Having a heater concern that requires repair is something all homeowners hope to avoid in the wintertime. When faced with this situation, you might be wondering how much does it cost for a heater repair service?
Average Heater Repair Service Cost
While several different factors go into the costs associated with your heater repair service, the national average price is around $250. It is not uncommon to find a range of costs anywhere from $150 to $400 and up, depending on the services required.
Common Heating Repair Service Costs
There are several different reasons you might need heater repair service, but some are more common than others. Here is a quick list of some of the more popular heater repair services as well as their national average costs:
- Blower motor repair: $150
- Blower motor replacement: $450
- Circuit board repair or replacement: $40-$350
- Draft inducer replacement: $150-$450
- Flame sensor repair or replacement: $80-250
- Gas valve or smart valve replacement: $150-$750
- Heat exchanger repair: $100
- Heat exchanger replacement: $500-$1,200
- Ignitor replacement: $300-$400
- Thermostat replacement: $50-$200+
Heater Repair Service Cost Factors
As mentioned, several different factors take part in the costs associated with your heater repair service. They include the following:
Often heaters have a warranty. If your heater is still under this warranty, you likely will not be responsible for covering the cost of parts used in the repair. If not, your costs will depend on the parts required for repair and replacement.
In addition to the cost of parts used in the repair, you should anticipate paying for the service and labor. In some instances, the warranty might cover this, but the service aspect is up to the homeowner to cover more likely than not.
Age, Size, and Condition
Your heating system’s essential characteristics, including age, size, and overall condition, will likely also play a part in the cost of your service. Some systems are more complex than others, with more challenging parts to find, for example.
Avoiding Heating Repair Costs
Your best bet to avoid heating repair costs is to stay on top of your preventative maintenance. You should be checking your heating system on an annual basis [INTERNAL LINK TO How Often Should a Heating System Be Serviced?] to optimize your system’s performance and longevity.
AAA Calvert is here to help you with your heating needs. We can come out and do routine maintenance or fix any issues that are occurring. We are a family-owned company providing electrical, air conditioning, and heating-related services to our esteemed clients in and around the Long Beach area. Visit us online or call us today at 562-429-1546 for any of your heating needs.