When is the Best Time to Buy a New Furnace?

If you’ve had your current furnace for a while, or if the repairs on it have started mounting up more regularly then you may be wondering about the best time to buy a furnace.

If you’re thinking about when to buy a new furnace, then you should know that now is the best time to upgrade! Spring or the end of summer/fall is the ideal time to shop around for a new model.

Most people will be concentrating on their heating and cooling systems in summer and winter. Thanks to the milder temperatures that spring and fall bring, you’ll find discounted prices, and better weather for installation.

Read on to discover the other key benefits to upgrading your furnace now.

4 Reasons Why Spring/Fall Is The Best Time To Buy A Furnace

Cost effective

If your furnace is on the way out, having a replacement installed compared to the alternative of emergency furnace repairs is more cost-effective.

Spring is normally the best time to have an HVAC inspection completed. You’ll be able to determine if it’s time to upgrade or not through an annual furnace and air conditioner maintenance. Make sure you take age into account also, furnaces typically last between 12-15 years.

Better Weather

Due to milder temperatures in spring/fall, you as a homeowner are less likely to be using your heating system. This makes it the perfect opportunity to get your furnace replaced or repaired, as you’ll be able to survive a few days without having to rely on your system.

Better weather conditions are also a plus for the contractors installing your equipment. Win, win for everyone.

Better Scheduling Options

As mentioned, HVAC systems are generally used less in spring/fall which also leads to fewer emergency HVAC situations.

This is great if you’re scheduling your new furnace to be installed. There will be better appointment availability, and your HVAC company can be more flexible and accommodating to your schedule.

Better Prices and Value

You’re more likely to find a deal on a furnace in spring and fall. Sometimes models from the previous winter season get carried forward, and you could find yourself a bargain if you shop around. At ClimateCare we always have exciting deals going on, so make sure to check out our latest offers.  

You could even save money on the cost of installation. It’s one of the biggest financial factors associated with getting a new furnace. Thanks to off-peak seasons in spring and fall, your technician will have fewer client calls to deal with and could offer you better value for your money.

Now you know the best time to buy a furnace. Make sure you use a company you can trust before rushing into anything.

Contact ClimateCare for all your heating and cooling needs. We’d be more than happy to answer any questions you have and help you get the best deal on a new furnace.