How Much Should an Air Conditioning System Cost? 

It’s official; you have to purchase a new 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 do you begin

First, realize that the investment of a new A/C system fluctuates based on many factors. The first is your lifestyle and the other residents in your home. Are there health ailments that will require a particular type of air cleaning equipment? Do the residents in the home have any problems with the cold or heat, or a disorder that would require the home to stay at a pre-determined temperature or humidity level? What activities take place within the house? These factors will help decide which air conditioning system is ideal for your family. 

The following thing to consider is the actual home. How many windows do you have and which way do they face? How much insulation is installed in the home and how efficient is the ductwork? Does the home require (or do you want) electric, solar-power, gas, etc? At Stevenson Service Experts, we will come out and assess your house to provide the options available depending on your home’s design and unique characteristics. 

The other factor to consider is which contractor to use. Though one business may have the air conditioner you want at a cost you like, take caution and find out if they are bonded, licensed, and confirm they are insured just in case something should happen at your home. If a contractor were to become injured and the company was not insured, it’s likely you would be held accountable. At Stevenson Service Experts, we are not only bonded, licensed, and insured, but all of our workers go through a complete background check, drug test, and are qualified to work on all top brands of air conditioners. We also provide a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee so you can be comfortable in the work we deliver. 

Okay, okay, you’ve considered all this but let’s answer the real question. What is this going to set you back? 

While all the factors above will go into giving you a final price, below are a few ballpark numbers. 

Ranch or Smaller House 

Less than 2000 ft2 and typically one story 

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

Using approved financing: $40 – $250 monthly 

Average Suburban Home 

Less than 3500 ft2 and usually one to three stories 

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

With approved financing: $100 – $500/month 

Luxury Home 

Over 3500 sq. ft. and any number of stories 

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

Including approved financing: $250+/month 

Potential pricing may fluctuate depending on where you live, personal routines, AC settings, air conditioning maintenance, and installation of air conditioner and duct system. 

The entire process can be a little overwhelming but Stevenson Service Experts is available around the clock to review all your options and decide on the ideal air conditioner for your home. The cost can be a little discouraging, but with our great financing options your new air conditioner could be yours before you know it! 

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