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Why Your HVAC Air Filters Must Be Changed Regularly?
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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

It’s a must to change the air filters of your heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. Preferably, you should change the filters once a year.

But as it turns out, there are circumstances when you’re supposed to do so more often – perhaps after every three months.
Obviously, if the air filters are timely changed they increase the life of your HVAC system and also purify the quality of the air you breathe. If you find any of the following reasons pertinent to you, then consider frequently changing the air filter of HVAC system a priority.

Pets

If you have indoor pets then it’s the number one reason why the filter of your HVAC system must be changed frequently. The fur or dander of these pets sheds and adds impurities in the indoor air. Moreover, if you let your pet go out then that would bring in the outdoor dirt in the indoor environment as well. All this dander, fur and dirt can buildup in the air filter, resulting in weak performance of your HVAC systems.

Smoking

If someone in your family is a habitual smoker then you must know that tar – tobacco residue – and a lot of impure particles are daily added in your domestic environment. This always builds up a residue in the HVAC air filter. This is exactly why people are asked to smoke outside the confines of homes and offices.

High MERV Rating

MERV ratings are a measure of the size of the impurities and particles in the air that can be filtered out. The HVAC air filter that has a high MERV rating between the range of 9 and 12 would be suitable for you if you have indoor pets. But on the downside, the air filters that have high MERV rating tend to collect more particles in the air and are easily clogged.

Weak Seals in Home

If your house has old or cracked windows, or perhaps you have a reason to believe that your home doesn’t have a tight seal as it should have, then you must change the air filters of your HVAC system almost every month. That’s because these doors or windows with cracks and poor sealing will let in the dust and other outside pollutants to come inside your house. These dust particles can easily clog the air filters, giving you a solid reason to change them frequently.

Extreme Temperatures

If the weather outside is hitting the extremes then this indicates that your air handling system are running every day almost continuously. If the HVAC system is working for long hours, then more dirt from the indoor air must be getting picked by its air filters than usual.

What happens is that when the air filters get clogged with impurities and dirt particles due to any of the above reasons, they end up choking the air. As a result, the HVAC systems have to work even harder and consume more energy in order to pull the air in. So, don’t let your HVAC system suffer and let Crane Heating and Air Conditioning take care of it. Our expert professionals are always there to help you out in such cases that involve maintenance of your HVAC systems.



 

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