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Prescreened A/C Installation and Replacement Services in Sacramento, CA

    A Five Star Air Conditioning & Heating Logo
    Sacramento, CA·

    HVAC

    "Worked with Mark on our AC issue. He was very professional and did a great job. He was very clear on everything he was doing and educated me on our AC system."

    Jeff J. in July 2019

    Empire Heating and Air Conditioning Logo
    Concord, CA·

    Repair A/C Unit , Furnace Repair , Replace A/C Unit , and 2 more

    "Showed up early. Diagnosed problem and suggested options Chose to replace 30 yr old furnace at fair rate, they got the old unit out & replaced in a few hours. Best service outfit ever!"

    Bill R. in January 2018

    RJA Heating & Air, Inc. Logo

    In business since 2004

    Sacramento, CA·

    Central AC Install - Service, Furnace Systems, Heat Pumps

    About us: "RJA Heating & Air, Inc., is a second generation contractor who specializes in repair, installation and troubleshooting of HVAC systems. We carry extra insurance to protect your home and our company. With over 20 years of experience, let us help keep you comfortable. Through experienced technicians and competitive pricing we are here to fix all your HVAC needs at a price you can't beat. Call 916-995-1706 to book an appointment now."

    A+ Heating and Air Logo
    Citrus Heights, CA·

    Hvac

    "Entire team was honest and professional from start to finish. Very happy with the service and equipment."

    Todd T. in February 2017

    Ridgeway Construction, Inc. Logo
    Rio Linda, CA·

    Specializing in restoration services! , Strong history with the areas top specialized subcontractors! , General B Licensed Contractor - Licensed/Bonded/Insured , and 2 more

    "Michael was great. He listened carefully to what I wanted to have done and quietly and professionally began to work. I could tell by his demeanor and approach to the task that I had hired a winner. And I was not disappointed. Thank you, Michael!"

    William S. in November 2021

    Valley Heating & Air Conditioning & Home Improvements, Inc. Logo
    Carmichael, CA·

    Servicing/maintenance , Install and replace hvac systems, Troubleshooting/diagnostics of hvac systems , and 2 more

    "Great Job"

    Ivan P. in May 2018

    Sears Home Services - Heating and Cooling Logo

    ENERGY STAR qualified products, Professional installation by experienced local contractors. A dedicated project coordinator will guide you every step of your project., Manufacturer limited product warranty of up to 10 years (ask representative about written warranty details) , and 2 more

    "I felt they were with me every step of the way and listened to my concerns. They seemed to be every knowledgeable and the price was fair."

    Derek A. in September 2022

    MH
    Lincoln, CA·

    HVAC

    "They did a fantastic job, and I would highly recommend them!"

    Marcus G. in Invalid Date

    Economy HVAC Logo
    Woodland, CA·

    HVAC, Plumbing , Electrical

    "Communication was great. All my questions were answered. I will definitely recommend their services. Thank you Economy HVAC!"

    Joseph B. in May 2022


Out of Network Air Conditioner Installers in Sacramento, CA

How much do air conditioner installers typically cost?

  • Sacramento, California Average
    $8,163
  • Typical Range
    $6,480 - $10,418
  • Low End - High End
    $2,500 - $15,000

Things to Consider Before You Install Air Conditioning:

  • What is the nature of this project?

Sacramento Air Conditioning

Though folks in other areas of the country might imagine all of California as constantly sunny with 70 degree temperatures every day, people in the Sacramento Valley know that this is not exactly the case. When it comes to air conditioning, Sacramento is a city where few homeowners are willing to deprive themselves. Of course, air conditioning is not always a necessity; but in places where summer comes calling months before it does in other areas of the country, a good A/C system is more than just a "luxury" item. Since air conditioners are likely to get a workout for a significant portion of the year, when it comes time to replace or install one, you want to make sure that it will be efficient as well as effective. This not only ensures you have a more comfortable place to come home to, but also a system that doesn't drain your wallet while it cools your house.

Options for Air Conditioning

While California homeowners can find the same types of A/C units as everyone else in the country, with the intense heat common to Sacramento, air conditioning that might work just fine in other parts of the country simply don't cut it in the Central Valley. Homeowners in the northeast, for example, might be able to get away with no air conditioning at all; for many New Englanders, even a single window unit can be considered a luxury. In Sacramento, air conditioners that cannot provide relief for a good portion of a home's living areas might be okay in a pinch, but most would prefer a home where moving from room to room doesn't require a change of clothes.

Most newer homes are designed with central air conditioning in mind. In older homes and fixer-uppers, adding central A/C can be an awkward and expensive task due to the massive amounts of ductwork needed to cool an entire house. For homes where adding ductwork is a tight squeeze, there is good reason to look into ductless and mini-duct air conditioning. Sacramento homeowners might find that these units provide adequate cooling during the hot summer months, but allow you to keep (or in the case of remodels, take back) space that would otherwise be filled to the brim with ductwork.

Heat Pumps: Air Conditioning & Heating in One

Another alternative to standard central A/C is the heat pump. With the ability to both heat your home in the winter and cool it during the summer (using a single duct system), heat pumps can eliminate the need for a separate condenser and furnace system. They are not a good alternative in areas where winters are extremely cold, but in Sacramento, where winters are relatively mild, they are very capable (not to mention efficient) all year long.

Sacramento Air Conditioning Prices

With any device that uses electricity to function, there's good reason to look into how energy efficient it is when replacing or installing. Though an energy saving A/C unit might initially cost more, in the long run, it will save you money on monthly bills; in a place like Sacramento, air conditioners that run efficiently may even pay for themselves over time!

When it comes to the bottom line price of installing air conditioning, there is a fair amount of variation from one job to the next. This can be attributed in part to the cost of the unit, but it may also be due to the amount of alteration needed to install a particular system. We've seen Sacramento prices range from $4,000 to $11,000, though most jobs will fall somewhere in the middle.

Sacramento Air Conditioning Companies

Because of the wide range of prices, it is a very good idea to contact multiple companies and get several quotes before settling on one. In and around Sacramento, air conditioning companies are not difficult to find, but choosing the right one could save you hundreds of dollars, and a few headaches, as well!

Of course, nearly every company is going to have an ad in the phone book. The problem is, it can be extremely difficult to judge a company's merit from an ad. This is where HomeAdvisor can help. Every company we represent nationwide must pass our rigorous screening process before we even consider matching them with a homeowner. Additionally, the folks that have used our contractors in the past are able to leave feedback on our site that you are free to look over. What does this mean for you? Every Sacramento air conditioning company we'll match you with meets higher standards than any phone book requires to place an ad. Plus, our policy of posting the comments of previous clients gives you a chance to hear real life accounts of how particular companies have performed for others, and gives every contractor we work with an extra incentive to make the homeowners they work with in the future happy.

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