Top 3 furnace repair services in Omaha, NE

Porch Pro Headshot Fred's Heating and Air
"I contacted Fred’s in desperation after the Home Depot delivery/installers failed to properly hook up our new LG washer and dryer after a third visit (I know!) and left abruptly to make their other deliveries. The only explanation I received from HD was that “we can’t do this, we can’t, it’s a haza...Read more about Fred's Heating and Air
6596 S 118th St, Omaha, NE
402-779-7065
Porch Pro Headshot Aire Serv of Council Bluffs
Servicing AC Systems in Council Bluffs, Glenwood, Treynor & More
1321 S Main St, Council Bluffs, IA
712-308-8513
Porch Pro Headshot Complete Comfort Heating & Cooling
Based in Omaha, Complete Comfort is a heating and air conditioning repair and replacement specialist. Providing furnace, air conditioning, and heat pump repair and installation since 1998, they pride themselves on outstanding customer service and technical knowledge. Complete Comfort is accredited b...Read more about Complete Comfort Heating & Cooling
6235 S 90th St, Omaha, NE
402-827-1827

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Porch Pro Headshot Aire Serv Heating & Air Conditioning
Furnace Repair
Serves Omaha, Nebraska
(158)
Aire Serv of Council Bluffs is a full-service heating and air conditioning business serving Pottawattamie and Mills counties with licensed, professional technicians providing services ranging from furnace repair to indoor air quality solutions. With more than 170 HVAC franchise locations across the...Read more about Aire Serv Heating & Air Conditioning
Aire Serv of Council Bluffs is a full-service heating and air conditioning business serving Pottawattamie and Mills counties with licensed, professional technicians providing services ranging from furnace repair to indoor air quality solutions. With more than 170 HVAC franchise locations across the...Read more about Aire Serv Heating & Air Conditioning
Porch Pro Headshot Action Heating & Cooling LLC
Furnace Repair
Serves Omaha, Nebraska
(51)
Action Heating & Cooling has been satisfying the comfort needs of customers in the southeastern Nebraska area for over 16 years. We specialize in residential add-on and replacement units, as well as servicing all major brands of heating and cooling equipment. As our major brand, we highly recommend ...Read more about Action Heating & Cooling LLC
Action Heating & Cooling has been satisfying the comfort needs of customers in the southeastern Nebraska area for over 16 years. We specialize in residential add-on and replacement units, as well as servicing all major brands of heating and cooling equipment. As our major brand, we highly recommend ...Read more about Action Heating & Cooling LLC
Porch Pro Headshot Wichita Heating and Cooling
Furnace Repair
Serves Omaha, Nebraska
Wichita Heating & Cooling is a 3rd generation, family-owned and operated business with over 60 years of service to the Omaha community. We are still doing business today with the same old-fashioned philosophy, with personal attention and an unmatched commitment to quality. Bill and Chris Wichita ...Read more about Wichita Heating and Cooling
Wichita Heating & Cooling is a 3rd generation, family-owned and operated business with over 60 years of service to the Omaha community. We are still doing business today with the same old-fashioned philosophy, with personal attention and an unmatched commitment to quality. Bill and Chris Wichita ...Read more about Wichita Heating and Cooling
Porch Pro Headshot River City Heating & Cooling, Inc
Furnace Repair
Serves Omaha, Nebraska
(67)
At River City Heating & Cooling, we specialize in keeping our customers comfortable. That means we do everything from regular heating and cooling equipment check-ups to emergency service to recommending and installing new equipment. If you have any heating and cooling questions or problems, you can ...Read more about River City Heating & Cooling, Inc
At River City Heating & Cooling, we specialize in keeping our customers comfortable. That means we do everything from regular heating and cooling equipment check-ups to emergency service to recommending and installing new equipment. If you have any heating and cooling questions or problems, you can ...Read more about River City Heating & Cooling, Inc
Porch Pro Headshot American Energy Advisors
Furnace Repair
Serves Omaha, Nebraska
At American Energy Advisors (AEA), our passion is to use building science to make your home more comfortable, healthy, safe and energy efficient. We have specialized teams for: Home energy audits Heating and cooling Geothermal Solar design and installation
At American Energy Advisors (AEA), our passion is to use building science to make your home more comfortable, healthy, safe and energy efficient. We have specialized teams for: Home energy audits Heating and cooling Geothermal Solar design and installation
Porch Pro Headshot Elefson & Sons
Furnace Repair
Serves Omaha, Nebraska
(11)
Since 1994, we have been a family business that has emphasized quality work done in a quick and economical manor. My wife, Cindy, and our three sons, Joshua, Jason, and Jordon have all been involved in the company in various ways over the years. Currently, we have Tim McLean as a service technician....Read more about Elefson & Sons
Since 1994, we have been a family business that has emphasized quality work done in a quick and economical manor. My wife, Cindy, and our three sons, Joshua, Jason, and Jordon have all been involved in the company in various ways over the years. Currently, we have Tim McLean as a service technician....Read more about Elefson & Sons
Porch Pro Headshot DRD Home Services
Furnace Repair
Serves Omaha, Nebraska
We are a full-service interior and exterior Omaha home additions and remodeling company. With over thirty years of experience, we provide superior craftsmanship and value, enabling your dreams to become reality. DRD Home Services combines ingenuity, creative design, and outstanding craftsmanship lik...Read more about DRD Home Services
We are a full-service interior and exterior Omaha home additions and remodeling company. With over thirty years of experience, we provide superior craftsmanship and value, enabling your dreams to become reality. DRD Home Services combines ingenuity, creative design, and outstanding craftsmanship lik...Read more about DRD Home Services

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 Omaha furnace repair services

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Nick is an amazing technician. He explained everything to me thoroughly and even took extra time to help me out when I was in a tight financial position. I am extremely impressed with his professionalism and kindness.

- Wendy Louie
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The representative made a very good presentation and had a good working knowledge about the subject. I was pleased with his options.

- Ed Young
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Prompt response, very careful work (no rush, things are done well) a correct estimation and convenient price compared to other quotes i received.

- Silviu Podariu
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Fast friendly honesty

- Ismael Castellanos
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Carring service, quality Trane furnace, great install, excellent price

- Tod McConahay
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The representative was very good in her presentation. She presented options and did not do a "hard sell" to me as she recognized my needs.

- Ed Young

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Porch Pro Headshot Victory Plumbing
Furnace Repair
Serves Omaha, Nebraska
(7)
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Porch Pro Headshot Asap Appliance Repair Inc.
Furnace Repair
Serves Omaha, Nebraska
Being a family-owned and operated business, we're able to offer you that personal touch you've been looking for. Our goal is to make all of our customers happy. We look forward to hearing from you.
Being a family-owned and operated business, we're able to offer you that personal touch you've been looking for. Our goal is to make all of our customers happy. We look forward to hearing from you.
Porch Pro Headshot R Mechanical Heating & Air
Furnace Repair
Serves Omaha, Nebraska
(143)
Porch Pro Headshot H.V.A.C. Pro's, LLC
Furnace Repair
Serves Omaha, Nebraska
H.V.A.C. Pros, LLC has been in business for over 6 years with trusted service. Honest and dependable, we pride ourselves in repeat business and referrals. Your one stop for all of your heating and cooling needs. Call Marshall today for a free estimate!
H.V.A.C. Pros, LLC has been in business for over 6 years with trusted service. Honest and dependable, we pride ourselves in repeat business and referrals. Your one stop for all of your heating and cooling needs. Call Marshall today for a free estimate!
Porch Pro Headshot Madera Heating & Cooling
Furnace Repair
Serves Omaha, Nebraska
Madera Heating & Cooling specializes in caring for homeowners and small businesses for their heating and cooling needs. We are South Omaha's heating and cooling professionals! We are locally owned and operated, so you can expect fast service no matter where you are in the area. If you have an air co...Read more about Madera Heating & Cooling
Madera Heating & Cooling specializes in caring for homeowners and small businesses for their heating and cooling needs. We are South Omaha's heating and cooling professionals! We are locally owned and operated, so you can expect fast service no matter where you are in the area. If you have an air co...Read more about Madera Heating & Cooling
Porch Pro Headshot Bill’s Heating & Air Conditioning
Furnace Repair
Serves Omaha, Nebraska
Welcome to Bill's Heating & Air Conditioning, the experts in Lincoln, NE when it comes to heating and air conditioning installation! Founded in 1952, we pride ourselves on providing a premier heating and cooling service that is catered to the needs of the customer. So for the best in the business fo...Read more about Bill’s Heating & Air Conditioning
Welcome to Bill's Heating & Air Conditioning, the experts in Lincoln, NE when it comes to heating and air conditioning installation! Founded in 1952, we pride ourselves on providing a premier heating and cooling service that is catered to the needs of the customer. So for the best in the business fo...Read more about Bill’s Heating & Air Conditioning
Porch Pro Headshot Midlands Maintenance Affordable Heating & Air
Furnace Repair
Serves Omaha, Nebraska
Complete A/C and furnace maintenance, repair and installation. Smaller company with no overhead so our rates are much cheaper than that of other companies around town. We take pride in our work and keep it affordable, never will we sell you something you don't need or tell you something needs to be ...Read more about Midlands Maintenance Affordable Heating & Air
Complete A/C and furnace maintenance, repair and installation. Smaller company with no overhead so our rates are much cheaper than that of other companies around town. We take pride in our work and keep it affordable, never will we sell you something you don't need or tell you something needs to be ...Read more about Midlands Maintenance Affordable Heating & Air
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Porch Pro Headshot Metro Chem Dry
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Porch Pro Headshot Superior Heating & Cooling
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Porch Pro Headshot Boiler Chiller Systems, LLC
Furnace Repair
Serves Omaha, Nebraska
When it comes to HVAC Company, HVAC Contractor, Commercial AC Repair, no one compares to Boiler Chiller Systems, LLC. With years of combined experience, Boiler Chiller Systems, LLC has worked hard to build the trust of our clients in Lincoln, Grand Island , Sioux City, IA and beyond. Visit our websi...Read more about Boiler Chiller Systems, LLC
When it comes to HVAC Company, HVAC Contractor, Commercial AC Repair, no one compares to Boiler Chiller Systems, LLC. With years of combined experience, Boiler Chiller Systems, LLC has worked hard to build the trust of our clients in Lincoln, Grand Island , Sioux City, IA and beyond. Visit our websi...Read more about Boiler Chiller Systems, LLC
Porch Pro Headshot High Five Seamless Gutters LLC - Omaha
Furnace Repair
Serves Omaha, Nebraska
High Five Seamless Gutters LLC - Omaha has the experience and resources to provide you with the highest quality Gutter Repair services in Omaha, NE, 68104. Do not hesitate to give us a free call. Leaf Covers, Gutter Guards, Gutter Cleaning Company, Gutter Installation Service, Gutter Repair Company,...Read more about High Five Seamless Gutters LLC - Omaha
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Porch Pro Headshot Vacanti Heating & A/C
Furnace Repair
Serves Omaha, Nebraska