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Providing Boiler Repair and Replacement Services in Port Huron Since 1959

With a functioning boiler, it’s easy staying warm in Michigan’s winter months. But when your boiler acts up, a few blankets and a pair of slippers might not be enough to ward off the cold. With over 63 years of experience maintaining hydronic heating systems, Vincent's Heating & Plumbing has established itself as a trusted HVAC company in the Port Huron area. In that time, we’ve developed a true understanding of boiler systems and how to properly maintain, replace, and repair them.

Reach out to us at (810) 985-7103 to learn more about the boiler services we provide in Marysville and Fort Gratiot.

What to Look for in a Boiler Contractor

Your heating system is a major part of your home and one of the most expensive components to replace. That’s why it’s vital that you hire the right HVAC contractor to manage your boiler’s repair or replacement. Here in Port Huron, there are plenty of companies that offer boiler services. How do you choose the one that’s right for you? Here are six things to keep an eye out for:

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  • Current Insurance and Licensing: Make sure the HVAC company you hire is authorized to provide heating service in Michigan. Before signing anything, ask to see copies of their current certifications and licenses. You’ll also want to ask about the kind of bonding and insurance they carry. These things will protect you from any damage caused by the contractor or any accidents their employees suffer while working in your home.
  • Referrals and Reviews: Before selecting an HVAC contractor in Port Huron, check out their online reputation. In addition to Google, check other platforms such as Facebook and Yelp. Taken together, these things should provide a decent overview of what to expect while working with this company.
  • Expertise and Experience: You want a company with ample boiler experience. This will allow them to quickly pinpoint the issue and give advice you can only get from a true professional. Ask how the company ensures its technicians stay up-to-date on industry changes. Also confirm how much experience their boiler installation experts are required to have.
  • Warranties and Guarantees: What happens if you’re unhappy with the work performed? Will the contractor back your newly-installed or replaced boiler with any kind of warranty? Not doing these things is a common cost-cutting measure in other companies. Rest assured, when you buy from VHP, that your satisfaction is guaranteed.
  • Special Offers and Rebates: Buying a new boiler isn’t cheap, but many manufacturers offer discounts that your HVAC contractor can pass on to you. Before scheduling a quote for boiler replacement, you can check the national DSIRE database to find tax credits and other local programs in your area that may help you save. A good HVAC company, like ours, will help you file any required paperwork.
  • Our Full Selection of Boiler Services

    Boiler Repair

    Though boilers break down less often than conventional heating systems, they still need service on occasion. Electrical components come loose. Pilot lights flicker out. Save our number the next time you need to fix a problem with your heating system. You’ll soon learn why so many people in Port Huron trust us with their boiler repairs.

    Boiler Installation

    One of the most best ways to keep a house warm while also enjoying cleaner air and superior energy savings is with a boiler. When you move into a new home or are constructing one, consider having a boiler installed with a separate air conditioner instead of a forced–air system. Talk to our professionals to learn about the advantages of a boiler heating system.

    Boiler Maintenance

    You must take regular care of a boiler system in order to enjoy the advantage of its long lifespan. Otherwise, you’re just sentencing it to an early grave. Our HVAC maintenance professionals will come to your house each fall to inspect, clean, and tune–up your boiler. To make this process automatic all you have to do is sign up for one of our excellent maintenance plans.

    Call Vincent's Heating & Plumbing for Professional Boiler Service in Fort Gratiot and Port Huron

    VHP sets ourselves apart from other local HVAC companies by always putting our customer first. We wholly dedicate ourselves to providing prompt and professional boiler service throughout the {$seocity1raw} area. We’re so confident in our ability to meet your needs, in fact, that we guarantee it. From protecting your property to quality workmanship, our HVAC experts hold themselves to high standards. So, the next time you need any kind of boiler repair or installation in Marysville, we invite you to give (810) 985-7103 a call.

    Boiler FAQs

    How Often Does My Boiler Need Service?

    We recommend having your boiler serviced on a yearly basis. This will ensure it operates at maximum efficiency through the cold times and into milder weather. By getting it regularly serviced, you can help yourself to avoid future boiler repairs. You can learn more about the benefits of HVAC maintenance in Port Huron and Fort Gratiot by reaching out to us by phone or through our website.

    Can My Boiler Heat My Water, Too?

    Though not possible in the past, newer “combi” boilers allow you to use the water in your boiler for bathing and cooking as well. This eliminates the need for a separate water heater, saving you space and boosting home efficiency.

    What Do I Do if My Boiler Starts Leaking?

    If your boiler is leaking, don’t panic. You can limit the damage by taking the following steps:

    1. Turn off the boiler’s power and shut the main water valve to prevent further damage
    2. Mop or lay down towels to soak up the water
    3. Try to find the source of the leak. Typically, it comes from the boiler tank, discharge tube, or drain valve
    4. Call VHP to schedule a boiler technician for repair

    Will a New Boiler be Quieter?

    This depends on numerous factors. Very old boilers are typically very loud. While those made in the last 15 to 20 years, tend to be quieter than even the newest ones. This is because internal components in new systems, used to enhance efficiency, produce low levels of noise during use. Even if this additional sound is annoying, your new system’s lower operation cost will more than make up for it.

    Can I Use My Boiler to Cool my Home as Well?

    While radiators can be used to cool homes, boilers cannot provide the cold water necessary to do so. Using a water chiller to produce a cooling effect can lead to humidity, corrosion, and condensation issues. For people with boilers looking for a way to beat Port Huron’s summer heat, ductless AC is often the best option.

    What Brands of Boiler Does Vincent's Heating & Plumbing Service?

    Our radiant heating experts service all brands of residential boilers including Lennox, Bosch, Buderus, Peerless, Westinghouse, and Triangle Tube.

    No one wants to wake up on the coldest day of the year with no heat. For most modern households, the only thing worse is a day without clean water or power. Unfortunately, if you don’t keep an eye on your heater, that scenario might be more than imaginary.

    Port Huron’s winters really put your heater through the wringer. Such intensive use can lead to parts degradation and reduced efficiency. If left uncorrected, the dirt and grime build up can lead your heating system to an early grave. That’s why it’s so important to get an annual heater tune-up from a local HVAC professional. During their check, our technicians will not only ensure your heater is operating as intended, but they’ll also test its safety controls and lubricate moving parts. If you’re interested in learning more about our heater maintenance services, give (810) 985-7103 a call.

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