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Universal AC & Heat’s Heating Repair Services

When you’re heating system isn’t keeping you warm, Universal AC & Heat will come to your rescue. We offer fast and reliable heating repair services in Pasadena, MD. We can perform electric furnace repair, gas furnace repair, and boiler system repair. Our expert repair technicians ensure your home or office is comfortable and warm with our heating repair services. Since 1987, the Universal AC & Heat team has provided premier HVAC repair services to the area. We specialize in all aspects of conditioning and heating services. No matter the brand, type of system, or project size, we’re here for you. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.

How Do I Know if I Need Heating Repairs?

The most common signs you may need professional heating repairs include:

  • High Energy Bills –High energy or gas bills may indicate a heater malfunction as your heater overcompensates trying to reach a comfortable temperature.
  • Strange Noises –Older heating systems often start making loud sounds like banging, rattling, and humming. There may be issues with your heating system’s motor bearings, fan, or other parts.
  • Short Heating Cycles – If your heater goes on and off, the thermostat may not be able to regulate the temperature adequately. Short cycles are often an indicator that the heat exchanger is overheating, causing the system to shut down.
  • Yellow Pilot Light –A furnace should always have a blue pilot light flame. If it is any other color, it could indicate your furnace has too much tar or rust in it.
  • Old Age –A heating system’s life expectancy is between 15 to 25 years. Older heating systems break down over time, causing many heating issues.

What to Do When Your Heater Stops Working Suddenly

We will be there for you in the unfortunate event of a heating emergency, but they are a few things you can try if your heater stops working suddenly. Troubleshooting your heating issues includes:

  • Check your thermostat and thermostat batteries to ensure it is properly working.
  • Check the furnace switch to ensure it is on.
  • Check the circuit breaker to see if it has flipped
  • Check the fuse to determine if you have blown a fuse.

If none of these tactics work, it’s crucial to contact us as soon as possible.

Comprehensive Residential & Commercial HVAC Services

Our fully trained team can perform heating repairs on most heating system models and types. We perform services on:

  • Air conditioning systems and units
  • Attic fans
  • Boilers
  • Custom sheet metal and ductwork
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Furnaces
  • Gas and oil conversions
  • Humidifiers
  • Heat pumps
  • Air filtration
  • Pool heaters
  • Radiant heat systems
  • Thermostats
  • Water heaters
  • UV lights

Why Choose Universal AC & Heat?

Our friendly heating repair team is here for all your residential or commercial HVAC needs. We back our work with a guaranteed warranty for added peace of mind. We’re proud to be Navien water system specialists to maximize your energy savings. Our team is continually working to put your heating and cooling needs first. We want to optimize your comfort and improve energy efficiency throughout Pasadena, MD.

Get Your Heating System Inspected Today!

Don’t wait until you need heating repairs to get your heating system inspected by our experienced technicians. We understand the importance of heat during cold days and nights. Universal AC & Heat’s knowledgeable heating technicians provide premier residential and commercial HVAC repair services to keep you comfortable. Contact us today to schedule an appointment!



When should I replace my furnace?

Several signs indicate it may be time to replace your furnace. Firstly, if your furnace is over 15 years old, it may be time to start considering a replacement, as older furnaces become less efficient and require more frequent repairs. Other signs include strange noises, frequent breakdowns, and a spike in your energy bills. If you notice any of these issues with your furnace, it may be time to have it replaced by a professional HVAC technician. It’s also a good idea to consider replacing your furnace if it requires expensive repairs that cost more than half the price of a new system.


Why is my heater making strange noises?

Strange noises from your heater can indicate various issues, such as a loose or damaged component, clogged air filter, or airflow problems. It is recommended to have a professional HVAC technician diagnose the problem and perform any necessary repairs.


How can I save money on my heating bill?

There are several ways to save money on your heating bill. First, ensure your home is properly insulated and sealed to prevent heat from escaping. You can also lower your thermostat a few degrees, significantly reducing energy usage. Installing a programmable thermostat can also help you save money by automatically adjusting the temperature when you’re away from home or sleeping. Regular heating system maintenance, including cleaning and replacing air filters, can also improve efficiency and reduce energy usage. Finally, consider upgrading to a more efficient furnace or heat pump, which can provide long-term energy savings.


What type of furnace is best for my home?

The best type of furnace for your home depends on factors such as the size of your home, your heating needs, and your budget. A professional HVAC technician can assess your home and recommend the most suitable furnace type and size.


Do I really need a furnace cleaning every year?

Annual furnace cleaning and maintenance are recommended to ensure your furnace runs efficiently and safely. Neglecting regular maintenance can lead to reduced performance, higher energy bills, and even safety hazards like carbon monoxide leaks.


Contact Universal Air Conditioning and Heating Today

 Universal Air Conditioning and Heating, Inc has been a trusted provider of heating services in Pasadena, MD, and the surrounding areas for over three decades. Our licensed technicians are dedicated to ensuring that your heating system operates reliably and efficiently throughout the winter season. We understand that a malfunctioning heating system can cause discomfort and inconvenience, so we offer 24/7 emergency services to handle unexpected breakdowns. With a focus on customer satisfaction, we stand behind our work with a warranty for new installations. Don’t let a broken heating system disrupt your daily routine. Contact us to experience the high-quality workmanship and customer service that sets us apart.