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The Best Heating & Air Contractors in Wilmington DE Are the Ones Proven Safe To Hire

Heating & air contractors in Wilmington DE bearing The Prime Buyer's Report TOP 10 symbol are the HVAC contractors who have met a higher standard than the minimum Delaware regulatory standard. They are those proven by our independent research to have passed the TOP 10 requirements for competency and value, have liability insurance as protection for you the customer, who use only employees legal to work in the U.S., and for whom our staff has called previous customers to verify high satisfaction with them for heating and air conditioning in Wilmington DE, including new furnace, furnance repair, and ventilation.

Updated November 4, 2016

 The TOP 10 Heating Air Conditioning Contractors in Wilmington DE

H&R Heating & AC Inc
(302) 323-9919
7 King Ct
New Castle, DE 19720

Areas Served: New Castle County,Central Kirkwood DE,Pike Creek DE,Piedmont DE,Wilmington DE
Services: forced air heating, central air conditioning, window air conditioners, furnace repair

Hammons Heating & Air Conditioning
(302) 250-3247
6 Lloyd St
Wilmington, DE 19804

Areas Served: New Castle County,Brandywine DE,New Castle DE,Wilmington DE,Newark DE,Glasgow DE
Services: HVAC contractors, heating & cooling systems, furnace repair & new furnaces

Delaware Heating & Air Conditioning
(302) 525-8306
80 Albe Dr
Newark, DE 19702

Areas Served: New Castle Delaware,Glasgow DE,Wilmington Delaware,Brandywine DE,Piedmont DE
Services: central air conditioners,residential air conditioning,commercial a/c systems & repair

Summit Heating & Air Conditioning
(302) 378-1203
6213 Summit Bridge Rd
Townsend, DE 19734

Areas Served: New Castle County,Piedmont DE,Brandywine DE,Lower Christiana DE,Wilmington Delaware
Services: HVAC contractors for heating system repair, air conditioning repair

First Class Heating AC
(302) 834-1036
6 Shea Way
Newark, DE 19713

Areas Served: Glasgow DE,New Castle DE,Wilmington DE,Pike Creek DE,Brandywine DE,New Castle County
Services: heating & air systems, commercial & residential air conditioning & heating

Kanicki Services HVAC
(302) 655-0391
310 Connor Blvd
Bear, DE 19701

Areas Served: Brandywine DE,New Castle County,Hockessin DE,New Castle DE,Pike Creek,Wilmington DE
Services: duct cleaning & repair, heating systems, new air conditioners, new furnaces

ABCO Mechanical Heating & Cooling
(302) 353-4336
14 Rambleton Dr
New Castle, DE 19720

Areas Served: Hockessin DE,New Castle DE,Brookside DE,Brandywine DE,Middletown DE,Wilmington DE
Services: HVAC contractors, duct cleaning, furnace repair, new air conditioning systems

Boulden's One Hour Heating & AC
(302) 482-4217
714 Interchange Blvd
Newark, DE 19711

Areas Served: Piedmont DE,New Castle DE,Glasgow DE,New Castle County,Wilmington DE,Brandywine DE
Services: commercial air conditioning, residential air conditioning, HVAC services

Enhanced Heating & Air Conditioning
(302) 836-1921
68 Albe Dr # B
Newark, DE 19702

Areas Served: Wilmington Delaware,New Castle County,Lower Christiana DE,New Castle DE,Brandywine
Services: HVAC contractors for heating systems & repair,air conditioning systems and a/c repair

The Best Heating & Air Contractors in Wilmington DE Are the Ones Proven Safe To Hire 

The state of Delaware requires contractors for ventilation, heating, and air conditioning in Wilmington DE to be licensed by the state designated as either a Master HVACR which is allowed to do heating and air conditioning and hydronic heating and commercial hood systems, or as Master HVACR Restricted, which is restricted to one and only one of those categories.   Either category requires a minimum two years of experience working as a journeyman under a licensed master plumber, or a minimum of seven years of experience working under a master plumber and passing a trade exam.

But the state license is no guarantee that any particular heating and air conditioning contractor in Wilmington DE is doing business honestly, providing real value, or satisfying customers.

This makes it all the more significant that all heating and air conditioning contractors in Wilmington DE who bear The Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have been cleared by our research staff as passing all the requirements for Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 status such as survey phone calls to previous customers to verify high satisfaction, good complaint record, verified state license, proof of liability and workers comp insurance for your protection, only employees legal to work in the U.S., and more.



Questions To Ask Heating & Air Conditioning Contractors in Wilmington DE 

Step 1: Know What You Need From the Best HVAC Contractors in Wilmington DE
Explain what type of heating, air conditioning, and ventilation work is involved. Since you aren't the contractor, it's understood that you have limited knowledge of your HVAC system. In this case, your description should basically include any problems you've encountered and your climate preferences. Be prepared to be consistent in the way that you present the information so each heating, air conditioning, and ventilation contractor will have an opportunity to offer an equally informed time and cost projection for your job.

Step 2: Answer Questions from Good Heating, Air Conditioning & Cooling Contractors & Take Notes
Listen carefully to the questions each HVAC contractor asks. Document the varying concerns of each professional heating, and air conditioning contractor. Note the level of detail and the amount of time he's willing to devote to you. It will help you assess his proficiency and work ethic.

Step 3: Questions to Ask Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning Contractors
You can make a list of questions for the best heating and air contractors based on the notes you've taken and the basic information you've gathered. Supplement your own ideas with the questions we've listed below.

• How long have they been doing HVAC in Wilmington DE specifically? (Different regions have their own unique weather that will effect choices in equipment and installation method. The length of experience doing heating & air in your location specifically shows familiarity with these aspects.)

• How many installations have they done similar to yours, in terms of size of job, residential versus commercial, etc.?

• Will they give you names and numbers of customers who had a similar kind of installation done who you can call as references? (All heating & air contractors bearing the Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already had their customer references called by our research staff so you don't have to.)

• Will they provide a written estimate that is detailed, including brand names and product numbers of the equipment, as well as the type of material and amount used for installation? (This is key because cheap HVAC contractors in Wilmington often only seem cheaper because they are skimping on labor, materials, or are quoting an inferior unit.)

• What are the manufacturer warranties on any new unit to be installed?

• Do they provide a written warranty for their labor, aside from manufacturer warranties and can you see it?

• Will permits be needed? If so, will the contractors be responsible for getting them or do they leave that up to you?

• Can the company show that all employees sent to your property are legal to work in the U.S.? (All HVAC contractors in Wilmington bearing The Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already signed an obligation to only hire documented workers.)

• Will they show you proof of active workers' compensation and liability insurance? (All heating & air companies bearing the Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already had proof of insurance verified by our research staff so you don't have to.)

When you've chosen the best heating & air contractors in Wilmington for your specific needs, make sure they are properly licensed by your county or city if such is legally required, since the state of Delaware doesn't have any state license program for HVAC contractors. (All HVAC contractors bearing the Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already had their relevant county or city license verified (if relevant) by our research staff so you don't have to.)



Resources About Heating & Air Conditioning Contractors in Wilmington DE 

Associations & Licensing for Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning in Wilmington DE

ACCA Air Conditioning Contractors of America
ACCAWPA Air Conditioning Contractors of Western Pennsylvania
ASC Associated Specialty Contractors
ASHRAE American Society of Heating, and Air Conditioning Engineers
BBB Better Business Bureau
MCAA Mechanical Contractors Association of America
MCA/NWPA Mechanical Contractors Association of Northwest Pennsylvania
MCAEPA Mechanical Service Contractors Association of Eastern Pennsylvania
NATE North American Technician Excellence for HVAC
OHACPA Oil Heat Association of Central Pennsylvania
PAACCA Pennsylvania Air Conditioning Contractors Association
PHCCA Heating, Cooling Contractors Association
PAPHCC Heating, Cooling Contractors Association of Pennsylvania
PMCSMCA Mechanical Sheet Metal Contractors Alliance
SMACNAPA  Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors of Pennsylvania

Media & Web Resources for HVAC Services in Wilmington DE
Heating, Piping, Air Conditioning Magazine
Home Energy Magazine
HVAC Magazine

The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for the TOP 10 Heating & Air Conditioning Contractors in Wilmington DE within the following zip codes:

19715, 19803, 19714, 19707, 19801, 19730, 19731, 19895, 19713, 19709, 19850, 19806, 19809, 19706, 19702, 19802, 19734, 19736, 19899, 19703, 19807, 19808, 19805, 19708, 19718, 19710, 19804, 19810, 19720, 19711, 19938, 19733, 19701 and 19977

The Prime Buyer's Report provides information on the TOP 10 HVAC Contractors in Wilmington DE for the following cities:

Glasgow, Bear, Pike Creek Valley, Edgemoor, Greenville, Townsend, Claymont, New Castle, Elsmere, Red Lion, Hockessin, Newark, Brookside, Pike Creek-Central Kirkwood, North Star, Wilmington, Middletown, Pike Creek, Wilmington Manor, Piedmont, Upper Christiana, Lower Christiana and Brandywine