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AC Repair in Mesa and Phoenix’s East Valley

Make Your Next AC Repair a Homerun with Rusty’s!

Rusty’s AC & Heating has a reputation for service excellence from the first call to the final check-in. Homeowners in the East Valley rely on Rusty’s for our fair prices, honest diagnostics, and fast same-day service. We’re even open 24/7 for those AC repairs that can’t wait.

  • Outstanding Prices

    We’ll beat any competitor quote by up to 20%!

  • Outstanding Reputation

    Rusty’s has earned a 4.9/5 star rating on Google

  • Outstanding Values

    We are a locally-owned and family-operated business

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We’re Open 24/7!

Rusty’s AC & Heating is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for all of your emergency service needs. We don’t just aim for great service, we guarantee it.

Office Hours:

We are open from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM, 7 days a week.

Service Area:

We’re headquartered in Mesa and service Phoenix’s East Valley

The Best AC Repairs in Town, Hands Down

Looking for a dependable contractor in the East Valley with fast response times and great reviews? Book your repair with Rusty’s for the win! No other contractor gives you more value for your dollar than Rusty’s AC & Heating, guaranteed.

  • Day-of-Service Call Reminders & Texts
  • Diagnostic Fee WAIVED with Repair ($89 Value!)
  • 95% of Repairs Completed Same-Day
  • ALL HVAC Brands & Models Repaired
  • Warranties for Repairs Available Up to 2 Years
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed

How Much Does an AC Repair Cost in Mesa?

  • Low: $400
  • Average: $1,200
  • High: $7,000

What factors affect the cost of an AC repair in Mesa?

Replacement parts: Spare parts aren’t always necessary to resolve a repair. But when they are, they add to the overall cost of the job. When you call Rusty’s, you’ll never have to worry about being sold a part you don’t need. Our technicians are honest, respectful, and only replace parts when absolutely necessary.

Valid warranties: Your AC may be protected by a part warranty, a labor warranty, or both. If you do have valid warranties, we may be able to resolve your repair free of charge. Not sure if your AC is covered by a warranty? Your technician can help find out for you.

Diagnostic fees: A diagnostic fee is typical in the HVAC world, and every contractor charges slightly different prices. At Rusty’s, our diagnostic is just $89, or FREE if you resolve the repair with us during normal business hours.

Special Offer

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Join Rusty’s VIP Plan and Say Goodbye to Unexpected Repairs

Rusty’s VIP Plan includes TWO annual tune-ups and safety inspections to keep your system running breakdown-free all year long. But we didn’t stop there. Our VIP Members also receive:

  • 10% Off

    10% Off ALL future heating & cooling system repairs

  • Up to 10% Off

    Up to 10% Off ALL new equipment purchases

  • 50% Off

    50% Off ALL trip charges and after-hour fees

…and MUCH, MUCH more!

Read About Out VIP Plan

VIP Membership Plan

Starting at $199/year Or $14.95/month

For A Single Unit System

Call 480-631-4244

“Swiftly diagnosed the issue, and their pricing was fantastic.”

—Jeff J.

“Outstanding in every aspect! Debbie, the dispatcher, kept us informed throughout the entire process via text and email. Remarkably, they accommodated our appointment on the same day. Sean arrived promptly at the exact time he promised, swiftly diagnosed the issue, and their pricing is fantastic. The team’s professionalism and efficiency have earned my trust, and I plan to rely on them for all of my family’s HVAC requirements.”

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Frequently Asked Questions About AC Repairs

Deciding between repairing an existing air conditioner and replacing it depends on various factors. Here are some considerations to help you determine when AC replacement makes more sense than a repair:

  • Age of the System: If your AC system is approaching or exceeding its expected lifespan (usually around 10-15 years), it might be more cost-effective to invest in a new, energy-efficient model rather than spending money on frequent repairs.
  • Frequency and Cost of Repairs: If your AC system requires frequent repairs, and the repair costs are adding up, it may be more economical to replace the system. A pattern of escalating repair expenses can indicate that the system is reaching the end of its operational life.
  • Energy Efficiency: Older AC units tend to be less energy-efficient compared to newer models. Upgrading to a more energy-efficient system can result in long-term cost savings on your energy bills.
  • Refrigerant Issues: If your AC system uses an outdated refrigerant that is being phased out due to environmental concerns (such as R-22), it might be a good idea to replace the system with one that uses a more environmentally friendly refrigerant.

Several issues can arise with air conditioning (AC) systems, leading to the need for repairs. Some of the most common AC repairs include:

  • Refrigerant Leaks: Low refrigerant levels can reduce cooling efficiency. Technicians need to locate and repair any leaks before recharging the system with the correct amount of refrigerant.
  • Dirty or Clogged Filters: Dirty or clogged air filters can restrict airflow, reducing system efficiency. Regularly cleaning or replacing filters is a simple maintenance task that can prevent this issue.
  • Thermostat Issues: Malfunctioning thermostats can lead to inaccurate temperature readings or an inability to control the system. Sometimes, recalibration or replacement is necessary.
  • Electrical Problems: Faulty wiring, tripped breakers, or issues with other electrical components can disrupt the functioning of the AC system. These problems often require professional diagnosis and repair.

There are many warning signs that your AC system may break down in the near future. Watch out for some of the telltale symptoms below, and contact Rusty’s AC & Heating if you notice any of the following:

  • Decreased Cooling Performance: If you notice that your air conditioner is not cooling your space as effectively as it used to despite running continuously, it could be a sign of impending failure.
  • Foul Odors: A musty or burning smell when the AC is running may indicate mold growth within the system or problems with the electrical wiring.
  • Strange Noises: Unusual sounds such as grinding, squealing, banging, or rattling coming from your AC unit could indicate various issues, including worn-out components or loose parts.
  • Leaks or Moisture: Any leakage or pooling of water around your AC unit or moisture buildup indoors could be a sign of a refrigerant leak, clogged drain line, or other issues.
  • Frequent Cycling: If your AC is turning on and off frequently (short cycling), it might be struggling to maintain the desired temperature due to a malfunctioning component like a faulty thermostat or compressor.
  • Ice Buildup: Ice forming on the evaporator coils or refrigerant lines indicates a problem with airflow or refrigerant levels, which could lead to system failure if left unaddressed.
  • Increased Energy Bills: A sudden spike in your energy bills without any change in usage habits could suggest that your AC is working harder than usual to cool your home, indicating a potential problem.
  • Age of the System: If your AC unit is approaching or has exceeded its expected lifespan (typically around 10-15 years), it may be more prone to breakdowns and require more frequent repairs.

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