Why W.E. Brown?

Your comfort. It's that simple. We bring the wisdom and experience of our 96-year history in business, and we pioneer the newest technologies and services to keep you comfy today and tomorrow. Since 1922, W.E. Brown has been making our clients comfortable in Charlottesville, Albemarle County, and surrounding communities with a comprehensive lineup of home comfort services —plumbing, heating, air conditioning, electrical, and Smart Home technology. We stay motivated by our legacy and inspired to exceed your home comfort expectations.

NOW OPEN 7:30 AM - 7 PM for your convenience. We're there for you on both ends of your workday—and of course any time in between.

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Have A Clogged Or Slow Drain? We Can Help.

We'll open your main sewer line for only $99 and include a courtesy Sewer-Cam video view of your main sewer line for immediate relief and long-term peace of mind. The main sewer line is outside of the home connecting your home plumbing to the city line. If the block is located inside of your home, regular pricing will apply. Call (434) 298-2151 for details.

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Plan Ahead With Convenient Financing.

It’s simple to qualify with our financing providers and create a comfortable plan that is easy on your budget. See if one of our options is just right for you.

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Rahul Mehta

Courteous, punctual, efficient.

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Odie Rasheed

Had problem with HVAC. The technician - Sam, was really...

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Peggy Rooth

Jonathan did a great job servicing my HVAC system as part of...

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Anne Ochs

This company offers absolutely stellar service! Erin is a...

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mary russ

I have used WE Brown for over 10 years. I can honestly say I...

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Patricia Edwards

Technician was on time, efficient, and cordial. The work...

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Jonathan Shotwell

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Installation of 240V outlet for EVSE and installation of...

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Joyce H

Efficient and treated us fairly.

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Marie Trotter

Dale was terrific! He clearly explained the problem I had,...

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marshall miller

I was given an estimate of $410 That estimate balloons to...

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Daniel Shumate

Very friendly and knowledgeable. Didn't try to up-sell or...

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dan malcolm

Dale was courteous and did an excellent job!

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Jamie Inlow

We recently moved to the area from out of state and found...

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People Are Talking. We'd Like You To Know!

Our customers come to us seeking comfort. And, we deliver! Look at what folks are saying about us and drop a review of your own. We’re in this together and love hearing from you.

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Troubleshoot a Tripped Circuit Breaker.

When a breaker trips in your home, it's due to overcapacity or a short: The breaker trips, stopping the flow of electricity as a safety mea...

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Troubleshoot uneven heating.

Troubleshoot uneven heating.

Routine maintenance makes sure your heat pump is working at peak performance. But if one room is typically colder than the rest of your hom...

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Troubleshoot a clogged toilet.

Troubleshoot a clogged toilet.

To ensure that your toilet doesn't overflow, remove the lid from the toilet tank and close the rubber flapper—unless you have a pressure-...

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What is emergency heat?

What is emergency heat?

What is emergency heat—and why do I need it? As a follow-up to our recent blog “My A/C won’t keep my house cool enough on a 95-deg...

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My A/C won't keep my house cool enough on a 95-degree day.

My A/C won't keep my house cool enough on a 95-degree day.

It's 95 degrees outside, and you can't get your indoor temperature to go below 75 degrees—even with your thermostat set on 72 degrees. It...

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After the Flood.

After the Flood.

One year ago in May, severe rain in Charlottesville, Va. caused the banks of rivers and streams to flood; so much so that people lost their...

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How will the R22 refrigerant phase-out affect me?

How will the R22 refrigerant phase-out affect me?

If your air conditioner was installed before 2010, an R-22 refrigerant phase-out has been taking place in the air conditioning industry (si...

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Clearing The Air.

Clearing The Air.

There are many steps you can take to create a more air-friendly indoor environment. Some of the devices and claims can make the topic of ai...

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Finding value. It starts with a conversation.

Finding value. It starts with a conversation.

Defined as relative worth, merit, or importance: value is different for everyone. The "best" may not always be the right value for your hom...

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Snow, ice, and a little peace of mind.

Snow, ice, and a little peace of mind.

Snow and ice are in the forecast for us (again). If you're off to grab a few provisions, don't forget to build in a little time to make sure...

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Five Signs it’s Time for a New Heating System

Five Signs it’s Time for a New Heating System

There comes a time in every home owner's life when they realize their furnace just isn’t what it used to be. Years of wear took its toll,...

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Preparing for Baby: Ideal Home Temperature

Preparing for Baby: Ideal Home Temperature

As you prepare to welcome your little one, there are probably a million things running through your mind when it comes to “baby-proofing...

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Service Titan: The Future of Customer Service

Service Titan: The Future of Customer Service

A Smarter and More Efficient Way to Manage As manager of the call center, there is never a dull day for Chrissy Kelly. Her job involves ove...

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Ten Benefits of Programmable Thermostats

Ten Benefits of Programmable Thermostats

There is a reason why more and more homeowners are making the switch to programmable thermostats every year–well... ten reasons actually:...

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Customizable Smart Home Technology

Customizable Smart Home Technology

After decades of experience providing reliable plumbing, electric, and HVAC services, W.E. Brown has expanded their products/services to inc...

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Pursuing Her Lifelong Dream at W.E. Brown

Pursuing Her Lifelong Dream at W.E. Brown

Seven years ago, Jessica Pritchett began to dream about becoming an electrician, but put her goals aside to care for others. Despite all odd...

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W.E. Brown's Everyday Heroes Save Cat

W.E. Brown's Everyday Heroes Save Cat

When a family's cat was in serious danger, duct mechanic Roy Haislip and call center employee Jennifer Perry did not hesitate to come to its...

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A Smart Way To Keep Your Cool. Plan Ahead.

A Smart Way To Keep Your Cool. Plan Ahead.

Everything working together to create your whole-home comfort...

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Rolling in 2018 With a Fleet of New Trucks

Rolling in 2018 With a Fleet of New Trucks

New Look, Same Reliable Service Here at W.E. Brown, we are always striving to go above and beyond for our customers, and there is no detail...

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Yep, and we give this video ‘Two Thumbs Up.’ As a routine check-up, a Sewer Camera video inspection of your main sewer line is a noninva...

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W.E. Brown Team = Family!

Take a closer look at what makes us unique and drop us a line to say "hello" or ask a question any time. We are in the business of creating lasting partnerships —not just fixing broken equipment. You'll notice the difference.

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A Plan For Energy Efficiencies — And Savings.

We want to be sure you get comfy and stay that way. Join the W.E. Brown Service Partner family and we’ll manage your home comfort systems and keep them running at peak performance. The best news: this spells savings and energy efficiencies for you!

What are you most comfortable with? Choose small monthly payments or an auto-renew annual plan that you can pay once and forget.

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