How Much Should a Furnace Cost in Albany?

September 24, 2016

It’s a terrible feeling when you know you’re close to having to replace your furnace. But alas, it’s part of life, and Albany homeownership, and so is budgeting for a new furnace. So when that scary day arrives, where do you start?

The value of a new furnace will fluctuate depending on several factors, such as the lifestyle and behaviors of people in the home. Health ailments may also mean you need air filtration systems, which also factors into which furnace is ideal for you. Even interests can help determine which furnace is right for your home. Do you collect art or is anyone a wine connoisseur? Humidity levels can impact the integrity of these products so you may consider investing in a whole-home humidifier in your HVAC system.

Something else to take into consideration is the home’s design. How many windows does your home have and which direction are they facing? What type of insulation is currently installed and how well does it trap air inside? How well installed the ductwork is, the preferred power (gas, solar, etc.), and even home design can affect which furnace is best for your family.

Roland J. Down Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning will set-up a free consultation where they will come to your home and evaluate your current set-up. The team will go over your options with you and give you a free estimate on a new furnace installation based on their review of your home’s construction and unique features.

The next thing that will determine the price of your furnace is which contractor you choose to perform the installation. One business may have the system you want at a lower cost, but be careful and verify that they are licensed, bonded, and insured in the event something should happen while they’re on your site. You can actually be held liable if a contractor were to get injured on your property if they are not insured.

All of these factors go into deciding how much a new heating and cooling system will cost, but let’s get down to what you came for. We have a few estimates on the amount you can expect to pay depending on the style of home you live in.

Ranch or Smaller House

Up to 2000 square feet and typically one story

Average cost of a heating and air conditioning system: $6,000 - $15,000

With approved financing: $40 - $250 per month

Average Suburban Home

No more than 3500 square feet and typically 1-3 stories

Average cost of an HVAC system: $8,000 - $25,000

If using approved financing: $100 - $500 per month

Luxury Home

Over 3500 square feet and various stories

Average cost of a heating and air conditioningsystem: $18,000 - $60,000+

With approved financing: $250+ per month

Approximate pricing can change depending on geographic location, personal routines, equipment settings, system maintenance, and installation of system and duct system.

Replacing your furnace can feel like a huge undertaking, but Roland J. Down Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning is here to help take you through the process, review your options, and choose the ideal heating and cooling system for you. The team at Roland J. Down Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning is not only licensed, bonded, and insured, we put all our employees through an extensive background check and drug test to make sure we’re sending dependable and trustworthy men and women into your home. We also supply a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee for 365 days so you can be confident in the work provided.

Though the investment cost can be nerve-wracking, we have fantastic financing options to help you get your new furnace installed quickly. Call today to set up your free in-home estimate.

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