How Much Should a Furnace Cost in Champaign?

September 24, 2016

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

The value of a new furnace will adjust depending on many factors, like the lifestyle and customs of individuals in the home. Health issues may also mean you need air filtration systems, which also helps you decide which furnace is best for your home. Even hobbies can help you decide which furnace is right for your home. Does anyone collect art or are you a wine connoisseur? Humidity levels can impact the integrity of these products so you may think about purchasing a whole-home humidifier in your heating and cooling system.

The next thing to take a look at 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 efficient is it at trapping air indoors? How new the ductwork is, the preferred power (gas, solar, etc.), and even home design can help determine which furnace is right for your family.

Chief / Bauer Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning will set-up a no-charge consultation where they will visit your home and analyze your current set-up. The team will discuss your options with you and present you a complimentary estimate on a new furnace installation determined by your home’s design and unique features.

Another factor that will go into determining the price of your furnace is which contractor you hire to complete the install. One contractor may have your desired system at a lower cost, but be mindful and verify that they are licensed, bonded, and insured in the event something should take place while they’re on your site. In the event a contractor was injured on your property and the contractor was not insured, you can be held liable.

All of these pieces go into deciding 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 how much you can expect to pay based on the type of home you live in.

Ranch or Smaller House

Up to 2000 square feet and usually one story

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

With approved financing: $40 - $250 per month

Typical Suburban Home

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

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

With 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+

If using approved financing: $250+ per month

Estimated pricing could change depending on regional climate, personal habits, system settings, equipment maintenance, and installation of air conditioner and duct system.

Replacing your furnace can sound like a huge undertaking, but Chief / Bauer Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning is here to help take you through the process, review your options, and determine the perfect HVAC system for your home. The team at Chief / Bauer Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning is not only licensed, bonded, and insured, our entire team goes through a complete background check and drug test to make sure we’re sending respectable and trustworthy men and women into your home. We also provide 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 complimentary in-home estimate.

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