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Best AC Repair Services in Fort Collins

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Fort Collins AC Repair Services on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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1021 South Lincoln Avenue, Loveland, CO 80537

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4.0 (76)
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4.0 (7)
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5.0 (2)

Why choose this provider?

Good Guys Home Services is a family-owned business based in Fort Collins that has been providing personalized HVAC solutions since 2009. It employs technicians who undergo background checks. They are trained and experienced in the replacement and repair of residential air conditioning units. In addition, the certified team offers air conditioning system inspections and tune-ups, installations, and mini split-system services. The locally operated business handles system upgrades and maintenance for residential and commercial clients.

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2217 6th Street Southwest, Loveland, CO 80537

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5.0 (8)
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5.0 (3)
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5.0 (1)

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Certified Mechanical, LLC, is a locally owned and operated business serving residential and commercial clients in Fort Collins and the rest of the Northern Colorado area. The company performs air conditioner tune-ups and repairs and offers whole-house indoor air quality and zone control solutions. It also installs garage heaters, fireplaces, evaporated coolers, and sheet metal fabrication for property remodels and basement finishing projects. Emergency services are also available anytime. Certified Mechanical is a NATE-certified company.

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Fort Collins, CO 80524

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5.0 (13)
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5.0 (8)
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4.6 (7)

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Air Products Heating and Cooling is a company that has been offering air conditioner repair in Fort Collins and the surrounding areas for over two decades. It provides friendly, personalized service backed by four generations of industry experience. The company's certified technicians handle all kinds of HVAC issues, from air conditioner leaks and clogged drains to duct repairs and indoor quality assessments. The company also provides HVAC installation service for new constructions and remodeled homes and has a range of new systems and units available, including gas furnaces, carbon monoxide detectors, and humidifiers. Customers can call the company to get more information about services and pricing.

Loveland, CO 80537

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3.8 (8)

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D.N.I. Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration is a locally owned and operated company that has provided air conditioner repair services in the Fort Collins area for more than two decades. Responding to residential and commercial emergencies 24/7, the company's certified technicians evaluate each situation and offer the most efficient solutions for the long-term performance of their clients' air conditioning systems. D.N.I. Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration also offers heating and HVAC repair, in addition to heating and cooling installation. The company's team provides design and installation options for commercial cooler and refrigeration systems. Its services extend to solar solutions as well as plumbing installation and repair.

127 Southwest 12th Street, Loveland, CO 80537

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4.0 (39)
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5.0 (11)
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4.5 (3)

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Tri-City Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc., provides air conditioning repair services to residential and commercial clients in Fort Collins. The company specializes in HVAC system maintenance and repair services that cover furnaces, air ducts, and air purifier installation. Its technicians maintain and repair several HVAC brands and systems, including Carrier humidifiers, thermostats, furnaces, heat pumps/mini-splits, and air handlers. Tri-City Heating & Air Conditioning is also committed to helping clients conserve energy and reduce their energy costs.

  • Air Conditioning

Loveland, CO 80537

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3.0 (52)

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Ace Hi Plumbing, Heating & Air is a family-owned and operated company serving Fort Collins' residential and rural communities since 1996. Its certified technicians stay current on the latest technologies and provide the most efficient solutions to air conditioning problems. They're equipped to repair emergency issues related to clogged condensation lines, dirty filters, blocked air ducts, refrigerant leaks, or a malfunctioning thermostat or blower belt. The team also handles heating, HVAC, water heater, and plumbing repair emergencies 24/7. Its services extend to system installation and routine maintenance plans that help avoid surprise breakdowns. Additionally, the company is available for sewer and drain cleaning.

FAQs

  • How does air conditioning work?

    Residential and commercial air conditioning systems use pressurized refrigerant to remove excess heat and humidity. The refrigerant passes through a network of coils and valves that allow the coolant to absorb and release heat as it changes between its gas and liquid forms. Primary components include the evaporator and condenser coils, compressor, expansion valve, and fans.


  • How do I decide whether to repair or replace my AC?

    As a rule of thumb, replacement is recommended when repairs would exceed half the cost of a new system. Age, efficiency, and reliability are also deciding factors. Replacement is typically the best option for HVAC systems that are more than 10 years old and have problems with frequent breakdowns, decreased output, increased runtimes, excessive noise, or rising energy use. Alternatively, homeowners can multiply the age of the system by the estimated cost of repairs. If the amount exceeds $5,000, replacement is typically the best solution.

  • Can you repair an AC compressor?

    Compressor malfunctions are typically caused by faulty electrical connections, defective capacitors, and improper refrigerant levels that affect the system's operating pressure. Before calling a professional, homeowners can replace the air filter, double-check the thermostat settings, and hose off the outdoor unit to rule out minor maintenance-related problems. If these steps don't resolve the issue, the compressor may need to be replaced. Unfortunately, compressors aren't just one of the most critical components of the air conditioning system, they're also one of the most expensive. If the unit can't be repaired, a licensed HVAC contractor can determine whether a partial or full replacement is the best option.


  • How do I repair an air conditioning duct?

    Air ducts are responsible for a large portion of HVAC-related energy losses. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star program, 30% of heated and cooled air escapes from the ducts before it reaches its final destination. Some of the most common warning signs include hot and cold spots, odors, and low or no airflow. Loose ducts can be reconnected, and small cracks can be sealed with metallic foil tape. If the ducts are damaged, contaminated, or collapsed, it is usually time to call a professional. Trained AC technicians can also determine if the supply and return ducts are properly sized.


  • Does home insurance cover AC repairs?

    Homeowners’ insurance covers the cost of AC breakdowns caused by fire, lightning strikes, vandalism, or theft. To qualify for coverage, the homeowner must notify the insurance carrier of the loss and provide a report from a licensed contractor. Then, an insurance adjuster will evaluate the claim. Unfortunately, insurance coverage may only pay a limited amount, especially if the homeowner has a high-deductible policy.

  • How long does a new AC last?

    The average AC system has an expected lifespan of 14 years. Longevity can vary substantially depending on the unit's maintenance history and building-related factors that determine how often the system runs. Homeowners can extend the life of their HVAC equipment by scheduling annual maintenance, replacing filters monthly, and using recommended thermostat settings.

  • How do I maintain my AC to avoid needing repairs?

    Preventive AC maintenance is the key to increased longevity. Here are a few of the most beneficial tasks that homeowners can perform themselves.

    • Replacing air filters monthly
    • Using recommended thermostat settings
    • Keeping shades or blinds closed during the summer
    • Hosing off the outdoor coils to remove pollen and dirt
    • Monitoring utility bills for changes in consumption
    • Scheduling professional tune-ups every spring

    If problems arise, it's wise to contact a professional as soon as possible to avoid more extensive repairs. Responding quickly is the best way to prevent sudden breakdowns that may require a more expensive emergency service call.