The dreaded day has arrived and now you have to get a new A/C system. Nobody enjoys this day, and nobody wants to worry about budgeting for it, but sadly is comes with the U.S. homeownership. So where on earth should you begin?
First, know that the cost of a new air conditioner fluctuates based on several factors. The first is your living situation and the people living in your home. Are there health ailments that will involve a particular type of air cleaning system? Do the people living in the home have any problems with the heat or cold, or an affliction (such as Multiple Sclerosis) that would demand that the home stay at a pre-determined temperature or humidity level? What hobbies take place in the residence? The above details will help determine which A/C system is right for your.
The following variable to take into consideration is the home itself. What is the number of windows within your home and where do they face? What level of insulation is presently in the home and what is the efficiency level of the ductwork? Does the home require (or do you desire) solar-power, gas, electric, etc? At Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, we will come out and assess your current set-up to help determine the options available depending on your home’s structure and unique characteristics.
The additional factor to take into consideration is which contractor to use. Though one company may have the equipment you want at a cost you like, make sure you find out if they are bonded, licensed, and confirm they are insured in case something should occur at your house. If a tech were to get hurt and the contractor was not insured, it’s probable you would be held accountable. At Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, not only are we licensed, bonded, and insured, but all of our team go through a complete background check, drug test, and are trained to work on all leading brands of air conditioning systems. We also have a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee so you can be confident in the work we provide.
Okay, okay, you’ve researched all this but let’s ask the real question. What is this going to cost?
While all the variables above will go into deciding a final budget, below are a few estimates.
Ranch House or Smaller Home
Less than 2000 ft2 and usually only one story
Average cost of an A/C system: $6,000 – $15,000
With approved financing: $40 – $250 /month
Average Suburban Residence
No bigger than 3500 square feet and usually between one and three stories
Approximatecost of an air conditioning system: $8,000 – $25,000
Using approved financing: $100 – $500per month
Over 3500 sq. ft. and various stories
Average cost of an air conditioning system: $18,000 – $60,000+
With approved financing: $250+monthly
Estimated pricing could fluctuate depending on where you live, personal habits, AC settings, air conditioning maintenance, and installation of system and duct system.
The entire process can be a little overwhelming but Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing is available 24/7 to review all your options and decide on the ideal air conditioning system for your home. The price can be a little discouraging, but with our great financing options your new A/C could be yours today!
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