Top 10 furnace repair services in Bethel Park, PA

Porch Pro Headshot Arendosh Heating & Cooling
Furnace Repair
Serves Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
(105)
Arendosh Heating and Cooling, established in 1977 by Joe Arendosh, is a family-owned and operated company. Our mission is to provide our customers with excellent service and various choices of heating and cooling equipment. With over 30 years of experience, we understand what it takes to provide r...Read more about Arendosh Heating & Cooling
Arendosh Heating and Cooling, established in 1977 by Joe Arendosh, is a family-owned and operated company. Our mission is to provide our customers with excellent service and various choices of heating and cooling equipment. With over 30 years of experience, we understand what it takes to provide r...Read more about Arendosh Heating & Cooling
Porch Pro Headshot Betlyn's Heating & Cooling
Furnace Repair
Serves Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
Betlyn Heating and Cooling is proud to install and service quality Rheem products and service you can depend on. We pride ourselves in exceptional customer service. Call Betlyn Heating and Cooling to schedule a service appointment or for a free, no-obligation consultation to determine the perfect s...Read more about Betlyn's Heating & Cooling
Betlyn Heating and Cooling is proud to install and service quality Rheem products and service you can depend on. We pride ourselves in exceptional customer service. Call Betlyn Heating and Cooling to schedule a service appointment or for a free, no-obligation consultation to determine the perfect s...Read more about Betlyn's Heating & Cooling
Porch Pro Headshot Kowalski Heating & Cooling
Furnace Repair
Serves Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
(40)
"I can't thank Jason enough for making time for us this morning. A few days ago, our aging A/C unit started to freeze up. It had exhibited similar behavior a few years ago, so I was fairly certain it needed to be recharged. I called our normal HVAC company, but they couldn't find time to fit us i...Read more about Kowalski Heating & Cooling
"I can't thank Jason enough for making time for us this morning. A few days ago, our aging A/C unit started to freeze up. It had exhibited similar behavior a few years ago, so I was fairly certain it needed to be recharged. I called our normal HVAC company, but they couldn't find time to fit us i...Read more about Kowalski Heating & Cooling
Porch Pro Headshot Action Appliance Service
Furnace Repair
Serves Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
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We service ALL makes & models for refrigerators, freezers, washers, dryers, stoves, ovens, dishwashers, and garbage disposals. Action Appliance Services is a family-owned and locally operated business that promises personal and reliable service every time. We repair major appliances such as refri...Read more about Action Appliance Service
We service ALL makes & models for refrigerators, freezers, washers, dryers, stoves, ovens, dishwashers, and garbage disposals. Action Appliance Services is a family-owned and locally operated business that promises personal and reliable service every time. We repair major appliances such as refri...Read more about Action Appliance Service
Porch Pro Headshot Jed Heating & Cooling Inc
Furnace Repair
Serves Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
JED Heating and Cooling has a tradition of meeting customer needs. From the most complex installation to routine service and maintenance, JED Heating and Cooling has the tools, the people, and the products to provide a system that fits your lifestyle and budget. Ask us for references from your neig...Read more about Jed Heating & Cooling Inc
JED Heating and Cooling has a tradition of meeting customer needs. From the most complex installation to routine service and maintenance, JED Heating and Cooling has the tools, the people, and the products to provide a system that fits your lifestyle and budget. Ask us for references from your neig...Read more about Jed Heating & Cooling Inc
Porch Pro Headshot Fire & Ice Heating and Air
Furnace Repair
Serves Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
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Porch Pro Headshot Hanner Electric Heating Air-Solar Power-systems
Furnace Repair
Serves Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
(28)
Outdoor lighting can make your patio or yard an excellent place to entertain at night. Call Hanner Electric Heating Air-Solar Power-systems in Oakland, rated 5 stars, to start your project!
Outdoor lighting can make your patio or yard an excellent place to entertain at night. Call Hanner Electric Heating Air-Solar Power-systems in Oakland, rated 5 stars, to start your project!
Porch Pro Headshot Demilio Heating & Cooling
Furnace Repair
Serves Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
Demilio, Inc is a recognized leader in the Westmoreland County central air conditioning & heating industry serving homeowners and businesses. Dedicated to providing ultimate heating, cooling and air conditioning solutions, heat pumps, furnaces, boilers, and air conditioners. Demilio, Inc is a family...Read more about Demilio Heating & Cooling
Demilio, Inc is a recognized leader in the Westmoreland County central air conditioning & heating industry serving homeowners and businesses. Dedicated to providing ultimate heating, cooling and air conditioning solutions, heat pumps, furnaces, boilers, and air conditioners. Demilio, Inc is a family...Read more about Demilio Heating & Cooling
Porch Pro Headshot Shearer Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc
Furnace Repair
Serves Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
Welcome to Shearer Heating . Cooling. Refrigeration Shearer Heating . Cooling. Refrigeration - the leading provider of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration installation and servicing to the residential, light commercial and commercial markets in the Washington, Pa. area. We spec...Read more about Shearer Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc
Welcome to Shearer Heating . Cooling. Refrigeration Shearer Heating . Cooling. Refrigeration - the leading provider of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration installation and servicing to the residential, light commercial and commercial markets in the Washington, Pa. area. We spec...Read more about Shearer Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc
Porch Pro Headshot Pro-Max Mechanical
Furnace Repair
Serves Bethel Park, Pennsylvania

Frequently asked questions about heating & furnace repair companies

Your furnace should be cleaned every year or every two years at the most. A yearly furnace cleaning can catch small problems and fix them before they become serious repairs. It's like how changing the oil in your car may prevent a breakdown in the future. You should plan to have your furnace cleaned before you need it in the winter. Most people leave this to the last minute, and HVAC companies become very busy as the temperature drops.

Some indicators that your furnace needs to be cleaned:

  • The temperature is inconsistent from room to room.
  • Your furnace is struggling to maintain the temperature you set.
  • The furnace produces no heat at all.
  • You have a higher than expected energy bill after turning it on.
  • You smell rubber, smoke, or oil when you turn it on. (It's normal to smell dust).
  • Your furnace flame is any color but blue, which can indicate an imbalance in the gasses.
  • It makes a loud bang, howling, or whistling sound. This points to clogged air filters, dirty burners, or a restricted fuel supply.

Some people consider cleaning the furnace in the spring rather than in the fall. The best practice is to vacuum the furnace out in the spring, then do your annual maintenance in the late summer or fall.

Regular furnace maintenance can extend your furnace’s life by years and prevent some costly repairs. Regular furnace maintenance involves taking apart essential components, inspecting and cleaning them, then reassembling them for use. These components include your furnace filter, blower, burners, and flame sensors.

You can tackle a lot of this work on your own. It may take a few hours to familiarize yourself with the tools and equipment if it's your first time maintaining your furnace. Once you know the drill, furnace maintenance shouldn’t take more than a couple of hours. Start by shutting off the furnace's electrical power and fuel supply. Once that’s done, the combustion chamber can be accessed, vacuumed out, and inspected for holes. If you find any holes, patch them with foil tape.

Next, thoroughly clean the blower compartment. This will remove dirt and debris. Like with the combustion chamber, you or a professional need to inspect for any holes. Don’t forget to replace the air filter. You may be able to upgrade the air filter so it protects against mildew, pollen, and other airborne allergens. If you have an oil furnace, you’ll also want to replace the oil filter. This should be done annually. Finally, oil the machine bearings, taking care not to over-lubricate them.

If your furnace makes odd noises, you should hire a professional as soon as possible. There are a few other indicators that your furnace needs professional attention. Excessive soot could mean your burners need adjustment or that the heat exchanger needs replacing. If your flame is pale in color or irregular, this can indicate dirty burners or a cracked heat exchanger. This is a potential hazard and requires a professional to investigate. If your furnace is short-cycling (which means it only runs for a short period of time before shutting off), you may have a thermostat issue or an overheating exchanger. This also requires the expertise of a professional.

You should have your furnace serviced annually for the best results. Some people will wait every two years, though better maintenance schedules often mean fewer surprises. Most times, when a furnace stops providing heat without warning in the winter, the issue could have been solved with a maintenance call the season beforehand. Maintained furnaces run at their best efficiency, which helps your energy bill.

Furnace services can reveal carbon monoxide leaks, a health hazard that needs to be fixed immediately. If left untreated, carbon monoxide can lead to dizziness, nausea, headaches, and even death.

When hiring a professional, whether for annual maintenance or repairs, a quick search for “Furnace repair near me” will bring up several local companies to hire. Most states require HVAC companies to be licensed. They should also be fully insured and bonded. A great HVAC repair company will be transparent in what they do and what they charge, and they should be able to show documentation if requested. HVAC companies get quite busy as the temperature drops, so consider calling in the late summer and get ahead of the rush.

Your HVAC company should be able to give you an estimate of what repairs will cost. Oil and gas furnace repairs cost more than their electrical competitors, but their maintenance costs should be similar. If your furnace is over ten years old, you should prioritize annual maintenance. Most furnaces need to be replaced within ten to twenty years. Most furnace companies will advise that any serious repairs to an older furnace may not last long and that replacing your furnace would be the best option.

If your furnace is not producing heat, there are several components you should check. Start with the thermostat - is it switched to “heat”? What temperature does the thermostat say compared to the actual room temperature? Try setting the thermostat to five degrees higher and see if the furnace kicks on. Replace the battery and check the wiring for any breaks. Ensure there are no loose wires within the thermostat, and blow away any dust while you’re in there.

Check the fuse box and the power switch for the furnace and ensure that everything is switched on. Occasionally, a clogged filter can cause the furnace to shut off, so check your filters next. The gas line should be open, but may be switched off for whatever reason. If the drain hose is particularly dirty or the chimney flue is clogged, this could also be why your furnace doesn’t produce any heat. Clean them of dust and debris and try the furnace again. After that, check the heat vents and ducting. Clogs in those areas may also affect your furnace’s heat.

If you’ve tried all that and your furnace still isn’t turning on, it’s time to call a professional to get your furnace repaired. They’ll also run through these basic troubleshooting steps, then move on to the complex components and causes of failure within furnaces. If your furnace is older than fifteen years or breaks down regularly, you may want to consider replacing it. New models are more efficient, and repairs can be expensive in the long run.

If you’re looking to have your furnace serviced or tuned up, the cost will depend on the type. An electric furnace can cost between $70 to $130 for a tune-up. Gas furnace tune-ups can cost between $80 to $170, whereas oil furnaces can cost between $100 to $200. A tune-up involves an inspection of the flues and vents, air filters, ignitor switches, fan belts, blowers, motors, electrical components, the heat exchanger, the condensate drain, and testing the thermostat.

Some HVAC companies have two standards for maintenance calls. A basic maintenance call will include a cleaning and offer a diagnostics report. The advanced maintenance call will involve a full tune-up and cleaning of your furnace’s sensors. This can cost between $130 to $200, whereas the basic (or standard) may cost between $70 to $130.

Other factors may alter the cost of furnace maintenance. If you do this at a slower time of year for HVAC companies, you may pay less. Also, if you have several HVAC systems, you may be able to get a discount. You may be charged more if your HVAC system is hard to reach. Some HVAC companies offer a discount for a maintenance plan. Others may charge more if you haven’t serviced the furnace in over a year, as more work will be involved.

The cost to repair a furnace is much higher than the cost to maintain one. The average repair cost for a furnace is anywhere from $100 to $600, based on the issue. There's a hidden cost as well - if your furnace is under warranty and you neglected the annual maintenance, the furnace company may not honor the warranty.

Furnaces make several different noises which indicate different problems. If your furnace is banging or booming when you turn it on, this likely indicates a delayed ignition. This can be attributed to a defective ignitor, a weak flame or pilot light, low gas pressure, or a burner malfunction. You should consult an HVAC professional for all these issues, as working with gas and fuel can be tricky.

Intermittent banging or booming is most likely caused by expanding and detracting ductwork. This doesn't necessarily need a fix, unless the noise is preventing you from sleeping at night. You’ll need to fortify the ductwork or replace it with round ductwork. Your furnace may make a dry squeal if any belts or bearings are worn. You can fix this yourself for relatively cheap, but a worn belt points to a lack of cleaning and maintenance. You may want to call a professional to inspect for other potential repairs that may be in your future.

If your furnace makes a high-pitched wail, it’s most likely an airflow problem. A dirty air filter and closed or blocked vents are your likely culprits. Rattling means a part is loose or your heat exchanger is cracked. If you hear the rattling right after you turn the furnace on, it's probably the heat exchanger. The rattling is likely the metal coils expanding. If you hear a constant humming, this is likely a motor problem for either the blower or the inducer. Humming sounds from your furnace requires a professional right away.

A furnace is a large machine. Like a car engine, if it’s making a noise that it shouldn’t, this is usually a warning sign before it breaks down entirely. Every time you use your furnace while it needs repairing, you risk damaging it further and racking up a higher repair bill.

Recent reviews for Bethel Park furnace repair services

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Very knowledgeable efficient completed the work on time

- Floyd Hanner
38222

Within 15 minutes of posting this project I was called and they were able to schedule a same day appointment. Their tech, Dave, was quick and efficient.

- Niko Triulzi
14904

I highly recommend Kowalski HVAC. Start to finish I received quality care and a personalness that you can't find today. I especially appreciated that they dispatched someone after normal hours on the one of the coldest nights this month. Thank you all so ...

- Luke McClain
45344

The Kowalski heating and cooling crew did a great job with my oil furnace maintenance and replacement of a fuel line today. Great service and even better people,

- Jeremy Leasure
45720

They did a wonderful job installing my new system. They were very kind, courtesy, and really care about their customer's needs. I will highly recommend them to everyoNE I know.

- Tara Galati
12360

They are the best!

- Cathy Land
12283

Kowalski Heating and Cooling saved the day! Anyone who has ever lost heat goes into a panic. I called, was treated with respect and urgency. I felt like my pain was their pain! One of their technicians came out to assess our issue, was very presentabl...

- Rick Schlieper
12342

When I woke up to a cold house and called Kowalski Heating & Cooling, the owner himself showed up at my door an hour later. His response was fast, the work was quick, and he got my furnace up and running again pronto. I highly recommend Kowalski Heating...

- Kirk Voller
12323

Excellent work, fast service, the best price around!!!

- Larry Jones
164835

Top notch service. Jason was able to fix my ancient furnace quickly and professionally. I’ll be using him for all of my HVAC needs from now on.

- Brian Balaski
209500

Excellent customer service. I recently had a new HVAC system installed and I can't tell you how pleased I am with the install in addition to the professionalism and expertise of the installers. Highly recommend to anyone. Top notch!!!!

- Diane Donati

All Heating & Furnace Repair Companies in Bethel Park, PA

Porch Pro Headshot VIP Heat and AC
Furnace Repair
Serves Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
V I P HEAT & A/C * 24 HR EMERGENCY SERVICE * SERVICE ALL MAKES / MODELS WE HAVE THE BEST PRICES ! AND THE BEST EQUIPMENT !! * FURNACES * BOILERS * AIR CONDITIONING * CUSTOM DUCTWORK * CELEBRATING 10 YEARS AS A BRYANT DEALER
V I P HEAT & A/C * 24 HR EMERGENCY SERVICE * SERVICE ALL MAKES / MODELS WE HAVE THE BEST PRICES ! AND THE BEST EQUIPMENT !! * FURNACES * BOILERS * AIR CONDITIONING * CUSTOM DUCTWORK * CELEBRATING 10 YEARS AS A BRYANT DEALER
Porch Pro Headshot McElwain & Runkey Mechanical Solutions, LLC
Furnace Repair
Serves Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
When you're in need of a 24-hour plumber, look no further than McElwain & Runkey Mechanical Solutions, LLC. of Irwin, Pennsylvania. Our locally owned and operated plumbing company has been serving Westmoreland and Allegheny Counties for more than 40 years. From test-certified backflow services that ...Read more about McElwain & Runkey Mechanical Solutions, LLC
When you're in need of a 24-hour plumber, look no further than McElwain & Runkey Mechanical Solutions, LLC. of Irwin, Pennsylvania. Our locally owned and operated plumbing company has been serving Westmoreland and Allegheny Counties for more than 40 years. From test-certified backflow services that ...Read more about McElwain & Runkey Mechanical Solutions, LLC
Porch Pro Headshot MRL Industries
Furnace Repair
Serves Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
MRL Industries, is proud to offer competitive pricing on all residential HVAC installation services. Our professional, efficient crew specializes in the installation of all different types or heating applications. At MRL Industries our main goal is to provide the highest quality heating, ventilation...Read more about MRL Industries
MRL Industries, is proud to offer competitive pricing on all residential HVAC installation services. Our professional, efficient crew specializes in the installation of all different types or heating applications. At MRL Industries our main goal is to provide the highest quality heating, ventilation...Read more about MRL Industries
Porch Pro Headshot Dynamic Heating & Cooling
Furnace Repair
Serves Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
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Dynamic Heating & Cooling is your heating & A/C contractor
Dynamic Heating & Cooling is your heating & A/C contractor
Porch Pro Headshot Goudy Heating and Air
Furnace Repair
Serves Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
Heating and air specialist.
Heating and air specialist.
Porch Pro Headshot Petrucci Heating & Air
Furnace Repair
Serves Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
Porch Pro Headshot Mallery-Fullmer Company Inc.
Furnace Repair
Serves Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
Porch Pro Headshot John Mullen Home Repair
Furnace Repair
Serves Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
John Mullen Home Repair is a general contractor that provides new home construction and residential construction as well as other services. They are located in Pittsburgh.
John Mullen Home Repair is a general contractor that provides new home construction and residential construction as well as other services. They are located in Pittsburgh.
Porch Pro Headshot John's Heating and Cooling
Furnace Repair
Serves Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
We are a full service HVAC company that has been in business for 45 years.
We are a full service HVAC company that has been in business for 45 years.
Porch Pro Headshot Wirenut Electric
Furnace Repair
Serves Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
Enhance the visual appeal of your outdoor space with the experts at Wirenut Electric in Monessen.
Enhance the visual appeal of your outdoor space with the experts at Wirenut Electric in Monessen.
Porch Pro Headshot Ahoy plumbing and hvac
Furnace Repair
Serves Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
Porch Pro Headshot Smitty's HVAC
Furnace Repair
Serves Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
Porch Pro Headshot BRODY'S HEATING AND AIR INC
Furnace Repair
Serves Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
Porch Pro Headshot Eelorenzo Heating & Air
Furnace Repair
Serves Bethel Park, Pennsylvania