Furnace failure during Buffalo’s freezing winters can be a health-threatening emergency. Keeping your home’s heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems maintained can prevent losing heat in the winter and keep the air in your home free of pollutants. Our partners at ConsumerAffairs researched the best HVAC repair in Buffalo to keep your systems in peak condition.
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Sunbeam Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning
Open 24 hours
6020 N. Bailey Ave., Ste. 5
Buffalo, NY 14226
Service Pro Heating & Cooling
M-Sun: 8am - 10pm
125 St. Amelia Dr.
Tonawanda, NY 14150
O'Donnell Heating & Air Conditioning
Open 24 hours
2032 Eggert Rd.
Buffalo, NY 14226
T-Mark Plumbing & Heating
Open 24 hours
2788 Elmwood Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14217
Vantage Heating & Cooling
Sun-F: 7am - 9:30pm
72 Maryknoll Dr.
Lackawanna, NY 14218
Getting HVAC and air conditioning services in Buffalo
Your HVAC system is one of the most essential systems in your home but is often taken for granted until it fails. Keeping your HVAC system in working order makes your home more energy efficient, keeps the air in your home clean during allergy season and ensures you have heat during Buffalo’s cold winters.
Since a home’s HVAC system includes so many vital components, potential problems are varied. Common HVAC services needed in Buffalo are:
Repairing or replacing the thermostat
Unclogging air conditioning drains
Cleaning air ducts and furnaces
Replacing air filters
HVAC issues in Buffalo change with the temperature. In the summer, residents face air conditioning failures and poor airflow problems. As winter approaches, residents need their furnaces cleaned or replaced.
Exhaust, dirt and pollen affect the breathing quality of air in your home in any season. Although Buffalo is one of the cleanest counties for short-term particle pollution, pollen and other allergens still cause problems. Poor air filtration lets irritants in the outdoor air enter the home, which creates health issues for those with asthma or allergies. Buffalo also has high humidity in the summer, which can create mold problems.
HVAC services help alleviate these issues by improving the indoor air quality. Cleaning your HVAC ducts or using a sealant can eliminate harmful buildup and reduce dust. Changing filters can eliminate outside contaminants as they enter as well.
HVAC repair costs vary based on the issue and the type of furnace or air conditioner. Average prices for some common problems are listed below.
Average cost of HVAC repair in Buffalo
Type of repair
Forced air furnace installation
$1,782 – $2,119
$110 – $900
Air conditioner replacement
$1,800 – $6,000
Air conditioner repairs
Up to $1,000
$195 – $400
Buffalo residents can save money by switching to more energy-efficient equipment. National Grid offers rebates or savings up to $1,500 for Buffalo residents who participate in energy-saving programs. Other rebating or savings programs are available from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority.
There are a few things to look for when comparing HVAC repair companies, including:
Trained and licensed technicians
Whether the company is insured
Specials and discounts
Warranties on work and products
24/7 emergency service
New York’s Department of State maintains a website that allows Buffalo residents to look up or verify licensing information on HVAC repair companies.
Zenner & Ritter Heating & Cooling
Zenner & Ritter Heating & Cooling offers 24/7 service for emergency repairs. The company also installs zoned comfort control systems to make homes more energy efficient and has a wide variety of indoor air quality products. Buffalo customers say they are satisfied with their experience with the company and the professionalism of the technicians.
Isaac Heating & Air Conditioning
Isaac Heating & Air Conditioning conducts free home energy audits and employs North American Technician Excellence-certified technicians. The company offers a variety of HVAC service plans to keep your system in top working conditions. Customers in Buffalo say the company provides quick, efficient and polite service.
Central Heating & Cooling
Central Heating and Cooling is Energy Star-certified and helps customers save on their utility bills. The company offers coupons on its website and has 24/7 emergency services. Customers in Buffalo say they are pleased with Central Heating & Cooling’s work and describe their experiences as outstanding.
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