How Much Should a Furnace Cost in Rochester?

September 24, 2016

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

The value of a new furnace will fluctuate depending on multiple factors, such as the lifestyle and behaviors of residents in the home. Health problems may also result in air filtration systems, which also helps determine which furnace is right for your home. Even interests can help determine which furnace is right for you. Does anyone collect art or are you a wine connoisseur? Humidity levels can alter the integrity of these products so you may think about purchasing a whole-home humidifier in your HVAC system.

Something else to take a look at is the home’s design. How many windows does your home have and which direction are they facing? What sort of insulation is currently installed and how efficient is it at trapping air in your home? How new the ductwork is, the preferred power (gas, solar, etc.), and even home layout can affect which furnace is right for your home.

Strogen's Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning will set-up a free consultation where they will come to your home and analyze your current set-up. They will go over your options with you and give you a free estimate on a new furnace installation based on your home’s structure and unique features.

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

All of these pieces go into influencing how much a new HVAC system will cost, but let’s get down to what you came for. We have a few estimates on how much you can expect to pay determined by the style of home you live in.

Ranch House or Smaller

Up to 2000 square feet and usually one story

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

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

Typical Suburban Home

Up to 3500 square feet and typically 1-3 stories

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

If using approved financing: $100 - $500 per month

Luxury Home

Larger than 3500 square feet and various stories

Average cost of a heating and coolingsystem: $18,000 - $60,000+

With approved financing: $250+ per month

Approximate pricing may fluctuate depending on regional climate, personal routines, equipment settings, air conditioning maintenance, and installation of equipment and duct system.

Purchasing a new furnace can seem like a huge undertaking, but Strogen's Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning is here to help walk you through the process, review your options, and decide the best heating and air conditioning system for your home. The team at Strogen's Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning is not only licensed, bonded, and insured, we put all our employees through an extensive background check and drug test to make sure we’re sending honorable and trustworthy people into your home. We also give a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee for 365 days to give you peace of mind.

Even though the cost of a new heating and cooling system can seem frightening, we have fantastic financing options to help you get your new furnace installed sooner rather than later. Call 603-923-4570 today to set up your no-charge in-home estimate.

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