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HEATING

During the winter months, heating your home or business is a basic necessity for your comfort as well as your well being. F. F. Hitchcock Company is well known across the state for our extensive knowledge of heating systems from basic hot air furnaces to large boiler systems. Our trained staff carries with it years of experience allowing us to not only understand new heating systems, but also address issues with your existing heating system. We service and install all types of heating systems from oil heat, natural gas, propane and electric heat pumps to alternative energy sources such as solar and geothermal. Contact Us today to find out how we can help you address your heating needs.


Residential

5207F. F. Hitchcock’s residential heating department specializes in both new residential construction as well as residential remodeling projects. This department handles all aspects of installation of all types of heating systems in your residence. We have been keeping our customers warm since 1870 ensuring their comfort during the long winter months. Residential heating systems vary greatly in purpose as well as complexity. In some cases a home may have multiple means to provide heat for the house and in others only one.

In a home the heating systems normally serves two purposes. The primary purpose of a heating system is to maintain warm temperatures within the home during colder months. Keeping a house warm is important for the occupants of the home as well as the structure itself. The secondary purpose of a heating system is to heat domestic hot water for usage during all months of the year. A heating system can also be utilized for other uses such as radiant in floor warming, driveway and sidewalk snow melt systems as well as pool and hot tub heating.


New Construction

blue-houseF. F. Hitchcock can handle all phases of new residential heating, working directly with a general contractor or with a homeowner. Whether it is your first home or an addition to your existing residence, F. F. Hitchcock can help you every step along the way. When considering a heating system one needs to consider exactly what you are hoping to accomplish. We have a solution for you, whether you are looking for top of the line efficiency or a lower cost option. At F. F. Hitchcock we handle all stages of construction in house, from architectural drawings with our extensive suite of computer programs, to heating system layout and installation and finally installation of heating appliances.

When building a new house or adding on to your existing home a popular concern is the efficiency of the home’s heating system. With rising fuel costs and technology becoming more affordable it only makes sense to look at all options when considering equipment for your home. We are here to help you compare various options taking into account upfront costs and comparing that to the savings in the future. F. F. Hitchcock is a leader in green technology options for your home by harnessing the earth’s energy by means of solar and geothermal systems and converting it into heat to make your family warm with minimal impact on the environment. Contact Us today to find out how we can help you choose the best heating system for your home.

Our Services Include:

  • Oil Fired and Gas Fired Boilers and Furnaces
  • Steam Heating
  • Geothermal Heating Systems
  • Heat Pumps
  • Rooftop Equipment
  • Heat Reclamation
  • Humidifiers
  • Make Up Air Units
  • Radiant Floor Warming
  • Radiant Snow Melt
  • Radiant Heating
  • Oil Fired and Gas Fired Hot Water Heaters
  • Indirect Hot Water Heaters
  • Thermostats and Controls
  • Custom Metal Fabrication

Renovations

Heating equipment serviceFor many homeowners heating systems seem complicated and in most cases they are. Heating technology has evolved at much faster rates than other trade technologies leaving many homeowners with systems that are not only out of date but in some cases hard to find parts for. In the case of a renovation, it can be very difficult coupling a new system to an obsolete older system.

In almost every example renovations get more involved than originally planned for and are best left to professionals. That is why F. F. Hitchcock is here to help with your project, big or small. We are here to help you plan and execute your next remodel in order to ensure it is done right and on time. When a homeowner chooses to change the outward appearance of a room there is also existing infrastructure under the surface that is necessary to change as well. F. F. Hitchcock is a pro when it comes to moving registers, duct work, baseboard radiators or radiant flooring.

F. F. Hitchcock is also here when you want to upgrade your existing heating appliance. We specialize in quick change outs of boilers and furnaces, in almost every case restoring heat within the same day. We also specialize in upgrading the control infrastructure of your home, by splitting an existing system into multiple zones or upgrading thermostats.

If your family is growing, your needs changing, or you are just want the luxury of an upgraded heating system, F. F. Hitchcock can help you address what fits your family best.

Our Services Include:

  • Oil Fired and Gas Fired Boilers and Furnaces
  • Steam Heating
  • Geothermal Heating Systems
  • Heat Pumps
  • Humidifiers
  • Radiant Floor Warming
  • Radiant Snow Melt
  • Radiant Heating
  • Oil Fired and Gas Fired Hot Water Heaters
  • Indirect Hot Water Heaters
  • Thermostats and Controls
  • Custom Metal Fabrication

Commercial

boilerF. F. Hitchcock has been installing commercial equipment since the business started in 1870. At that time homes were manageable to heat without much trouble using wood as a fuel in the many fireplaces most houses had. Businesses were generally a different story and required larger heating capacities as well as a more efficient means of heating the space. From its inception up until today F. F. Hitchcock has been working with business owners to determine their needs when it comes to heating their office or place of operations. Today F. F. Hitchcock is home to one of the most knowledgeable and experience commercial heating division in the region. Our commercial heating division can handle all of the various heating needs of our customers.

Our Services Include:

  • Oil Fired and Gas Fired Boilers and Furnaces
  • Steam Heating
  • Geothermal Heating Systems
  • Heat Pumps
  • Rooftop Equipment
  • Heat Reclamation
  • Humidifiers
  • Make Up Air Units
  • Radiant Floor Warming
  • Radiant Snow Melt
  • Radiant Heating
  • Oil Fired and Gas Fired Hot Water Heaters
  • Indirect Hot Water Heaters
  • Thermostats and Controls
  • Custom Metal Fabrication

Services

F.F. Hitchcock Service TruckF. F. Hitchcock is here to help you when you are having a problem with existing heating systems in your home or your place of business. Heating systems varies greatly in complexity as well as in purpose and can be very difficult to understand and diagnose. Heating systems are put under a tremendous amount of stress, being worked hard for a few months straight and then often left to sit for the remaining cooler months of the year. In many cases most problems arise in the beginning of a heating season when the heating system is being turned on. In some cases the heating system becomes outdated and will eventually stop working. That is when F. F. Hitchcock is here to help.

Annual Service

F. F. Hitchcock has many options for homeowners and business owners who want to have their heating appliances serviced. If you choose not to perform any preseason maintenance service understand that we will be here 24/7 in case you do need service when your system is not working properly.

F. F. Hitchcock offers the following services:

  • Burner Service
    Our technician will first perform an overall visual inspection of your heating appliance to ensure that it appears safe to operate as well as safe to work on. Next our technician will remove and replace the burner oil nozzle, oil filter and oil pump strainer. Our technician will then blow out oil feed line, adjust air settings, and check the oil burner for proper operation.
  • Full Cleaning
    Our technician will begin by performing a burner service on your heating appliance. In addition the technician will also remove applicable clean out covers for your appliance and perform a full interior brush down and vacuum of boiler. Our technician will then reassemble heating unit and test operation.
  • Service Plans
    If you would like the security of knowing that you will be warm all winter, you should opt for a Service Plan. Our heating system service plan includes a full cleaning as stated above as well as full 24/7 emergency service and parts necessary to keep your system up and running this winter at no additional cost to you. Details can be found under the Service Plan tab. Coverage is for a one year period beginning with the signing of the agreement. Contact Us today to speak with a service associate in order to discuss a service plan for your heating system.
Emergency Service

F. F. Hitchcock is here all winter long day and night ready to answer your call and help you stay warm. Heating systems can be complex and dangerous if not maintained properly. Maintenance of your boiler or furnace is best left to a professional in order to prevent damage to the unit as well as diagnose and fix any potential harmful situation. Our service technicians carry with them decades of experience in finding solutions to problems. Contact Us day or night to speak with a service associate in order to resolve your problem today.

Planned Service

F. F. Hitchcock is available around the clock in order to help you fix your heating problem. In some cases, a problem arises that needs to be fixed, however it is not an emergency in nature. We are here to be flexible around your schedule, during the day, night, or on a weekend, in order to fix your problem. In most cases, we have a technician available as soon as the next morning or whenever is most convenient for you. Heating issues that seem minor such as foul smells, noises, and vibration may be serious and sometimes dangerous; please do contact immediately us in this case. Many small issues can be fixed before becoming larger problems, so please do not wait to call even if it seems like a minor problem. Contact us today and schedule a time and date to have one of our team members help you with all of your heating needs.