How Much Should a Furnace Cost in Hillsborough?

September 24, 2016

It’s never fun thinking about having to replace your furnace. Unfortunately, it’s part of life, and Hillsborough homeownership, and so is budgeting for a new furnace. So when that dreaded day comes, where do you start?

The value of a new furnace will vary depending on several factors, including the lifestyle and behaviors of people in the home. Health problems may also result in air filtration systems, which also helps you decide which furnace is best for your family. Even hobbies can help you decide which furnace is right for you. Does anyone collect art or is someone a wine connoisseur? Humidity levels can impact the integrity of these things so you may consider investing in a whole-home humidifier in your HVAC system.

Something else to take into consideration is your actual home. How many windows are there and which direction do they face? What type of insulation is currently installed and how efficient is it at trapping air indoors? How well installed the ductwork is, the preferred power (gas, solar, etc.), and even home design can go into deciding which furnace is ideal for you.

Fras-Air/General Service Experts will set-up a no-charge consultation where they will go out to your home and evaluate your current set-up. They will go over your options with you and provide you a complimentary estimate on a new furnace installation based on their review of your home’s construction and unique features.

The next thing that will go into determining the price of your furnace is which company you choose to perform the installation. One company may have the equipment you want at a lower cost, but proceed with caution and verify that they are licensed, bonded, and insured in the event something should take place while they’re on your property. You can actually be held liable if a contractor were to get injured on your property if they are not insured.

All of these factors go into influencing how much a new heating and air conditioning system will cost, but let’s get down to what you really want to know. Below are a few estimates on what you can expect to pay based on the sort of home you live in.

Ranch House or Smaller

No more than 2000 square feet and typically one story

Average cost of a heating and cooling system: $6,000 - $15,000

If using approved financing: $40 - $250 per month

Average Suburban Home

Less than 3500 square feet and typically 1-3 stories

Average cost of a heating and air conditioning system: $8,000 - $25,000

With approved financing: $100 - $500 per month

Luxury Home

Larger than 3500 square feet and various stories

Average cost of a heating and coolingsystem: $18,000 - $60,000+

Including approved financing: $250+ per month

Potentia pricing could change depending on regional climate, personal routines, equipment settings, equipment maintenance, and installation of system and duct system.

Purchasing a new furnace can sound like a huge undertaking, but Fras-Air/General Service Experts is here to help walk you through the process, discuss your options, and determine the perfect HVAC system for your home. The team at Fras-Air/General Service Experts is not only licensed, bonded, and insured, our entire team goes through an extensive background check and drug test to make sure we’re sending dependable and trustworthy men and women into your home. We also provide a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee for 365 days so you can be confident in the work provided.

Even though the cost of a new heating and cooling system can seem frightening, we have great financing options to help you get your new furnace installed as soon as possible. Call 908-448-2154 today to set up your no-charge in-home estimate.

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