Boone HVAC Contractors

in Boone, NC

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Carol M.
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and his colleague were wonderful and did a great job. Deciding who should replace my furnace and air conditioner was a big, stressful, and expensive decision." I obtained quotes from two other companies and didn't feel good about either. I emailed
through Angie's List and he got back to me the next day. I'm glad I kept looking for a contractor that I could trust. I've had my new air conditioner and furnace for over two months and both work great. This month, when the weather got cold, I didn't have to cross my fingers and say a prayer when I turn on the heat. I highly recommend using
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Anthony C.
"Very thorough and was willing to answer any questions I had. Offered advice on how to best maintain and frequency for filter changes. Thorough and efficient.
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Jody B.
"The Reliable service man showed up ahead of the scheduled time. He was very professional and very friendly. He assessed the problem and completed the job promptly. I was very pleased" with his work. My main issue is with the cost of the repairs, which totaled $498. First, Reliable charges a $90 service charge. They do not credit this charge to the total bill if you have them perform services. Secondly, to replace two short lengths of PVC pipe it cost just over $400. I was surprised by this cost relative to about 20 minutes of actual labor. I was expecting it would be about $200-$250. For this reason alone, I would be hesitant to use Reliable's plumbing services again. Next time, I'll try to look for a plumber who at least credits the service charge if I pay for actual services, and I'll ask for examples of costs from similar, previous jobs so I'm not as surprised.

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The furnaces are both good. They come with the same warranty. More importantly it is the installation process that is most important. Both of these furnaces need to be setup properly as they both tend to be particular if installed incorrectly.

I will say that I am a York Certified comfort Expert. I have in the past been a Trane Dealer. I used to dislike York, but since Johnson Controls bought them, they have improved drastically. Since Ingersollrand bought Trane they have improved slightly, but I am not impressed.

The differences in both are as follows (these are both top of the line form theier manufacturers):

The Trane has a 95% Efficiency The York is 98% efficient.

The Trane has 2 stages of heating the York has 100 stages of heating.

Both systems have variable speed motors with different modes, Trane has Comfort R and York has ClimaTrak, both pretty much the same.  Setup of the dipswitches/jumpers are the most importnant and vary by system size and your climate.

The Trane has an external trap and is either upflow or downflow. The York is 4 way compatible with an internal trap.

The Trane has a nicer furnace cabinet, but most of the time the furnace is hidden and is irelevant.

Some Trane units are made in Monterey, Mexico. All York units are Made in Witchita, Kansas or Norman , Oklahoma. (some interanl components are made overseas in both units, but all Yorks are assembled in USA).

Depending on your installation companies relationship, then the support they get from the manufacturer differs. I have found that if you buy alot of Trane you get good service, if you do not, then service is not that great. The same may be said about York, but so far I have great support from York. York will work with the smaller companies more than Trane will (my opinion).  Again, I have sold, installed and repaired from both manufacturers so I have knowledge in both. I also used to dislike York. If you are in the trade, I invite you to look at the new York line of systems. You will may be impressed.

 

I think both products offer the best furnaces available, compared to other brands.  Depending on who installs it is most important as well as their relationship with the manufacturers.  Both good products.  I hope that helps.

 

Justin

A NATE Certified Mechanical Contractor.

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No one can tell you what another contractor will charge. There is no one set price for heating and air-conditioning equipment installation. One of the major factors that affect your price is its size. No one can tell you what size equipment you’ll need without doing a load analysis on the home. That calculation essentially determines the insulation value of the home, i.e... What is the heat gain of the home, what are some other prevailing factors like room equipment, solar gain, or natural shading? You can compare prices between contractors to gauge what your cost would be between contractors, but this is a little tricky to do. Let me explain a little more. Let's say you get an installation quote of $5050.00 from contractor “A” who employs three technicians and operates two trucks. He also runs his operation from home. Contractor “B” charges $6200.00 to do the same job but has 10 employees and 5 trucks. He works out of a rental unit and offers his people a little bit better of a benefit package to recruit highly motivated workers. Everything else being equal (equipment size, SEER rating, furnace efficiency, brand name and additional material—other things that affect the price), is either one of these contractors defrauding you? No, their overhead is different. All these things play into a company’s labor rate. Just be aware of your expectations when it comes to performing any kind work in your home. If you want to pay an extremely low-inexpensive price below the average installation cost in your area then you are highly likely to get the quality of work that comes with that cost. Remember cheaper is not better!

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Yes Jupiter. It depends on the severity of the situation, is the mold encapsulated in the insulation. If yes, than replace [insulation] it with new. Is it on the casing of the heater? If yes, clean it with a mold neutralizing metal cleaner. It's not a matter of finding something or someone to clean or address the existing mold. It's a matter of finding a contractor to rectify what is causing the mold grow. It's coming from excessive moisture in the air-handler unit. I can say with 100% surety you’re dealing with poor airflow and/or incorrect equipment sizing! Either issue will cause excessive icing of the evaporator coil, which leads to excessive condensate water in the system. The condensate will eventually overflow the drain pan leaving stagnant water in the air-handler housing, which leads to mold growth. I would not let any contractor do any kind of temporary repair, add any device like a UV light or air-cleaning product until the aforementioned is corrected. I talk a lot about this in my videos and on my website. It is the result of improper system design from unqualified contractors. There is a reason why some guys cost more than others, and this is one reason why!




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The only thing of importance, is the hvac professional you choose to use. Alot of manufacturer's pieces are built relatively the same, and will last about the same amount of time. The thing that matters most is what you can not compare between companies, and that is the installation. Purchasing a system is not like purchasing a car, where no matter where you buy it, they are all the same. Each installation is different, and usually what you are paying for is the level of expertise, and quality of the installation, the company who will actual give you the warranty, and the comfort that you will receive. Manufacturers warranties disappear every day. They always have a loophole where they can get out of paying, but your local dealer wants to keep you happy for future work, and to protect his reputation in the communiy. Look up 4 year old Nordyne and Goodman warranty problems. Choose the HVAC professional first. It will cost you the least in the long run. I have had to totally redo plenty of installations that were just performed because of an uncomfortable customer, and a system that keeps breaking down. The equipment is only as good as it's installation, and over 70% are not installed correctly.
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I think maybe you are confusing SEER, which is an efficiency-related rating (higher SEER means more effective use of the electric power used to compress the gas), and TONS rating, which is a measure of the total cooling power of the system. (Tons used to mean how many tons per hour of ice was used in evaporative cooling building systems - a Refrigeration or Cooling Ton equals 12,000 Btu/Hour of energy exchange. A BTU, which is another antique measure but still used, is the energy needed to change the temperature of a pound of water one degree fahrenheit. Unfortunately, because of varying humidity and evaporation, this is not readily related to house air heating or cooling without a lot of assumptions and some computations. Relating this to today's world - the Manuals BayAreaAc referred to account for all these energy conversions and determine an estimated cooling (or heating) requirement for your specific house. The type of construction, solar exposure, general climatic conditions such as average temperatures, humidity, and hottest and coldest normal ambient temperatures and desired inside temperture are all taken into account in the more sophisticated versions of the analysis, so there is no "standard", though a rough old rule of thumb was about 1 ton of cooling per 500SF of house. Obviously, this was a WAG only because it did not account for insulation, type of roofing, whether you live in Alaska or Miami, etc. The ACCA manuals do a very simplified form of evaluation to arrive at a "design", which generally will be adequate. OF course, highly precise calculations are not really needed because A/C units generally come in even ton ratings - so if you are at say 2.6 ton requirement you will be getting a 3-ton unit anyway. SEER ratings are not a direct measure of efficiency, but the relative difference between ratings gives you good idea of the unit's relative efficency in using electricity - so a 16 SEER should be about 19% more efficient (so roughly comparable lower electricity bill) than a comparably sized 13 SEER unit. 13 SEER is the lowest efficiency currently allowed to be built for general use, 19 SEER is about the highest efficiency made by pretty much all manufacturers, and about 25 SEER is the highest rated though very pricey shelf-item units, though special construction custom units can reach about 30 SEER. Note however, like any government sponsored rating, much of it is hooey when you get down to it - for instance, SEER ratings are figured based on 80 degree inside air temp and 82 degrees outside, when that is far from the normal case of mid to low seventies inside and high eighties or above outdoors. This makes the absolute SEER rating meaningless, but relative numbers still have meaning in comparing units. Note these efficiency ratings are for conventional air conditoners and heat pumps working in ambient air conditions. Ground sourced Geothermal or lake/river exchange cooling units, though initially more expensive in most cases, can greatly exceed the air-exchange unit efficiencies because they are exchanging heat with cold natural water rather than with a high-temperature outside air, and instead of continually compressing a gas are just circulating cold water. I worked on one geothermal cooling project which had almost infinite efficiency, which of course makes no sense - but the only power was for sensors and a control valve as the water flow was single-pass under gravity flow, so no power was used to circulate the water.
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YOU.
You bought the home after an inspection that told you there were issues?
Every state has different laws regarding home purchases, contact your real estate agent to find out what remedies may apply.
THIS IS EXACTLY why you hire QUALIFIED and LICENSED contractors.

Doug
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Hvac reviews in Boone

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I called the office to make an appointment with the electrician to get an estimate and approximate date of installation for the work to be performed. The electrician was not in but I left a message and he called me back by the end of the work day.
We arranged to meet on the property at 9:00am. He showed up 15 minutes early! Already a positive sign. He told me what he could do. Gave me a couple of options and a ballpark figure. I told him to go ahead with the work. He told me when he would get the permit and when he would have the work performed.
I came up to the property the next week and the work was complete and the county inspector was there performing the required inspections.
- Robert W.
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Initially there was a communication issue. I didn't think it was so bad as to take of any "good grades" but they swore we chose an installation date prior to our call to give the go ahead to do the work. We didn't, because we hadn't yet decided to have the work done. But no one believed us, so that was kind of.....unusual. We got past that though and they came out and did the work. Everything went well and they did exactly what they said they'd do. The inspection passed with no issues and the inspector even mentioned that they always do good work. You don't get to hear that very often, so we felt pretty good about our choice after that comment. Although I hope I'm not jinxing our furnace or a/c to break prematurely, I'd say that when we do need that type of work - we will call them for certain.
- Mark D.
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I first called
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& Air Conditioning in 2009 to assess my system. This was the first company I contacted and I think I lucked up when I did. The owner of the company came by, told me the situation, what needed to be repaired, and fixed it. Did not try to sell me a new system. Did not try to tell me what “I need”. Told me the problem, and we both went to the repair parts store so I could purchase the part, and he installed it. Problem solved. 2012, I called
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again to replace my upstairs unit (because I knew it needed to be replaced). He shopped around and told me the best price for the unit I would need.
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also extended service that would not normally be given to a customer and I thanked him. I have been in this area for many years and he is one of VERY FEW contractors I trust to call and would recommend his company to anyone.
- DAVID L.
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Can't say enough on what a great job they did for us.
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Groom, who was the first to meet with us and designed the replacement system, was incredibly professional, competent, and responsive.
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is luck to have such a great employee. The install team, lead by
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, were right on time, prepared, and very efficient and careful of our interior walls, floors, etc. They left the job site impeccable. The follow-through after the job was equally impressive. We had a minor glitch in the system operation and when I called
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, he was at our house right away, carefully troubleshooted the system, and was able to pin-point and resolve the issue. The system has operated perfectly since. They also coordinated the appointment with the city building inspector and made numerous follow-ups to make sure we were satisfied with the system. Bottom-line - These guys far exceeded my expectations and I would highly recommend them to anyone who values quality products, competent technicians, and a company dedicated to excellent customer service! Such a rare find these days!
- KEITH C.
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GREAT. We'd had another company out in Sept. to fix the a/c and they told us we needed a new one. I didn't believe it, so I called Absolute to check it out. Within 15 min. of being there, service man informed me that when a new
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Smart Thermostat was installed by the other company in the spring of 2014, they neglected to wire for the two stages of cooling for our two stage system. He quickly fixed that, then, following my directions, turned on the water to the swamp coolers, turned them on, and inspected them to make sure they were working properly--no leaks, actually cooling the house, etc.. Everything works great now.
- Kathleen A.
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was fantastic and I'd highly recommend them to anyone. Their quote was by far better than the bigger players listed on Angie's list and didn't try to sell me anything I didn't need, in fact they tried to talk me out of one addition which I wanted. They exceeded my expectations in terms of quality and even did a few "extras" for me for free.
Occasionally they were a tiny bit slow getting back to me initially but this was because they were providing thoughtful answers to questions.

- Tobin G.
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Bill came out and performed the PM. This is the first house I've owned that has central air as well as multiple zones. He spent the time to explain how the systems work and showed my where all of the filters on the systems are. Great experience and definitely recommend them. Will have them back in the spring to make sure my a\c systems are functioning properly.
- Terry C.

All HVAC Contractors in Boone, NC

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A J'S Tire & Auto

359 E King St
Boone

AB Robinson Heating & Air LLC

301 Randy Yancey Lane
Henderson

ADVANCE REPAIR SVC

652 WILSON LN
Boone

Air Pros Heating and Cooling

303 Church St E
Elm City

AIR QUALITY CONCEPTS

309 Foxbury Dr
Garner

AIRFLOW HEATING & COOLING INC

467 RAINBOW TRL
Boone

Aldridge Enterprises

368-3 Hwy 105 Business
Boone

Allen's Auto Service

525 Julian R Allsbrook Hwy
Roanoke Rapids

American Home Shield

889 Ridge Lake Blvd

AppliancePartsPros.com

16501 Ventura Blvd Ste 500

B E VAUGHAN & SON INC

608 OLD THOMASVILLE RD
High Point

Blue Ridge Air

310 Beaver Creek School Rd
West Jefferson

Blue Ridge Vacation Cabins

120 Honey Bear CG Rd
Boone

BOLES SUPPLY INC

2165 HIGHWAY 105
Boone

Boone Heating & Air

PO Box 1915
Boone

Bruce F Harbinson Heat & AC

212 Tenessias Way
Boone

Byers Well Drilling Inc

1442 Blue Ridge Hwy

Campbells Heating & Air

425 Allie Clay Rd
Roxboro

Charles Boyd Chevrolet

284 Us 158 Byp
Henderson

Comfort Technologies

104 Valley St
Marion

Corum Heating & A/C Co Inc

605 Bridge St
Eden

Dj's Heating Services

371 Grady Winkler Rd
Boone

Dream, Design & Build, LLC

803 Celtic Crossing Drive
High Point

Dry-Pro Basement Systems

2953 Interstate St
Charlotte

EDMISTEN HEATING & COOLING

P.O. Box 3144
Boone

Energy One America

454 Jessen Ln

Filter Service

10810 Southern Loop Blvd
Pineville

GREENWELL MECHANICAL INC.

888 N.MAIN ST
Troy

High County Heating and Cooling

675 Dandelion Dr
Hope Mills

High Tech Home Warranties

PO Box 24881
Raleigh

J B GREENE HEATING & AIR COND

163 HIDDEN VALLEY CIR
Boone

J&J Mechanical Inc

1440 Highway 258 S
Kinston

Jack McManus Heating & Air Conditioning LLC

115 Forest Hill Ave
Rocky Mount

Jimmie Johnson Air And Heat

691 White Plains Rd
Roaring River

Langley Maintenance

8360 Red Oak Blvd
Nashville

Leslie's Roofing LLC

6220 Falcon Ln

Mountaineer Heating & Cooling

220 Postal St.
Boone

Northwestern Heating

2181 Us Hwy 421 N
Boone

NORTHWESTERN HEATING & REFRIG

322 NC Highway 105 Bypass
Boone

One Hour Heating and Air Conditioning

2504 Raeford Road Suite 200
Fayetteville

Pasley Heating and Air

1374 Beaver Creek School Rd
West Jefferson

Power Solutions

2409 Lebanon Rd
Efland

Renewable Engineered Systems

22 East Church Street

RepairClinic.com Inc

48600 Michigan Ave

Scott Brothers Heating & Air Inc

1870 Liberty Grove Church Rd
Fleetwood

Sealing Agents Waterproofing

PO Box 2370
Indian Trail

Sears

1211 Julian Allsbrook Hwy
Roanoke Rapids

Stamey Heating & A/C

222 Lonesome Pine Dr
Nebo

Thorne Heating & Air Conditioning

4856 Davis Rd
Rocky Mount

Warmzone

12637 S 265 W Suite 100

WORLDWIDE FILTERS LLC

3318 Pagosa Ct

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