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Furnaces: Rent or Buy?

Renting with us could save you time, worry, and money.

Pros and cons of renting versus buying a new furnace.

Everyone’s home and lifestyle are unique. Renting offers flexibility, peace of mind, and savings.

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Why rent?

There are a few scenarios in which a case can be made for renting instead of buying equipment: steep upfront costs, the presence of hard water (causing increased wear and tear), or simply a lack of interest in ownership.


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No upfront costs, only consistent monthlies.

Enjoy more steady home temperatures and comfort, and see your bills reduced without having to make a significant investment.

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All maintenance and repairs are fully covered as part of your rental.

We proactively call to schedule periodic maintenance on your equipment and catch breakdowns before they happen.

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24/7 emergency servicing at no cost.

We will immediately repair or even replace equipment, and provide on-site electric heating during servicing to ensure your ongoing home comfort.

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Automatic government rebate and subsidies.

Depending on your city, we'll ensure you're able to take advantage of rebates and subsidies available to you.

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Buy out your equipment any time.

This is an open-ended agreement where you gain equity as you rent. If you sell your home, you can either transfer the equipment to the new owners or buy out the remaining balance.


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Ownership adds value.

If you know you may be selling your home in the next 3-5 years, the absence of an included furnace may lower the value of your home. There is a capital cost to acquire the equipment, and you as an owner are responsible for changing filters and having the equipment maintained annually.

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Take advantage of our competitive pricing and promotions.

We offer competitive pricing on all major brands of water heaters. Get $1000 off a select furnace, and receive a free smart thermostat with the installation of any furnace.

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Purchase your own maintenance plans.

Often, equipment manufacturers require annual maintenance to uphold the factory warranty. Additionally, with high-efficiency furnaces, there are more sensors that need to be maintained when compared with older mid-efficient equipment.

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Find your own government rebates and subsidies.

Depending on your city, there may be government rebates and subsidy programs available to individuals purchasing equipment.

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We have HVAC systems experts available that would be happy to share their knowledge, answer questions, and suggest solutions for Furnaces, Water Heaters, and A/C.
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