustrating for professionals. This has NOT been my experience with Comfortaire. Every step of the process was incredibly seamless. Ronier was extremely helpful and patient as I asked questions in an effort to better understand what he was proposing for my issue. Ronier diagnosed my issue, showed me the problem and installed a new unit by 2 p.m. The install was Professional and quality work. I will definitely call Comfortaire for all my AC/HVAC in the future.

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MC’s Service and Repair
5.0
from 74 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 79 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Roy R.
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I needed help installing legs on a couch. I had ordered a couch from Wayfair that came without predrilled holes for the leg assembly. The contractor that Wayfair referred me to kept delaying, so I turned to Doyle for assistance. Within 24 hours of first contact, the legs were installed on my couch. Doyle was very responsive, incredibly professional, and completed the fix in no time at all. He is very friendly and took the time to explain to me how I could do similar fixes myself in the future. I give him my highest possible recommendation.

TDH MECHANICAL INC.
4.9
from 59 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
Pat S.
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Service call great job , TDH Mechanical has been my contractor for 4 years and they are a excellent company!

  • 3 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
Mohammed I.
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Performed regular maintenance and cleaning of the furnace. On Time, very professional and curtius. Will recommend to any one needing HVAC work done.

Rising Construction
4.6
from 61 reviews
  • 35 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
Lotarsha R.
Verified review

Rising Construction is the best, I had some serious issues during a rehab property and they saved me from being seriously over charged. As a woman, and not really knowing all the language it's not always easy to know what I really need. They saved me from purchasing a new HVAC unit, which saved me thousands, they also told me exactly what I needed to do my plumbing, I gave them the money they brought me back the receipts, and they did an amazing job, they were even were able to pull some permits I needed. They really did it all for me. I'm not made of money and they were patient with me , They worked with my budget, and did what I could afford and the tenants been there for months no complaints. So please support hard working Good People!

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Das Flores Appliance Repair
4.9
from 56 reviews
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Robyn G.
Verified review

Really helpful and really priced reasonably. He does refrigerator and HVAC. He explained everything and even answered my questions. Really a nice guy as well. I highly recommend! I will be handing out his cards and using him for any of the repairs I may need!

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RB Temperature Service Inc.
4.9
from 35 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Keith C.
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Bobby's proposal was $500 less than the other three contractors. He installed a complete 14 Seer AC system including the condenser, coil, and line set. His work was fabulous. He cleaned up after himself. He's even coming back during the heat of the day this weekend to verify the Freon levels in the system are what they're supposed to be. Thank you

McDonald Construction
4.8
from 35 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Jen Z.
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Stayed home from work as I expected him. Calls me 30 mins to an hour before expected arrival and says he can’t come until next week. Need this to be done ASAP and now have to start all over with new contractors. Not happy primarily because I stayed home from work to accommodate his arrival.

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  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Martin P.
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It was great dealing with an honest guy like John. he was able to come out and do an estimate on short notice and give us his professional opinion and best options without up selling us. Also recommended we get a few more estimates which furthers his honesty. Our HVAC system is old so we were prepared for the worst but wanted a second opinion from a pro which I got from John.

SirChill Heating & Cooling
4.6
from 30 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
David S.
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My experience was amazing, very professional. After shopping for reasonable and professional HVAC companies, a friend of mine referred me over to SirChill. They were prompt and very informative as well as extremely affordable for the amount of work my home required, thanks to them me and my family are now comfortable in our home.

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Tonytronics
4.9
from 28 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kristen J.
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Tony was great. He took a light fixture down and put up a ceiling fan in its place, he hung a couple of paintings and removed and replaced several towel bars in one bathroom. I’d definitely hire him again.

Alexia Heating and cooling -
4.6
from 29 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Mark P.
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Luis did an amazing job and will by my heating and cooling go to. He did an great job of bleeding our lines as well as a complete repair and replace of our corroded valves. Super professional and honest. Highly recommended.

N-Case Heating and Cooling
3.8
from 28 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Susan W.
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Handled our AC repair quickly and inexpensively!

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Comfort Air
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sabina H.
Verified review

Jason provided a high level of service. We had other HVAC/Boiler vendors and all of them recommended a boiler based on the square footage of the unit as opposed to the length of the coils in the house. Jason properly measured and recommended a boiler for us that was not only right for the space, but right for the existing infrastructure. Jason was professional, very knowledgeable, punctual and did the work at a very fair price. Jason also installed a water heater for us the same day. I highly recommend Jason for boiler and water heater installations!

  • 17 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Madeleine O.
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Everyone at Premium was wonderful. Betty was eager to help and answered all our questions. She was able to schedule us promptly and didn't charge us a dime when Mike came out for what I thought would be routine maintenance and what turned out to be needing a new furnace. Mike gave me a great quote on the spot and was not pushy at all, allowing me to get other quotes and do some research before scheduling for the replacement. He went above and beyond with the install and even added some great features at no additional cost and without prompting. The job was more complicated than initially thought and Mike and his partner came back the very next day to make sure the job was complete. We are so thankful for the great job they did. This is not a fancy operation and has very little online presence- because they focus on what they do- HVAC services. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them to anyone needing HVAC work.

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Jaime Ramos Hvac
4.8
from 9 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tracy L.
Verified review

I had humidifier installation service from Jaime. I found him on Thumbtack and he was very patient answering all my questions before the project. He was exact on time for my appointment, which is very rare among all the contractors I've used. The space on the return duct is pretty tight for the humidifier. He moved an electric box and reconnect furnace flue to make space. The installation was done smoothly without any issues, and he cleaned up everything before left. I really enjoyed his service and I will definitely call him again for my future needs on my HVAC system.

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.

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.

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.

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 get central air?

Prices for central-air HVAC systems will vary. The national average to hire an HVAC specialist is $2,920-$3,670 but can run as high as $5,000 or even $12,000 depending on the capacity you need and other factors. Installing central air conditioning requires an entire system that works together to draw hot air out of your home. The system includes an outdoor unit, which houses the condenser and compressor, and the evaporator coils. If you don’t have an existing duct system, ductwork will need to be installed, which will affect labor and material costs. Leaking or damaged ducts will also need to be replaced.

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