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Best Boiler & Furnace Installation Team in Fairbanks, AK

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Fairbanks’ #1 Installation Technicians

Living in Alaska means unpredictable temperatures, harsh weather conditions, and rough winters. Heating your home is key to living comfortably, and at Prospector Plumbing and Heating, we are committed to complete each installation job with care and precision so you can face the cold.

Whether your boiler or furnace have reached the end of their useful lives, or you want to replace them for better, more energy-efficient models, we can recommend a new product for your needs and provide a complete installation.

There is no better team than us for boiler & furnace installation in Fairbanks, AK. No one knows Alaskan households and their plumbing needs better than our professional technicians. We don’t just solve your home heating problem; we give you a long-lasting solution so you can rest assured your home is ready to confront the frigid temperatures.

Quality Boiler Installation in Fairbanks

Whenever you want to change your HVAC system, it is essential to consult with a licensed Fairbanks plumber. Installing a new heating system in your home or office is a long-term investment.

At Prospector Plumbing and Heating, we have the skills, knowledge, and experience you can depend on to ensure your heating installation project is a success. We offer different advanced boilers to choose from and can provide you with an estimate before installing the system. Our mission is for every client to be satisfied with the installation job and the system itself.


Signs You Need to Replace Your Old Boiler

We are trained to handle any heating repair or boiler installation task. If our plumbers confirm that your current boiler is in good working condition and only needs a small repair, we won’t suggest a replacement.

However, if your boiler is older than ten years and requires frequent repairs, we will discuss new models and offer you quick and efficient installation.

Here are some of the common signs you need to replace your water heater:

A boiler system is an essential component in every Fairbanks home that provides the ultimate relaxation and comfort, but the heater’s efficiency can deteriorate over time because of aging. When this happens, you will spend more on your energy costs and maintenance.

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Benefits of New Boiler & Furnace Installation

If you replace your old system for hot water or steam boiler with an efficient, modern model and upgrade the heating controls, you will start to see the following perks almost immediately:

How to Take Care of Your New Boilers Installed in Your Property?

Whether you choose an electrical or natural gas boiler, it is essential to know how to take care of the system once we install it in your home or office.

We highly recommend considering our yearly maintenance services. Our skilled technician will perform a comprehensive inspection of your heating systems and air conditioning units to ensure they work properly. Next, we will open the systems to clean inside and check the flue. We inspect various components to make sure everything is secure and there are no potential issues.

Another thing you can do is talk to our contractors about insulation. Boilers in Fairbanks, AK function better when they maintain a consistent temperature. A boiler jacket can help improve the system’s efficiency and performance.

Our Furnace Installation Process

Boiler & furnace installation is a complex process, and don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. Each water heater and furnace system installation requires specialized training, skills, and tools to do the job right.

You don’t have to purchase the tools or know the process behind the job. That is where Prospector Plumbing and Heating comes in.

Proper System Design

If you are replacing an older furnace, our contractors will run a full set of load calculations before selecting the new unit’s capacity.

Some of the most important metrics we consider include:

A furnace installed without comprehensive calculations may not heat the air in the home and have a short life cycle.

Choosing The Furnace Type

There are four main types of furnaces:

Most Alaska homes use natural gas furnaces. The systems running on natural gas provide reliable heat, and costs remain relatively stable and low compared to other options. However, if you don’t have a natural gas line in your area, you may consider an oil-fired furnace.

With proper maintenance, oil furnaces last twice as long as gas ones, but the prices vary a bit, making your fuel costs unpredictable.

Electric furnaces are smaller than others and are affordable. The only disadvantage is that they are not as efficient as oil and gas furnaces.

The Installation

Each installation starts with an analysis of the ductwork to check for gaps, breeches, or loose connections. If something is wrong, our technicians will repair it. Substandard ductwork may lower the performance of the new furnace and can be dangerous.

Our technicians will remove the old furnace and set the new system in place. We will:

Before leaving the property, our technicians will air balance the registers and ensure every room in your home or office receives the right amount of conditioned air necessary to maintain a comfortable temperature.

Contact Prospector Plumbing & Heating

Besides being known for our quality materials for boiler & furnace installation in Fairbanks, we are also committed to achieving customer satisfaction with any project.
Whether your steam builders need replacement, or you aren’t satisfied with your electric furnaces’ performance, don’t hesitate to contact Prospector Plumbing and Heating. Reach out to the highest-rated boiler & furnace installation team in Fairbanks, AK at (907) 312-2598 to book your service today.


Lilly ZigLilly Zig
00:26 26 Sep 23
They were awesome. A lil behind for the scheduling but work happens. They took great care of us. Jarrod was awesome, very friendly.
John RobinsonJohn Robinson
20:08 25 Sep 23
My Wife and I are extremely pleased with the service performed by Mr. Tony Juneau representing Prospector Plumbing. His knowledge and willingness to take a moment to discuss the procedure with us was a breath of fresh air. Thank you
Michael PalmisanoMichael Palmisano
01:25 23 Sep 23
Very knowledgeable and personable. Informed me on how things worked and recommended preemptive maintenance with the reasons behind it that made sense to me. 10/10 would recommend.
James PittJames Pitt
22:26 22 Sep 23
Christine GallowayChristine Galloway
21:54 22 Sep 23
I always request my heating technician Andrew, since he is honest, very knowledgeable, and trustworthy. Someone I trust in my home. He has always been thorough in the job and explanation.
18:35 21 Sep 23
Very good at what they do.
Luis ValentinZenoLuis ValentinZeno
23:18 20 Sep 23
Jim PerryJim Perry
21:51 18 Sep 23
Janet FortuneJanet Fortune
18:17 16 Sep 23
Ryland did a great job on our annual check and tune-up. We’re very happy with Prospector.
Marcus PerssonMarcus Persson
23:46 15 Sep 23
Anthony CafegoAnthony Cafego
22:54 15 Sep 23
Nic is always a Professional . Explained what he was doing as he was performing the repair. Up front with no surprises. Fast and efficient. Have used multiple times and Will use Prospector Plumbing and Heating in the future.
Tim CaterTim Cater
19:36 15 Sep 23
Nic was great. He identified each problem, explained to me what needed to be done, and then did it. I highly recommend Nic.
Dan BothwellDan Bothwell
19:33 14 Sep 23
Very helpful and knowledgeable. Will use for any future needs
tyler roothtyler rooth
00:23 14 Sep 23
Couldn’t have asked for anything better
Susan HawkSusan Hawk
23:05 13 Sep 23
Nick was great. Explained what was going on and advice on some issues was amazingly helpful. Will use again.
Dave PfauDave Pfau
20:13 13 Sep 23
Ryland was professional and informative. He explained all costs up front and talked us through our system, providing some advice and tips we’d not been given in the past. We will be using Prospector going forward.
Mark HowdeshellMark Howdeshell
20:01 09 Sep 23
On time, on target. Explained everything well and ensured the area was thoroughly cleaned up afterwards. Thanks!!
Courtney GrambleyCourtney Grambley
15:30 09 Sep 23
Bobby came to my home to address my clogged kitchen sink. He explained what was going on, how he was going to fix it, and even gave me a little history of the homes in the area and what causes similar issue that I was having. Bobby also showed me how to personally fix a few smaller things around my house before he left. A true professional that I will use again!
Tyler PiersonTyler Pierson
16:56 08 Sep 23
Technician showed up on time, was very helpful and knowledgeable, and gave me realistic expectations of what my situation needed. I signed up for the membership and have another appointment scheduled for later in the month. Bobby was friendly and fun to talk to!
01:23 08 Sep 23
Nick Ely is truly a master mechanic. He was able to fix a cantankerous fuel line leak in a tight spot for our old house. When one thing didn’t work, he tried another and then another until he solved the problem. Nick always does this with a smile. He’s both talented and nice. Thanks for the excellence all around, Nick. You’re terrific!
Hope RumpcaHope Rumpca
18:29 07 Sep 23
Bobby was EXCELLENT! He showed me everything he was doing and explained everything as he went along. I was kept in the loop on everything! It’s an extensive job and he waited to give me the estimate until he knew what was involved.I greatly appreciate the service and I would highly recommend them!
james sjoblomjames sjoblom
20:43 06 Sep 23
Edit*****After leaving what I felt was a fair and honest review about my experience, I was contacted by their customer support team who was genuinely interested in hearing my side and seeing what they could do better as a company. He was very professional, and went above and beyond to make sure that my total experience with the company met my expectations.*****Their tech, Ryland, gave my system 2000 a tuneup. He was knowledgeable and professional and made sure he answered all my questions.I did have some snags with the company that were unexpected. I had selected Prospector Plumbing due to their high rating despite their comparatively high price. We set up an appointment for the 8-10:00 timeframe, and I drove home from work to start waiting at 8:00. After not hearing anything by 10:20, I called their receptionist, who said they would reach out to the driver. When they called back, they said they were at least another hour out, and I decided to reschedule the appointment. They were apologetic and offered a 5% discount on my service.On the morning of my second appointment, I got a text at 8:40 introducing my driver and saying he was on the way. He arrived at 9:00 and started on the boiler. He did a thorough job, and I had no problems with his work.When it came time to pay for the $600 annual plan (cheaper than the stand-alone tuneup cost), the tech said the 5% off wouldn’t apply. When they offered the discount, there was no mention that it wouldn’t apply to the annual plan. Since the annual plan is cheaper than a stand-alone tuneup, it is expected that people just get the annual plan, which is what the receptionist had recommended. This would have made a difference whether I just went with another company or gave them another chance with a second appointment.Ryland, if you’re reading this, I would totally hire you to come back and work on my boiler again, but my experience with the “company” side was less than I expected for the price point.
Bobbie PerkinsBobbie Perkins
01:37 06 Sep 23
Nick was great, he got all problems diagnosed and fixed, he was kind and genuinely seemed happy to do it!
Mary Ann FeyMary Ann Fey
17:53 05 Sep 23
Very friendly, professional and respectful. I will definitely use them again!
Verna ReedyVerna Reedy
00:26 04 Sep 23
Ryland installed two Toyo heaters in our house. He did a very professional job and we are more than satisfied with his work.
Christina WrightChristina Wright
23:57 02 Sep 23
I had a great experience with Prospector Plumbing. The person that came out was very nice and professional. They worked quickly and explained what they where doing and why in a way that I understood without making me feel like I am an idiot. The few times I contacted the office the people on the phone where very friendly and efficient. It is easy to make appointment that works around my schedule. I would recommend this business to anyone that needs any work done on their furnace.
Kiros CerberusKiros Cerberus
01:31 02 Sep 23
Ted CoronelTed Coronel
01:19 02 Sep 23
This young man was courteous and professional. I was very impressed with his knowledge of furnaces and the house well water system. He got us up and running in a short amount of time. Now our furnace is good to go for this winter and our water system is better than it ever was I highly recommend prospector.
David VerbylaDavid Verbyla
16:08 01 Sep 23
Good service in uncommon in Fairbanks.We have been happy with Prospector for work on our propane range, home boiler, and garage Toyo boiler. Morgan and Andrew did excellent work.We have lived in Fairbanks for over 30 years and Prospector Plumbing had refreshingly excellent service, excellent communication, and a good value fixing our shower leak. (Excellent service is rare in Fairbanks) Also used them for boiler tuneup ($380). Most recently our boiler shutdown due to recirculating pump failure. As promised, they were on site the next morning to fix the problem.We had another Fairbanks company quote much higher for our toyo boiler repairs.
Ryland did a very good and quick job with my plumbing needs. Thanx.
Dave EppleDave Epple
00:49 31 Aug 23
Great service very reliable and the Plumber Bobby was AWESOME, communicated what he was doing every step of the way and was very thorough with his work and the place was spotless when he left.
Gary WestcottGary Westcott
18:37 30 Aug 23
Gary TellepGary Tellep
06:33 30 Aug 23
I called late last week with a residential problem and was able to expect a visit at the start of the week. Very professional and capable Kevin Smothers arrived right on time and corrected the situation is short order. Very impressed with the service all around. I’m a 50 year Fairbanks resident, outfits like Prospector have always been hard to find. Great experience.
Bob EleyBob Eley
00:10 29 Aug 23
Plumber Kevin came to my home to work on the lift station pump and did an outstanding job! He explained everything thouroughly and gave estimates before the work any work was done. He got the job done in a timely manner! It was a costly repair, but one that needed to be done. Prospector was the only plumbing company in Fairbanks that responded in a timely fashion. All of the other companies wanted me to wait from four to three months to fix the problem and Prospector realized the urgency and got the job done in just a few hours. I highly recommend them.
gail lannetgail lannet
00:23 26 Aug 23
He was definitely on top of a 5 more like a 6. We are so happy with him.
Josh KellyJosh Kelly
15:48 25 Aug 23
Professional. Wanting to genuinely help. Far as I can tell, great service. Answered many questions.
Char LeChar Le
19:15 22 Aug 23
Very receptive to issues at hand.
Dave FritzDave Fritz
19:05 20 Aug 23
They were very professional, did a great job and were on time. Did an excellent job.
Kim DouglasKim Douglas
22:56 18 Aug 23
I am always impressed by their highest quality of work, efficiency, and especially responsiveness. Thank you, again!
colton clousecolton clouse
19:01 17 Aug 23
Came out to inspect failing heating system, diagnosed a very critical problem knowledgeably and pointed me in the right direction to getting it fixed. Very helpful and intuitive
Deane McNameeDeane McNamee
23:58 16 Aug 23
Found the issue got a quote before work began. And once everything was fixed there was no mess left behind.
A ScottA Scott
22:26 16 Aug 23
Jared was professional, kind, and quick. The pricing seemed quite expensive, though.
Kenny SheaferKenny Sheafer
22:43 13 Aug 23
Working with Prospector Plumbing has been one of the absolute best business transactions I’ve ever had in my life.When we moved up from the lower 48 we didn’t know a thing about boiler heating systems or heating oil. I read a lot about them on Google to gain some understanding but they’re totally foreign to our family. The boiler in our house we bought was older and had been “piece mailed” together a few times and we knew it was one of the first major things we would handle after getting settled. We did a lot of research on the natural gas vs oil topic and ultimately chose to convert the entire house to natural gas.We called a few companies out to get a feel for the companies, get quotes, ask questions, etc. It’s not that the other companies weren’t nice or knowledgeable but there is a very obvious difference in the level of care and passion that Nick and Prospector Plumbing bring to the table. Like a night and day difference. We had some locals tells us we should work with a different company because they would “be cheaper” but no matter how you do it, this was a HUGE project that wasn’t going to be “cheap”.Once we met Nick it was a done deal. We knew we were converting to natural gas and we knew we wanted to put every appliance we could on natural gas — we figured it made the most sense to get all the work done up front and hopefully reduce the electric bill some, minimize our carbon footprint, and in the long run save a ton on heating oil. Like I said, a huge project.Considering the cost of this project was like buying a new car or small truck I had about billion questions and Nick never lost his patience with us and was more than willing to educate us and answer ALL of the questions. Nick must have come to our house 5 or 6 times to rework quotes every time we had questions, other thoughts, and provided us about every possible way to complete the project, and even suggested several ways we could save money if we wanted to not do certain things. The transparency and honesty was refreshing.Nick Ely is an absolute fantastic human being and is worth his weight gold to Prospector and I hope they realize the value he brings to the company and what an asset he is.To summarize, the work in total took about 10 working days (which is what we had estimated), the quality and craftsmanship of the work is phenomenal and we are truly appreciative off all the hard work that was put in and will be a lifelong customer to Prospector because of the great service we had. I would 11/10 recommend anyone to use this company services!The only thing we regret was not taking the time to paint the garage while everything was removed ha!
gail lannetgail lannet
22:48 07 Aug 23
General ManagerGeneral Manager
18:01 05 Aug 23
Bobby does an awesome job for us whenever we need him.
clinton stewartclinton stewart
03:31 05 Aug 23
Ryland was on time, efficient and professional. He had everything he needed and went to work right away. Extremely courteous, answered questions about the system and took only a few moments to diagnose the issue. He went over an itemized bill, and performed work only after authorization was given. Excellent service can’t say enough great things about Ryland and prospectors as a business. In fact I’m on their annual service plan now.
Richard StolzbergRichard Stolzberg
01:45 05 Aug 23
Every aspect of my interaction with Prospector Plumbing was outstandingly good.Natalie on the phone was clear and helpful. She was able to schedule me within a day during a busy time.Morgan is the best boiler technician I’ve ever had in the 33 years in this house. He was able to troubleshoot the problem and fix it in a workmanlike fashion. He explain what he did clearly and patiently. He answered questions I had about other parts of the piping and hardware in the boiler room.This is the first time that I have employed Prospector, and I expect that they will be my primary outfit for boiler and plumbing problems in the future.
Savannah KrackSavannah Krack
00:48 05 Aug 23
Arlene SlocumArlene Slocum
01:13 04 Aug 23
Our water pump failed. It was so old that they no longer make parts to fix it. Prospector came out the same day and installed a new style pump that is quieter and low maintenance. Yes it was expensive, but we really needed to have the water back and reliable. You pay for what you get and we got great service!
20:35 06 Jul 23
We are new to the area and with our new house needed some help with a couple of issues and with understanding the system. Andrew came out and was on time, thorough, professional and the follow up we received from the office was considerate and caring.We will be using Prospector in the future when the need arises. Great to find a company that has quality performance and a follow through attitude. Refreshing!
Scott KumpostScott Kumpost
00:27 10 Jun 23
Nick Ely just installed a new boiler and water pump for me. The quality of the install is amazing. Every part of the of the new set up was laid out way better than what was in my little room before. He took the time to explain every option I had and answer all my questions. I can’t say enough good things about Nick.Everyone at the office is friendly and helpful as well, so Prospector is the only plumbing and heating service for me.
Barbara MooreBarbara Moore
05:32 15 Feb 23
I can not say enough about the service I have just received from Prospector Heating And Plumbing. Andrew and his helper were on time and very courteous and professional. I had my old pressure tank removed from my yukie crawlspace and a whole new setup in my garage. Which this was a major plumbing project. They were able to get my old system working long enough for me to get a shower which was awesome since my pressure tank went down on Friday. Their work was awesome. I don’t think even took a lunch break. They finished at about 515 pm. I now have more water pressure and my new pressure tank work perfect. This company get a five star rating for customer service from the receptionist to the plumbers. I don’t have to worry about going down in the dark hole ie crawlspace again. Plus they took my old pressure tank out and took it to the dump for me.