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Heating Replacement and Installation Services


Southern Air offers professional heating installation in Palatka, FL to make the transition as painless and stress-free as possible. Our team of experts specializes in replacing and installing new heating systems correctly and efficiently—knowing the importance of having reliable heating to keep you warm and cozy during Florida winters.

Factors To Consider Before Heating Installation

Before installing a new heating system, it is important to consider the following factors:

  • Assess Heating Needs: It is important to assess your heating needs based on factors like home size, insulation levels, and climate in order to ascertain an efficient and effective heating capacity solution for your home.
  • Energy Efficiency: Look for energy-saving systems with high Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE) or Heating Seasonal Performance Factor (HSPF) ratings on your furnaces or heat pumps to reduce overall costs in the long run.
  • System Compatibility: Make sure the new heating system integrates smoothly into your existing ductwork, ventilation, and thermostat setup in the home. Having a heating system that integrates seamlessly is key.

Benefits Of Replacing Your Heating System

Replacing your heating system can provide both you and your home with various benefits, such as:

  • Increased Energy Efficiency: Modern heating systems are designed to be more energy-efficient, potentially leading to cost savings on your utility bills and helping create a greener home environment. Upgrading to one may help reduce carbon emissions and contribute to greener living practices.
  • Increased Comfort: Installing new heating systems can ensure more consistent heating and better temperature regulation throughout your home, offering increased comfort during colder seasons.
  • Increased Reliability: Older heating systems can be more prone to breakdowns and inefficiency, so by upgrading or replacing them you’ll gain increased reliability and peace of mind knowing you have a dependable heating source.
  • Advanced Features: Modern heating systems often include advanced features like programmable thermostats, zone heating options, and smart technology integration to give greater control and personalize heating preferences.

When To Replace Or Repair Your Heating System

Determining whether to replace or repair your heating system depends on multiple factors, such as.

Age of the System

Heating systems typically last 15–20 years before heating replacement becomes cost-effective in the long run. If yours has reached this age and you experience frequent breakdowns or inefficiencies, replacing may be more economical in the long run.

Frequency and Cost of Repairs

If frequent and costly repairs are adding up, investing in a new heating system may be more practical than continuing with costly fixes on an outdated one.

Energy Efficiency

Older systems tend to be less energy-efficient compared to more energy-efficient new models; upgrading to one can yield significant energy savings over time.

Comfort and Performance

If your current heating system cannot maintain consistent temperatures or doesn’t effectively heat your home, replacing it can provide better comfort and performance.

Let Southern Air Restore Your Comfort!

Trust Southern Air for professional heater replacement in Palatka, FL. Our experienced technicians will guide you through the selection process to find a system tailored specifically to your home and provide seamless installation for maximum comfort and long-term savings on energy costs. Reach out today at 386-247-0777 to schedule heating installation service so that your home remains warm and cozy all winter long.


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Financing Options

Comfort today, pay over time.


At Southern Air, we believe in providing accommodation for our valued customers. It’s tough predict when your air conditioner is going to need replacement. For that reason, it can be challenging to budget for a new system. 

With our flexible financing options, you can get the comfort you deserve without breaking the bank. Contact us today to learn more about our lending options, or get pre-approved online today. 

Customer Reviews

See What Your Neighbors Are Saying About Southern Air!


Our team is known for: professional service, accurate repairs, and fast response.

He did a great job and was very professional.
Friendly, courteous and quick to task. Recommend to anyone!!
Justin is excellent. Quick response to problem. Very knowledgeable. Knows everything about the system. Outstanding young man.
Excellent!!
Response from the owner: Mr. Bill we strive for Excellence every day and glad to hear we hit the mark. Thank you for your loyalty and the opportunity to serve your comfort needs!
Jamar was our service tech. Second time he came here. Very professional. Did a thorough job. And friendly and informative.
Response from the owner: Gini thank you for the 5 Star review and for choosing Southern Air!
I have been very happy with the service from Southern Air. Justin was very personable and did a great job. It was a pleasure to meet Justin even though I am pretty sure he has been here before.
Response from the owner: Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review!
Worked there and retired from Southern Air
Great services and on time as always! They always provide a great service. We have the maintenance plan so it provides us with the security that we need to make sure our A/C is always in top notch working order. They provide emergency service also. Wouldn't have anyone else!!!!
Response from the owner: Susan we are glad to hear of your great experience recently with Justin. Thank you for choosing Southern Air!
Today is May13,2024 and I am still extremely happy with Southern Air. My tech Jason was soo professional and handled my dogs 🐕 with the utmost care and respect. He did such a great job, I hope he gets a raise. He is going to do a follow up and replace my Air filter. Super nice guy.Thanks Jason for a Job well done 👱‍♀️Up date... Hi everyone, this the second time Demare Purifoy has been to my home. He is a great guy, who does an excellent job. Demare follows up with his customers. I've couldn't have asked for a better technician. Give this guy a raise!! He was great even with all 7 of my dogs.Thanks DemareDemare is Awesome as always... Explains everything he needs to do with your AC unit and gets the job done in a timely manner. Very professional and always polite.Thank you Demare for a job well done....Jill WilliamsSouthern Air is the Greatest company we've have had the pleasure of dealing with since moving to Putnam County. Our AC unit went out while I was away dealing with my the passing of my mother. They were quick to respond with same day services for repair and an estimate for a new system. Jason and Jeremy were the Greatest guys ever. Southern Air should be Proud these guys were polite, courteous, and concerned for our well being with this heat. We tried another AC company, they came out once, left after speaking to me and never came back.I love Southern Air. I'll never use any one else.
Excellent service. Very knowledgeable
Response from the owner: We are so glad to hear it! Thank you for your review!
Prompt, courteous, job tidiness and friendly attitude. A person who has pride in his work and job. So refreshing. Thanks Justin.
Response from the owner: Hi Audrey! We appreciate the review and are glad we could be of service!
Justin and Jason have both been punctual, polite, & very knowledgeable! The office staff provided amazing customer service as well! I highly recommend this company!
Response from the owner: Thank you for the review! We appreciate your feedback Bell.
Called Southern Air this morning, technician was here early this afternoon. Got the unit cooling again.Wonderful customer service!
Response from the owner: Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review!
Came out within minutes at the end of the work day to help us. Very nice gentleman. Thank you Southern Air.
Response from the owner: Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us!
OMG Justin was GREAT!!! He had my air working in little over an hour. Southern Air will be highly recommend!!! Thanks so much!!!!
Response from the owner: Thank you so much for the 5-star review! We're thrilled to know you had a fantastic experience with us.
Excellent service! Highly recommend you request him!
Response from the owner: Hi Monique! We appreciate the review and are glad we could be of service!
Thomas was great. He arrived on time and did a thorough job of checking my AC unit
Southern Air has fantastic response time. Called after 5pm and they arrived within 30 minutes and had our unit up and running within the hour. Jason has been servicing our unit since it was installed. Always professional, courteous, and helpful. Great service, thank you!
Response from the owner: Thank you so much for your 5 Star review Nancie!
Justin was able to get my AC unit working in a timely manner!!He was great and has a great sense to complete the job correctly!
Response from the owner: Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review!
Technician was very professional and knew what he was doing. Very pleased with his knowledge and willing to explain everything.Best regards,Larry Watren
Response from the owner: We are so glad to hear it! Thank you for your review!
Jason was prompt, professional & worked to remedy our problem but more parts are needed. He advised unit is operable but may not for long. He said he'll order parts ASAP & we'll be contacted when unit can be repaired. Thank you Jason & Brandi for responding so quickly.
These guys are great.. never had an issue with any of them or the company..
Justin the technician is awesome.. rapid response.. knowledgeable and easy to work with..
Patient, informative, approachable, professional. Services were affordable.
Response from the owner: We're overjoyed to see your 5-star rating! Thank you for sharing your positive experience with us.
Tec. Was very professional and friendly did a great job Thomas did a excellent job
My 14 year-old heat pump died around midnight friday (4/26/24); so I googled help and saw Southern Air actually uses an answering service so are reachable 24/7. Because it was midnight I opted to contact them via email.Saturday (4/27/24) early afternoon Robert, the technician, showed up and reviewed the problems. I opted for a new unit, Robert said he would contact a gentleman by Monday to come out and do an estimate.Jeremy showed up around 9:00 am this morning (4/29/2024) and gave me a professional, expeditious, cost feasible quote for a new system and totally new duct work.By 2:45 pm I was lounging in my lazy-boy playing Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning and the house was 73 degrees. Now THAT is excellent customer service!You almost can't get in and out of an emergency room on the weekend that fast.The install techs were great, Jeremy was great, Robert was great, and Brandy from the office was great.THANK YOU you guys, for everything.
Response from the owner: Thank you so much for your 5 Star review Fredda!
Justin is always professional, on time, thorough and knowledgable. Best service company of all of the companies I have worked with in Putnam County.
Robert was amazing! Fast. Nice. Explained everything in detail! He has to come back out and I’m excited he is the one that will be fixing my ac unit.
Response from the owner: Hi Amanda! We appreciate the review and are glad we could be of service!
Very professional and he found a part that was going to cause a problem in the near future and was able to replace it so I am a strong believer in preventive maintenance
Response from the owner: We're overjoyed to see your 5-star rating! Thank you for sharing your positive experience with us.
Excellent, competent, on time.
He was great told us everything he was doing. He did a excellent job Thank you.
Response from the owner: Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review!
Nothing but great things to say! From the answering service, Brandi and our technician Mr. Witt everyone was polite, nice and helpful. I couldn't be more pleased! Thank you for your quick response and getting my house cooled again.
Response from the owner: Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us!
Southern Air is great!They provide affordable, quality, quick service, and are always professional and polite!
Response from the owner: Thank you so much for your 5 Star review Shanti!
Had a problem with the AC and called after hours. Justin was out and worked on the unit. He was thorough,friendly and professional. Thank you Southern Air.
Informative, friendly. Convenient.
Response from the owner: Jacob we thank you for the 5 Star review and appreciate your business.
Did a great job. Very professional.
Response from the owner: We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. Thanks!
Always on time, courteous and work is done timely and right.
Came, diagnost the problem scheduled worker to come in the morning to replace the old with a new unit. Very friendly and kind.
Response from the owner: We are so glad to hear it! Thank you for your review!
My technician was Jamar. He was punctual, thorough and professional.
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Terri S.
Terri S.
1716222512
Friendly, courteous and quick to task. Recommend to anyone!!
Barry H.
Barry H.
1715954538
Justin is excellent. Quick response to problem. Very knowledgeable. Knows everything about the system. Outstanding young man.
Bill B.
Bill B.
1715867815
Excellent!!
Gini E.
Gini E.
1715803169
Jamar was our service tech. Second time he came here. Very professional. Did a thorough job. And friendly and informative.
Ruth F.
Ruth F.
1715802829
I have been very happy with the service from Southern Air. Justin was very personable and did a great job. It was a pleasure to meet Justin even though I am pretty sure he has been here before.
Eugene K.
Eugene K.
1715792475
Worked there and retired from Southern Air
Susan M.
Susan M.
1715781423
Great services and on time as always! They always provide a great service. We have the maintenance plan so it provides us with the security that we need to make sure our A/C is always in top notch working order. They provide emergency service also. Wouldn't have anyone else!!!!
Jill W.
Jill W.
1715610318
Today is May13,2024 and I am still extremely happy with Southern Air. My tech Jason was soo professional and handled my dogs 🐕 with the utmost care and respect. He did such a great job, I hope he gets a raise. He is going to do a follow up and replace my Air filter. Super nice guy.Thanks Jason for a Job well done 👱‍♀️Up date... Hi everyone, this the second time Demare Purifoy has been to my home. He is a great guy, who does an excellent job. Demare follows up with his customers. I've couldn't have asked for a better technician. Give this guy a raise!! He was great even with all 7 of my dogs.Thanks DemareDemare is Awesome as always... Explains everything he needs to do with your AC unit and gets the job done in a timely manner. Very professional and always polite.Thank you Demare for a job well done....Jill WilliamsSouthern Air is the Greatest company we've have had the pleasure of dealing with since moving to Putnam County. Our AC unit went out while I was away dealing with my the passing of my mother. They were quick to respond with same day services for repair and an estimate for a new system. Jason and Jeremy were the Greatest guys ever. Southern Air should be Proud these guys were polite, courteous, and concerned for our well being with this heat. We tried another AC company, they came out once, left after speaking to me and never came back.I love Southern Air. I'll never use any one else.
Tonya S.
Tonya S.
1715381968
Excellent service. Very knowledgeable
Audrey B.
Audrey B.
1715363417
Prompt, courteous, job tidiness and friendly attitude. A person who has pride in his work and job. So refreshing. Thanks Justin.
Bell E.
Bell E.
1715348526
Justin and Jason have both been punctual, polite, & very knowledgeable! The office staff provided amazing customer service as well! I highly recommend this company!
Kathryn W.
Kathryn W.
1715291476
Called Southern Air this morning, technician was here early this afternoon. Got the unit cooling again.Wonderful customer service!
Marla M.
Marla M.
1715289785
Came out within minutes at the end of the work day to help us. Very nice gentleman. Thank you Southern Air.
Toni B.
Toni B.
1715286299
OMG Justin was GREAT!!! He had my air working in little over an hour. Southern Air will be highly recommend!!! Thanks so much!!!!
Monique G.
Monique G.
1715273328
Excellent service! Highly recommend you request him!
Jo Ann F.
Jo Ann F.
1715269369
Thomas was great. He arrived on time and did a thorough job of checking my AC unit
Nancie Z.
Nancie Z.
1715208737
Southern Air has fantastic response time. Called after 5pm and they arrived within 30 minutes and had our unit up and running within the hour. Jason has been servicing our unit since it was installed. Always professional, courteous, and helpful. Great service, thank you!
William S.
William S.
1715192598
Justin was able to get my AC unit working in a timely manner!!He was great and has a great sense to complete the job correctly!
Larry W.
Larry W.
1715187180
Technician was very professional and knew what he was doing. Very pleased with his knowledge and willing to explain everything.Best regards,Larry Watren
Elaine R.
Elaine R.
1715132803
Jason was prompt, professional & worked to remedy our problem but more parts are needed. He advised unit is operable but may not for long. He said he'll order parts ASAP & we'll be contacted when unit can be repaired. Thank you Jason & Brandi for responding so quickly.
Liz E.
Liz E.
1714937127
These guys are great.. never had an issue with any of them or the company..
Max A.
Max A.
1714775646
Justin the technician is awesome.. rapid response.. knowledgeable and easy to work with..
Jacqui M.
Jacqui M.
1714772205
Patient, informative, approachable, professional. Services were affordable.
James S.
James S.
1714596513
Tec. Was very professional and friendly did a great job Thomas did a excellent job
Fredda M.
Fredda M.
1714440184
My 14 year-old heat pump died around midnight friday (4/26/24); so I googled help and saw Southern Air actually uses an answering service so are reachable 24/7. Because it was midnight I opted to contact them via email.Saturday (4/27/24) early afternoon Robert, the technician, showed up and reviewed the problems. I opted for a new unit, Robert said he would contact a gentleman by Monday to come out and do an estimate.Jeremy showed up around 9:00 am this morning (4/29/2024) and gave me a professional, expeditious, cost feasible quote for a new system and totally new duct work.By 2:45 pm I was lounging in my lazy-boy playing Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning and the house was 73 degrees. Now THAT is excellent customer service!You almost can't get in and out of an emergency room on the weekend that fast.The install techs were great, Jeremy was great, Robert was great, and Brandy from the office was great.THANK YOU you guys, for everything.
Melissa G.
Melissa G.
1714425027
Justin is always professional, on time, thorough and knowledgable. Best service company of all of the companies I have worked with in Putnam County.
Amanda B.
Amanda B.
1714341203
Robert was amazing! Fast. Nice. Explained everything in detail! He has to come back out and I’m excited he is the one that will be fixing my ac unit.
George F.
George F.
1714148599
Very professional and he found a part that was going to cause a problem in the near future and was able to replace it so I am a strong believer in preventive maintenance
j B.
j B.
1714144518
Excellent, competent, on time.
Joann C.
Joann C.
1713824460
He was great told us everything he was doing. He did a excellent job Thank you.
Kim B.
Kim B.
1713656812
Nothing but great things to say! From the answering service, Brandi and our technician Mr. Witt everyone was polite, nice and helpful. I couldn't be more pleased! Thank you for your quick response and getting my house cooled again.
Shanti H.
Shanti H.
1713550980
Southern Air is great!They provide affordable, quality, quick service, and are always professional and polite!
Charles D.
Charles D.
1713483156
Had a problem with the AC and called after hours. Justin was out and worked on the unit. He was thorough,friendly and professional. Thank you Southern Air.
Jacob A.
Jacob A.
1713480383
Informative, friendly. Convenient.
Leon B.
Leon B.
1713447575
Did a great job. Very professional.
Scott M.
Scott M.
1713367841
Always on time, courteous and work is done timely and right.
Terry S.
Terry S.
1713302565
Came, diagnost the problem scheduled worker to come in the morning to replace the old with a new unit. Very friendly and kind.
Carol B.
Carol B.
1712861849
My technician was Jamar. He was punctual, thorough and professional.
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