How Much Should an Air Conditioning System Cost? 

The dreaded day has arrived and now you have to replace your air conditioning system. Nobody enjoys this day, and nobody wants to worry about budgeting for it, but alas, ‘tis part of Columbus homeownership. So where on earth should you begin

First, know that the investment of a new AC varies based on multiple factors. The first is your living situation and the other people residing in your home. Are there health issues that will require a specific type of air filtration equipment? Do the people living in the home have a sensitivity to the cold or heat, or a disorder that would that would result in the home needing to stay at a particular temperature or humidity level? What hobbies take place within the residence? All of these things will help decide which A/C system is right for your family. 

The following variable to examine is your actual home. Do you have a lot of windows and where do they face? How much insulation is currently in the residence and what is the efficiency level of the ductwork? Does the home require (or do you want) gas, electric, solar-power, etc? At Stevenson Service Experts, we will go out and assess your home to provide the choices available depending on your home’s construction and unique traits. 

The third thing to think about is which contractor to use. Though one business may have the equipment you want at a cost you like, be thorough and find out if they are bonded, licensed, and confirm they are insured in case something occurs at your home. If a tech were to get hurt and the company was not insured, it’s probable you would be held responsible. At Stevenson Service Experts, we are not only bonded, licensed, and insured, but all of our employees go through an extensive background check, drug test, and are skilled to work on all leading brands of air conditioners. We also offer a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee so you can be confident in the work we do. 

Alright, alright, you’ve thought about all this but let’s answer the real question. What is this going to cost? 

While all the factors above will go into deciding a final budget, below are a few ballpark numbers. 

Ranch or Smaller Home 

Less than 2000 ft2 and usually a single story 

Approximate cost of an air conditioner: $6,000 – $15,000 

Using approved financing: $40 – $250 monthly 

Average Suburban House 

No bigger than 3500 sq. ft. and usually one to three stories 

Estimatedcost of an air conditioning system: $8,000 – $25,000 

Using approved financing: $100 – $500monthly 

Luxury House 

Over 3500 ft2 and various stories 

Average cost of an air conditioning system: $18,000 – $60,000+ 

With approved financing: $250+monthly 

Approximate pricing can vary depending on geographic location, personal habits, equipment settings, air conditioning maintenance, and installation of air conditioner and duct system. 

The full process can be somewhat overwhelming but Stevenson Service Experts is available around the clock to discuss all your options and determine the right air conditioning system for your home. The cost can be a little off-putting, but with our multiple financing options your new system could be yours as soon as possible! 

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