AC Repairs, Installs & Maintenance in Des Moines

Your AC Is In The Best of Hands with Golden Rule

Our mission at Golden Rule is to provide better cooling system repairs, replacements and tune-ups for every homeowner in Des Moines. We accomplish this by following the golden rule in everything we do, from small once-off AC repairs and tune-ups to major system replacements. Call today and see why we're the highest-rated AC service company in Des Moines with over 4k verified reviews and counting!

Welcome to Golden Rule! What can we help you find today?

Central AC Services

Golden Rule will send a licensed, NATE-certified technician to your door and diagnose your issue for just $72. If you decide to complete your AC repair with us, we'll waive the diagnostic fee and complete your repair that very day (we have a 99% same-day completion rate on repairs!)

  • Pricing starts at: $163

We'll send a friendly and highly-trained System Engineer to perform a thorough in-home AC installation estimate, FREE of charge. You'll receive at least three AC system options based on your home size, budget and other factors. Financing and rebate assistance is available upon request, and 99% of installs are completed in a single day!

  • Pricing starts at: $4,500

Ductless AC Services

The friendly techs at Golden Rule are trained to make repairs on all makes and models of ductless AC systems, and will have your repair finished in a single visit on average. Whether the issue involves an indoor air handler or an outdoor condenser, we can diagnose the problem for just $72. We'll even waive our diagnostic fee if you complete the repair with us.

  • Pricing starts at: $200

A ductless system is an excellent choice for homes that don't already have ductwork, or for homeowners who want for more flexibility in the temperature of each room in your home. A System Engineer from Golden Rule can help answer any questions you have about ductless AC systems during a free in-home installation estimate.

  • Pricing starts at: $2,000

Heat Pump Services

Call Golden Rule today for your heat pump repair and enjoy faster response times, fairer pricing, and the friendliest service in Des Moines. Our NATE-certified technicians can diagnose your heat pump issue for just $72, and complete 99% of repairs in just one visit. We'll even waive our diagnostic fee if you choose us for the repair.

  • Pricing starts at: $163

Golden Rule has partnered with Ruud to bring top-of-the-line heating and cooling comfort to our customers and their families. Just make one call to Golden Rule and we'll schedule a hassle-free, no-obligation FREE estimate, complete with at least three heat pump system options to choose from. Don't forget to ask us about our financing specials!

  • Pricing starts at: $8,000

Tune-Ups & Maintenance

A quick spring tune-up once a year can save you a lot of money and frustration when Iowa's summer heat arrives. At Golden Rule, we provide precision tune-ups for central ACs, ductless ACs and heat pumps of any make and model. And we'll always give you an honest assessment of your system's cooling capabilities, because that's the kind of service we'd want for ourselves.

  • Price: $72 (Free for Gold Club Members!)

With our Gold Club Membership maintenance program, you can experience comfort year-round along with priority benefits like:

  • No trip charges or diagnostic fees
  • Priority service
  • 10% discount on service repairs
  • Ongoing safety inspections
  • And more

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About Us

The Golden Rule:Treat Others How You'd Like to Be Treated

We're a second-generation family-owned business committed to living the golden rule and delivering the highest quality service in Des Moines.

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Customer Review

We felt very blessed to have Golden Rule here today...

Nikki, David and Bobby provided excellent information and service regarding our options today! Communication was clear and concise! We felt very blessed to have Golden Rule here today explaining our options and providing excellent service! Thank You! We had next day service with Matt and his crew. They made sure the new HVAC and cooling system was working and explained the new programmable thermostat. This team yesterday with the check-up and today’s installation crew were phenomenal!! Thank you Golden Rule!!

—Marcy W.

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