Everything You Need to Know About Air Filters

One of the largest parts of good HVAC maintenance is swapping out your air filters. Your air filter keeps your system working efficiently and is also a huge part of boosting and maintaining your indoor air quality. The EPA has noted that the air inside your home can be 2-5 times more polluted than the air in highly commercial cities. We spend quite a bit of our times in our homes, so your air filter is on the front line for boosting indoor air quality. So what else do we need to realize when it comes to air filters?

Filter Replacement

The simple way to tell you out how often to swap your filter would be, whenever it’s dirty. Of course, we don’t want you to have to check your filter’s cleanliness every day, so a common rule is every 1-2 months for the greatest results.

The frequency you have to exchange your filter is decided by a variety of factors. If you have pets in your house or a lot of guests and occupants, you’ll need to swap out your filter more often. Follow your filter provider’s suggestion on how often to swap out your filter as the advice depends on a variety of factors in your home.

A clogged filter will also result in your system running harder, longer. This will cause your monthly bills to increase and it can negatively impact the life of your system. Built up dirt and system neglect are two of the main causes of system failure. This system damage is totally avoidable with annual maintenance, including regularly swapping out your air filters.

Regularly replacing your air filter is a basic thing to do and also an easy thing to overlook. If it’s been a while since you’ve checked the status of your filter, consider this post your reminder. We are always here to help you breathe healthier and easier. If you have any questions about increasing your indoor air quality give the experts at Climate Control Systems a call at 828-283-0369.

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