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Degree HVAC

2566 Bay Rd
Redwood City, CA 94063 650-596-2920

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The technician did not have the required part with him, even though the Westinghouse... - Nov 09, 2022

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Bell Products

722 Soscol Ave
Napa, CA 94559 707-255-1811

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They were able to tune of air and heating condition - Jan 05, 2020

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Grant Mechanical

1015 Eden Bower Ln
Redwood City, CA 94061 650-361-8870

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Sam Grant is an expert furnace technician, who arrived with the required part... - Nov 09, 2022

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Harry Clark Plumbing & Heating

3040 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94611 510-444-1776

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Does a very good job. Did a great job on bad work someone else had not done... - Feb 06, 2021

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Pelle Heating & Ac

San Jose, CA 95111 408-978-7060

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All around great service! - May 09, 2021

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Stewart Heating & Air Conditioning

620 Garcia Ave #E
Pittsburg, CA 94565 925-427-5522

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Slightly high price. - Feb 12, 2019

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L J Kruse Plumbing Heating & Cooling

920 Pardee St
Berkeley, CA 94710 510-644-0260

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Charged site visit was used to sell system, not needed. Dissappointing. - Aug 10, 2021

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Reliable Refrigeration

4405 Solano Ave
Napa, CA 94558 707-252-7227

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Come when they say and fix the problem. - Sep 23, 2022

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Aarvaks Heating & Air Conditioning

723 Dwight Way
Berkeley, CA 94710 510-848-5010

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Its nice to see a business that does things right. if they are in your area... - Oct 08, 2021

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Air Quality Heating & Air Conditioning

720 Northrup St
San Jose, CA 95126 408-920-3910

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I've used them before and was always pleased. - Jan 05, 2020

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Alton Air Conditioning & Heating

41041 Trimboli Way #1865
Fremont, CA 94538 510-490-5655

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They did a great job - Feb 23, 2021

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Schmitt Heating & Air Conditioning

1580 Tennessee St
San Francisco, CA 94107 415-522-0966

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Schmitt replaced our very old furnace and ducts going up four stories. The... - Nov 30, 2022

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Anderson Radiant Heating

520 E McGlincy Ln #16
Campbell, CA 95008 408-378-3868

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Glen Anderson and his father are top-notch engineering professionals for hydronic... - Jan 18, 2021

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Berg's Heating & Service

11 Banff Way
Pacifica, CA 94044 650-359-1229

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Late one Friday night in the winter, we could not turn on the 60-plus-year-old... - Jan 14, 2023

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Chris Levering Heating & Air Conditioning

275 Maud Ave
San Leandro, CA 94577 510-352-1018

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Chris is so knowledgeable that even Atlas refers to him. - Oct 29, 2020

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Fairview Heating & Air Conditioning

100 Brownstone Rd #A
Oakley, CA 94561 925-625-4963

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Calvey Heating & Air

261 Moffett Blvd
Mountain View, CA 94043 650-265-2202

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Cold Craft

181 Lost Lake Ln
Campbell, CA 95008 408-374-7292

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They sent an inexperienced technician who tried to charge me for 1.5 hours... - Dec 07, 2022

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Alternative HVAC Solutions

1661 Industrial Rd #A
San Carlos, CA 94070 650-322-4328

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High Performance Heating & Air

1647 Willow Pass Rd #252
Concord, CA 94520 925-687-6887

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When my AC quit during a heat wave, this was the only company who could fix... - Oct 25, 2022

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