Furnaces in Sarasota, FL
Of the different types of heating systems found in homes, the furnace is the most common. A furnace can deliver high levels of heat few other systems can match. Even in Sarasota, FL, where winters are mild, a furnace is a good choice for a home.
Any furnace service must be left to licensed professionals. No matter if it’s a new furnace installation, a repair, a system replacement, or routine maintenance, it takes an expert to do the work. Trust Jim McDonald & Sons for any furnace service: we have decades of experience and provide unwavering customer support. Our service technicians are innovative and work hard everyday to make us the most respected name in HVAC for Sarasota.
Call the furnace experts you can trust! Heating Sarasota and Manatee Counties since 1970.
Gas and Electric Furnace Installation and Replacement
One of the reasons to always allow trained service technicians to install a furnace is that a furnace can only work as expected if it’s correctly sized for a home. This is true for both gas and electric furnaces. In most cases, you won’t have a difficult time choosing between these two: a gas furnace is usually the right choice for a home that has a gas main, and an electric furnace is a viable choice for an electric-only home.
Electric furnaces have the drawback of costing more to operate because electricity is a more expensive energy source than natural gas. But electric furnaces cost less to install initially and often last longer than gas furnaces. Some homeowners prefer the lower safety hazards of electric furnaces. Gas furnaces, however, are not unsafe if they receive routine maintenance and timely repairs.
Repair and Regular Maintenance for Furnaces
Furnaces usually need to have repairs at some point during their service lives. A professional must handle this job. A gas furnace is dangerous to tamper with for anyone who doesn’t have a license, the proper tools, and the extensive training necessary to work with a natural gas appliance. But an electric furnace is also beyond the capabilities of an amateur. If you have a furnace in your house, please let our technicians take care of the repairs. We’ll keep you warm and safe.
We recommend all our customers sign up for our Performance Promise Maintenance Program so their furnace receives quality annual inspections and tune-ups. This will stop most repairs, increase safe operation, and lower utility bills. It’s also the best way to see that a furnace lasts for as many years as possible.
We’re the Sarasota, FL Company for All Your Furnace Services
Much of the work we do at Jim McDonald & Sons during the year is caring for home air conditioning systems so homes stay cool during the Sarasota, FL heat. But we are just as skilled at working on heaters—if we weren’t, we wouldn’t have many years of history and such a reputation as a trustworthy HVAC contractor. Customers know we’ll get the job done right. Our company is a family, and we treat customers like family as well. When you have furnace service needs, rely on our courteous professionals for quality work and a comfortable house.