Superior Heating & Furnace Services for Richmond, VA Homeowners

short pump heating and air technician working on furnace in houseIf you are looking for the best heating repair company in Richmond, you have come to the right place! Short Pump Heating & Air is committed to providing you with top-quality heating service. We offer the full range of services for all types of furnaces and heating systems. From installations and maintenance to repairs and replacements, we do it all, and we are confident you will be impressed by our exceptional service.

Our skilled technicians are fully trained, certified, licensed, bonded, and insured. Whether you need help picking out the best new heating system for your home or your current furnace needs some routine maintenance or repairs, the experts at Short Pump Heating & Air are here for you, ready to help!

Do you need heating services in Short Pump or the Richmond, VA area? Call (804) 362-8258 or contact Short Pump Heating & Air online for top-notch service and great results!

Furnace Services

Furnaces are a common heating system found in homes throughout the Richmond area. At Short Pump Heating & Air, we provide comprehensive furnace services. Read about them below.

New Furnace Installation

Is it time to replace your furnace? If so, Short Pump Heating & Air is here to help! We provide free in-home estimates for new furnace installations, always respecting your budget and your time.  We also offer many flexible financing options to make it as easy and convenient as possible for you to get a new furnace installation!

Gas Furnace Services

A gas furnace can use either natural gas or propane as a fuel source. Both types are very common in the Richmond, VA area. In fact, the majority of houses in North America rely on gas furnaces for home heating.

Gas furnaces work by:

  • Producing flames through a combustion process to heat a metal heat exchanger
  • Transferring heat via the heat exchanger to the air flowing through the duct system

Our experienced heating system technicians have comprehensive knowledge of how to install, maintain, repair, and replace all types of gas furnace heating systems.

Oil Furnace Replacements

An oil furnace operates similarly to gas furnaces. The difference is the fuel source, which is oil. Oil is expensive, and the systems can be messy. Most households with oil furnace systems are looking for an alternative.

While we do not service or install oil furnaces, we often assist homeowners in converting their old oil furnaces to a gas furnace or a heat pump. We provide free estimates for this service, and we can recommend the best type of heating system for you, based on your needs and budget.

Furnace Maintenance

short pump heating and air hvac technician repairing a furnaceWhen the colder weather starts to arrive, it is time to start thinking about your furnace. A furnace maintenance service is a great way to ensure that your system is working correctly and as efficiently as possible. Regular furnace maintenance will help keep everything clean, efficient, and safe. It will also help prevent unexpected and expensive breakdowns.

Short Pump Heating & Air is happy to discuss our maintenance program with you in more detail. Our technicians are highly experienced in furnace maintenance for all types of units.

Call (804) 362-8258 or contact us online to schedule a maintenance service and learn more about our money-saving maintenance program!

Furnace Repairs

If your furnace is making strange sounds or is simply not working correctly, we can help! Our skilled furnace repair technicians know how to efficiently diagnose all types of furnace problems and provide the right repairs for all types of systems.

We will arrive quickly, provide you with clear answers about your furnace issues, and explain your options. We will also discuss all furnace repair pricing upfront. Whether a quick fix or a complete system repair is your best option, we will be ready to handle the job, providing great service with minimal disruption to you, your family, and your home!

Service for Boilers

Boilers are common in older homes in the Richmond area. Instead of heating air, they heat water. That water is sent through a radiator system to provide heat to the house. Boilers offer great heat. They can be run on natural gas, propane, or oil. Natural gas boilers are the most popular option of the three.

Short Pump Heating & Air services all types of gas boiler heating systems. We also install new boiler heating systems.

New Boiler Installations

If you are ready to install a new gas boiler in your home, Short Pump Heating & Air is ready to provide you with a free estimate! We install several brands of gas boilers, including traditional systems and tankless boiler options. If you have any questions related to your gas boiler installation, don’t hesitate to contact us for answers and help!

Boiler Maintenance & Repair

At Short Pump Heating & Air, we are highly skilled in all aspects of boiler maintenance and repair. While preventative maintenance can keep your boiler running optimally, the right repairs can get a broken system back up and running again. Our team of experts is ready to provide you with top-quality boiler maintenance and repair services so that your home is always comfortable and you never have to worry about your system!

Heat Pump Services

heat pumpHeat pump systems are another common heating system. They are incredibly efficient in milder winter weather, and they rely only on electricity to generate heat.

We install new heat pump systems in Richmond to provide local homeowners with an affordable, efficient home heating and cooling solution. We also provide maintenance agreements and repair services on all heat pump systems. Give us a call to discuss any of your heat pump installation or repair questions!

Need to install, maintain, repair, or replace a heat pump?  Call (804) 362-8258 or contact Short Pump Heating & Air online for a free, accurate quote! And don’t forget to ask about our excellent financing options!

The Right Residential Heating System for Your Home

When it is time to install a brand-new heating system in your home, we will always provide you with a free, zero-hassle written estimate. We will visit your home to discuss your different heat source options, taking the time to understand your needs, preferences, and budget so we can make the best recommendations. Our team is also happy to walk you through every step of the process moving forward, from planning where to install the system to tearing out an old unit and handling the complete installation.

How Energy-Efficient Are New Heating Systems?

Gas furnace heating systems are anywhere from 80% to 98% efficient. The standard efficiency for heating systems is about 80%. These percentages describe the ratio of heat going into your home versus out of the exhaust.

For Superior Heating System Service in Richmond, Contact Short Pump Heating & Air

At Short Pump Heating & Air, we specialize in providing exceptional service for all types of heating systems. Whether you need a heating system installation, maintenance, repair, or replacement service, we can handle it all, making sure your home is comfortable all year.

Call (804) 362-8258 or contact us online for top-notch furnace services and great results. 

We also invite you to check out our stellar reviews to see why we are the number one choice for HVAC service in and around the Short Pump and Richmond, VA areas!

FAQs About Heating Services

Some of the frequently asked questions we receive include:

How long do heating systems last?

Virginia heating systems can last from 15-25 years. A lot depends on homeowner care – replacing filters so your system doesn’t have to work so hard, and keeping the unit and ductwork clean. But regular, professional maintenance every fall and spring does more to prolong the life of your HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) system. A heating unit is one of your biggest financial investments and it’s worth it to keep it running efficiently as long as possible.

How often should you replace your heating system?

At 10 years of age, you should begin setting aside the money you’ll need to replace your heating system. At 15 years of age, it’s time to begin the consideration process for replacing your system.

Watch for these warning signs:

  • Frequent repairs – If you have had 2 HVAC repair visits in one year, it’s probably time to replace your heating system.
  • Gas burner flame not blue – This can indicate a lot of issues, including the most dangerous one: Your system may be leaking gas or carbon monoxide. Call (804) 364-9040 for emergency service.
  • Noises – You shouldn’t hear more than the quiet sound of air moving throughout your home.
  • Some rooms too hot or too cold – You shouldn’t need to constantly adjust the thermostat to stay comfortable.
  • Your heating bill increases – This means your unit is working harder to provide the same level of comfort.

Is it bad to sleep with the heater on?

If you’re using a space heater to keep bedrooms warm, it’s dangerous and not worth the risk. Let’s find a furnace installation that’s reliable with affordable financing for your home. Your safety is our priority.

Is my heating system making me sick?

IAQ (indoor air quality) is a very real contributor to good (or poor) health.

Symptoms of bad IAQ include:

  • Coughing/sneezing
  • Dizziness
  • Dryness/eyes, nose, throat, skin irritations
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Hypersensitivity/allergies
  • Nausea
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sinus congestion

Ductwork cleaning and HVAC maintenance can make a big difference in IAQ. Other clean-air solutions include:

  • Air cleaners and purifiers
  • Air filtration systems
  • Ultraviolet lights and air scrubbers
  • Whole-home dehumidifiers
  • Whole-home humidifiers

We are eager to answer any questions about heating and cooling, electrical, and plumbing systems for your home. Contact Short Pump Heating & Air or call (804) 364-9040 today.

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