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Alexandria Heating And Air Conditioning Specialists

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  • 18 years in business
  • 567 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Patrik S.
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I live in Baltimore county and have high regards for this company for all insulation and cleaning needs. The bottom line was that is was very good work and communication.

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EES Services, LLC
4.9
from 303 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 446 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dale H.
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They did an outstanding job on both the heating vents and dryer vent in our condo. Very thorough with great communication. Cleaned up afterwards - the place was spotless. I highly recommend them.

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M.A.C. Master
5.0
from 213 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 234 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Marc L.
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Absolute superb service! Talmas and his team are true professionals. They arrived 10 min early, identified root cause and things that may increase energy efficiency and air quality, offered feedback and general knowledge through the end. They cleaned up after themselves along with any debris. I will DEFINITELY use them again and highly recommend to others.

  • 13 years in business
  • 298 hires on Thumbtack
Bill S.
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They did an excellent job replacing the heat pump and air conditioning unit at very reasonable price

Comfort Heating & Cooling
4.5
from 130 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 250 hires on Thumbtack
Evelyn M.
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My A/C was not working and they came out as soon as possible to find out what the issue was and then they fixed it. I was very satisfied with the professionalism and customer service I was provided. I would definitely recommend this company for any services needed for heating and air conditioning.

  • 15 years in business
  • 191 hires on Thumbtack
Kathleen G.
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Leo is first rate. He came to my home and presented himself professionally and did a first rate job. This house had never had the air vent system cleaned and was built in 1969. He tackled this job head on and the difference is unbelievable. I would recommend Home Pro Air Duct Cleaning to everyone and I will definitely have him come back every six months now.

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LOGAN MECHANICAL, LLC
4.8
from 99 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 124 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Anna C.
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Logan was extremely professional in diagnosing the issue with our air conditioning, after several others had given us misinformation. Tristan ended up replacing our very old system at a very reasonable price and the crew were extremely quick and efficient at installing it. Tristan even went out of his way to make a follow up visit on Mothers Day to help us out with a faulty thermostat. We can't fault the standard of service and friendly professionalism in any way - we would certainly call on Logan / Tristan again and recommend them fully to others.

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  • 8 years in business
  • 100 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Natalie A.
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Val did an outstanding job on the my old (home built in 1952) HVAC cleaning of air ducts, coil and main lines. I have only lived in this home since January 28, 2017. Val informed me that my unit had never had an HVAC cleaning. The dust buildup and debris was atrocious. He showed me every area that he cleaned thorough out the whole process. Val was very spot-on, informative, knowledgable, helpful and most of all worked efficiently! He informed me that there is black mold growing in one part of the air duct system also and how to properly place the filters inside the slot and proper upkeep on the HVAC unit going forward. I will have to schedule another appointment for that to be done. He was kind enough to take off the old corroded, painted over white register vents and directly referred me to some one to put on new white ones. He also came back the next day, first thing in the morning to show me the proper way to set the thermostat so that the fan will not run all the time. I will definitely stay with Val's company and have the HVAC done next April as recommended by Val and refer him to any family or friends. Thank you Val for your HVAC and mold cleaning services 😊

Gomez AC Contractor
4.8
from 86 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 110 hires on Thumbtack
Donald K.
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An air conditioner at a rental unit that I own quit working. Gomez came out the next morning first thing at 8 a.m. The diagnosis was not good. Both the heat pump and the compressor needed to be completely replaced. Gomez gave me an excellent price about half of what the big air conditioner companies charge. Gomez completed the work the same day to an excellent level of satisfaction. I will surely use Gomez for any air conditioning work but I ever need to do in the future.

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  • 7 years in business
  • 103 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Brian L.
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Andrew did an excellent job disconnecting/reconnecting our air conditioning on short notice. He also serviced our system and it is running very well now.

ABBA home services
4.8
from 51 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
Mena B.
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I love everything about these guys! Neat, Clean, Efficient, Integrity, Respectful, and Reliable. They get the job done right, the first time, every time. From the very first time I called them, they were all about finding out what I wanted, and then matching it with what I needed, for a perfect match. They do work as a team, work as a finely tuned and a precision run operation, something not found very often, today. They deliver everything you need and want, with no surprises, they go out of their way to ensure that you are satisfied with their product and service. They are the only ones I need to ever call going forward for my Heating and Air Solutions- keep up the great work!!!

Ray's Heating and AC
4.4
from 51 reviews
  • 34 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
Ochu U.
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Had a great experience with Ramond. He's an expert who has a lot of knowledge and kindness. He was able to diagnose my issue with my furnace heating and cooling system not working properly and gave me a reasonable price to fix. It is fixed now and works perfect. I will use Ramond for future work as well.

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Akinfe Air
4.8
from 36 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Irvin H.
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I had a HVAC system with no cold air output. The outdoor unit was located on the roof of my condo bldg, accessible only through a small attic crawl space. Brian arrived promptly, and very quickly identified my unit, diagnosed the problem and replaced the defective part. I had cold air again within 30 minutes.

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Affordable Heating & Cooling
5.0
from 29 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Wanda M.
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our air conditioning machine stopped working, checking on thumbtack, I found Luke, within minutes he got back to me and within a few hours he was at my home taking care of the problem. I'm glad I found him, he's certainly a keeper. He's on my speed dial. Thank you thumbtack !!!!!

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  • 3 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Stephanie D.
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Very prompt response to schedule service, on a Sunday, on a holiday weekend! Was able to immediately identify the problem, had the spare part in his work vehicle, and fixed the problem fast and extremely well!!!! My son, my dog and I certainly appreciated fairtech getting our air conditioning up and running in no time !

Nexgen Home Services LLC
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Adam M.
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I highly recommend Nexgen Home Services, a company that exemplifies customer service. For me, honesty is the most important trait when selecting a company to perform any type of work at your home. Nexgen was professional, on-time, and they diagnosed my air conditioning issue and fixed it the same day. I was provided with up front and fair pricing, and the whole time I knew that my interests were considered. I will now be using Nexgen for all of my future HVAC needs, and if you are reading this, you should too.

Moses HVAC
4.2
from 24 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Tiberiu T.
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The technician did a great job cleaning the ducts and furnace fan. The air quality improved immediately.

Nice Heating and Air
4.5
from 18 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Warren H.
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I needed a mini split AC and heating unit in my four season, all glass, sunroom. The company responded to my Thumbtack post within minutes, provided an estimate within two days, and installed a quality product with five days. I am totaltally satisfied with the level of service provided by Nice and I look forward to using their service plan to maintain my entire central air and hot water systems.

Millie's HVAC
3.6
from 20 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Lorraine J.
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Professional guys and fixed the problem with my air conditioner. I will definitely hire this company again and highly recommended it.

  • 3 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Tom A.
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These guys did a great job servicing our boiler. They identified a leak issue that probably saved us a lot of money by getting it fixed.

  • 40 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Rajeev S.
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Kenny was honest from the get-go, knowledgeable about HVAC systems and knew what he was doing. He gave a fair assessment of the problem and what my options were to resolve the issues.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts 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.

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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