How Much Should an Air Conditioning System Cost? 

The time has come when you have to get a new air conditioner. Nobody looks forward to this day, and nobody wants to worry about budgeting for it, but alas, ‘tis part of Columbus homeownership. So where do you begin

First, know that the investment of a new air conditioner varies based on many factors. The first is your living situation and the other residents in your home. Are there health problems that will warrant a particular type of air cleaning equipment? Do the residents in the home have a sensitivity to the cold or heat, or an affliction that would that would result in the home needing to stay at a pre-determined temperature or humidity level? What hobbies take place in the house? All of these things will help determine which air conditioning system is ideal for your family. 

The second thing to examine is the home itself. What is the number of windows within your home and where do they face? What type of insulation is presently in the residence and how efficient is the ductwork? Does the residence require (or do you desire) solar-power, gas, electric, etc? At Stevenson Service Experts, we will pay you a visit and evaluate your home to go over the options available based on your home’s construction and unique features. 

The additional factor to take into consideration is which company to call. Though one business may have the air conditioner you want at a price point you like, be thorough and find out if they are licensed and bonded, and confirm they are insured in case something happens at your home. If a technician were to get hurt and the contractor was not insured, it’s probable you would be held accountable. At Stevenson Service Experts, we are not only bonded, licensed, and insured, but all of our team go through a detailed background check, drug test, and are trained to work on all major brands of A/C systems. We also offer a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee so you can be confident in the work we do. 

Okay, okay, you’ve thought about all this but let’s answer the real question. How much is this going to set you back? 

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

Ranch-Style or Smaller Residence 

Less than 2000 sq. ft. and typically only one story 

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

With approved financing: $40 – $250 monthly 

Average Suburban House 

No bigger than 3500 ft2 and typically between one and three stories 

Estimatedcost of an air conditioner: $8,000 – $25,000 

With approved financing: $100 – $500per month 

Luxury House 

Larger than 3500 ft2 and any number of stories 

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

Including approved financing: $250+monthly 

Approximate pricing may vary depending on regional climate, personal lifestyle, AC settings, equipment maintenance, and installation of equipment and duct system. 

The full process can be a tad overwhelming but Stevenson Service Experts is available around the clock to review all your options and decide on the ideal A/C equipment for your home. The cost can be a little off-putting, but with our wonderful financing options your new A/C could be yours as soon as possible! 

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