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. But alas, it’s part of life, and Champaign homeownership, and so is budgeting for a new furnace. So when that dreaded day comes, 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 ailments 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. Do you collect art or are you a wine connoisseur? Humidity levels can affect the integrity of these products so you may think about purchasing a whole-home humidifier in your HVAC system.

The next thing to take into consideration is the home’s design. How many windows does your home have and which direction are they facing? What level of insulation is currently installed and how effective is it at trapping air indoors? How new the ductwork is, the preferred power (gas, solar, etc.), and even home design can affect which furnace is best for your family.

Chief/Bauer Service Experts will set-up a no-charge consultation where they will come to 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 company you hire to complete the install. One company may have the system you want at a lower cost, but be mindful and make sure that they are licensed, bonded, and insured just in case 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 cooling system will cost, but let’s get down to the nitty gritty. We have a few estimates on how much you can expect to pay based on the style of home you live in.

Ranch or Smaller House

Up to 2000 square feet and usually one story

Average cost of an HVAC system: $6,000 - $15,000

If using approved financing: $40 - $250 per month

Average Suburban Home

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

Average cost of a heating and cooling 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

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

Investing in a new furnace can sound like a huge undertaking, but Chief/Bauer Service Experts is here to help take you through the process, review your options, and determine the perfect HVAC system for you. The team at Chief/Bauer Service Experts is not only licensed, bonded, and insured, we put all our employees 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 give 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 as soon as possible. Call 217-689-2469 today to set up your complimentary in-home estimate.

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