Cost to Maintain HVAC System

July 2022

HVAC System Maintenance CalculatorZip Code
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Hvac System Maintenance Labor, Basic 
Basic labor to maintain hvac system with favorable site conditions. Inspect, clean, lubricate and adjust. Replace filters. Check power draw and refrigerant charge. Diagnose any problems. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
1 system$0.00$0.00
Hvac System Maintenance Job Supplies 
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to maintain hvac system including: fittings, fasteners and mounting hardware.
1 system$0.00$0.00
Hvac System Maintenance Equipment Allowance
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: Flue, vent and duct cleaning system. Daily rental. Consumables extra.
1 system$0.00$0.00
 Unused Minimum Labor
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
   
Totals - Cost To Maintain Hvac System   
Average Cost per System  
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For a basic project in zip code 47474 with 1 system, the cost to Maintain HVAC System starts at $288 - $357 per system. Actual costs will depend on job size, conditions, and options.

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Cost to Maintain HVAC System - Notes and General Information

These estimates are for BASIC work performed in serviceable conditions by qualified trade professionals using MID GRADE materials. Work not mentioned on this page and/or work using master craftsman, premium materials and project supervision will result in HIGHER COSTS!

These estimates are NOT substitutes for written quotes from trade professionals. Homewyse strongly recommends that you contact reputable professionals for accurate assessments of work required and costs for your project - before making any decisions or commitments.

The cost estimate includes:

  • Costs for local material / equipment delivery to and service provider transportation to and from the job site.
  • Costs to prepare the worksite for HVAC System Maintenance, including costs to protect existing structure(s), finishes, materials and components.
  • Labor setup time, mobilization time and minimum hourly charges that are commonly included for small HVAC System Maintenance jobs.

The cost estimate does NOT include:

  • Costs for removing, relocating, repairing, or modifying existing framing, surfacing, HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems - or bringing those systems into compliance with current building codes.
  • Costs for testing and remediation of hazardous materials (asbestos, lead, etc.).
  • General contractor overhead and markup for organizing and supervising the HVAC System Maintenance. Add 13% to 22% to the total cost above if a general contractor will supervise this project.
  • Sales tax on materials and supplies.
  • Permit or inspection fees (or portion thereof) required by your local building department for your overall project.

References - HVAC System Maintenance

HVAC System Maintenance Budget Management

HVAC System Maintenance Cost Infographic - critical areas of budget risk and savings

This infographic highlights decisions and site issues that can cause large cost variances in the typical HVAC System Maintenance budget.


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