Everything You Need to Know About Air Filters10/05/2016One of the biggest parts of corrent HVAC maintenance is replacing 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 released 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 inside, so your air filter is on the front line for boosting indoor air quality. So what else do we need to understand when it comes to air filters? Filter Replacement The easy 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 inspect your filter’s cleanliness every day, so a general rule is every 1-2 months for the greatest results. The frequency you have to exchange your filter is determined 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 frequently. Follow your filter provider’s advice on how often to change your filter as the advice depends on a variety of factors in your home. A clogged filter can also mean your system has to run harder, longer. This will cause your utility bills to go up and it can adversely impact the life of your system. Built up dirt and system neglect are two of the top causes of system failure. This system damage is completely avoidable with regular maintenance, including regularly changing your air filters. Regularly changing your air filter is a simple 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 cue. We are always here to help you breathe healthier and easier. If you have any questions about boosting your indoor air quality give the team at Bell Air Conditioning Inc. a call at 254-939-1141 or arrange an appointment with us online.