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Trouble Staying Cool? It Could Be Your Air Handler.

An air handler is located in your HVAC system, and tells your system whether to blow warm or cool air. In our the tough Phoenix heat, it's usually working with your air conditioner to blow cool air throughout your home or business.

So if you're experiencing inconsistent cooling, call the experts at Rainforest Plumbing & Air to schedule your air handler repair service.

Our team has the training, tools, and skill to repair your air handler and get your HVAC system working again quickly. We're also proud to offer 24/7 emergency service for peace of mind and reliability.

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What to Expect with Air Handler Repair


Our experts are trained to identify air handler issues quickly and provide an immediate solution.

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All recommendations are always thorough and you can have peace of mind knowing we provide all upfront quotes with no surprise.

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We ensure your air handler repairs are done to regulation and as efficiently as possible. We will also troubleshoot your unit after to make sure there aren't any ongoing issues.

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Every repair starts with an assessment.

When you book your air handler repair service, your personal, trained technician will come to your home to begin the evaluation process to diagnose the issue.

During your evaluation your technician will carefully examine all components of your air, handler including blower fans, filters, and dampers looking for signs of damage. They will also inspect connection lines, filters and ducts to check for contaminants or clogs that could effect the performance of your air handler. This evaluation will quickly give you the best repair options.

At the end of your evaluation, they will then present your personalized, comprehensive quote best suited to your repair needs.

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We guarantee to have your personal, detailed, no-obligation quote delivered to you within 24 hours of your initial evaluation.

All recommendations are thoroughly explained and consider your home's efficiency, power needs, duct work and the area surrounding the AC or furnace unit connected to your air handler.

Finally, with Rainforest's Up-Front Guarantee you can rest assured that the price you're quoted is the price you pay, and that you are fully briefed on the scope of work before any repair is started.

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We're proud to offer same-day air handler repair, which means once your quote is approved, your technician can get right to work.

Your personal technician will repair your air handler within 1-3 hours, depending on the severity of the issue. No matter the time frame, your technician will make sure to maintain a clean and orderly work space (wearing booties and laying down floor coverings) with minimal interruption to your day to day life.

Your technician will keep you updated on each repair step from disassembly, to component repair and clean, to leak clean up, reassembly and troubleshooting.

Once the air handler repair is complete, your technician will then top up your refrigerant and clean your filters on the connected air conditioner.

And with Rainforest's Put Back Policy you can rest assured, when we clean up, we leave your space better than we found it, guaranteed!

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Common Air Handler Issues

Fan unit problems

The fan unit that works with the air handler in your unit is what actually blows the air throughout your home or business. These fans work hard in our Arizona heat, and if your unit starts making strange noises or fails to blow at all, that's a sign it's time to schedule a repair with Rainforest Plumbing & Air.

Condensate leaks

One of the most common air handler problems is condensate pan leaks. AC units in the Phoenix area work hard during the summer and create large amounts of condensation that accumulates in the pan below the air handler. Due to this moisture, algae and mold can build up in the lines, creating a drain clog, causing the pan to overflow and potentially leading to water damage.

Dirty AC blowers

In your air handler, there are blades in a squirrel-cage fan. Dirt can easily accumulate on the blades. The fan will spin just fine, but the airflow will be greatly reduced, causing the components in your air conditioner to work harder, and could lead to higher repair or replacement costs.

Contaminated blower compartments

Contaminated blower compartments carry a risk to your indoor air quality, as well as health issues in buildings. So if you suspect you have an issue with your air handler's blower components, call Rainforest Plumbing & Air today!

Put Back Guarantee

Unlike other HVAC and Plumbing companies, when we’re done, we have a skilled crews that can handle all of your put-back needs.

From finishing and painting, excavation and concrete, with Rainforest’s Put Back Policy you can rest assured, when we clean up, we leave your space better than we found it, guaranteed!

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How Does My Air Handler Work?

An air handler is a unit located in your home or commercial building’s HVAC system. It includes a blower fan, heating and/or cooling parts, filters, and dampers.

The unit controls how much air is sent out through your air conditioner and also determines whether or not the air sent is warm or cool.

The air handler connects to the ducts that distribute the conditioned air through your home or business, and return it to the air handler through the return vent and air filter.

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If you’re experiencing uneven heating, give our experienced technicians a call today to schedule your air handler repair service.

Frequently Asked Questions About Air Handler Repair

How much does air handler repair costs?

Air conditioner repair cost depends greatly on the complexity and severity of your cooling issue. Give us a call today for your no obligation quote.

How long does air handler repair take?

The time it takes to repair your AC unit can vary due to the complexity and severity of the issue. However, our team strives to be as efficient as possible, and we're proud to offer same day, 24/7 emergency service to get your AC unit back up and running as quickly as possible.

If my air handler needs to be repired, does my whole HVAC system have to be repaired?

An air conditioner compressor is one of the most important pieces of your AC unit. When refrigerant is compressed and released, it gets very cold and cools the coils in your AC unit. Your AC unit’s fan then forces the air through these chilled coils, thus cooling the air down for distribution throughout your home or building. If you compressor is failing, give Rainforest Plumbing & Air a call right away!

How can I maintain my air handler?

The best way to maintain your air conditioner and mitigate repair calls, is by signing up for our exclusive Cabana Club Membership. For a low monthly cost all your AC maintenance will be prescheduled, and we'll catch potential issues before they become big problems.

Rainforest Quality Guarantee — Any work Rainforest does will run problem free for 1 year or we will fix it for free!

We are proud to offer our Up-Front Guarantee meaning we won't start any work until you are fully informed on the scope and price of the project. And you won't need to worry about any hidden fees.

Why Choose Rainforest Plumbing & Air

We know that finding a reliable company that provides plumbing, HVAC, and other home services can feel impossible. So here are only a few reasons why you can trust the team at Rainforest Plumbing & Air to make the impossible, possible!

Timely, Accurate, Fair and Easy to Work With

Timely, Accurate, Fair and Easy to Work With

Our trained technicians are dedicated to providing 5-star service built upon our 6 customer service pillars. We won’t rest until the job is done as thoroughly and efficiently as possible.

Locally Owned & Operated

Locally Owned & Operated

We’re a family owned business based right here in Phoenix! Rainforest Plumbing & Air serves all of Maricopa County and parts of Pinal County.

Over 25 Years Experience

Over 25 Years Experience

Whether it’s repair, install or regular maintenance, Rainforest Plumbing & Air has been your go-to plumbing and HVAC service provider for over 25 years.

Residential & Commercial Service

Residential & Commercial Service

Whether it’s your home or business, our team is committed to serving your family, employees and customers with our full range of HVAC, air quality and plumbing services.

Join the Cabana Club!

Sit back and relax, we’ve got you covered!  With our exclusive membership program we offer priority service and peace of mind with annual inspections and tune-ups that improve the efficiency and longevity of your HVAC or plumbing system.

Benefits of Membership Include:

  • Guaranteed lowest price on parts and service.
  • Two hour priority service.
  • Zero after hours or holidays fees.
  • Annual water savings and air efficiency reports.
  • Extend equipment life.
  • Protect against unexpected failures and repairs.
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Benefits of Membership Include:

Our team comes equipped to handle any and all service calls with our fleet of fully stocked service trucks.

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1837 N Rosemont Mesa, AZ 85205

Proudly serving Phoenix valley wide, Rainforest Plumbing & Air is dedicated to providing the highest quality HVAC, indoor air quality and plumbing services.

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(480) 359-3664
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My service was completed yesterday and I am even more impressed with Rainforest Plumbing and Air. I am in a condo and the installation of the new Air Handler system posed some challenges but Patrick and Daniel went over and above in taking care of the situation.


Brad and Ryan were out for our 6 month Cabana Club check up and as always did a great thorough job! i never have to call for the check up, they notify me when its time, and they are very flexible with your schedule.

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