How Much Should an Air Conditioning System Cost? 

The dreaded day has arrived and now you have to replace your air conditioner. Nobody hopes for 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, realize that the investment of a new air conditioner differs based on several factors. The first is your routine and the other people residing in your home. Are there health problems that will involve a specific type of air filtration system? Do the family members in the home have an issue with warmth or coolness, or a condition that would demand that the home stay at a specific temperature or humidity level? What recreation takes place in the residence? The above details will help decide which A/C system is best for your home. 

The second variable to assess is your actual home. How many windows do you have and where do they face? How much insulation is installed in the home and what level of efficiency is the ductwork? Does the residence require (or do you want) solar-power, gas, electric, etc? At Stevenson Service Experts, we will pay you a visit and evaluate your house to go over the systems available depending on your home’s design and unique traits. 

The additional factor to take into consideration is which contractor to choose. Though one business may have the system you want at a price point you like, be careful and find out if they are licensed, bonded, and confirm they are insured in the event that something happens at your residence. If a tech were to become injured and the company was not insured, it’s likely you would be held accountable. At Stevenson Service Experts, not only are we licensed, bonded, and insured, but all of our employees go through a complete background check, drug test, and are skilled to work on all major brands of air conditioning systems. We also provide a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee so you can be confident in the work we deliver. 

Okay, okay, you’ve researched all this but let’s ask the real question. What is this going to cost? 

While all the details above will go into deciding a final cost, below are a few ranges. 

Ranch-Style or Smaller Home 

No bigger than 2000 ft2 and typically only one story 

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

Using approved financing: $40 – $250 monthly 

Typical Suburban Home 

Up to 3500 sq. ft. and usually 1-3 stories 

Estimatedcost of an A/C system: $8,000 – $25,000 

Including approved financing: $100 – $500/month 

Luxury Home 

More than 3500 ft2 and any number of stories 

Estimated cost of an A/C system: $18,000 – $60,000+ 

Including approved financing: $250+monthly 

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

The entire process can be a little overwhelming but Stevenson Service Experts is available day and night to discuss all your options and choose the ideal air conditioning system for your home. The budget can be a little scary, but with our great financing options your new system could be yours before you know it! 

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