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What Is Heating Maintenance & How Can It Benefit My Home?

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What Is Heating Maintenance & How Can It Benefit My Home?

As the vibrant hues of autumn start to paint the charming streets of Charleston, SC, homeowners in this historic coastal city find themselves immersed in a unique blend of seasonal charm and Southern hospitality. Located within the heart of the LowCountry, Charleston offers a rich tapestry of experiences for those fortunate enough to call this city home.

From strolls along the historic district’s cobblestone streets to savoring the flavors of local cuisine at waterfront eateries, there’s an undeniable allure to life as a homeowner in Charleston during this enchanting season. The best way to ensure your heating system keeps your home at a comfortable temperature all winter is by scheduling heating maintenance in Charleston, SC this fall season.

Heating Maintenance: A Preventative Service

Heating maintenance is an essential HVAC service recommended in the fall season. During heating maintenance services, a certified technician will perform a detailed check of all heating components, including thermostats, electrical wiring, and air filters. Heating systems require regular maintenance services performed by both a professional and homeowner to continue running efficiently and effectively.

After sitting on the sidelines all spring and summer, your heating system may experience internal malfunctions or obstructions. These errors can harm the system’s efficiency, causing it to work harder and use more energy. If your heating system is performing with a broken component or utilizing large amounts of energy from an obstruction, the system can break down and require costly repairs. To avoid uncomfortable situations overall, a thorough heating maintenance check is recommended each year.

Regular heating maintenance enhances the system’s performance, extends its lifespan, and reduces the risk of unexpected breakdowns. At Anchor Heating & Air, we have a team of experienced technicians specializing in heating maintenance in Charleston, SC and surrounding areas. We offer a scheduled maintenance plan to homeowners, ensuring that your heating system is in top-notch condition throughout the year. Our experts are trained to identify and address potential issues, keeping your home cozy and comfortable during the chilly Charleston winters.

The Benefits of Home Heating System Maintenance

Heating maintenance is crucial to ensuring the efficient and safe operation of your home’s heating system, particularly during the colder months. This service involves a comprehensive check-up and fine-tuning of your heating equipment, whether a furnace, boiler, heat pump, or any other heating system. The benefits of heating maintenance in Charleston, SC include:

  • Improved Energy Efficiency
  • Lower Heating Costs
  • Enhanced Comfort
  • Prolonged Equipment Lifespan
  • Reduced Risk of Breakdowns
  • Improved Indoor Air Quality
  • Enhanced Safety

Improved Energy Efficiency

One of the most significant advantages of regular heating maintenance is improved energy efficiency. Heating systems can accumulate dust and debris with time, reducing airflow and efficiency. During heating maintenance, our technicians clean and optimize your system, ensuring it operates efficiently. This keeps your energy bills in check and reduces your carbon footprint by minimizing energy waste.

Lower Heating Costs

When your heating system operates efficiently, it doesn’t have to work as hard to maintain a comfortable temperature in your home. This means you’ll see a noticeable reduction in your heating bills. According to the Department of Energy, maintenance can lower heating costs by up to 30%. These savings can increase significantly over the heating season and provide more budget flexibility.

Enhanced Comfort

Few things are as comforting as a warm and cozy home during the winter months. Regular heating maintenance in Charleston, SC ensures your system consistently delivers the desired indoor temperature. It helps prevent sudden breakdowns or uneven heating, providing peace of mind and a more comfortable living environment.

Prolonged Equipment Lifespan

Heating systems are a significant investment in your home. Proper maintenance can extend their lifespan considerably. When your system is regularly serviced, it experiences less wear and tear, reducing the need for costly repairs or premature replacements. This saves you money and reduces the environmental impact of disposing of old equipment.

Reduced Risk of Breakdowns

Imagine waking up on a freezing winter morning to find that your heating system has suddenly stopped working. This scenario can be avoided with professional heating maintenance in Charleston, SC. During a maintenance check, technicians can identify and address potential issues before they escalate into major problems. This proactive approach minimizes the risk of unexpected breakdowns and costly emergency repairs.

Improved Indoor Air Quality

Your heating unit is crucial in maintaining optimum air quality. Dust and debris can accumulate in your ducts and on heating components, leading to the circulation of allergens and pollutants throughout your home. Regular maintenance includes cleaning and inspecting these areas, which can significantly improve indoor air quality, making your home healthier.

Enhanced Safety

Safety should always be a top priority for your heating system. Carbon monoxide leaks, faulty electrical connections, or malfunctioning safety controls can pose serious risks. During heating maintenance in Charleston, SC, our technicians thoroughly inspect and test safety features, ensuring that your system operates safely. This reduces the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning and other potential hazards associated with heating systems.

Expert Heating Maintenance in Charleston, SC

Regarding heating maintenance in Charleston, SC and the surrounding areas, Anchor Heating & Air stands out as a trusted and reliable partner. With a commitment to keeping homes warm, safe, and energy-efficient, here’s how Anchor Heating & Air ensures top-notch heating maintenance services:

  • Experienced Technicians
  • Comprehensive Check-Ups
  • Customized Maintenance Plans
  • Transparent Pricing
  • Advanced Equipment and Technology

Experienced Technicians

Anchor Heating & Air takes pride in our team of experienced technicians who are well-versed in all types of heating systems. Whether you have a furnace, heat pump, boiler, or any other heating equipment, our experts have the knowledge and skills to perform comprehensive maintenance.

Comprehensive Check-Ups

Anchor Heating & Air conducts thorough inspections, covering every aspect of your heating system. Every detail is noticed, from cleaning filters and lubricating moving parts to inspecting safety controls and testing thermostat calibration.

Customized Maintenance Plans

Recognizing that every home is unique, Anchor Heating & Air offers customized maintenance plans to suit your needs. Whether you require a one-time check-up or prefer regular maintenance, we can accommodate your preferences, ensuring your heating system receives the attention it deserves.

Transparent Pricing

Anchor Heating & Air believes in transparent pricing. We provide clear, upfront pricing with no hidden fees or surprises. You’ll always know what to expect, allowing you to make informed decisions about your heating maintenance.

Advanced Equipment and Technology

Anchor Heating & Air employs advanced equipment and technology to deliver top-quality service. We use state-of-the-art diagnostic tools to quickly identify potential issues with your heating system, allowing for prompt resolution.

Your Charleston HVAC Experts

In Charleston, SC, and beyond, Anchor Heating & Air is your trusted partner for all heating maintenance needs. With experienced technicians, comprehensive services, transparent pricing, and a commitment to customer satisfaction, we are dedicated to keeping your home warm and comfortable throughout the heating season. Contact us today and schedule a consultation with our experts to access quality heating services in Charleston, SC and surrounding areas!

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About The Author

Stephanie Postell

Stephanie is the Co-Owner and COO of Anchor Heating and Air and is a lifelong resident of Charleston, South Carolina. Stephanie and her husband David have over 30 years experience in heating and air conditioning.

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Garren B.
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I can not say enough good things about this company. From the office to the technician has been a great pleasure to work with. Brandon our technician was absolutely amazing. He explained everything in great detail during our maintenance call. The office staff was great to work with in scheduling.
Lisa O.
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I will definitely recommend Anchor in the future. The office was friendly when I called and they were able to schedule an appointment for the next day. Doug, the tech, was very professional and gave me clear explanations of the problems and the work necessary. They made a frustrating situation much easier.
Suzy S.
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Absolutely amazing company. Technician was thorough, honest, punctual, friendly and diligent. So grateful we were recommended this company. Couldn’t recommend more this amazing company for your HVAC needs.
Richard F.
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They offered their free 2nd opinion, diagnosed & fixed on the spot, & exposed another company trying to offer me something I didn’t need for much more money after already enduring 5 days w/o AC! Buy & shop local. Thank you Anchor!
Jayne F.
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Ron Heath is an exceptional technician. Not only did he solve our complex issue, but he was very informative, polite, and cleaned up as he went along. I would be happy to have him work with us any time. A great guy.
tammy H.
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Always great!
Bruce N.
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Brian and Jeffery were great. They performed a very thorough service and offered some ideas to improve our systems.
Bruce N.
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John H.
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Brandon was great. He was professional and friendly. He gave us some good recommendations on air filters and made sure to answer all our questions.
Kyle H.
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On time, Anchor has a nice live tracker so you know when they will be at your house. Jonathan was very polite and informative. Gave us options and explained everything. And did high quality work. Highly recommend
Paul O.
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Excellent communication from Stephanie throughout the process. Technician Rick was professional, courteous, arrived as schedule! All around great experience. Highly recommend.
Laura S.
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Excellent Company! So glad they bought out Green Dot as well! Looks like they are getting the reputation back that Island Mechanical had for years on Johns Island. I fired Green Dot!
seth A.
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Great service great people had me back up and running in 30 minutes
Sarah G.
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Super fast, very friendly. Was a simple fix and Rick had us up and running for a cool night’s sleep on the same day I called. Really appreciated that I was initially scheduled the next day, but they had a cancellation and instead of just finishing early for the day, Rick came out and helped us!
Bob G.
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Jonathan B. came out to my place today for my first bi-annual check and it was awesome. Got a great heads up on when he would be here. He was extremely personable and professional and took the time to answer questions, explain my system and what to look for in the future. Glad I made the change to Anchor!
Joel M.
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Great service and very respectful! Highly recommended.
Jeanette K.
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The team at Anchor Heating & Air are the best. Stephanie set us up with the soonest available appointment. Rick arrived at the specified time. Rick was personable, professional, very thorough and though the repair turned out to be extensive, Anchor offered a window AC unit for nighttime comfort. While the part was being acquired for our repair, Jack delivered the AC unit. Jack was equally personable & professional. Then there is Alyssa who called with our estimate & scheduled the final repair. Alyssa is equally as wonderful as Rick & Jack, which brings us back to Rick, who arrived this morning with the part, completed the repair and we are now sitting in the comfort of our air conditioned home. This wonderful team of people are the first company that we’ve worked with in this capacity who are truly empathetic, truly understand how their clients feel and do everything possible to ensure the best experience. It’s not what they do, it’s who they are. We are extremely grateful!
chris R.
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They are amazing to deal with. Easy scheduling showed up on time. Did amazing work excellent communication and I personally think they saved my house from burning down. They came and inspected my dryer vent. Needless to say it was very very bad. Check out the before and after photos I would definitely recommend them for all your HVAC ductwork needs
Tom S.
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Jonathan was very professional and personable. One issue he was uncertain of caused him to call a work associate working on our island for a consult, who had experience with this issue.
Brandon F.
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Excellent service and professionalism. Jonathan the technician was very knowledgeable, provided me with options for maintenance that was needed, it truly felt he had my best interest in mind. Jonathan did an amazing job cleaning my unit and making sure everything was working correctly, I hope I get him next time! Had a bad experience with my last A/C company and Anchor did an amazing job of addressing my concerns!
Halcyon home S.
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Very helpful and knowledgeable. Overall great experience.
Ashley S.
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Our AC went out during the night. When Anchor was open, we called immediately. They quickly put us on the books for that day. Rick came out and quickly discovered the problem and was able to fix the AC that day, and my dog who barks at everything didn’t bark once when Rick was working!
Al M.
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Great customer service, professional and polite!
Rebecca C.
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Meliss370 D
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I had the unfortunate experience of my HVAC unit going out in my rental and could not have received better customer service or feedback from Erica. She was so thorough and genuine throughout the process. I had 3 technicians come out during this time and they were ALL amazing, professional, and so helpful. 100% recommend!
Suellen C.
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Service was great and quick! Would highly recommend Anchor Heating and Air
Glenn F.
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Anchor was quick to respond to the request for service & @ my house before 6 on Holiday. Diagnosed & solved the problem quickly. Very reasonable fees.
Ryan W.
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Unbelievable experience! My AC stopped working last week. I left a message last Wednesday night and was up and running before noon on Thursday. Outstanding! Alyssa called me first thing in the morning to get me on the schedule and Doug was there before 10am to fix the problem. He was absolutely fantastic and took care of everything. Thank you guys so much for taking care of me. 10/10! I highly recommend Anchor for AC help.
Chad H.
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Showed up on time. Very professional. Very knowledgeable. Definitely would use again.
Joe C.
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Knowledgeable, personable tech! Ron explained things and made sure I understood...excellent
Chrissy Gregory MSN MBA RN A.
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There was a one-day delay on parts, but 5-Star for sure!!!
Danielle C.
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Came home today and my A/C had stopped working. Anchor was recommended to me by my neighbors and I put in a call and they were able to fit me in the same day. Cool air just in time for the evening. Very-trust worthy, knowledgeable, and fairly priced!!! Looking forward to giving them our continued business!
Amy T.
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Service was great! Ron was great. He knew exactly what the problem was and explained our next steps. I would definitely recommend Anchor & him to anyone that needs support with any heating & cooling problems. They will now be the only ones we call for maintenance or repairs. Thank you Ron & Anchor
Daniel P.
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David G.
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shane K.
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Rick was by far the most friendly, knowledgable and fastest repair service tech I've ever had come to my home. I would suggest this company to anyone. A+++ in my book. Thank you Anchor for keeping me afloat.
Leslie F.
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I highly recommend Anchor Heating & Air. Rick was our technician and can’t say enough great things about him! From start to finish he was kind, professional, and thoroughly explained what needed to be done! Would give him & this company 10 stars if I could. I will definitely call them for any HVAC needs / concerns in the future!
Marthe T.
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Rick actually took the time to figure out the issue and explain it.
Salvatore P.
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I was having some problems with my drain and they came over very fast and identified and corrected the problem, the technician was very knowledgeable and thorough, great job
Edward K.
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Everything was excellent. The gentleman would personally professional very informative. Recommend your company highly
Patti G.
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Hvac install went well. Some malfunction with parts that were not replaced with the installation but Stephanie made it right!
Bobby E.
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I’ve used Anchor several times now. They’re very polite, professional, and reasonably priced.
Mike Z.
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Top notch company and 5-star level customer service! If you are in the Charleston area, I highly recommend using Anchor. They are responsive and beat any price around. I send my highest recommendation!
Robert B.
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Always shows up on time. Friendly and experienced.
Konny C.
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John M.
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Their tech, Jordan, was very capable and professional. I plan to ask for him by name for my next service.
Craig M.
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I want to take a second to brag about Amanda Edwards. She is my HVAC gal and recently did an install for my client over in North Charleston. Amanda promptly book an appointment with my client and got my client an excellent price on new equipment. Within a couple days they scheduled the install and by 1pm, my clients new system was up and running. My client was super excited about the quality of work and the speed at which the product was delivered and installed.Amanda is honest, trustworthy, dedicated, loyal, hardworking, and will crawl all over your house to make sure she gets the right system for your home. Heck, she even took a bite to the butt from a dog, and still installed the system.Thank you Amanda for being so awesome.
vonna D.
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What a wonderful experience having Jordan come out to my home. He was curious, respectful, and gave very detailed information as to what service he performed. Jordan went above and beyond. I would definitely recommend this company to others. Thank you Jordan!
Tom S.
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Prompt and professional service
Leslie H.
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Doug was so nice, courteous and fixed the issue quickly! I’m so glad I reached out to Anchor Heating & air!
Ann B.
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Brandon was very thorough and checked both units. Cleaned them and checked to make sure they were cooling properly..
David M.
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Prompt courteous service. Technician arrived on time and was very knowledgeable. Explained all points of service performed. I highly recommend!
Linda H.
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Jordan and Anchor Heating and Air are great. Reliable and on time service every time. They don’t try to sell you anything you don’t need. They are a great team to have on your side.
David T.
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I have nothing but great things to say about our experience. Anchor heating and air was excellent about getting a technician to our home asap and the technician was extremely thorough and knowledgeable. We decided to purchase there maintenance plan at the end of the visit and couldn’t be happier.
Marc O.
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5 stars for Brandon: he did a first-rate job for our annual HVAC service. He was knowledgeable, courteous, and a pleasure to deal with.
Kelly B.
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Jeffrey P.
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Great service, extremely thorough.
Megan W.
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Brandon did a great job. Identified the problem quickly and was able to fix same day efficiently so we didn’t have to suffer with no AC anymore! The communication this company provides is above and beyond others we have dealt with.
Linda G.
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We had a great experience with Anchor Heating and Air. Rick came out to maintenance our unit and found that our fan motor needed to be replaced. He was super informative and even came back a few days later to bring us a window unit while we waited for the part to come in. The entire staff at Anchor was extremely nice and did a great job keeping us updated on timeline. Will definitely recommend Anchor and use them again!
Luke W.
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Ron was an excellent representative for Anchor Heating & Air. Courteous, professional, and extremely knowledgeable. Would recommend for everyone!
mark S.
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Cindy O.
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BRANDON at Anchor Heating and Air did a fabulous job checking out our HVAC systems. He was professional and we were impressed with his knowledge and skill. When he left we felt comfortable and confident that our systems were in great shape for the upcoming summer season. Highly recommended.
Quero D.
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It would be good to not receive multiple review requests until you guys do the actual service. I have received 4 requests to provide 5 star reviews but you are not scheduled to do the service until next week. However, once the service guy, Ron turned up he was great, professional, knowledgeable and explained everything he was doing and made recommendations to keep the units in good shape - thank you Ron.
Stuart B.
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Appreciate the friendliness and professionalism of Jeremy Lee who came out to provide an estimate for a replacement HVAC system. Jeremy spoke highly of Anchor and the friendliness of his co-workers. It would have been great to do business with the folks at Anchor just based on what Jeremy thought of his colleagues. I received a call from a co-owner, David who reached out to me to find out what I was thinking. Great family business and when circumstances allow, I will reach out to them again.
G R.
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They are on-time professionals who know what they're doing.
Jan J.
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René M.
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Brian was amazing and found the issue within minutes, which was not identified by 3 other companies
Katherine K.
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courteous and knowledgeable
James V.
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Anchor Heating & Air Conditioning performed an outstanding job on the preventative maintenance review of my HVAC system. Both Brian & Brandon, technicians for Anchor H&A were excellent & did a fantastic job for the annual inspection. I highly recommend Anchor for your HVAC needs & them them 5 Stars. Respectfully, Daniel Vara, Charleston, SC
Peggy C.
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Excellent service & repair- will use this company again.
Tim L.
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Brooke B.
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Brandon and crew were excellent with our replacement HVAC install! Very professional and went above and beyond (on a holiday weekend) after realizing we needed an additional part to complete the install. The service was impeccable and we’re so glad we went with Anchor! Highly recommend this company for any HVAC needs!
Tracy M.
1711535210
I couldn’t be happier with the service provided by Rick from Anchor Heating & Air. From his initial greeting to the time he left after performing maintenance on our 5 units, he was everything you’d want a service provider to be. Not only did he perform the work with care and expertise, he explained what & why I needed to replace a few parts. He included photos he had taken inside my HVAC units to compare with industry standards to show the disparity.He left my home in the same order he found it and assured me he’d return ASAP with new parts. In under a week, the parts are in and I’m scheduled to have them I stalled.I welcome Rick back into my home anytime to continue to service our HVAC units. He is a wonderful asset to Anchor Heating & Air.
roger S.
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Don B.
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Two visits. Both individuals were polite and courteous. They explained what they were going to do and explained what they found when finished. Excellent work!
Celia S
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Came on time. Cleaned up. Pleasant. Very good.
Lauren D.
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Always an excellent experience all around with anchor. Great communication and customer service!
Jennifer B.
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Fantastic customer service, products, and team members! 100% recommend!
Lynn W.
1710646290
Office staff were great communicators and responded quickly to questions and request for service appointments including texting me when service technician was on the way.The technician was very knowledgeable and summarized the appointment and the repair options thoroughly. The repair (part replacement) was quickly done since he had the part on the truck.I am thoroughly pleased with the level of service from Anchor and the employees I dealt with.
Erica P.
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Great people with amazing attention to detail.
Fred Blake S.
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Anchor is fantastic! We have had plenty of neighbors recommend them and they are still happy with all of their services done in the neighborhood of Village Green!
Resa B.
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Excellent service!!
K. Sharon B.
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Great fast service
Chuck S.
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Very professional, on time, knew the system well and gave a candid assessment of the performance of our system. A satisfied returning customer.
Laura I.
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This was the first time using Anchor since they acquired Green Dot in the Charleston area. I was super pleased and impressed with their HVAC PM service - from the ease of scheduling, to receiving confirmation, alerts tracking arrival of the technician, the tech service and communication and photos of work done on our equipment. Happy to recommend Anchor Heating and Air
William B.
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They came and did the job efficiently and cleaned up everything. Would hardly know that they were here except our roof problems are resolved.
William G.
1706893236
So glad we hooked up with these guys for our service and repair needs. Fair prices and good honest work. Refreshing to still have that in today's world.
Hank G.
1706706383
Cullen came to our house and did a great job of servicing our equipment. He was knowledgeable, and answered all of our questions very professionally.
Donald H.
1706540963
Jack and Ryan did an excellent job, discovering a few issues we had and conducting a dryer vent cleaning. We are very satisfied with the work they accomplished and the diagnosis of our HVAC issues.
Robert C.
1706535193
Excellent Service… Knowledgable… highly Reccommend
David M.
1706372380
Excellent job following up shoddy work by Green Dot!
Barry S.
1706307116
Very professional.
Carol C.
1705932448
Although I could not be present when my scheduled maintenance was performed I was totally impressed with the service I received. Rick was on time, very polite on the phone, and based on the time he was at my residence I have to say very thorough in the work performed. He called to explain his findings and even provided photos. I look forward to continuing my relationship with your company!
Chris D.
1705893260
Great company, we are using them for our Kiawah rental. They are very responsive and good at keeping us updated on when they are coming out to the house.
Anna
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This was a great experience using Anchor. They are fabulous! I have been a landlord forever so I appreciate greatly how professional, friendly and on time they were. This was a tricky downtown Charleston installation high up on a roof and they were perfect.
E N.
1704221019
I came home after the holidays to no heat. One call to Anchor and Rick met me at the house that afternoon and had the unit up and running in no time. The entire team was kind, courteous and knowledgeable. A really pleasant experience!
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