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How to Choose the Best Brand Appliance for My Home


New appliances are a huge investment, and one that should not be taken lightly. When you are looking for a new air conditioning unit or other appliance in Jacksonville, you may be overwhelmed with the amount of information out there. There are several ways you can conduct your search for the right appliances. Just remember that you should not rush into a purchase. Take your time, gather information and then make your decision. Remember to look beyond the price tag and compare all aspects of the appliance, including features, warranty and manufacturer information.

Make a List

As with any purchase, before you begin your search you must determine what your needs and wants are. How big of a home do you need to heat and cool? Which SEER rating is appropriate for my home? You should also figure out what kind of budget you are working with before you head out to look in person. Determining your needs and wants before you begin shopping will help you avoid an impulse buy that you might regret later. It will also help you stick to a budget so you don't over-extend yourself to pay for features that you really don't need.

Do Your Research

In days gone by, many consumers bought appliances, cars and other things simply based on brand loyalty. They had always bought the same brand, so there was no need to look at anything else. These days, many companies are being bought out by other companies and things have changed. That brand that you once loved might not be made by the same company anymore, and may not be as reliable as the older models. It's important to do your research and determine exactly what you are buying and where it comes from. This will eliminate unwanted surprises after you get it installed and can no longer change your mind.

We Sell, Service, and Install

Sometimes the "big box" stores can draw you in with their flashy ads and great specials, but the smaller guys can sometimes cut you a better deal on a better product. Don't get pressured into making a purchase on the spot for fear that the deal might disappear. If you lose out on a seemingly great deal today, chances are you will find something equally as good or even better if you wait.

We at David Gray Heating and Air can help with your search for the perfect HVAC system. We now offer an exclusive Private Label brand. These are made of the highest quality components and perform to the highest standards. These systems also receive stellar reviews from our loyal Jacksonville clients, and come with a five year labor warranty, so you know that your investment is protected. Our new Comfort Line offers SEER ratings from 13 up to 18, offering energy-efficient options for most budgets. For more details or to check out the full model line, give David Gray Heating and Air a call today or visit us online at and click on Products.