How Much Should an Air Conditioning System Cost? 

It’s official; you have to replace your air conditioning system. Nobody looks forward to this day, and nobody wants to worry about budgeting for it, but alas, ‘tis part of Columbus homeownership. So where to begin

First, know that the price of a new AC fluctuates based on several factors. The first is your living situation and the other residents in your home. Are there health conditions that will require a particular type of air filtration equipment? Do the family members in the home have an issue with warmth or coolness, or a disorder that would require the home to stay at a specific temperature or humidity level? What hobbies take place in the house? All of these things will help direct you to which A/C system is best for your family. 

The following thing to assess is the actual home. What is the number of windows within your home and which way do they face? What type of insulation is installed in the residence and what level of efficiency is the ductwork? Does the home require (or do you want) gas, electric, solar-power, etc? At Stevenson Service Experts, we will pay you a visit and assess your home to provide the options available based on your home’s design and unique features. 

The other thing to think about is which contractor to call. Though one business may have the equipment you want at a price point you like, make sure you find out if they are bonded, licensed, and confirm they are insured in the event that something should happen at your home. If a contractor were to get hurt and the contractor was not insured, it’s likely you would be liable. At Stevenson Service Experts, we are not only bonded, licensed, and insured, but all of our workers go through a detailed background check, drug test, and are trained to work on all major brands of A/C systems. We also have a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee so you can be confident in the work we deliver. 

Alright, alright, you’ve researched 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 cost, below are a few ranges. 

Ranch-Style or Smaller House 

No bigger than 2000 square feet and typically one story 

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

Including approved financing: $40 – $250 monthly 

Typical Suburban Home 

Up to 3500 sq. ft. and usually between one and three stories 

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

With approved financing: $100 – $500per month 

Luxury Residence 

Larger than 3500 ft2 and various stories 

Approximate cost of an air conditioner: $18,000 – $60,000+ 

Including approved financing: $250+monthly 

Estimated pricing may change depending on where you live, personal lifestyle, equipment settings, equipment maintenance, and installation of air conditioner and duct system. 

The whole process can be somewhat overwhelming but Stevenson Service Experts is available around the clock to help walk you through all your options and decide on the right air conditioning system for your home. The cost can be a little daunting, but with our multiple financing options your new system could be yours before you know it! 

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