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Why Do I Need a Heat Recovery and Ventilation Specialist?

The ultimate goal of installing a heat recovery ventilation system in a space is to create a hygienic environment free from odour, bacteria, excessive noise and vibrations, and one that also does not put the health of occupants at risk. The only way to achieve this is to ensure that the heat recovery ventilator installation is done professionally and that the ventilation system is regularly maintained.

Proper maintenance can extend the life of a ventilation unit and prevent breakdowns. The estimated life of this type of equipment is between seven and ten years, but achieving this requires ongoing upkeep of the unit, which includes cleaning and checking parts and filters.

Inadequate ventilation maintenance can result in the unit emanating a strong odour during summer and winter months, or it producing loud noises, both of which can be frustrating. These issues require the help of a heat recovery installation and repair specialist.

What Does a Ventilation and Heat Recovery Specialist Do?

A ventilation and heat recovery specialist ensures healthy air circulates through your home. They will prevent heat from escaping, which over the long term can improve energy efficiency and save you money on your heating bills. The responsibilities of a ventilation specialist include:

  • Ventilation repairs: A ventilation installation and repair contractor can troubleshoot your air conditioning, ventilation units and heat pumps. They can work with both commercial and domestic units, and may work indoors or outdoors, checking for moisture, inspecting the ducting and performing other vital tasks.
  • Ventilation installation: A ventilation specialist can install and assemble all the necessary cables, ventilation units, air conditioning and other cooling or heat recovery systems on time and reliably.
  • Ventilation maintenance: They can advise on and assist with the maintenance of air conditioning ducts and overall equipment.

How to Find a Ventilation and Heat Recovery Specialist Near You?

To find a ventilation specialist near you, follow our simple three-step process:

  1. Post your job: Find your location, either by typing in your postcode or town, or selecting from our extensive list of regions, counties and cities in the UK. We ask you to select your maximum budget, so that you never pay more than what you can afford. Post the details of your job and we’ll match you with tradesmen in your area who are qualified and experienced to do the work.
  2. Get quotes: We’ll send your job listing to ventilation and AC engineers in your area. We’ll notify you via text when three tradesmen have expressed interest in your job. Worried about the heat recovery ventilator installation cost? Here’s where you can compare prices to find the tradesman to suit your budget.
  3. Select your tradesman: Review the profiles and experience of the tradesmen interested in working with you. You can use HaMuch to read customer reviews from people just like you, compare rates and see how close they are to you. You can even communicate with tradesmen to discuss the work before making your decision — you’re in complete control!

Our search tools are designed to help you find a tradesman that best suits your needs, budget and location.

Looking for a ventilation engineer to service your heater or air conditioner? HaMuch lists qualified and experienced tradesmen near you, so that you can have total peace of mind that we’ll match you with the right person for the job.

Find the best price for your project, click on a trade to get started

Rates for Tradesmen in the UK

Builder

Builder: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Builders
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Amber Valley£28£199
Test Valley£46£194
North Ayrshire£24£191
Fife£35£237
Middlesbrough£41£197
Bath & North East Somerset£26£191
Angus£24£195
Aberdeenshire£25£250
Edinburgh£30£218
Halton£25£185

Carpenter & Joiner

Carpenter & Joiner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Carpenter & Joiners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Swansea£20£156
Braintree£29£189
Bracknell Forest£40£221
Waveney£24£172
Havant & Waterloo£26£198
East Hertfordshire£36£232
South Lanarkshire£24£174
Milton Keynes£29£221
Sefton£22£165
Aberdeen£25£199

Electrician

Electrician: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Electricians
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
West Lothian£30£239
St Helens£28£203
Canterbury£29£218
Sheffield£25£199
London£47£263
Cherwell£36£217
Aberdeen£33£277
Poole£30£223
South Oxfordshire£43£237
Vale of White Horse£37£218

Gardener

Gardener: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Gardeners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Belfast£19£122
Redcar & Cleveland£12£50
East Hampshire£20£160
Kirklees£22£130
Braintree£28£142
Vale of Glamorgan£18£147
Caerphilly£18£152
Stockton-on-Tees£15£112
Nottingham£17£127
Charnwood£17£191

Locksmith

Locksmith: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Locksmiths
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
West Wiltshire£25£130
Mid Sussex£37£207
Harrogate£47£245
Bridgend£42£120
Preston£58£283
Edinburgh£20£160
South Tyneside£41£258
Wychavon£35£160
Epping Forest£57£303
Bedford£65£237

Cleaner

Cleaner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Cleaners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Edinburgh£24£183
Wolverhampton£16£115
South Cambridgeshire£57£187
Warrington£14£114
Halton£13£110
Kingston-upon-Hull£25£154
Dundee£45£300
Elmbridge£15£118
Erewash£48£256
Southampton£14£116

Car Mechanic

Car Mechanic: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Car Mechanics
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Swansea£32£218
South Oxfordshire£52£275
London£42£269
Newbury£50£310
Wigan£36£249
Salford£36£226
Warwick£37£244
Wirral£36£248
Manchester£36£228
Thanet£38£240

Heating Engineer

Heating Engineer: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Heating Engineers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
North Hertfordshire£47£270
Gateshead£39£243
Basildon£45£254
Mid Sussex£49£276
Huntingdonshire£39£258
Manchester£37£230
North East Lincolnshire£32£232
East Riding£33£204
Highland£40£320
Wrexham Maelor£43£259

Plumber

Plumber: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Plumbers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Southend-on-Sea£44£248
Leeds£34£212
Colchester£46£250
Sunderland£38£240
North Ayrshire£36£217
The Wrekin£39£256
Horsham£44£259
Waveney£38£254
South Lanarkshire£36£257
Fife£39£262

Painter & Decorator

Painter & Decorator: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Painter & Decorators
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Thanet£21£157
Mid Bedfordshire£29£189
Rochdale£23£166
Leeds£21£156
Cardiff£21£169
Newcastle-upon-Tyne£21£152
South Oxfordshire£39£187
Chelmsford£27£173
Bassetlaw£20£156
Harrogate£21£155

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