We recommend considering replacement when a large repair is necessary or the age of the system is more than 10 years old. While there are many components to this decision, it is best to have a FREE in-home consultation so we can provide you necessary information to make your decision.
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Our discounted annual maintenance plan consists of two services per year, including (1) air conditioning check prior to summer, and (2) heating system check prior to winter. When you sign up for this affordable program, you’ll save over 20 percent on critical maintenance visits, and you’ll also become an Access Preferred Customer. Preferred Customers receive top priority when scheduling repairs or service appointments. In addition, they save 20 percent on future parts and repairs!
On the low end, a system can be $8,000 to $10,000, on the high end a system with all the bells and whistles can be $16k to $20k. But most customers go with a system right in the middle of the road that they’re absolutely happy with around
Most jobs will take us less than a day to complete and we make sure to prioritize the immediate issue. For instance, if the ac is dead then we will make sure to get the ac done first and up and running.
We often refer to consumer reports since they are one of the most trusted and unbiased names in the product reviews. Trane has been consistently listed at the top of over 20 manufactures and continues to stay ahead by providing reliable and proven furnaces and air conditioners. We have been the recommend dealer for Trane here in the Treasure Valley for over 45 years and have stayed with Trane for that long since they rarely break down.
Systems that are cheaper will break down more often and cause more in repairs than what you initially saved. They also have shorter life spans. While they may be more budget friendly, they will be more expensive with routine breakdowns and increased maintenance costs.
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The average life of equipment is based on a variety of factors but for the most part, a systems average life is anywhere between 10-15 years. Less if it was installed correctly, longer if its been installed correctly and has had routine service done.
One major thing to consider is that you get to choose what you get in your new system! The builder chose the system you have now and chances are it does a very poor job of serving your needs. Systems today are more advanced than ever before and can provide comfort, allergy reduction and relief, significant energy savings, and more. We have a sales process that is both transparent and consistent meaning you will be in the driver seat and well educated on the options available to you.
One of the biggest and most important factors to consider is the company that you decide to go with. If a company is offering a cheaper price on equipment, they are cutting corners on either the safety or the comfort or the installation. That being said, only use apples to apples to get a broader idea of who is the best fit for you and your home.
A new system will come with a 10 year parts warranty. A cheaper brand will often come with a 5 year warranty. The main thing is to make sure you have the labor warranty in writing from the company. The labor portion of the warranty is covered by the contractor installing your system.
Many times the fine print will have so many exclusions and red tape to it that you’re actually not covered! So make sure to see what is in the fine print before committing to the proposal.