Percentage Of Furnaces Requiring Repairs

People often ask us, what is the best furnace brand?  Just as with air conditioners, I tell them that they should spend more time worrying about which contractor they choose to install it, than they should about the top furnace brand.  But this advice is usually ignored. Those of you which know us know we are a small business located West Side in Cincinnati Ohio, and we have built our reputation in the industry by giving honest, straight answers.

Expect to spend anywhere from about $80 to $100 for a furnace tune-up, but more if repairs are also needed. Many companies offer service contracts or maintenance plans, which may reduce the cost of an annual visit, a pro can provide other benefits.

How often should you have your furnace serviced?

A gas furnace should be serviced at least once a year, preferably, though, in both the spring and the fall. Annual maintenance, including a thorough examination and cleaning of the parts that commonly malfunction, like the air filter, the fan, the pilot light, and the heat exchanger, can usually prevent these problems.

Are furnace service plans worth it?

Are furnace maintenance plans worth it? … These plans generally provide an annual maintenance and diagnostic check, make sure your furnace is running properly and help spot potential problems. They cost between $98 and $120 annually and are offered by Savings HVAC and other companies that deal with furnace repair .

Should I have my furnace serviced every year?

Furnace manufacturers all recommend annual inspections and maintenance by a qualified technician. … Some HVAC contractors recommend getting newer furnaces checked every other year, but once they’re more than 10 years old, have them checked annually.

How much is a new furnace installed?

So, if you choose a reputable contractor, then you can expect to pay in the $2,500 range for a new furnace. If, however, you choose an expensive brand, such as Carrier, Bryant, Lennox or Trane, or if you have a difficult job, or a pricy contractor, then your furnace installation cost might be closer to $5,000 to $8000.