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Somerville HVAC Contractors

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Fix Air
4.8
from 289 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 391 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Noel H.
Verified review

Mr Sosa submitted a quote after I had rang and submitted many enquiries to many contractors for work attaching new ducting to old ducting. I choose Mr Sosa because he said he would do the work today. Other contractors made undertakings later and I needed this work done to allow other works to proceed. During the day Mr Sosa made undertakings both by phone and the message system on this website he would do the work today. I waited until 10pm for him to arrive but he never did the work. From my experience I find the undertakings of doing timely results not being met. From my experience I would advise extreme caution when dealing with Mr Sosa.

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  • 9 years in business
  • 268 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gail S.
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We have been putting off having our gutters cleaned for years. Not only that but we didn't know a reputable contractor to perform that service. I found Thumbtack, and received 5 quotes with reviews. Stephen McKenna replied within hours with a reasonable quote and assured me that he would be able to do the job by the end of the week. I was delighted, especially because it is December and I thought it was too late. I gave him the chance to change his quote because our house is big, but he did not. He came when he said, cleaned up the area to perfection, and even emailed me before and after pictures of my gutters. Stephen McKenna does all types of home improvement work; I would hire him again and recommend him without hesitation. GS-Seekonk

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Reliable Handyman Service
5.0
from 95 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 110 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Meghan D.
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Bobby did a great job installing shower doors that my contractor did not want to touch! He was quick and professional and friendly.

  • 10 years in business
  • 132 hires on Thumbtack
Steve D.
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Was very professional and presented himself well. I had other HVAC companies out and did not take time to give the right options like Dan did. I am now waiting to meet again with Dan and confirm contract

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  • 28 years in business
  • 82 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jas H.
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Excellence job! Mark helped me picking a right water heater and picked up from the supply house. He is a trustful contractor, providing wonderful service! Resolve the problem within a day. I am very happy to work with a honest person. would highly recommend him again to any friends and families who need the service.

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Remedy cooling and heating
4.9
from 70 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 88 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mark W.
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Our heat pump broke down so we called a company out to take a look then they told me they can fix but the cost would be so high that they recommend that I should consider a new heat pump so I told them I will think about it . So I went on Thumbtack for a second opinion I got in contact with Remedy Cooling and Heating Remy came take a look at my heat pump run some diognostic told me that the heat pump need freion and one welding he told me what it would cost, how long the work would take , very upfront and honest very hard to find in these days . Remy did not charge me to come out and check on my heat pump and run diognostic on the unit very honest. All I can say from now and for the foreseeable future he is my go to HVAC contractor . Mark W

  • 1 year in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
Angela H.
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They were on time, communicative, respectful (wore booties in the house), and professional. I will definitely call them again in the future for any plumbing projects.

Currier North
4.8
from 60 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
Rebecca Y.
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Because I grew up in a stuffy house without cooling, I was always miserable in the summers. It was my childhood dream to own a house with central cooling. In 2017, we bought a house without cooling, but Currier was able to remedy that. We hired Currier to install cooling in our entire home. They also installed heating in the finished part of our basement. Starting the process, I got quotes from three contractors. Currier stood out from the other contractors for the following reasons: 1. Proposed the best solution for the house and not whatever was easiest to install 2. Clearly explained the solution. One contractor said he would put a ductless unit in a certain spot because it fit but did not consider the room layout. 3. Well priced. They weren’t the cheapest solution, but also not the most expensive. Currier was able to start the work right away. They were accommodating with our schedules. At the beginning of each week, we would tell Mark which days and partial days we could be available and Mark made the arrangements. Mark was very responsive with e-mail. The overall process took longer than expected due to unforeseen situations. There was a lot of concrete between the floors, the ceiling had tight clearances, the thermostats needed rewiring, etc. But the crew worked through the challenges. The crew was courteous and polite, and cleaned up every day before leaving. We now have cooling in what feels like one of the more humid summers in recent history. We are thankful for the Currier team for making it possible.

  • 20 years in business
  • 88 hires on Thumbtack
Veronica K.
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These guys are great! Showed up same day as requested and allowed me to observe their work on our HVAC. I've had some bad experience with another company and wanted to try to learn myself so I can be more educated with our units. Within 10 minutes, they found the problem, fixed it and even offered to come back on short notice should the issue re-surface. Pricing is a premium to other vendors on TT ($110 vs $80 hr) , but WELL worth it! Will 100% be using these guys in future for HVAC & Boiler needs.

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A&M Services, HVAC
4.9
from 48 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 72 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Wassaf F.
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Needed some help for some general HVAC maintenence and redoing where the air filter for my blower goes. Very professional, came on time. Gave me very honest advice and did the job very clean.

  • 5 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
Bianca B.
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We had an emergency involving a water leak and Oneal Plumbing & Hvac Solutions was quick to respond right away. Pascual responded to our call right away, he was very nice and easy to talk to. We ended up using a different company, only because they were located closer to us and were able to assist us with the issue right away. I was very impressed with Pascual professionalism and I will definitely reach out to him in the future for any other plumbing work.

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3 Brothers Mechanical
4.7
from 44 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ron B.
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Great Contractor . They replaced a old gas furnace with a new 98% efficient furnace. I compared them with another company that had been doing my service for 16 years. Eric & his brother did the job and they were the most detailed and competitive. They earned the business with their communication and detail of my options. They did a great Job .! I made the right decision. A 5 Star ++++ company.

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Northshore HVAC/R Services
4.9
from 39 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jon O.
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North Shore HVACR was a lifesaver, the AC was gone in two rental units. Another contractor had transportation issues getting the job done (it happens), however we were now in a heat wave the day before the 4th of July. Lewis' team came to the rescue, even on the holiday, and had both units cooling off our great tenants in no time. This level of professional dependability is a treasured asset.

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PremAir HVAC
4.8
from 32 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Josh R.
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Ronnie was excellent to work with. I highly recommend him for hvac jobs.

  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Marlene H.
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My experience with NetZero was FANTASTIC. My furnace broke and I had no heat. NetZero was recommended by a friend. I called and they came out immediately. After assessing the problem we talked about the most cost effective options. We decided to fix current furnace. They came out the next day after finding the part (furnace is more that 20 years old) and stayed until everything was working properly. The staff was very patient and professional with all my questions. Their prices are lower or in line with other companies. I am so satisfied I have signed up for their maintenance agreement and made appointment for next fall to have my old furnace replaced. You will not be sorry using NetZero for all your HVAC needs.

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Jammon comfort systems
4.9
from 23 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Pramod Y.
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The technicians were professional and most importantly had very good knowledge about the HVAC systems. They identified multiple issues with the AC and had to come back to fix it the next day due to replacement parts.

G&B Construction
4.4
from 25 reviews
  • 47 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
D. J.
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Have not had work done but was impressed with Bruno getting back to me quickly/unlike the other contractors I called

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Topknotch Hvac
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Isabella S.
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Topknotch Hvac came to my home to replace my AC unit. Mike & his team were very professional & provided me with options that fit my budget. They had the job done quickly & had my AC unit back up & running without any issues. I highly recommend him & his team to anyone who needs work done in their home.

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NuAire Hvac
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Grayson C.
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I recommend chris for anyone who has central air conditioning or any other HVAC issues . He was very thoughtful of my needs and took time to make sure that my AC system was in good shape and pointed out things that he could have charged for but he did not

DunRite Service Contractors
4.5
from 13 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Nadine P.
Verified review

If I could give more than 5 stars I would. Jake came in and pretty much saved my ac unit after it had been fried by another HVAC technician. He was at my home for hours making sure my unit was up and running and truly went above and beyond. We will definitely use him again, he is extremely knowledgable and had so many of the parts needed on hand already which saved a lot of time.

Boston Construction Group
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 25 years in business
Daniel M.
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Horror story tenant from hell. Poured cement in my sewer lines, cut EVERYTHING, town called that there was water coming out of my basement windows, 7 FEET HIGH. Town shut water and electric off. Went to Angieslist, Homeadvisor, Craigslist, 12 contractors in 4 days came. These were the only ones who came with pumps to empty basement and properly look at the damage. Hired on the spot. massive damage, they worked with my insurance company and 130k later like it never happened. Really saved my investment property. I rarely write reviews but when asked this morning, no hesitation. I hold these guys in highest regard. Many thanks

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts 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.

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 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.

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.

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