Well we can be sure Costco isn't doing it themselves, not sure if there are any nationwide companies, but they are definitely using one or more large regional companies. ARS is really good at selling new equipment instead of repairing it. I have neighbors that use ARS and are already on their 3rd system in 20 years. I just replaced my 22 year old systems this year. My HVAC guy has been really good at keeping them running. I haven't spent more than $400 on repairs on the two systems in any one year versus buying a new system for $6000-7000.ARS Rescue Rooter? They are only in 24 States.
Why replace them now? Just curious.I just replaced my 22 year old systems this year. My HVAC guy has been really good at keeping them running. I haven't spent more than $400 on repairs on the two systems in any one year versus buying a new system for $6000-7000.
I'm finishing my basement so I needed to install a new system there. The one unit was requiring about 3 lbs of refrigerant every year so it was becoming a constant maintenance issue. The other unit lost some, but not as fast as the first floor unit. I figure I got my money out of them. Since many of my neighbors have already replaced their replacement, I figure I'm doing pretty good to be on my first replacement after almost 23 years of living here. The new units are more efficient 2 stage units too.Why replace them now? Just curious.
My replacement reason now seems to be that my furnace is 50% oversized, so it probably short-cycles. This oversizing seems to have been SOP in 1982.
I'm not anymore worried about a gas explosion. Also, I guess the efficiency is lousy, never had the heat exchanger cleaned.
So I know what to expect, now that I have a furnace model number I can probably price out a control board from Trible's. Neither HVAC bidder would tell me & just cited warranty lengths.
It is a lot like contracting installation services from Lowe's or Home Depot then. You often can get better deals by going with an independent guy. I have a garage door guy I've used directly. He does installs for Lowe's but for my repairs I just go directly to him. Very responsive and no middle man mucking up the works.I have 3 Costco's within 20 minutes from my house, and all 3 a/c and heater salespersons are from different companies. All three are very large companies which charge a bunch. Before getting my new system for $7995, which was a 5 ton unit, with all new ducting, new vents, installed in the attic, with a wifi thermostat that show my vacation pics all day. The company wanted $13,500 for basic install, with no gadgets, but I would have received a $1000 Costco gift card. Whoopee...
How do they call you if they need more info, or if you need to pick it up? Get a burner phone if you're concerned about that.I just wanted to buy a basement window from HD that they didn't have in stock. They wanted my phone number, I refused to provide it, I told him to make up a number.
No pics?Got one leg glued on the waterfall table, with neighbor's assistance (leadership). Found out he's never actually done this. So we'll take lessons learned from this leg to improve how we do the other leg. Giving it 24hrs to dry.
I'm excited because after the legs are on then it's a table! The rest is just removing material (to make the legs level, plus more sanding) and then whatever I'm slathering on it as a finish. Poly prolly.
After dinner my wife and I hung out on the couch listening to classic country while the two youngest played on the floor.
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