Hundred of thousands of people every year buy new HVAC systems and are faced with the question. Should I buy the extended warranty? Well that is a great question there are a lot of things to consider when it comes to spending the money on an HVAC extended warranty. The most important and most often overlooked is the “piece of mind. ” When you purchase the extended warranty you are giving yourself the luxury of not having to worry about spending money to fix it for however long your warranty coverage is for. If you find value in the piece of mind then the warranty is always worth the money.
When you purchase your extended warranty that is backed by the manufacturer, there are many considerations in coming up with the price. The most important is how close the system is to corrosive environments like salt water. The closer you live to the ocean, the more you are going to pay for your extended warranty coverage. So for example, purchasing an extented warranty in Maine will cost you a bit more than an extended warranty in Ohio. Another consideration is the cost of the system that you purchased. The cost of the system determines how expensive the warranty coverage is going to be.
One major point of confusion is what the extended warranty covers. When you buy a new HVAC system, most of them come with a ten year manufacturer parts warranty. What is not covered under the manufacturer’s warranty is the labor to diagnose and replace the broken part. Basically you are buying an extended “labor” warranty. Some people do not realize that the parts warranty comes with the new HVAC system. Sometimes the manufacturer’s warranty is only for five years; and when you buy the extended warranty, the coverage extends to ten years.
Bertie Heating & Air offers extended warranty plans on the following brands: