Electric Furnaces in McLean & Northern Virginia
If you’re looking for reliable, top-quality electric furnace services in the Northern Virginia area, you’ve come to the right place! The NATE certified professionals at John Nugent & Sons have been providing homeowners in our area with superior care and service for decades, and no matter your needs—repair, replacement, or a whole new installation—we’ve got you covered.
For homeowners in Northern Virginia, John Nugent & Sons offers:
For more information on our electric furnace services in McLean and the surrounding area, give us a call at 703-291-1926 or contact us online now.
Pros & Cons of Electric Furnaces
Which is best: electric or gas furnaces? It’s annoying when the answer to that question is “It depends” … but really, it depends. There are advantages and disadvantages to both types of HVAC systems in Northern Virginia.
Your property size, location, and needs for warmth are singular. John Nugent & Sons will assess your heating and cooling requirements.
We have been McClean, VA’s HVAC service provider for over 45 years. Because our family lives and works here, we won’t compromise our friends’ and neighbors’ safety, comfort, or need for affordability. Call 703-291-1926 or contact John Nugent & Sons if you have questions.
11 Pros of Electric Furnaces
Electric furnaces coils and electricity to generate warmth for your residential or commercial property. The warm air is distributed through the ducts by a blower (fan).
Electric furnaces …
- Are easier to maintain. (Regular professional HVAC maintenance – fall and spring – is important, but you can help by replacing filters and keeping the unit clean and dust-free.)
- Are easier to repair. (But with proper maintenance, your furnace will last longer and need fewer repairs.)
- Are more durable than gas.
- Are quieter than gas.
- Use components that are usually less expensive.
- Eliminate the need for a gas line or oil or propane delivery.
- Have more safety advantages. (Gas furnaces can release carbon monoxide and are more at-risk for combustion/explosion.)
- Use parts that are easier to install.
- Are usually less expensive to purchase new than gas.
- Tend to last longer than gas (20+ years vs. gas furnaces’ 10+ years).
- Use electricity, which is available everywhere in the U.S., while gas is not. Electricity prices tend to be more stable than other energy sources/fuel.
4 Cons of Electric Furnaces
Electric furnaces …
- Are more complex, mechanically. You need a licensed HVAC professional to work with electricity for safety and knowledge.
- Heat more slowly than gas. (It takes a bit longer for you to reach your warmth comfort zone.)
- May be cheaper to buy, install, maintain, and repair, but cost more to run.
- Tend to be less “versatile” when upgrading or adding components. Again, your local HVAC company can explain value-add vs. expense when considering modifications, such as adding a heat pump.
Electric furnace repair or replacement doesn’t have to be stressful. It’s actually an opportunity to save energy and money. Call 703-291-1926 or contact John Nugent & Sons to learn more about electric furnaces and their advantages in Northern Virginia. Estimates are free, so why wait?
Electric Furnace Services in Northern Virginia
We offer our patrons a comprehensive list of electric furnace services geared toward ensuring you always get the best, no matter what you’re looking for. This includes electric furnace installation, replacement, repair, and maintenance.
Electric Furnace Installation
Electric furnaces make up the vast majority of heating systems in use throughout the United States. And that’s not just a coincidence! Electric heat provides your home with stable, reliable heating at great energy-efficiency and superior quality. When you’re looking for an electric furnace installation in McLean or a surrounding area, the team at John Nugent & Sons can help you find the perfect fit for your home.
And when you work with our experts, you don’t just get any old service. Our experts will always do a comprehensive check of the entire installation, ensuring everything is optimized and ready to offer you the maximum comfort all season long.
Electric Furnace Replacement
Replacement is very frequently considered a backup plan after seeking repair. But the fact is that often enough replacement is not only a more effective solution, but a solution that will end up saving you money in the long run too! When you work with John Nugent & Sons, we can help you decide whether or not replacement is your best option. Generally speaking, it’s best to seek replacement when:
- Your furnace is no longer meeting your heating needs
- Your system is becoming less efficient, or you’re noticing spikes in monthly energy use
- You need repair too frequently
- Your furnace is creating cold spots in your home, or not heating evenly
- Your electric furnace is a decade old or older
For more information on the electric furnace replacement services we offer in McLean and the surrounding area, give us a call at 703-291-1926 now!
Electric Furnace Repair Services
When you encounter furnace problems mid-season, you can quickly be left at the mercy of the elements. You need an electric furnace repair service in McLean that is fast, reliable, and always gets the job done right the first time. At John Nugent & Sons, we use industry-leading diagnostics and techniques to quickly locate and handle your repair needs. Contact our experts for repair today if:
- Your furnace is short cycling (kicking on and off frequently)
- Your furnace is making odd sounds
- There are strange smells coming from your furnace
- You notice airflow issues with your furnace
- Your furnace is failing to meet your comfort needs
Having a different issue entirely? Don’t sweat it, our experts have seen it all and can handle any repairs you need. Just give us a call when you’re having trouble!
Electric Furnace Maintenance
Consistent, professionally-administered care is the secret to a perfect electric furnace. When you want reliability, better energy-efficiency, and a longer-lived furnace system, contact the experts at John Nugent & sons for your electric furnace maintenance service!
Our furnace maintenance services include:
- Comprehensive diagnostics
- Checking airflow
- Cleaning and replacement of air filters
- A check of the thermostat and all electrical connections
- And more!
Schedule Electric Furnace Services in the McLean Area
If you’re looking for one of the best team of electricians in McLean, look no further than John Nugent & Sons! We guarantee exceptional services.
To set an appointment for your electric furnace services in McLean and throughout Northern Virginia, contact us online or catch us over the phone at 703-291-1926!
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