Everything You Need to Know About Air Filters10/05/2016One of the largest parts of corrent HVAC maintenance is swapping out your air filters. Your air filter keeps your system running efficiently and is also a big 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 a lot of our times inside, so your air filter is on the front line for improving indoor air quality. So what else do we need to understand when it comes to air filters? Filter Replacement The simple 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 check your filter’s cleanliness every day, so a good rule of thumb is every 1-2 months for the highest results. The frequency you have to swap out your filter is settled 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 regularly. Follow your filter provider’s recommendation on how often to replace your filter as the recommendation depends on a variety of factors in your home. A clogged filter will also cause your system to run harder, longer. This will cause your monthly bills to rise and it can negatively impact the life of your system. Built up grime and system neglect are two of the top causes of system failure. This system damage is completely avoidable with annual maintenance, including regularly changing your air filters. Regularly replacing your air filter is a basic thing to do and also an easy thing to forget about. If it’s been a while since you’ve checked the status of your filter, consider this post your prompt. We are always here to help you breathe healthier and easier. If you have any questions about improving your indoor air quality give the pros at Nisair Air Conditioning a call at 772-318-4252 or schedule an appointment with us online.