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Call on Reliance™ for
heating, air conditioning, and plumbing services in Chatham.

Reliance Home Comfort™ is Chatham’s local source for air conditioners, furnaces, water heaters, plumbing services, water purification, smart home systems, electrical services, green solutions and more.

Reliance Home Comfort has been providing affordable home comfort solutions to Chatham and surrounding regions for more than 50 years. We know how important it is to have a cooling, heating, and plumbing company you can count on in an emergency, and for regular maintenance and repairs.

We are proud to provide Chatham cooling and heating system (HVAC) installations, repairs and maintenance throughout Chatham. We provide ac repair, furnace repair, plumbing repair, electrical repair and services. Looking for a new furnace or air conditioner in Chatham? Our team of Home Comfort Advisors and experienced Chatham HVAC technicians are just a phone call away and ready to provide you with a free consultation.

We also serve the following nearby areas:

  • Chatham
  • Kent County
  • Wallaceburg
  • Kitchener
  • Tilbury
  • Blenheim
  • Ridgetown
  • Wheatley
  • Dresden
  • Rodney
  • Glencoe
  • West Lorne

Experienced Chatham Furnace Installation

We rely on our furnaces and heating systems here in Canada. With 50 years of experience providing expert HVAC service and sales in Chatham, we know how to keep your home feeling cozy on even the coldest winter day. Our Home Comfort Advisors live in the area too and can help you determine the perfect heating system to keep your family warm.

Our team of licensed furnace technicians will install your new furnace quickly and professionally. We also provide maintenance and repair services to keep your heating system running smoothly. We can take care of a wide range of furnace and heating issues such as:

  • Ignition or pilot light issues
  • Slipped or frayed blower belts
  • Malfunctioning thermostats
  • Cracked or broken heat exchangers
  • Worn-out ball bearings
  • Blower fan problems
  • And many other general mechanical problems

Chatham Air Conditioning Repair Near Me

We know that Canada is no stranger to extreme weather. Whether you are ready to install a new air conditioning system in Chatham or just need to maintain your existing AC, Reliance Home Comfort can help keep your home cool on even the hottest day.

We offer several cooling systems to choose from:

  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Ductless or Mini-Split Air Conditioners
  • Packaged Air Conditioners

We are experts at providing top cooling solutions, and we can help you find the perfect Chatham AC solution for your home.

Not ready to replace your current AC, but it’s not working properly? Contact us for fast and professional Chatham air conditioning repair.

Should You Rent or Buy Your Furnace and Air Conditioner?

At Reliance Home Comfort, you always have the option to rent or buy your new furnace or AC. Your Home Comfort Advisor can walk you through your options.

Chatham Water Heaters

Tank or tankless? Gas or electric? 40, 50, 60 or 75 gallons? With so many water heater options, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Our Home Comfort Advisors are here to help you choose the best water heating solution for your family.

Chatham Hot Water Heater Repair Near Me

Have an existing water heater that needs a repair? We can repair your existing hot water heater too, so your family can get back to enjoying hot water.

Expert Chatham Plumbing Repairs Near Me

Can you fix my leaky toilet? How do I upgrade my fixtures? You’ve got plumbing questions. Reliance Home Comfort has the answers.

We understand that a dripping tap, clogged drain, or broken laundry hose is stressful to deal with, and could cause costly damage if it’s not repaired fast. Our trained plumbers can solve emergency and non-emergency plumbing issues in any area of your home.

Chatham Water Purification, Air Purification and Smart Home Products

We have a full spectrum of products to keep you comfortable, from water purification systems including water softeners, iron and chlorine filters and reverse osmosis systems to products that could help improve your indoor air quality like HEPA air filters, HRVs and ERVs and UV air purification systems. Want to smarten and secure your home with smart home products? Choose from the wide range we carry, including Google Nest Protect, Nest Hub, Nest Hello Video Doorbell and a variety of smart thermostats. Need electrical upgrades, an emergency electrical repair or a standby generator? Reliance Home Comfort has you covered for all your electrical needs.

Contact a Chatham Heating and Cooling Contractor

Whether you need emergency assistance or regular maintenance, our experts in plumbing, air conditioning, hot water tanks, and furnace repair are ready to help. We offer the best heating and air conditioning solutions to customers throughout Chatham, and we’re proud of our excellent reputation for quality and integrity.

Call us 24/7/365 for fast, friendly, knowledgeable HVAC support and advice.

Just Call on Reliance™.

Home Comfort Solutions

Air Conditioner Guide

A helpful guide for everything to know about your home’s AC needs.

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Air Conditioner Frequently Asked Questions

All your frequently asked questions about air conditioning answered.

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All Air Conditioner Resources

Learn more about air conditioning to help you make the right decisions.

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Heat Pumps: Heating and Cooling Wrapped in One

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Furnace Guide

A helpful guide for everything you need to know about your home’s heating needs.

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Furnace Frequently Asked Questions

All your frequently asked questions about air conditioning answered.

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Furnace Learning Resources

Learn more about furnaces to help you make the right decisions.

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Plumbing Guide

A helpful guide for everything you need to know about your home’s plumbing.

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Plumbing Frequently Asked Questions

All your frequently asked questions about your home’s plumbing answered.

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All Plumbing Resources

Learn more about plumbing to help you make the right decisions.

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Benefits of a Water Softener

Are you experiencing the uncomfortable effects of hard water in your home? A water softener can help.

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Water Purification Frequently Asked Questions

All your frequently asked questions about water purification answered.

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All Water Purification Resources

Learn more about water purification to help you make the right decisions.

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Water Heater Frequently Asked Questions

All your frequently asked questions about water heaters answered.

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Benefits of a Tankless Water Heater

Thinking about going tankless? Learn more about the benefits of on-demand water heaters?

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All Water Heater Resources

Learn more about water heaters to help you make the right decisions.

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The Ultimate Smart Home Guide

A comprehensive guide to the latest Smart Home technology that can make your home life more comfortable, efficient and secure.

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Benefits of Building a Smart Home

Smart home solutions allow you to easily control and manage many of your household appliances Smart home solutions allow you to easily control and manage many of your household appliances

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Smart Home Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions About Smart Home

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Electrical Safety Tips for Your Home Office

A guide to understanding electrical requirements that will help ensure you can work from home like a pro.

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Electricity: 5 ways to stay safe at home

A guide to understanding electrical requirements that will help ensure you can work from home like a pro.

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8 Tips to Get You Through a Blackout

These tips can help you keep your family safe and your bills in check during the next blackout

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Why A Smart Thermostat Should Be Your Next Green Choice

Two great thermostats we think could be your next green choice to help reduce your carbon footprint and energy bill

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Reasons Why You Should Upgrade To A Heat Pump

You may not have given a lot of thought to heat pumps but they’re actually a great, convenient choice that could help reduce your carbon footprint.

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Planting Trees for a Greener Future

Reliance is here to help you enjoy home comfort while helping to reduce your carbon footprint

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8 Tips to Get You Through a Blackout

These tips can help you keep your family safe and your bills in check during the next blackout

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Weather Watch: How to Prepare for Extreme Cold Weather

Ensure your family and home are safe from the dangerous or damaging effects of extreme cold and winter storms.

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Are you ready for a power outage? Here’s how to prepare

Although most power outages are very short, it’s best to have sufficient preparation for an outage of three days or more.

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Brands We Carry

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Local Service Areas

Reliance Home Comfort
462 Riverview Drive
Chatham, ON
N7M 5J5

(519) 380-9292

ESA License #7012884

The Reliance Team Services the following areas:

  • Chatham

  • Kent County

  • Wallaceburg

  • Kitchener

  • Tilbury

  • Blenheim

  • Ridgetown

  • Wheatley

  • Dresden

  • Rodney

  • Glencoe

  • West Lorne


Reliance has an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 on Google out of 586 reviews

586 Reviews

Steve K

From start to finish very professional, they treated each other and us like family. They were polite, and cleaned after they finished. They explained everything that needed explaining. Thank-you Follow-up - Joined the plumbing protection plan, and now 1 year later, all plumbing issues resolved, usually within 1 to 2 days or less, Thank-you for the plan, I would recommend it to anyone.

Clay P

The service technician came out incredibly fast, and got my water heater working within a few moments. Excellent service, friendly guy, and can't say enough good things about how fast and easy this service call went for me. Will definitely recommend reliance for all of your home comfort needs!

Shania B

Michelle came out and quoted my parents some new water purification that will improve our water quality. She tested the water and showed us the benefits. They have some great options and she knows her stuff. Thank you!

Dave T

Mike Morphy, our home comfort advisor, was very knowledgeable and steered us in the best direction for our needs. Excellent service. Would recommend Mike and Reliance any time. Purchased a Furnace and Air Conditioner

Judith F

We had Reliance in our home for our annual Air Conditioner Inspection and Ron was exceptional. Ron called before he came, did a very thorough job and left the area he was working in spotless. He was very pleasant and professional and I hope we can have him out in the Fall for our annual Furnace Inspection. Great Job!

Brett D

Michelle Bosch was very helpful when choosing the right air conditioner for me. She was very professional and thorough. The hvac installers did a fantastic job, there work was clean and tidy and they were knowledgeable and very personable.

Ted M

Furnace wouldn’t work on first cold week of the year. Had a service appointment set up within ten minutes. Brent G from Reliance showed up right on time and had the problem figured out within 10 minutes. Very efficient and friendly service. Highly recommend. Thanks Brent.

Deb W

Michelle was very knowledgeable and thorough in her explanation of the products and services we were looking at. Detailed explanation of all information we needed to make an informed decision was given and we felt very comfortable in making our choices. We are looking forward to enjoying all the benefits our new furnace will provide us.

Aiden S-J

Tiffany was out to my house and helped me with my heating and cooling options. She was helpful and understanding to my situation. She was able to set me up with a protection plan that helps maintain and cover my furnace needs. Thank you for your excellent service.

Kevin M

Great customer service. They were quick to come and help us. Our furnace blew and the new one with an AC unit is being installed next day (within 12 hours). Very happy and would recommend them to anyone! Thank you Reliance!

Here’s why Chatham Homeowners Choose Reliance

  • Live customer support 24/7/365

  • Ready to complete the repairs on the first call

  • 100,000+
    5 star Online Reviews

  • 50+ years of experience

Meet our Chatham Team

Reliance Home Comfort™ is your neighborhood source – and one of Canada’s largest providers – of reliable air conditioning, furnaces, furnace repair, water heater, and plumbing services in Chatham. In fact, we’ve been passionately providing quality cooling and heating as well as home comfort services in the Chatham-Kent area for more than half a century, building an excellent and unmatched reputation for quality, reliability, fast, friendly service, expert advice and some of the best guarantees around. Our in furnace repair and air conditioning services are the best around.

Our Reliance Chatham team lives and works where you do, so we’re familiar with the unique weather that’s a part of living on the banks of the Thames River. And we always have you and your family covered, ensuring you’re warm in the winter, cool in the summer and have an endless supply of hot water.

Call us today to book an appointment or for a free, no-obligation quote!

We work with top name brands including: SmartAir™Amana®Carrier®Goodman®, Rheem®Rinnai®Viessmann®Weil-Mclain®Bosch®, and Nest®.

Questions about your furnace, AC, or plumbing?

You can reach us live 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Alex Churchill

Home Comfort Advisor

Alex Churchill

Hi, my name is Alex and I'm here to help you with all of your home comfort needs. With over 10 years of experience in customer service, I've learned that open, honest communication is number one. With my positive attitude and reliability I turn simple interactions into great experiences. I look forward to meeting you and helping you achieve peace of mind knowing you made the right choice. Feel free to contact me at 519-381-4309 or

Tim Tannahill

Home Comfort Advisor

Tim Tannahill

Tim joined the Reliance team in 2019 and has found his home. He raves about how he loves meeting new people and seeing home designs in the process. He consistently works hard for his customers and is always quick to answer, any and all, questions that all of his customers have.

Andre Jean

Home Comfort Advisor

Andre Jean

Hi, my name is Andre Jean, and I am a Home Comfort Advisor for Sarnia and Chatham. I have lived in Sarnia my entire life, and I have loved having the opportunity to serve the members of this community over the years. I really take the comfort part of my job title to heart, my top priority when visiting your home is making sure that you and your family will be comfortable for years to come. I am a firm believer in taking great care of people, and that my role does not end when you sign on the dotted line. Andre Jean Home Comfort Advisor Reliance Home Comfort Sarnia 226-402-0735

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Community Involvement

A dedicated team that’s proud to be part of the Chatham and Kent community

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Helping Others: Bringing Comfort to Sault Ste. Marie

Reliance has a proud, long-standing partnership with Habitat for Humanity. The Sault Ste. Marie team donated a furnace to bring comfort and a warm future to the deserving new home owners.

Barrie Team Steps up to Clean Local Trail

The Barrie branch spent an afternoon cleaning up a local trail that many local families frequent. It was a fun and rewarding afternoon reminding us that a simple gesture can make a difference.

Community Caring in the Palm Of Our Hand

Reliance Team Members donated 65 used mobile phones to the Canadian National Institute for their Blind for their Phone it Forward Program. The program accepts used phones that are securely wiped and loaded with apps for the visually impaired.

Kingston Branch Donates 900lbs of Food

Partners in Mission Food Bank has been relieving hunger by distributing food hampers to low income people in the Kingston, Ontario area. The Kingston branch collected over 900lbs of food for the Food Bank to help address the food shortage in their community.

Warming Hands, Feet and Souls

Reliance’s Toronto office donated 400 pairs of socks and mittens to Covenant House and Good Sheppard Ministries. These two organizations do important work providing shelter, meals and social services to some of the most vulnerable in our community.