How Much Should a Furnace Cost in Austin?

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 Austin homeownership, and so is investing in a new furnace. So when that awful day finds you, where do you start?

The value of a new furnace will fluctuate depending on several factors, such as the lifestyle and habits of residents in the home. Health issues may also result in air filtration systems, which also helps determine which furnace is best for you. Even hobbies can help you decide which furnace is right for your family. Do you collect art or is anyone a wine connoisseur? Humidity levels can impact the integrity of these items so you may consider investing in a whole-home humidifier in your heating and air conditioning system.

Something else to take into consideration is the home’s design. What is the window count in the home and which direction do the windows face? What sort of insulation is currently in the home and how well does it trap air in your home? How new the ductwork is, the preferred power (gas, solar, etc.), and even home layout can help determine which furnace is ideal for your home.

Strand Brothers Service Experts will set-up a free consultation where they will come to your home and evaluate your current set-up. They will go over your options with you and give you a complimentary estimate on a new furnace installation based on their review of your home’s construction and unique characteristics.

Something else that will go into determining the price of your furnace is which company you hire to complete the install. One contractor may have your desired system at a lower cost, but be mindful and confirm that they are licensed, bonded, and insured given something should happen while they’re on your premises. If a contractor who was not insured was injured on your property, you can actually be held liable.

All of these things go into influencing how much a new heating and air conditioning system will cost, but let’s get down to what you really want to know. We have a few estimates on what you can expect to pay depending on the type of home you live in.

Ranch or Smaller House

Less than 2000 square feet and usually one story

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

Including approved financing: $40 - $250 per month

Average Suburban Home

Less than 3500 square feet and usually 1-3 stories

Average cost of a heating and cooling system: $8,000 - $25,000

With approved financing: $100 - $500 per month

Luxury Home

Over 3500 square feet and various stories

Average cost of an HVACsystem: $18,000 - $60,000+

With approved financing: $250+ per month

Estimated pricing can change depending on where you live, personal routines, equipment settings, equipment maintenance, and installation of equipment and duct system.

Replacing your furnace can sound like a huge undertaking, but Strand Brothers Service Experts is here to help guide you through the process, go over your options, and decide the best heating and cooling system for you. The team at Strand Brothers Service Experts is not only licensed, bonded, and insured, we put all our employees through a thorough background check and drug test to make sure we’re sending honorable and trustworthy men and women into your home. We also supply a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee for 365 days to give you peace of mind.

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

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