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Everything You Need to Know About Air Filters

One of the largest parts of corrent HVAC maintenance is replacing your air filters. Your air filter keeps your system running efficiently and is also a huge part of increasing and maintaining your indoor air quality. The EPA has released that the air inside your home can be 2-5 times more polluted than the air in highly developed cities. We spend the majority of our times indoors, so your air filter is on the front line for increasing indoor air quality. So what else do we need to realize when it comes to air filters?

Filter Replacement

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

The frequency you have to swap out your filter is settled by a number 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 regularly. Follow your filter provider’s advice on how often to replace your filter as the suggestion depends on a variety of factors in your home.

A filthy filter will also cause your system to run harder, longer. This will cause your utility bills to go up and it can unfavorably 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 completely avoidable with regular maintenance, including regularly replacing your air filters.

Regularly changing your air filter is an easy thing to do and also an easy thing to forget about. If it’s been a while since you’ve taken a look at 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 improving your indoor air quality give the experts at ACS Inc a call at 770-939-7500 or arrange an appointment with us online.