FAQ’s About Replacing HVAC Systems

Your HVAC system is the backbone of the overall comfort and air quality in your home. This intricate system of temperature control helps to keep your home running in top shape, but when it comes time to replace the equipment, can quickly raise a number of questions. Some of the most popular questions and answers associated with HVAC system replacement include:

When Should I Replace My System?
If your system is more than 10 years old, or not running properly, you may need to consider replacing your unit. It always best to have your system checked annually to head off any surprises when it comes to potential repair and replacement options. Different model system will have varying life expectancy. A well maintained non builder grade system will typically have a longer life than one that has not been maintained or a poorer quality builder grade system. Be proactive and aim to replace your HVAC system before it stops working entirely so that you are not left without for any amount of time in the process. If you’re unsure as to whether or not replacement is needed, have your system checked before it is needed for the long hot summer. Schedule a visit with an Overland Park Heating and Cooling professional who can give you expert advice on the projected timeframe.

What Should I Look for in My New System?
When choosing your new HVAC system, always be sure to choose a trusted contractor who can educate you of your many choices including but not limited to the manufacturer of the equipment, the efficiency and capacity that best fits your needs and the warranty that will give you peace of mind for years. The contractor can also suggest quality accessories like a whole house air cleaner, UV lighting to purify the air, humidifiers and dehumidifiers and the like.

How Much Will It Cost?
Simply put, no HVAC replacement is exactly alike, so no one cost is correct. Your HVAC replacement cost will vary depending on what your particular home needs, as well as what you want as the owner. For example, if you choose to install a system that is top of the line in efficiency and style, the replacement will cost more than just a run of the mill fix. However, it’s important to keep in mind that your HVAC system is an investment, and the higher quality of replacement you purchase now, the better the payoff will be in the long run.

For all of the answers to your HVAC system replacement questions, visit Overland Park Heating and Cooling today.