Understanding HVAC Replacement & Service Quotes

When purchasing an HVAC unit, it’s essential to get an estimate from your potential contractor. Doing so will help you better understand what you can expect. Here’s a guide you can use to get an idea of how home heating repair and replacement quotes work.

HVAC Replacements

What Are Quotes?

Quotes approximate how much the technician believes the heating or AC repair or replacement will cost based on experience and expertise. They don’t necessarily represent the final amount a homeowner can expect to pay, but may include terms and conditions that qualify the final price and account for unexpected changes in the project timeline or cost. Although it may seem overwhelming, once you have some basic knowledge and know what to look for, it’s a lot less stressful.

Things to Look for in a Quote

Parts that are used. These make a huge difference to the overall HVAC system. It’s crucial to look for a duct cleaning and HVAC company that utilizes reputable brands and a complete set of components. Here are some of them:

  • Air handler. The feature that pushes air through the ductwork.

  • Condenser. The outdoor unit in an HVAC system.

  • Ductwork. Passages that deliver air from your unit to supply vents in your home.

  • Heat pump system. This includes the condenser and the air handler.

  • Thermostat. This is where the system is controlled, allowing you to adjust the temperature.

Type of unit. If you’re replacing an entire HVAC system, the type of unit that you’re installing can also have a significant effect on the total cost of the heating or AC repair. Remember that if you opt to get a high-end unit or the contractor will be working on a high-end unit, they may charge you a lot more.

Stone Heating and Air can provide you with top-notch services if you’re looking for reliable HVAC maintenance companies. Our expertise includes air conditioning repair, maintenance and replacement.  Give us a call at (541) 313-5984 or fill out our contact form to request an appointment.

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