Raleigh Heating & Air Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Air Filters’

Filter FAQ: How to Change Your Filter

Monday, February 24th, 2020

We talk a lot about changing your filter on this blog. No, this is not an apology for that, it’s incredibly important to change your filter every 1-3 months and we’ll announce it to the world until we go hoarse!

What we will say though, is that not many contractors talk about the step by step process it takes to replace your air filter. So, if you’re one of the many homeowners who already have changed your air filter in the past then perhaps you can keep reading for a little refresher. Or, if you’re a homeowner that’s never replaced your air filter and you’ve been dying to do so, follow along below and we’ll give you the necessary steps it takes to have it done correctly.

Keep in mind that any problems you might have can always be solved by a trained HVAC professional. If you encounter difficulty performing this task, just give your local Durham HVAC team a call!

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The Importance of Your Heater’s Air Filter

Monday, October 21st, 2019

Heaters aren’t magic. They don’t just turn on and wondrously turn cold air warm. Heaters like furnaces consume fuel, either gas to fuel burners, or electricity to heat coils, that eventually turn the air in your home warm enough to be comfortable. Homeowners often forget that heating systems have air filters at all, because without the knowledge of how these systems work—it makes sense to forget that there’s a filter as part of the process.

These filters exist to protect the interior of your HVAC system. When these filters get dirty, they inhibit the airflow that goes through your heater, eventually causing the system to overheat. The more dust or debris in a filter clogging the airflow, the more likely you are to need serious heating repair in Clayton, NC.

Keep reading and we’ll fill you in on just how important it is to replace your heater’s air filter this winter.

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Keep the Filter in Your Air Conditioner Fresh

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

man-holding-filterWhat is the best thing that you can do for your home cooling system? If you said “schedule routine air conditioning maintenance,” then you are correct! Keeping your air conditioner tuned up is a great way in which to ensure that the system will be able to handle anything and everything that it encounters during the hottest time of the year. However, there is one vital maintenance task that cannot be left to your air conditioning maintenance sessions. That is changing the air filter in the system.

Yes, your AC technician will change the filter in your air conditioner as needed. However, the filter cannot only be changed once a year. In fact, these standard air filters typically need to be changed once every 1-3 months, depending on a variety of factors. It is a simple step to take, but one that can have huge benefits for your air conditioner in Apex, NC. Failing to keep up with it can also have huge consequences.

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