You don't need the weatherman to tell you that it gets hot in Richmond. And it feels great to come inside from summer's heat and feel the cool, dry air from your air conditioner. But what do you do when it breaks? You can only take off so many clothes before it is considered illegal.
When consumers decide to buy toaster ovens, televisions and trash compactors, the process is typically to go out, check prices and buy the product with the best price. Price shopping makes the purchase easy: the price tells us who to buy from. But that isn't always the case when it comes to HVAC equipment prices.
If you own a home that has a heating and cooling system, chances are you've asked yourself the question on whether your AC, heat pump, or furnace needs to be repaired or replaced. Depending on the unit, it may be more cost effective to repair vs replace or vice versa. While it's important to have a certified HVAC technician evaluate your current system, we put together a sample scenario to help.