We stress routine maintenance on your heating and air conditioning equipment constantly, but this doesn’t just mean ongoing tune-ups – it also means checking your air filters. It’s a quick way to help keep your system operating smoothly and increase your indoor air quality, and you can easily do it all yourself! Today is the ideal time to examine your filter, as the cold season comes to a conclusion and summer is on the horizon. There are several benefits to switching out your air filter for a replacement, such as:
Extending the life and efficiency of your system
A surefire way to cause a system interruption is a dirty air filter. Excess dirt that accumulates on your filter can force your whole system to run harder than it should to keep your home cool. Not only will it hamper the performance of your system, but it can increase your utility bills and result in your system overheating.
Increasing indoor air quality
The purpose of an air filter is that it snatches contaminants through your air system before it enters your residence. The older a filter gets, the less effective it is in catching things like dust and mold that can affect the health and comfort of your home, especially if someone in your home suffers from allergies or asthma. With spring near, pollen and mold are especially prone to be hanging around and you don’t want them traveling in your house. A quality, clean air filter will help you breathe easy and stay healthy all through the allergy season.
Check your system or current air filter provider for recommendations on how regularly you should be changing your filter. For the majority of the filters through Farnell Heating & Air Conditioning Inc, we suggest an annual change with the highest MERV filter you have access to. Not sure if it’s the right time to change your air filter? Don’t hesitate to ask our Mobile experts about different filters, timing or any other ideas on optimizing your indoor air quality this spring. Contact us at 251-471-2674 to book an appointment with us at any time.