Essig Plumbing & Heating Reading, PA

Rated Excellent
Rated Excellent from 11 reviews
Essig Plumbing & Heating
We have provided unsurpassed service to customers in Berks County, PA since 1938. Our expert professionals deliver efficient and effective service designed to create a minimum of downtime to your business or disruption to your daily home routine. We will exceed your expectations every time, and our job will not be complete until you are 100 percent satisfied.

When you call Essig, you can rest assured that your emergency is our emergency. Our customers know that we're available 24 hours a day. So whether it's a clogged drain, leaking pipe or malfunctioning heat or air conditioning unit, we're there for you when you need us the most.
Services Offered
  • Commercial HVAC
  • Cooling Services
  • Design Services
  • Heating Services
  • Installation Services
  • Maintenance Services
  • Repair Services
  • Replacement Services
  • Residential HVAC
  • Systems & Equipment
Contact Information
Phone Number (610) 557-3302
City Reading, PA
Zip Code 19605
Address 448 Snyder Road
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Professional Associations and Certifications
  • Better Business Bureau
Better Business Bureau
Products and Services
For more than 75 years the heating technicians at Essig have been helping local area homeowners and businesses maintain their heating systems. Our heating system technicians service all major makes, brands and models of heating equipment. Whether you need basic maintenance, emergency no heat service or are considering replacing your existing heating system we can help.
A central air conditioner can make any home or business comfortable even when the temperature outside is reaching triple digits. Central Air conditioners are probably one of the most valued appliances to home and business owners and need to have service from an experienced technician.
Do you have a plumbing emergency or require immediate plumbing service? Are you located in the Greater Reading and surrounding Berks County area? If so, you have come to the right place. PW Essig is your local area plumbing and heating contractor offering 24 hour same day emergency plumbing service.
Rated Excellent (5 of 5) from 11 reviews
  Testimonial by Barbara Phillips
Jesse M came for the annual plumbing check and was punctual, very professional, and knowledgeable about everything. He was able to replace some rusting wash machine hoses and replaced a drain cover in the basement. He suggested some upgrades, but not pushy. He was a pleasure to deal with as have all the men who have been at our home over the past many years.
  Testimonial by Lori Heffelfinger
I've been a customer of Essig's for many years.In fact, my parents used Essig for their entire married lives. Never disappointed. I've had the plaeasure of meeting several of the service techs. Always willing to take time to explain the issue and most often indicate options where appropriate. Yesterday Aaron M came out to fix several issues with kitchen and bathroom faucets and drains. He was professional, but friendly, and explained everything so that I could understand what would be involved in fixing the issues. Participating in Essig's service partner plan gives me a sense of security where my heating and plumbing are's nice to know they'll be there ASAP whenever needed, and will make me aware of potential problems and ways to avoid them.Thank you Aaron for being prompt, courteous, professional,and thorough.
  Testimonial by Debora A. Micka
I have been using Essig for approximately 25 years and have received exceptional service from day one. They are responsive, professional and stand by their work. Today my service provider was Mike W. He arrived on time and was both professional and personable. He serviced the heating and air conditioning systems. His work was thorough and through this, saved me $ in potential future repairs. Thank you Mike! I will continue to contract with this company because of the exceptional service I receive. BTW, the office staff is great to deal with too.
  Testimonial by Cliff Plummer
Alfie L. arrived at our home on time. Since our water leak repair last week, the water pressure in our home had been way too high at 120psi. He replaced our old pressure regulator with a new one and also replaced the old aerator on our kitchen faucet. he was very pleasant, courteous, and helpful. Thank you very much; we really appreciate it!
  Testimonial by Mary Lou Kodz
Jesse Mowrey corrected a plumbing problem that I was experiencing with knowledge for the service, courtesy, exceptional customer service skills, and the most pleasant personality that I have encountered in a long time. He clearly explained to me how I can avoid this problem in the future. I would be happy to have Jesse service any future plumbing issues that I may experience,
  Testimonial by Judy Baer
Alfie is very professional and considerate of my time. He is excellent with my 2 dogs. Alfie is always on time and completes the work in the time frame stated. We always request Alfie and trust his judgement about what we need done completely. He has never tried to sell me something I don't need or tell me something needs to be done when it is not required. I trust Alfie completely.
I needed the experience of a plumber once again. Alfie was requested and arrived the next day the office was open. He was able to identify the problem with the toilet and is now preparing a proposal to replace the floor board that is rotting away. He corrected the problem for now. As always Alfie was prompt and let me know right away what needed to be done. I would never request any other service technician. Alfie is very professional and considerate.
  Testimonial by Ann Jacobs
I think it must be said, without reserve. Justin Heist is a gentleman in the finest sense of the word. Always representing Essig with the highest regard of honesty and integrity. As a 30 year retired teacher, I recognize immediately people with special talent: How to explain the problem - make sense out of the terminology - demonstrate with hands on applications and then, present to the customer. He does this with ease. He works efficiently and always with the polite knowledge that he is in someone's home. As a senior citizen especially, I highly recommend Essig and Justin Heist.
  Testimonial by Jennifer Lust
They were able to confirm an appointment for the next day at 11pm at night after our boiler died. Even though it's taking a few days to actually get our heat back on (it needs to be replaced), they worked very hard to get us options on repair/replacement and eventually get us a new one as quickly as possible. Both techs we worked with were very knowledgable and helpful.
  Testimonial by Stella Brunner
We are very happy with the job that was done! Brad arrived not only on time, but a few minutes early! He quickly discovered the problem and fixed it. He gave several options and gave us price estimates for each. He was respectful and took good care to keep the surroundings clean and neat. We would definitely call this company if we have a need in the future!
  Testimonial by Gregory Maynard
Fantastic team and fantastic experience. Had a new furnace, AC, and hot water tank installed. Brain Y led the team in very cold and trying outdoor conditions. He explained the process and executed on it flawlessly. Job was done as expected and completed well within the 2 day timeframe that was estimated. Team was curteous and professional and involved us in key components aong the way as needed. Explained all the important components of the equipment at the end. Great job! Would recommended Essig to my friends and family.
  Testimonial by Roger Burnish
The work has been completed successfully by a very professional and overall a nice guy whose name was Alfie! I have always been satisfied with the work performed by Paul W. Essig Inc.and will continue to use them, especially because of Alfie!! I just wish that there was some kind of discount for seniors living on a fixed income! However that will not deter me from using Essig again! Thank you very much for your service and again the great work and professionalism shown by Alfie!
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